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Joanna Middleton

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Project Manager (Customer Installations)

Job Details

Admin & Secretarial
£30000 - £40000 per annum + Car Allowance

Job Description

Our client is a globally recognised business that supply retail equipment across the logistics and retail industries. Due to continued financial success and an impressive customer base, the business is looking to hire an experienced Project Manager to join their busy Installations Project Team. The successful candidate will be a confident Project Manager who has experience working directly with customers in relation to installations. This role requires a confident and accountable individual who understands the importance of managing different stakeholders, deadlines, resources and budgets effectively. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to join a dynamic business, working on various projects associated with a large, commercial, and very well-known client base.

Please note: This role will require UK travel, so a full, clean driving license and your own transport is essential for this role. The candidate will live a commutable distance from both Derby and Warwick, as these are where the two main office sites are based. There is a £7.5k car allowance attached to the package to support the travel, in addition to mileage/over-night stay expenses being paid where applicable.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Direct and manage project development end to end.
  • Visit customer sites to ensure successful delivery of projects.
  • Define project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders.
  • Effective communication to team members and stakeholders.
  • Estimate the resources and participants needed to achieve project goals.
  • Draft and submit budget proposals.
  • Oversee recruitment needs for additional staff.
  • Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and stakeholders.
  • Plan, schedule and track project timelines.
  • Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans.
  • Coach, mentor, motivate and supervise project team members.

Key Skills/Experience:

  • Minimum 3 years in a Project Management role within an ‘installation’ focus.
  • Experience working directly with the end customer, managing all communications.
  • Knowledge of Retail or Shop Fitting (or metalwork/electronic fixtures/fittings) is highly desirable.
  • Knowledge of CDM regulations is highly desirable.
  • Knowledge/Awareness of Health and Safety when dealing with ‘on-site’ installations.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment is essential.
  • Excellent IT skills (inc. Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Ability to work autonomously and prioritise their own workload, whilst working closely in conjunction with others.
  • Ability to organise and influence others to ensure project targets are met.
  • Must be flexible to work in multiple locations.

If you would like to apply for this opportunity, please submit an up-to-date CV or contact Joanna Middleton for more information.

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