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Project Management
£70,000 per annum DOE
Job Type
Permanent Full Time


Location: Mobile around London and Thames Valley

Salary: £70,000 per annum DOE

Working hours: 8am – 5pm, Monday – Friday

Benefits: Car Allowance, 25 Days Holiday + BH, Company Pension, Private Healthcare, Company Sick Pay, Flex Benefits (EMCOR UK discount scheme)

About EMCOR UK: 

At EMCOR UK, we revolutionise facilities management by combining our engineering heritage and innovation capability. We prioritise people in everything we do, collaborating closely with our customers to understand all their needs, from the big picture to day-to-day operations. Our purpose is to “create a better world at work”. Using our unique insight platform, "One Data World," we harness data-driven intelligence to make informed decisions, adapting our services to meet our customers’ evolving requirements. This allows us to cultivate an enhanced workplace experience for their teams whilst optimising efficiency, meticulously managing every asset, and minimising their impact on the planet. All supported by our commitment to safety, compliance, and assurance. Our partnering approach empowers our customers to shape a better future. Whether guiding their path to net zero or redeveloping their facilities for enhanced efficiency, we create better places for work whilst taking away the burden of facility operations, freeing up our customers to concentrate on their business.

Role Overview:

Due to planned and very exciting growth we are looking to employ an Head of Projects who can combine strategy development with tactical delivery to lead operational activities across a Portfolio of a key customer sites.

Managing a team of managers and reporting into the Project Director, we will be looking to you to ensure the cost effective and timely delivery of all project obligations and service provisions. Focus on building relationships with all managers, clients, operational and FM team across the UK is a key part of the role, as is the ability to hit the ground running. Good project and people management skills are essential.

This is a role with exciting scope for growth into a Head of Project role for the right candidate. We look for people with a positive, can-do attitude and the ability to fit into and take leadership of a fast-growing team
What you'll do:
  • Be responsible to the Project Director for the P&L of the Account and to lead and direct project activities in order to maintain and improve the net profitability of the business
  • Develop strong relationships with client staff and their representatives applying Key Account Management principles in order to foster good working relationships at every level and optimise the commercial position of EMCOR UK
  • Prepare with the Project Director an annual business plan and budget for the contract portfolio
  • Carry out regular monthly Project reviews of P&L accountability; including progress of projects; quality; H&SW; Relationships
  • Manage sub-contractors effectively both financially and commercially. Ensure all EMCOR procurement processes and procedures are followed
  • Develop and maintain relationships with all the clients departments including those of the operational and FM teams
  • Ensure we maintain accurate site contract administration files
  • Ensure management and close supervision of site-based EMCOR UK staff, off site EMCOR support staff when visiting site and sub-contractors
  • Provide leadership and direction to site-based staff and Project Managers, developing skills matrix and development plan
  • Take ownership of projects and provide support as and when required
  • Ensure correct skill & competence levels of site-based team to meet the contract scope
  • Preparation of the monthly report for the Project Director and Client, listing all relevant site-based activities that occurred during the month including proposals and tenders completed
  • Be conversant with all statutory compliance processes and procedures such as CDM 2015; Building Regulations; British Standards; RIBA Stages and those set out within a specification
  • Ensure that all EMCOR policies, procedures and standards are in place and adhered too
  • Ensure the Projects has suitable, qualified and experienced management teams in place within an appropriate reporting structure, by deploying appropriate HR strategies to recruit, develop, motivate motivate and retain the required management capabilities
  •  Ensure that all operational activities are conducted in accordance with standard EMCOR policies and procedures; in particular: 
-Health, Safety, Quality and the Environment
-Financial Reporting 
-Commercial and legislative
-HR and Employee Welfare
-EMCOR Standards of Conduct and Code of Ethics 
  • Develop an organisational culture, which reflects the EMCOR Brand and core values of the business, such that a positive employee relations climate and working environment of continuous improvement is created in order to drive demonstrable value to the client and make life easier for all
  • To actively and positively promote the image of EMCOR and the wider EMCOR Group at all times and to maintain good working relationships with clients, suppliers and other external parties
  • A thorough knowledge of Project Management services within the UK such as Civils; Fit Out; Life Cycle replacement and Energy
  • An effective and progressive leader with experience of directing and developing multi-disciplined teams across wide geographical territories
  • An experienced leader of change with the ability to lead and direct others towards acceptance of new business ideas, methods and working practices. A clear understanding of transformational leadership and an ability to change organisations, culture and behaviours
  • A driver of people and projects with a very strong commercial awareness and a track record of achievement on complex and demanding contracts and accounts
  • Ability and experience in developing strong relationships with key customers to support account development and long-term sustainable and profitable tenure
  • A proven track record of setting up and managing supply chain partners, multiple suppliers and sub-contractors
  • Educated to degree level and a member of a relevant professional institute

Person Specification

Who you'll be:
  • A natural leader with obvious gravitas and charisma to stand out amongst others and the ability to bring the best out of people
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • An obvious empathy with customers and clients, an ability to quickly grasp their needs and an ability to galvanise resources to satisfy clients demands
  • An ability to quickly grasp changing needs and the talent to translate these into operational reality
  • An ability to identify and drive through ‘win-win’ solutions when even under considerable or sustained pressure
  • A self-starter who is not afraid to challenge received wisdom and has the resilience to pursue legitimate business aims and objectives
  • The energy and infectious enthusiasm to get things done
  • Extensive experience within a similar management role
  • Appropriate trade qualifications either Electrical or Mechanical of fabric
  • Management and leadership training
  • Coaching / Development 
  • Good IT skills including Excel, MS Projects, Office 365, PowerPoint and Word
  • Must be able to demonstrate leadership qualities
  • A good Level of interpersonal and customer relationship skills
  • Valid full driving licence
At EMCOR UK, we embrace and celebrate diversity in all its forms.

We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and experiences, regardless of age, race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, disability, or any other characteristic that makes you unique. We believe that a diverse and inclusive workforce fosters creativity, innovation, and better problem-solving.

We encourage applications from all candidates and are committed to providing equal opportunities for employment and growth, supported by our inclusive policies and practices.

Join us in our endeavour to build a culture of mutual respect and equity, a place where every voice is heard, and every individual is championed.

Join us in building a better world at work.


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