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Vacancy title
Project Manager
Business unit
UK | Smart Charging
Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
Closing date

We have an exciting opportunity for a Project Manager to join our team in Swarco Smart Charging. This role is Home Based this right candidate will be required to regularly travel across the country for site inspections and meetings with the team in Hemel Hempstead and Dundee.

The purpose of this role is to oversee all aspects of a project using planning, monitoring and controlling processes. Be 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 and they will range in size and complexity from multiple small projects <100K to larger >1Mil projects.

Key Responsibilities  

  • Ensure adherence to CDM 2015 Regulations
  • Be aware of all hardware requirements and ensure orders have been placed in advance
  • Conduct kick-off meetings with the subcontractors and customers.
  • Ensure DNO design approvals are progressed in a timely manner after appointment of ICP
  • Create and update program of works to realistic timescales
  • Forecast Go Live dates with revisions as needed
  • Ensure cost control and financial forecasting
  • Frequently communicate with, and manage the subcontractors for progress tracking
  • Ensure project documents are complete, current and stored appropriately
  • Ensure all work is conducted with full regard to Health and Safety of our staff and subcontractors and the general public
  • Resolve and/or escalate issues in a timely manner
  • Ensure a quality installation is provided including completion of on-site audits
  • Assist in compilation of handover packs

What we are looking for

  • SMSTS Qualified
  • CDM Qualified
  • At least 5 years project management experience
  • Proven track record in Project Management / Construction Management
  • Experience of, or good understanding of the requirements for EV projects
  • Proven track record working under CDM 2015 Regulation / reviewing RAMS, ideally across different CDM Roles (Client, Principal Designer, Principal Contractor)
  • Building strong relationships with subcontractors, allowing them to closely monitor progress of the works, whilst ensuring that the contracts are adhered to
  • Regular efficient feedback to line manager regarding subcontractor performance (financial and technical), lessons learned and improvement actions
  • Effective cost control
  • Excellent ability to communicate orally and in writing at all levels in the organisation
  • Able to work under pressure and make important decisions
  • Excellent administration and co-ordination skills
  • Strong personal influencing & communication skills
  • Strong motivation to achieve with a well-organised and structured approach to project management
  • Ability to work autonomously but aware of when to escalate situations
  • Team player and continuous learning approach. This team is evolving and growing very rapidly, and you will likely need to adapt your ways of working as a result
  • Degree qualified (advantageous)
  • Electrical experience (advantageous)
  • Civils experience (advantageous)

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 rising to 28 days with bank holidays in addition, plus the option to buy an agreed number of days
  • Your Birthday off
  • Open to discuss flexible working options
  • Company vehicle/allowance
  • Bonus scheme
  • Employer pension contributions
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Life assurance 


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. 

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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