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Location: Addlestone, England, United Kingdom 
Job ID: 72921 

We Elevate... You

Join Schindler and help us elevate our world: Use your skills to allow megacities to grow. With our elevators and escalators, we keep the urban world moving.

Since 1874 Schindler has been a Citymaker with a proud reputation for elevating not only buildings, but the well-being of everyone who lives and works in them. People, passion, and innovation are the pillars of our success.


Schindler is one of the world's leading suppliers of elevators, escalators and moving walkways. We employ talented individuals in over 100 countries worldwide to design, develop, install, maintain and modernise the mobility systems that keep the world's urban population on the move. We offer a dynamic, forward-looking work environment that enables our employees to innovate and excel in their chosen fields.


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NI/MOD Project Manager

We are currently recruiting for a Modernisation Project Manager to join our Team in the South based out of our Addlestone Office. The successful candidate will be responsible for the complete delivery of modernisation of lifts and escalator products in Modernisation projects, in a timely manner, ensuring maximum efficiency, best use of resource and best-demonstrated practise. The Project Manager plans, directs and coordinates the activities on all allocated projects to ensure the company objectives are accomplished within programme and to the agreed contribution, utilising company approved methods and reporting systems and when required, the project manager may assist sales representatives to win projects.


Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Manage the interface with all key clients and designers during the project
  • Responsible for the delivery of large projects achieving the agreed objectives on time and within budget in a safe and controlled environment
  • Plan, monitor and coordinate all technical aspects throughout each phase of the project:  sales, pre-tender, pre-construction, construction, commissioning & handover 
  • Ensure projects are progressed throughout all phases of the tender negotiation and contract delivery 
  • Single point of contact for customer on each project
  • Total responsibility for ensuring all site field employees are fully trained and briefed in the site project procedures, with particular reference to CDM requirements with regard to Health, Safety and Environmental issues
  • Creating a safe working environment for all of those who come into contact with our activities and equipment
  • Manage the permit to work system on site
  • Ensuring that full co-operation and co-ordination takes place from, to and between all his subordinates and all other parties/subcontractors on site
  • Ensuring regular progress reporting of the design, production, installation and commissioning
  • Implementing agreed processes for the production, control and distribution of design information
  • Personally, ensuring the identification of site problems and liaising with the Project Team to mitigate the effects of any such issues to the mutual benefit of the project
  • Review the contract specification for each project and coordinate with order processing and engineering and manage SPN
  • Managing contract variations and contractual terms and conditions
  • Controlling the hours and monitoring performance issues
  • Assist in the valuation of monthly accounts in terms of percentage completion
  • Provide in process quality checks
  • Achieve zero defects in our own work and that of our subcontractors
  • Attend appropriate meetings, as required
  • Manage the beneficial use of the goods lifts
  • Ensure adequate & suitable labour resource
  • Develop skills and abilities of workforce
  • All employees are required to work in accordance with established Company Occupational Health and Safety policies and procedures to ensure compliance with current UK legal requirements and Schindler Group safety requirements 
  • Employees must comply with Company Health & Safety requirements and set a personal example of safe behaviour. 
  • Employees will be required to contribute to the Company safety objectives, where necessary by maintaining/monitoring current safety systems under their direct control and implementing agreed changes (where applicable) to Schindler Ltd occupational health and safety management system

Duties & Responsibilites:

  • Experienced with major repairs / modernisation and / or installation on local Projects within the Lift or equivalent industry
  • Thorough knowledge of design and construction processes 
  • Management/Supervision, commercial, technical and installation background with ability to translate specification & construction issues into workable solutions
  • A thorough knowledge and technical expertise with Lifts and Escalators and methods of operation would be beneficial
  • Previous experience in managing field personnel
  • Full UK driving licence and willingness to travel is essential
  • Vision to identify beneficial solutions
  • Excellent Planning and Leadership skills
  • Good communication skills are necessary at all levels; customer representative, internal customers and all staff on site
  • Literate & numerate.
  • Position requires working flexibility and periodic travelling





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