Head of Projects - Hard FM Provider - London - Up to 75KOne of London's leading FM service providers is currently looking to grow their project maintenance division and are looking for an Head of Projects to join their senior management team.The majority of their work is based in Central London and the already manage the M&E for a number of the biggest names on the property management market and are looking for an experienced project manager to join the rapidly expanding management team. The Head of Projects will be initially looking after projects up to the value of £5mill and these will include plant replacements, refurbishments and installations. The value of the projects will grow over the course of the next year and the values could rise to around the £10 mill mark. The role will be working closely with and supported by the existing engineering team and will be expected to manage the projects from start to finish. The head of Projects will also be expected to grow the division and also be repsonsible for setting up and managers the processes and procedures.The key responsibilities are as follows:Scope projects.Develop and apply appropriate specifications.Prepare programme.Identify and assess contractors.Recommend contractors for appointment.Chair project meetings.Liaise with the contract managers.Plan delivery to minimise impact on retail operations.Manage team resources.Deliver projects on time, quality and budget parameters.Ensure project compliance.Manage and control project cost.The ideal candidate for the role must be able to meet the following criteria:Must be fully electrically or mechanically qualified to a recognised level.Must have a technical understanding of building services engineering systems. Excellent project management skills.Previous experience of working on projects involving plant replacements.Previous experience with the commercial, built environment.Experience of managing engineering projects in a similarly environment.Managing progress reports and people and stakeholder expectations.Strong communication, influencing and planning skills.Experience of working on engineering refurbishment projects and managing complex technical constructions in a live environment.Fully acquainted with the requirements of the CDM Regulations to ensure all projects are always fully compliant with Health & Safety legislation.Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.