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Region : Heywood

Office : Manchester

Permanent : Yes

Full time : Yes

Systems Integrations Project Manager - MANCHESTER

Job Summary :

The role involves managing equipment installations projects carried out through our Manchester premises to ensure projects are carried out effectively, to an agreed specification, on budget, in a timely manner and to the satisfaction of the client. The installations’ function has close ties to the sales function and runs alongside a rental operation and a manufacturing business.

Responsibilities :

  • •Advise on initial project briefs in liaison with the Project Development Sales team, discussing equipment installation requirements, conducting site visits, developing system designs through consultation and liaison with the installations delivery team
  • •Responsible for developing Installation Strategy Brief during design and quotation
  • •During preliminary project works, responsible for confirming project staff, developing installation timeline and project purchasing / procurement management
  • •Able to create discrete work packages
  • •Project management of installations from start to completion and handover. This includes responding to installation requests promptly, verifying all engineering for installation designs, scheduling labour, monitoring project timeline, deliveries and project budgets
  • •Quality Control, ensuring QC procedures are written and maintained and all appropriate documentation is collated and submitted at completion of the project
  • •Issuing sub-contractors with their work packages, ensuring supervision of work
  • •Maintaining “As-built” documentation, in liaison with Design & Application Team
  • •Managing or overseeing the production of engineering plans and schematics for installation projects.
  • •Producing and carrying out risk assessments related to the project, ensuring all works are carried out safely and in accordance with relevant health and safety legislation
  • •Managing and monitoring stock levels to ensure that ancillary installation equipment such as cables, fixings, connectors and ‘consumables’ are maintained at sufficient levels; that any necessary parts or equipment are readily available; and that delivery of new sales stock or ex-hire stock assigned to a project is delivered to site on time
  • •Familiarising yourself with developments in digital technology and related installations technology and how that can be applied to our projects to enhance our offerings or develop new business
  • •Collating Handover Documentation, certification, client snagging list and snagging rectification programme. Completing final stock reconciliation.
  • •Maintaining good communications with other departments that are involved with or affected by project activity
  • •Determining appropriate training for Venue (client) staff in association with the sales and installations teams and implement post project completion processes
  • •Responsible for reporting progress of projects to Integration Manager
  • •Work with the accounts department to ensure that all projects are invoiced in a timely and appropriate manner
  • •Monitor industry pricing trends, reporting any significant findings when appropriate.

Your profile :

  • •At least 5 years’ relevant experience as an engineer for a technical installations company
  • •At least 2 years’ experience as a Project Manager within the technical installations sector or similar, with a proven track record
  • •Strong business acumen with the ability to evaluate budgets and profit potential and work towards deadlines
  • •Technical experience of professional equipment
  • •Strong knowledge of the principles of electricity
  • •Ability to mount equipment racks: thermal management, wiring management and electricity
  • •Demonstrate proactive behaviour and initiative during technical installations
  • •Ability to read and understand audio system schematics
  • •Knowledge of establishing faults and restoring service requirements
  • •Able to work closely with the Senior Site Supervisors to oversee a team of installation engineers on multi-room / multi-site installations
  • •Ability to identify areas of training for the project delivery team
  • •Flexible approach to working hours
  • •Can accommodate frequent working away from the office
  • •Knowledge of working to industry standard accepted practices
  • •Knowledge on quality of workmanship and attention to detail
  • •Ability to read and understand system schematics
  • •Educated to degree level (or equivalent) in the field of audio / AV
  • •COSHH Awareness preferred
  • •Asbestos Awareness preferred
  • •Ladder Training preferred

Our offer to you :

• Competitive compensation and group insurance plan, including telemedicine service
• Corporate savings plan with employer contribution
• Skills development activities and opportunities for career advancement
• Reimbursement of professional fees required for employment
• Reimbursement of professional development fees
• Work environment conducive to personal health and well-being
• Recognition program
• Employee assistance program

**We thank all applicants for their interest in Solotech, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.