Project Manager – Portsmouth

Outline of Role

We are looking for a Project Manager to work in our Hayling Island office, near Portsmouth. 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 Group SCS 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


  • 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)
  • Training in Contract Law considered desirable but not essential


Competitive salary dependent on experience
Performance-related bonus
Laptop and iPhone
Group pension plan
Generous holiday allowance

After a qualifying period of one year:

Free gym membership
Free health insurance
5% Pension contributions

After a qualifying period of two years:

Death in service policy

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