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Project Manager

Project Manager

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  • Permanent
  • Birmingham, UK
  • 45000 – 50000 GBP / Year
  • This position has been filled.


Job ID: 33726
Job title: Fire & Security Project Manager
Region Covered: Birmingham & The Midlands
Reports to: FSN Contract Manager
Direct reports: Engineers
The Role
The role of Project Manager is based in our FSN team. As a Project Manager you will manage any nominated project from sales handover with the sales team through to commissioning and handover to the client. The Project Manager will also be responsible for the overall direction, coordination, implementation, execution, control and completion of the specific projects ensuring consistency with company strategy, adherence to statutory regulations, client expectations with all commitments and goals achieved.
  • Duties and Responsibilities
  • Take full ownership of FSN projects allocated to you
  • Lead the planning and implementation of the project
  • To establish the clients’ requirements
  • Facilitate the definition of project scope, goals and deliverables
  • Define project tasks and resource requirements and plan and schedule project timelines as well as tracking project deliverables using appropriate tools
  • Work with the FSN Sales and Design teams to develop and produce full scale project design and plan, CAD, on Life Safety & Security & any other integrated building systems as specified. Ensuring all compliant with latest technical & regulatory requirements (i.e. EN, BS, HTM) with BAFE/NACOSS/NSI codes of practice
  • To ensure adherence to all client contracts as well as the agreed specifications issued including but not definitive, building control requirements and Fire officers’ fire risk assessments
  • To take full responsibility for the Health & Safety on the small works projects including regular reporting, site audits, organising toolbox talks and attending clients Health & Safety site meetings
  • Assist with the management of the project resource allocation to ensure progress and attendance
  • 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
  • Produce project status reports for the FSN Contracts Manager – Project Delivery
  • Monitor labour requirements for projects which you are managing
  • Monitor engineers/ sub-contractors appearance and quality of paperwork
  • Provide technical assistance, support, and guidance to engineers and sub-contractors
  • Liaise with customers
  • Manage the productivity and punctuality of engineers working on the projects
  • Ensure all information from the Installations and Commissioning’s for Operation and Maintenance manuals are supplied for each project
  • Monitor plant requirements for each project
  • Attend site meetings when required
  • Monitor and upkeep health and safety requirements for each project
  • Monitor quality and quantity of equipment used for each site
  • Order 1st/2nd fix equipment for each project and ensure equipment arrives on site on time
  • Monitor programme of works making sure that deadlines are met
  • Monitor and control the other commissioning engineers allocated to your project
  • To carry out any other job specific duties as deemed appropriate by your line manager
No job description can be entirely comprehensive, and the jobholder will be expected to adapt and carry out such other duties as may be required from time to time, on the understanding that they will be within the individual’s remit and capability, and consistent with the status and responsibilities of the role within the business.

Person Specification

  • CSCS/ECS card (or equivalent)
  • Good knowledge of MS products, word, excel, PowerPoint and confident using IT software
  • Experience project managing Life safety systems as well as security, CCTV, INTRUDER, DATA, access control in line with British and European standards
  • Proficient with the products and systems used for the role and the ability to pick up new technologies and regulatory standards
  • Knowledge of all applicable quality systems (ISO9001, SSQS101, FSQS121)
  • Good business acumen with budget planning and administration skills
  • Full Driving Licence
  • Previous experience of working within Fire, Security or Data Infrastructure industry
  • Membership of Association of Project Management
  • PRINCE 2 or equivalent
  • Certification to SMSTS level
  • Trade specific qualifications (i.e. City & Guilds)
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.
Working Conditions
The physical environment requires the employee to work in office and construction site locations around the UK and may involve travel to Europe from time to time. Construction site locations will involve both inside and outside working environments and the employee will frequently be required to use personal protective equipment. The employee may be required to work nights, weekends and on public holidays and may be required to spend time away to fulfil the job role.
Job Overview
Offered Salary
45000 – 50000
Job Location
Birmingham, UK
Job Type