Project Manager: Fire Detection & Suppression Systems

Project Manager: Fire Detection & Suppression Systems

Job Title: Project Manager: Fire Detection & Suppression Systems
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £65 - £75k + Car or allowance
Reference: JS 1267
Contact Name: Nigel Marshall
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 28, 2022 11:08

Job Description

An international leading name in the provision of Security & Fire Systems are seeking an experienced Fire systems Project Manager to initially manage a major fire detection & suppression installation at a high profile CPNI site in Central London.

As Project Manager you will be managing on site personal both direct and subcontract and act as an onsite focal point for the direct client on site ensuring fire detection systems are installed on time and margin is maintained or improved.

This is a large stable international group offering career opportunities to work on cutting edge installation projects.

What are they offering?

  • Salary up to £75K + company car or allowance
  • Career opportunities within growing division within growing group
  • Investment in your FIA qualifications and SMSTS

What are they asking for?

The ideal Project Manager will have experience in a similar role managing a large Fire or Security systems install -you will already know (or have the technical ability to quickly gain)- an excellent understanding of current BS standards relating to Fire Systems.

You will gain satisfaction from pushing a project forward and developing RAMS. You will also have Contract and Commercial understanding within the construction industry- to ensure profitable delivery.

Experience of fire alarm, fire suppression design and installation is hugely advantageous but the client is open to candidates with transferable skills from security installs.

Investment available to help you gain relevant knowledge but Qualifications in Health & Safety e.g., SSSTS or SMSTS or Fire Alarm Training such as FIA, or any Fire Alarm Products is advantageous.


  • Reviewing of project works for design, profitability, and contractual terms.
  • Ensuring systems being installed comply with BS standards.
  • Recommending system improvements/non-conformance of standards to customer and company.
  • Producing and issuing of Method Statements and Risk Assessments for project works.
  • Scheduling of the direct and subcontract labour per project.
  • Coordinating delivery of project related equipment to sites.
  • Agreeing variation orders on site with Customer.
  • Handover systems to Customer, Contractors or End Users.
  • Handover system to local service team.
  • Issuing of Commissioning Certificates for all systems installed.
  • Provide Engineering Sales Support.
  • Provide specific training to the engineering team as directed by manager.
  • Assist with logistics post project acceptance.
  • Issue completed projects report to the service & Provide progression reports on projects.

Key Search Terms: Fire Systems Project Management Suppression FIA Security Systems

Palmer McCarthy is a specialist recruiter to the Security, Facilities and Property Management sectors and acts as an agency on behalf of their client re this vacancy.