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Technical Project Manager - Manchester
10/4/2016 4:33:16 AM
Technical Project Manager
Working with us, you will have the overall responsibility for the successful planning and implementation of project installations, ensuring that a project is delivered on time, to budget and to the required standards. At any one time a Project Manager will manage multiple deployments on customer premises, ranging from small single site and single solution installations to complex multi-site, multi-vendor converged networks.
The main duties and responsibilities of the role include the following:
Primary contact for customers, contractors, lead technicians and other vendors.
Manage and co-ordinate the technical project team.
Identify, source and schedule appropriately skilled resources.
Manage day to day operational aspects of the project(s).
Motivate the on-site technical team through clear communication of targets and deliverable expectations.
Co-ordinate project initiation meetings, ensuring that the relevant parties are in attendance and that the agenda covers all project requirements.
Liaise with relevant members of the team to ensure that the project resources and hardware are scheduled, delivered and received in line with project time scales.
Negotiate with suppliers and sub-contractors when required.
Make site progress visits / meetings as required and as budgeted for within the contract costing.
Understands, manages and monitors revenue models including profit and loss, meeting financial objectives by forecasting requirements, develops and manages a budget, schedules expenditures; analysing variances and initiating corrective actions.
Report on project progress real time.
Monitor real time hours on site and authorise over time as and when required in line with contract budget.
Ensure that contract variations are quoted and cost in line with the company pricing policy.
Ensure that contract variations are not fulfilled without an appropriate variation on purchase order from the customer. Create Scope of Work Documents, Project Plans, and System Documentation Packs, ensure that these are populated accurately and revision amendments are tracked.
Complete full risk analysis to manage any potential risks and avoid any delays.
Produce the necessary risk assessments and method statements to ensure that that work on site is undertaken in line with the relevant Health and Safety Regulations and on-site procedures.
Ensure that the company record systems, CRM are up to date with project information.
Ensure that Handover Certificates are signed off upon completion of all projects.
Knowledge Skills and Experience required for the post:
Held a technician / engineer level role within complex multi-platform environments
Technical project management, including planning activities, co-ordination and monitoring of project teams to implement projects Project managing the installation of Voice Solutions (Mitel preferred), converged networks, Wired and Wireless Internet Solutions, Wireless VoIP and/ or DECT Solutions Ability to work on multiple tasks at any one time while maintaining high quality standards Experience of being the customer and / or main contractor liaison. Ability to think clearly and react under pressure Possess the ability to meet tight deadlines using personal, team management and organisational Skills Ability to make decisions and be an effective problem solver based on professional judgement. Excellent communication skills, written, spoken and listening Work well individually and part of a team Creation and completion of project documentation and other administration Finance Management Skills Prince 2 and / or equivalent Project Management plus industry /product experience. IT literate including Microsoft Office and Outlook Full driving licence is essential Willing to work additional hours as and when required Experience travelling and working across EMEA an advantage