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Project Manager – South West

Project Manager – South West


Project Manager (FSN)

Based in the South West of England


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 issues 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 Operations 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


Person Specification


The minimum amount of experience, knowledge, training certification (or equivalent training) in order to complete the job with minimal supervision

  • Good knowledge of MS products, word, excel, powerpoint and confident using IT software Qualification in project management or equivalent with experience managing Life safety systems as well as security, CCTV, INTRUDER, DATA, in line with British and European standards
  • Proficient with the products and systems used for the role and the ability to pick upnew technologies and regulatory standards
  • Knowledge of all applicable quality systems (ISO9001, SSQS101, FSQS121)
  • Good business acumen with budget planning and administration skills
  • Certification to SMSTS level
  • Full Driving Licence



  • Extra training, skills & qualifications that are not an immediate requirement to the role but may show to be a benefit to any applicants
  • CSCS card (or equivalent)
  • Previous experience of working within Fire, Security or Data Infrastructure industry.
  • To be computer literate and proficient in all core Microsoft packages, MS Project is an advantage.
  • Membership of Association of Project Management
  • Prince 2 or equivalent


Person Specification

  • The ability to work flexibility with regards to location of work and working hours
  • Excellent attention to detail, sound problem solving skills and analytical thinking with demonstrable experience of delivering action plans to resolve issue and remedy disputes
  • Knowledge of both theoretical and practical aspects of project management
  • To be highly result orientated with a strong drive to deliver and succeed
  • The ability to delegate as and when required and create a collaborative working environment
  • Negotiation skills and the ability to drive the project to completion
  • Good time management skills
  • The ability to adapt to change and work in a fast paced environment
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Able to commercially manage profit and loss of the project financials
  • Planning, organising and monitoring work to tight timescales, deadlines & manage within a pressurised environment keeping the project on track, by negotiating effectively and able to influence and persuade throughout all levels of the hierarchy
  • Good communication skills, verbal & written & conflict management skills as well as customer facing skills and presentation
  • Influencing and leading and the ability to form good working relationships with colleagues, customers and external influences
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to prepare and deliver presentations


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.


Employment Perks & Benefits:

  • 25 days holiday plus BH’s with the opportunity to buy or sell up to an additional 5 days
  • All roles are offered subject to security screening, DBS Enhanced and PNC checks
  • Probationary period of 6 months
  • Salary Exchange Pension Scheme
  • Healthcare Cash Plan- claim back the costs of dentist, opticians, physio, prescriptions and much more
  • Life Insurance- 4 times annual salary
  • Employee Assistance Programme including mental health support, legal, financial advice and access to own Mental Health First Aid team
  • Access to 24/7 GP helpline and online GP surgery
  • Access to discounts from 1000s of retailers through PERKS such as gym membership discounts, shopping, cinema tickets, and discounts at your favourite restaurants
  • Personal accident protection
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
  • Enhanced paternity leave
  • Long Service Awards
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Voluntary critical illness cover for yourself and partner


Please give me a call on 0208 544 0944 if this role is of interest to you. 

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Structured Cabling
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