IT Consultant/Project Manager - Perm
Posted on Aug 30, 2019 by Mercator IT Solutions
Due to continued growth and expansion my client is currently looking for an experienced IT Consultant and Project Manager.
The candidate will have experience of designing the following solutions:
Logical/physical Data Network architectures
Voice Systems and Unified Communications
Wide Area Networks
Desktop Systems - laptops, desktops, printers etc.
IT Comms spaces and IT related M&E and Architectural requirements - not essential
Structured Cabling Systems - not essential
Smart Buildings experience would be advantageous although not essential
Ideally the candidate will have worked on office fitout, refurbishment or relocation projects and have exposure to RIBA work stages. Experience on projects in the hospitality or residential sectors would also be useful.
This will be a technically varied role with the chance to be exposed to some of the most prestigious construction/fitout/refurbishment projects across a broad range of market sectors. There are also opportunities for international travel (though this is not mandatory).
The role will include the preparation and co-ordination of IT design documentation for the development of projects. It will also require project management skills both during design and implementation phases.
You will work within our IT and Audio Visual Consultancy Group and be based in our London office.
Key duties and responsibilities:
Engage with Clients to establish clear IT Strategy and Briefs and technology requirements
Provide input into technology strategy and briefing documentation
Design & specify IT Technical Solutions as above
Coordinate & Manage the competitive procurement process
Project Manage appointed contractors through project delivery including site inspections, final commissioning & acceptance and client handover
Oversee contractor off site and on site testing works
Anticipated Person Profile:
Minimum of 5 years' experience, both technical and project management, demonstrating the ability to provide high quality consultancy to clients.
Proven track record of designing and specifying Wired and Wireless Data Networks, Voice Systems and UC
Some previous experience in consultancy with exposure to projects in the built environment is desirable. Otherwise work with a user, manufacturer, communications provider or systems house may be acceptable.
A team player who can work effectively with personnel at all levels
Creative and persuasive personality, a self-starter, able to be both forceful and tactful
Business oriented with the ability to address complex IT issues
Clear and fluent communicator, both in written and spoken delivery.
Graduate or graduate calibre, with a qualification in telecommunications, computing or electronics.
Education: Degree level educated or relevant industry experience ideally with appropriate technology qualification