Reporting to the Residential Operations Manager, the Project Manager will be responsible for on and off site management of AV installations in residential environments.
The Project Manager will be liaising directly with clients, main contractors and both internal and external project teams. Installations are expected to be delivered to highest standard of satisfaction, on time and to budget. Applicants should be willing to work away from home for short periods of time. While the Smartcomm customer base largely covers the South East of England, it does extend across the UK and into Europe. The Project manager will be expected to present themselves in a professional manner. They will need to motivate the delivery team, whilst managing and driving the project to a successful conclusion.
Attend internal project handover meetings and with a view to taking early ownership.
Coordinate all preliminary communications to establish early liaison with relevant parties and contractors.
Managing all aspects of the project scheduling in conjunction with any main contractor programme.
Manage multiple projects concurrently whilst maintaining focus on budget and effective project delivery.
Liaise with the procurement team to ensure timely and cost effective purchasing and delivery is maintained.
Work closely with the design team to ensure all drawings and supporting documentation necessary for accurate and informed delivery of the project is achieved.
Ensure that all Health & Safety files are maintained for all projects and that safe systems of work are put in place throughout. Ensure regular reporting and monitoring of all internal and external Health & Safety processes.
Identify needs for Method Statements & Risk Assessments (RAMS), and produce effective documentation to support site processes. Ensure all RAMS are administered and adhered to in line with corporate policy.
Adopt all current company Quality System procedures.
Be able to take snapshot views of labour commitment versus budgeted labour allowance versus project progression with a view to reporting.
Represent the company at a senior level with the necessary level of professional conduct and presentation.
Prepare all documentation at the end of the project for handover to client and make sure a sign off is obtained from the client.
Any other tasks relating to the successful completion of projects
Successful candidate must demonstrate the following skills and experience:
At least 3 years’ experience in a Project Management role within the AV industry.
Project Management experience in large scale AV projects (over £500K).
Excellent communication with clients and colleagues both verbal and written.
Professional practice and appearance.
Good time keeping and ability to plan and organise projects and schedule work.
Able to work as part of a team.
Be organised and flexible with the ability to approach different types of tasks during the working day.
Being able to prioritise and work under pressure is essential.
Be able to work to the highest quality standards with attention to detail ensuring that we complete our work thoroughly, never walking away from a problem.
Full clean driving licence (minor points will be considered).
Have a valid passport.
Although not required, it would be an advantage to be able to demonstrate the following:
Degree level education in a practical engineering degree.
Based in the West London area, Berks or Bucks, M40 M4 corridor
Crestron and AMX programming skills.
Site Manager Safety Training Scheme
Project Management qualification e.g. PRINCE 2, CEDIA
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with experience
About Smartcomm Ltd
Smartcomm Limited is a multi-award winning, privately owned company that has been designing, integrating and supporting Audio Visual, IT and unified communication solutions since its formation in 1999. The extensive and high level of experience we have achieved, in the top-end residential, hospitality, commercial and support environments, lends itself to the most creative and flexible working solutions for our increasingly expanding client base. We believe delivering excellence to our customers is pivotal to our continued success. Without our passionate and dedicated team, this would not be possible. We actively encourage our employees to engage and put forward new ideas and perspectives that will help us improve.
We work hard to make Smartcomm a great company to work for. Our size and success means we can offer careers, not just jobs. Our comparatively high number of long term employees is a testament to this. We have a wonderfully diverse workforce. When hiring we focus on talent and enthusiasm and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.
As a company, we are passionate about... technology. We believe in investing in our people, and training them to keep ahead of the new technologies and solutions. Those joining our team will be working with some of the most highly trained, capable and qualified AV staff in the industry. One of the great advantages of this industry is the ever changing landscape and exciting new technologies and solutions.
We believe strongly in the power of team spirit and normally hold two events a year (pre pandemic) where we get the whole company together. We offer a supportive environment with a competitive package including private health care.