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Senior Project Manager - Structured Cabling

Location: UK - Hatfield, UK - London, UK - Birmingham, UK - Cardiff, UK - Manchester, UK - Milton Keynes (old), UK - Bristol, UK - Gatwick, UK - Leeds, UK - Liverpool, UK - Maidenhead, UK - Maidstone | Job-ID: 54502 | Contract type: Standard | Business Unit: IT Project Management


Who are we?

Computacenter supports companies on their journey to digital transformation. We deliver digital technology to some of the world’s greatest organisations. The range of IT topics and industries are so diverse that no two projects are alike. Fully immerse yourself in your customer’s world. Be a part of their team. Help foster long-term relationships with them by being their ‘trusted partner’ as you help them to shape their digital future. We aim to keep one step ahead and we believe in continuous improvement. Collaboration with the world’s leading technology partners is a matter of course for our project management teams.

We are a company where people matter. We are diverse, flexible and open. We are family friendly, supportive and offer flexible and home working. We have a can do attitude and we aim to support and grow our Computacenter family in whichever direction they choose to go, be that up or to a completely new part of the business.

An opportunity has arisen for a Senior Project Manager to join our Smart Infrastructure team at Computacenter on a permanent basis. To deliver structured cabling and related technology projects in the UK and when required internationally.


Role Responsibilities 


  • To successfully manage customer projects to time, cost, quality and customer satisfaction objectives.
  • To assist the Bid teams in pursuing new business leads and in the preparation of competitive tenders or pricing with regards to design, procurement, working methods and resourcing.
  • To maximise the revenue from contracts through scope growth and variation orders.
  • To ensure that the projects are delivered in accordance with company and customer processes, procedures and statutory obligations, taking overall responsibility for project quality.
  • To ensure that the necessary project practices are in place and used and developed to reflect recognised best practice.
  • To ensure provision of professional project planning throughout the project lifecycle.
  • To ensure provision of timely and accurate internal and customer project reporting.
  • To operate at all times with regard to the Health & Safety of employees and third parties, ensuring consistency with company and statutory obligations.
  • To line manage those employees directly assigned to the project(s) consistent with employee expectations, general company policy and best practice.
  • To professionally represent the company at all times, protecting the company assets and its reputation.
  • To participate in any training that the company may from time to time, reasonably ask the incumbent to undergo, to achieve accreditations and qualifications that are deemed essential for the fulfilment of duties.
  • To propose and champion innovations and improvements to the business and its processes.


Ideal Candidate

  • Minimum 5 years project management experience in the structured cabling industry.
  • Experience of all Project Management controls, including; initiation, change management, risk management, Project plans and the principles and practicalities of running projects.
  • Experience of managing a team of project managers.
  • Prince2 Practitioner qualification or equivalent.
  • Be familiar with industry standard testers and testing procedures.
  • Data centre /Colo experience preferred but not essential.
  • Must be prepared to travel overseas when required.
  • Excellent technical understanding of structured cabling design and technologies.
  • Experience of owning and driving the commercial accountability of projects.
  • You must be proficient in project management controls being able to produce project plans, manage change, dependencies and risks.
  • You must be articulate, a self-starter, have strong communication and stakeholder management skills, and able to demonstrate experience in pragmatically solving problems.




Current information for our applicants

Business as usual? Not quite. Of course, the Corona crisis also presents us with major challenges.


However, we are broadly positioned across various industries, plan for the long term and have always been flexible in our approach to our customers, especially in times of crisis. Our core business is digitisation. We believe that this topic will continue to grow in importance for many companies in both public and private sectors.


That's why there are still areas of our business with clear hiring requirements – and we would like to bring talent like you on board! By the way, we have completely virtualised our application process and our recruiters remain available to you should you have any questions.


We are still looking forward to getting to know you!


About us

Computacenter is a leading independent provider of IT infrastructure services, with about 16,000 employees worldwide and a global revenue of £5.05 billion (2019). We work at the heart of digitisation, advising organisations on IT strategy, implementing the most appropriate technology and managing our customers’ infrastructures.


We offer a friendly, open working environment without too much fuss about hierarchy. We are looking for professionals with diverse competencies, personalities and strengths who want to live our shared value of teamwork and performance.


Interested in joining a company with a strong sense of community?


We’re growing. We’re hiring. We encourage. We empower. We support.

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