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Vacancy title
Project Manager
Business unit
UK | APT Skidata
Manchester, United Kingdom
Closing date

Due to new and exciting projects, our team in APT Skidata is growing further - join us as a Project Manager based in the North. You will be covering the North and Scotland.

As Project Manage you will oversee all aspects of a project using planning, monitoring and controlling processes. Responsible for the completion of the project and to this end will perform a variety of tasks including setting deadlines, assigning and tracking responsibilities, monitoring and summarising progress of the project. The Project Manager will handle more than one project at a time.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure that once a sale is made that the project is managed effectively to ensure that the customers’ expectations from the sale are met
  • Ensure the project is completed within the committed time scales (including project plans)
  • Planning required resources internal & external
  • Ensure that the project margins are maintained.(tracking hours and expenses – managing project budget)
  • Ensure there is a quality installation provided, completion of on-site documented audits
  • Attend client meetings on site where required
  • Support of the sales team
  • Minimise exposure and risk on a project
  • Ensure project documents are complete, current and stored appropriately – specific completion certificates
  • Ensure all work is conducted with full regard to Health and Safety of our customers, staff and subcontractors
  • Adherence to CDM
  • Building strong and long term customer relationships
  • Attendance of required rhythm meetings and conference calls
  • Awareness of Skidata/supply partner products
  • Administration of expenses, holidays and sickness is managed in an efficient and timely manner
  • Follow up with clients where necessary on unpaid invoices
  • Accurate forecasting of project income and completion
  • Resolves and/or escalates issues in a timely manner

What we are looking for

We are looking to employ someone who is self-motivated, confident with a strong sense of achievement, the individual will ideally have been exposed to a project management role with basic knowledge of electrical and cabling installations and the ability to manage on site personnel and customer expectations. Other qualities include:

  • Effective Project Management
  • Health and safety risk assessments/CDM
  • Variation and addition Proposal and Quotation generation
  • Operate within a CRM environment
  • General business knowledge
  • Specific knowledge of accepted accounting practices and procedures.(basic revenue models, P/l and cost to completion projections)
  • Understanding of pricing models
  • Excellent ability to communicate orally and in writing at all levels in the organisation
  • Skills or experience with personal computers, including: email, personal scheduling, word processing and electronic spreadsheet skills, internet, intranet, and client server architecture
  • Client liaison and customer focus
  • Able to work under pressure and make important decisions and abide by them
  • Knowledge of Parking Systems or Security Systems would be advantageous but not a requirement
  • Good administration and co-ordination skills
  • Strong personal influencing & communication skills
  • Strong motivation to achieve, well organised and structured approach
  • Ensure that all activities are conducted within our Health and safety and Environmental policies
  • Health & Safety trained (i.e., SMSTS) an advantage but training will be provided
  • To undertake any work of an appropriate nature as directed by the Installations manager
  • Full UK driving licence
  • Right to work in the UK

What we offer

As well as providing a competitive salary and benefits package, we actively run employee opinion surveys as part of our drive to provide a comfortable and supportive working environment. We will support your development and you will also receive:

  • 25 days holiday with bank holidays in addition
  • Employer pension contributions
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Life assurance up to 6x salary


Apply Today! We will acknowledge receipt of your application and be in touch if you are successful. 

Applications are shortlisted on a rolling basis, and we reserve the right to interview and appoint before any advertised closing date. We therefore, encourage you to apply at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment. Applications received after the closing date will not be processed.

We have a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK, therefore successful candidates must have the right to work in the UK by the start of their employment. We are an equal opportunities employer. Please note,

Should we require recruitment agency involvement, we will contact the agencies on our PSL, and we would ask that you respect the relationships we have already built with these suppliers. If an agency submits an unsolicited CV to any partner or employee of our company, you should be aware that they have no authority to enter into an arrangement with you.

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