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Smart Infrastructure Solutions Consultant

Location: UK - Mobile England | Job-ID: 153686 | Contract type: Standard | Business Unit: IT Consulting


Position overview


A new opportunity has arisen in Computacenter for a Design Consultant; specializing in Structured Cabling, WiFi, CCTV & AV Solutions. The candidate can be located from either Reading, Blackfriars, Hatfield Branch or remotely located, covering projects countrywide.  The successful candidate will be ultimately be responsible for producing bids, working on tenders and providing support to the account team as well as playing an integral part in contributing to the design and implementation of solutions to meet customer and contract requirements. 


What your be doing


  • Producing bids, providing support and proactive interaction with Account teams i.e. design solutions, pricing, attend intermediate customer meetings and sales presentations for Projects and BAU opportunities 
  • Act as technical authority on solutions and services delivered by strategic partners 
  • Ensuring accurate design and estimating techniques are deployed by utilizing all available tender information and product based knowledge to progress the bid response in a compliant and timely manner. 
  • Uses appropriate controls, planning, risk assessment and monitoring, leading bids adopting, and refining, the accepted best practices i.e. BISCI and manufactures design guidelines. 
  • Perform a complex range of technical work activities either remotely or at customer site to meet business and customer requirements. 
  • Contribute to the design and implementation of solutions to meet customer and contract requirements. 
  • Ensures that handover documentation is fit for purpose and current to meet customer and contract requirements. 
  • Provides specialist guidance and advice to less experienced colleagues to ensure consistent approach. 
  • Able to communicate on complex issues to meet business and customer requirements to avoid escalations. 


What you'll bring


  • ExGood understanding of IP connected devices and technologies, for example CCTV, AV, 802.11xx Wireless, In building Cellular Wireless Solutions etc 
  • Experienced in design & estimation for structured cabling is a must. Being with WiFi IP CCTV or Digital Signage solutions would be an added benefit 
  • Holds a minimum 2 relevant main manufactures design accreditation i.e. Corning, Systimax, Panduit, Nexans etc.  
  • Demonstrates ability to engage and influence on complex issues at all levels both internally and customer facing. 
  • Ability to work autonomously, as part of a bid team or under general supervision.  
  • Demonstrates analytical and systematic approach to resolving complex problems and assignments. 
  • Takes initiative in identifying and negotiating appropriate development opportunities.  
  • Uses broad range of information systems, technology functions and applications in line with IT industry standards as appropriate to the role  
  • Literate; able to write credible documents/bids 
  • Numerate; confident with calculating costs and margins  
  • Holds, or is willing to work towards BISCI RCDD and/or CDCDP, CNIDP, EKAHAU, or CCTV Design accreditation  
  • Experience of working on or pricing large Bids £500K+ 



Current information for our applicants

We have made our application and recruitment process virtual, we are excited to bring talent like you on board to join our growing teams within Computacenter. Our recruiters remain available to you should you have any questions. We are looking forward to getting to know you!


About us

Computacenter is a leading independent provider of IT infrastructure services, with about 18,000 employees worldwide and a global revenue of £6.7 billion (2021). 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.


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