Senior Project Manager

  • FT Perm
  • Sheffield
  • Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 DOE

Andy File Associates Limited are working as a Recruitment Business on behalf of our client with regards this permanent position.

Reports to: Operations Director

Job Purpose: The Senior Project Manager (SPM) has oversight of the purpose and status of all projects and can use this oversight to support project-level activities. Working closely with, and reporting to, the Operations Director the SPM will provide leadership, support and guidance to the team’s Project Managers and a business perspective when required.


  • The Senior Project Manager role involves working closely with all Project Managers and Coordinators within the PMO Team.
  • Management – Ensure there are regular reviews and accountability for projects.
  • Finances – Track basic costs across the program, ensuring margins are always maintained.
  • Support the Project Managers when project and technical advice is sought.
  • Improvement – Asses performance, Research and develop new capabilities that can be applied to the program.
  • Encourage and implement cost saving reductions.
  • Support the Commercial Team with Bid responses and technical input.
  • Respond to new pricing requests for existing customer.
  • Infrastructure – Coordinate and manage resource levels.
  • Provide Directors headline updates as required.
  • Manage Holiday Cover within the PMO Team.
  • Assist with new sales pricing and responses.
  • Project Manage specific clients as required.
  • Pick up on any overlaps within the PMO Team as required.
  • Encourage the Project Coordinators to increase their input into projects.
  • Ensure efficient use of all resources across all projects.
  • Overview the company’s store operations.
  • Input to bids and tenders where required.
  • Assist the Operations Director with enlisting sub-contractors
  • Assist the Operations Director to maintain and develop sub-contractors
  • Contribute to building a matrix of training requirements
  • Ensure all projects and covered during staff holidays


Special Features:

  • Strong understanding of Telecommunications and Network Infrastructure.
  • Time to be split between the Head Office, Home and Customer Site/Meeting.
  • Some OOH and weekend work may be involved.
  • Some Overnight and European Travel may be involved.




  • Knowledge of Health and Safety Systems
  • Knowledge of Quality Systems
  • Knowledge of Industry Accreditations i.e. ISO 9001
  • Competent in a wide range of Telecom equipment and tooling.
  • Computer Literate Microsoft Office, PowerPoint, Visio, Outlook, Excel.
  • Certified Project Manager Qualification.
  • Extensive Field and Project based Knowledge and experience.
  • Ability to read and interpret detailed Drawings and Methodology.


Personal Attributes:

  • Strong Man Management and Motivation skills.
  • Able to communicate effectively at all levels.
  • Methodical and Logical approach.
  • Able to maintain harmonious relationships with Customers and Contractors even during conflicts.
  • Able to plan Personal and Working time effectively.


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