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Project Manager – London (vacancy)

You could be part of SCS Group's London team

You could be part of SCS Group’s London team

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Our systems not only save lives in the unfortunate event of fire in a building, but are also a key part of the early design, and then construction, of a building. On top of that, we optimise the performance of buildings with our integrated BEMS systems – therefore improving the efficiency of installation; reducing waste and risk on site.  Our team believes that our success with our customers is driven by our passion to deliver exceptional customer service, using effective communication, a trusted team and a quality product.

Outline of Role

We are looking for a Project Manager to work in our London office. You will be responsible for the development of our site relationships with your customer/project, managing project programmes, cost control, delivering the installation and overseeing the commissioning and hand-over.  It’s your job to keep everyone coordinated on the projects’ progress and deadlines. You will have experience in one of the following disciplines: BEMS; Electrical; Mechanical; or Smoke Control.

We are a specialist contractor in smoke ventilation and BEMS systems for residential, commercial and mixed-use developments.

Key responsibilities

  • On-time delivery of smoke control and/or combined smoke and BEMS projects. Associated tasks include:
    • project planning, budget control and monthly project valuations
    • procurement and management of subcontractor and in-house services
  • Management and monitoring of project plans to ensure successful completion of SCS Group and customer-required planned activities for on-time delivery of the projects to schedule
  • Driving efforts to set high standards of project management and delivery
  • Building long-term working relationships with your site-based clients (QS, Site Managers, Project Managers/Directors)
  • Establishing rapport and team culture at your assigned project/sites
  • Providing accurate and timely project valuations in-line with company KPI’s
  • Implementing and managing the company’s project management, H&S and QA process and procedures
  • Thorough documentation management
  • You must be comfortable in getting your hands dirty in day-to-day tasks to get things done
  • Collecting, record and reporting product quality data to our teams within the organisation

Candidate Credentials

  • Experience working in a construction environment and enjoy being on site
  • You always aim to deliver great customer services in everything you do, but you are not afraid to say ‘No’ when needed
  • Candidates will be required to have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ideally you have ability/experience using Sage (but not essential)
  • You enjoy negotiation and it makes your day when you do a good job and increase your project’s profitability
  • Be passionate about buildings and love working with people
  • Able to work independently and with initiative, but enjoy being part of a team and involved in the bigger picture

Qualifications

  • BA/BSc degree or equivalent practical experience
  • Experience in project or program management, with direct experience in M&E services preferred (smoke control, BEMS or others)
  • CITB H&S Qualified (CSCS, SMSTS, IOSH, SEATS)
  • Training in Contract Law considered desirable but not essential

Benefits

Competitive salary dependent on experience

Performance-related bonus

Laptop & iPhone

24 days’ holiday, increasing to 25 after 5 years’ service

Group pension plan with employer contributions

After qualifying period of 1 year:

  • Free gym membership
  • Free health insurance
  • Eligible to join company share scheme

If you are interested in applying please send CVs to Macarena Machado at m.machado@groupscs.co.uk