Due to the continued expansion of our highly successful specialised engineering company, we have an exciting opportunity for a number of experienced Project Managers to manage a range of data cabling and/or electrical projects throughout the UK.

We have over 200 staff and have achieved recent growth with ongoing expansion plans. Sudlows are keen to recruit candidates who will be part of this ambition. We are an equal opportunities employer and value diversity in our workforce.

Role Purpose

As an Electrical/Connectivity Project Manager, you will lead the team to deliver multi-disciplined projects with values ranging from £50k up to £1m+. This includes the overall supervision and performance of the operational project team to ensure that all activities meet the programme, cost, safety and quality objectives of the project.

As a Retail Project Manager you will be leading an office based team and field team completing rollouts for numerous large retail clients working to tight schedules and within budgets set. Other work streams will include small projects, adds moves and changes and SLA maintenance break-fix call outs. You will be responsible for the overall supervision and performance of the operational project team to ensure that all activities meet the programme, cost, safety and quality objectives of the project.

Personal Specification

Key Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget to agreed standards
  • Ensure risks are identified and mitigation measures are put in place
  • Ensure the project budget and costs are managed effectively including reimbursements for variations to the contract
  • Promote Cultural Based Safety on site
  • Ensure programme set up and reviewed continually
  • Conduct regular reviews of drawings/document control on site, ensuring the correct versions are being used
  • Design management – attendance at design team meetings
  • Commissioning and final handover
  • Forecasts and reporting
  • Take full responsibility for all plant and materials hired by the company
  • Responsible for the day to day management of the project team e.g. SPE, PE, PTA & Supervisor
  • To directly manage sub-contractors to ensure all electrical elements of the project are delivered on time and against the designs given.
  • To develop the designs to include site level co-ordination and details which may develop during construction, feeding this back to the design team where necessary.
  • To work with the Programme Manager and provide an up to date status, together with any programme risks and any dependencies which exist.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Engineering degree (mechanical or electrical bias) desirable
  • Membership of a professional body
  • Strong leadership and influencing skills
  • Previous experience as a Project Manager on projects up to £1m

Planning and Organising:

  • Ability to organise own workload
  • Ability to prioritise work and deliver to tight deadlines
  • Able to maintain accurate and timely records as required by the role
  • Forward thinking, dedicated and driven

Working with People:

  • Able to establish a rapport with service users as necessary e.g. clients, members of the public, other contractors etc.
  • Understands how to encourage and influence people to get the best from them
  • Understands the needs of others and able to respond accordingly


  • Able to communicate factual information politely and courteously.
  • Has excellent spoken skills e.g. telephone and face-to-face conversations.
  • Has advanced written and numeric skills appropriate to the job.

Vacancy Summary

We offer a competitive package commensurate with qualifications and experience to the right candidate including professional training and long-term career development opportunities.
Location: Manchester
Rate: To be negotiated dependant on experience.