HVAC Recruitment is the first choice of management recruitment agencies. From the first steps in a project manager’s role to reaching the Board of Directors, our experience in recruitment ensures that we can help you make your next move up the ladder, or source you the next rising star in the industry.
The heating, ventilation and air conditioning industry is extremely specialist and therefore requires people of high quality when it comes to senior roles. Often our clients become our candidates and vice versa as people’s careers develop and flourish. So, if you are looking for management roles, or to recruit in the HVAC or FM sectors, we can help you by sourcing roles and candidates qualified for managerial positions.
Key responsibilities and tasks
The main responsibilities of a project manager will depend on the type of industry the position is in. As one of the most recognised and highly regarded project manager recruitment agencies in the UK, we strive to help you understand the general responsibilities of this important position.
One of the initial and most essential responsibilities of a project manager is to develop a comprehensive project plan. This plan can describe the project’s scope, objectives, deliverables, required resources, budget, and schedule. In addition, it identifies prospective risks and outlines strategies for managing them.
The project manager is responsible for assembling a project team and designating duties for each member. They oversee the team's collaborates to achieve the project’s objectives, as well as tackle any issues that arise within the team.
A project manager creates a schedule that specifies when and by whom tasks must be completed. They use project management tools to monitor the progress of duties and ensure that the project remains on track.
Cost management is also an important duty for managers to adhere to. They must develop and administer a budget for a project. They must accurately estimate costs, negotiate contracts, manage expenses, and maintain the project’s budgetary constraints.
As well as planning considerations, a vital duty for any type of managerial role is ensuring the finalised project satisfies the standards of the stakeholder and meets or exceeds their expectations. This involves establishing quality objectives, flowed by monitoring and regulating quality throughout the project’s lifestyle.
Project managers additionally identify potential risks that could impact the project, and develop and implement strategies to mitigate these risks. Many different changes can occur during the life cycle of a project, so it is the responsibility of a project manager to adjust the project’s scope, timeline, and resources and communicate these varying elements with necessary parties.
Skills and qualifications
Project management skills are universal across many different sectors. As a well-distinguished project manager recruitment agency, we have access to a wide pool of qualified candidates who can make an enhanced positive impact on all types of businesses.
The ideal skills and qualifications a project manager needs include:
There are several distinct qualifications that project managers can apply for and complete. These include:
PMP (Project Management Professional) –Administered by the Project Management Institute (PMI) that validates a person’s knowledge and expertise and includes five stages: initiation, planning, execution, monitoring and control.
CAPM(Certified Associate in Project Management)–A great qualification for those with less experience, assessing an individual’s fundamental knowledge of project management.
Six Sigma–A toolset and distinct techniques to improve the process of project management tasks. A beginner will start as a Six Sigma Yellow Belt, with the highest qualification being a Master Black Belt.
PRINCE2(Projects in Controlled Environments)–Administered by AXELOS, this widely renowned certification, in the UK and Europe, gives candidates the necessary skills to be a successful project manager.
Agile ITIL(Information Technology Infrastructure Library) – This is a set of practices that aims to align IT services effectively with the needs of businesses. It focuses to enhance the speed and flexibility of IT service management.
The team at HVAC Recruitment can point you in the right direction and offer guidance for candidates looking to make headway as a project manager. If you are interested in learning more about these qualifications, get in touch with us on 01745 77 22 18.
Career growth and benefits
There is always room to grow and improve as a project manager. With our help, we can help align you with the qualifications required for higher positions. Many of those looking to fall into a project manager role will begin as a project administrator, then move up to a project coordinator before landing a role as a project manager. Of course, with a higher position comes higher pay, and many project manager roles we have can earn job seekers £50,000 per year and more.
We offer a standard Senior Appointments Recruitment Service as well as targeted Head Hunting assignments. Our team will take your requirements and source you the perfect candidates in the HVAC & FM industry. We don’t waste your time with irrelevant CVs and only send you those with real potential.
If you’re looking for agencies who specialise in senior FM managers, or for any managerial posts, please contact the team today – be confident that all calls and enquiries are treated with absolute confidentiality and tact.