Project Manager at Freshwave Group, Farringdon, £Contract Rate

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  • Farringdon, London, UK
  • Nov 17, 2023
Duration not stated Management

Contract Description

We are the UK network service provider making digital infrastructure simple.


Whether indoors or outdoors, we make sure our customers can always connect their customers. We bring together mobile operators, central and local government, and real estate providers to work together in new ways using: Collaborative commercial models, combined real-estate and telecoms know-how, and global best practice.


We have 6000+ mast site locations, have connected 2000+ buildings and support 200+ outdoor networks. And our managed sites include some of the biggest, most challenging wireless environments in the UK, including railway stations, Canary Wharf, City of London and events like the London Olympics.


We are hiring a Project Manager on a 6-month contract who will be responsible for end to end management of public safety and cellular in-building DAS, Microcells and Small Cell deployments, managing third party suppliers and reporting to the Senior Project Manager. The Project Manager's prime responsibility is to ensure that a project produces the required products, to the required standard of quality, in a safe manner and within the specified constraints of time and cost.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Management of design, surveying and build projects from inception through to handover to client / maintenance.
  • Cost management, producing project costs for issuing to the client, reviewing subcontractor quotes and managing full material procurement process within agreed budgets.
  • Risk management, ability to identify key risks and how to mitigate/ control these with clear communication to senior management and the client.
  • Management of multiple projects of varying sizes ensuring the programme and key SLA’s are achieved
  • Preparing up contractor packs and capturing key work packages for sharing with sub-contractors
  • Familiarisation and compliance with company accreditations, procedures, processes, documentation and observance of health and safety requirements.
  • Overall project safety and liaising closely with the health and safety department.
  • Producing project construction phase plans (CPP), reviewing risk assessments and method statements (RAMS), ensuring all site works are completed in a safe and controlled manner.
  • Support the training of junior project staff for career progression
  • On site management, contractor performance reviews and overall progress updates.


  • Significant experience working in the Telecoms industry, namely in-building DAS, Microcells or Small Cells is essential.
  • Excellent knowledge of the CDM 2015 regulations and implementing them to ensure safe working environments
  • A good understanding of RF deployment architectures
  • Good understanding of RF testing methodologies (VSWR, PIM, existing coverage, pre and post integration).
  • Strong familiarity with wireless technologies GSM, CDMA, UMTS, W-CDMA and LTE.
  • Knowledge/ experience in deploying 5G systems.
  • Project Management qualification such as Prince 2, Agile, Scrum, Etc will be desirable.
  • Preferable health and safety qualifications (IOSH, CSCS).
  • Proficient with Microsoft office suite, Word, Excel and Outlook with preferable experience of MS Projects.
  • Project management experience of the following Active equipment systems: Cobham (Axell Wireless), JMA Wireless, Commscope (Andrew), Corning (MobileAccess), ADRF, GWave Solutions or Solid in-building will be preferable.


The successful candidate will...:

  • Be a strong team player and lead projects of various complexities,
  • Enjoy and be used to working in a dynamic and fast paced environment,
  • Have the highest levels of integrity,
  • Strong communications skills both verbal and written
  • Confidence in dealing with internal and external stakeholders
  • Dealing with problems when they arise and coming up with solutions
  • Highly developed organisational skills coupled with the ability to juggle many differing priorities
  • To be able to be self-sufficient and to work autonomously
  • Flexibility to travel UK wide dependent upon the project if needed
  • Valid driver’s licence is preferable


Our Company Values:

  • Pioneering (we own the pace of change)
  • Principled (together, we do what is right)
  • Versatile (we adapt to evolve)