Technology Project Manager

Cento Personnel Ltd

Anywhere Remote only

Full time

£40-45k (annually)

Fire & Security

Aug 4

Technology Project Manager

South West (Home Based)

Up to £45,000 + Car Allowance


 About the Client:

  • Our client, specialists in the Fire and Security industry, are seeking a hardworking and passionate Technology Project Manager based around the South West area to join their team on a permanent basis.

The Role:

  • To manage any technology projects around the UK and EU.
  • Take full ownership of technology projects allocated to you.
  • Define project tasks and resource requirements and plan and schedule project timelines as well as tracking project deliverables using appropriate tools.
  • Work with technology sales and design team to develop & produce full scale project and design plan.
  • Use the appropriate tools to manage and control project work, (Gantt charts, Kanban, RAID logs & budget tracking).
  • Assemble and coordinate project staff as well as installation & commissioning activities carried out in a controlled manner and in accordance with the company’s documented procedures. To act as the focal point in all matters of design & development.
  • To take full responsibility for the Health & Safety on the projects including regular reporting, organising toolbox talks etc. and attending clients Health & Safety site meetings.
  • Assist with the management on a daily basis the project resource allocation to ensure progress and attendance.
  • Issuing monthly variations and applications for large projects in line with the company procedures.
  • Ensure the correct paperwork/certification is completed for each project.
  • Carry out quality audits for projects you are managing.
  • Ensure installations are carried out to the company’s requirements and to the relevant standard.
  • Ensure creation of and distribution of project status reports.
  • Monitor labour requirements for projects which you are assisting managing.
  • Customer liaison.
  • Ensure all information from the installations and commissioning’s for operation and maintenance manuals are supplied for each project.
  • Attend site meetings when required.
  • Monitor and upkeep health & safety requirements for each project.
  • Monitor quality and quantity of equipment used for each site.
  • Monitor programme of works making sure that we meet deadline.
  • Monitor and control the other commissioning engineers allocated to your project.
  • Book accommodation and travel for Project Consultants.
  • To carry out any other job specific duties as deemed appropriate by your line manager.
  • Ensure applications are sent in on time in line with project dates.
  • Manage the Project Handover to support at least seven days after project completion.
  • Ensure all project documentation is up to date.
  • Ensure your project is completed in line with handover margins.
  • Ensuring all client change possesses are managed and adhered too.

Qualities Required:

  • Qualification in project management or equivalent with experience on managing technology projects.
  • Conversant with the products and systems specified and conversant in respect of new technologies as well as technical and regulatory standards.
  • Knowledge of both theoretical and practical aspects of project management.
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Planning, organising & monitoring work to tight timescales, deadlines & manage within a pressurised environment keeping the project on track, by negotiating effectively and able to influence & persuade throughout all levels of hierarchy.
  • Good business acumen with budget planning and administration skills.
  • The ability on positive decision – making and display initiative with attention to detail.
  • Good communication skills, verbal & written & conflict management skills as well as customer facing skills and presentation.
  • To be computer literate and proficient in all core Microsoft packages, MS Project is an advantage.
  • Influencing and leading and the ability to form good working relationships with colleagues, customers and external influences.
  • The ability to delegate as and when required and create teamwork. Negotiation skills & the ability to drive the project and deliver/succeed.
  • Good time management skills are a requirement.
  • Adaptability and initiative is a requirement.
  • Previous experience of working within the technology industry.
  • CSCS card (or equivalent)                     

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