A platform to showcase the AV talent that I am working with in my role as a recruiter with AV Jobs in the UK

Wednesday, 2 October 2013

Project Manager with fantastic experience & skills

This candidate is an experienced Project Manager with both high-end corporate and  entertainment experience.

He is a Prince2 Practitioner and has these additional qualifications and accreditations:

             CSCS, Project Manager
             Crestron DMC-D
             Extron Associate & XTP
             Smart Trainer

He uses Visio, Auto-Cad and MS Project and has strong knowledge of Digital Signage Solutions, Video Walls, Video Conferencing Solutions, Interactive Projection Floors, Boardroom and Operations rooms installations, as well as conference rooms, aquariums, and teaching and meeting rooms. Including all lighting and room control systems such as Lutron, Crestron, AMX and Kramer.

The majority of his work has been in London and the Home Counties and he is happy to travel to where the work is. His skills include:

             Overseeing and organising stock ordering and logistics’
             Completing Schematic and M&E drawings for installation Utilising AutoCAD and Visio,
             Organising site specific work schedules, for installation engineers and Sub-contractors
             Give additional onsite support to engineers when required
             Complete Client O&M manuals
             Completing Health & Safety, Risk and Method statements per installation

             Run client training on systems
             Ongoing Client support

He is a strong people manager who pays attention to the detail and who prides himself on getting the job done, in time, on budget and to the satisfaction of the customer.

He is looking for £45k-£50k.

Wednesday, 18 September 2013

Technical Pre-Sales Consultant

This candidate has some highly sought after skills in the specification, design, sales & deployment of environments which include; Visualisation Centres, Real Time Operation Centres (RTOC), Collaboration Centres and Monitoring facilities, to meet business process requirements.

His current role is a Technical Consultant supporting the Sales Teams & Technical Domain experts within the Oil and Gas industry across the Eastern Hemisphere, in the pursuit and deployment of opportunities to bring process improvement.

This role encompasses a broad spectrum of activity, according to the business needs, from business development to tender response and from technical consulting and evaluation to working with partners to meet client expectations.

Sample engagements include;
·         Qatar Petroleum, Qatar. Assessment & Design Phase Consulting services for Integrated Oilfield Program, working with the client and domain experts in Drilling and Production. Assessment & Design Phases circa $2M
·         Sonangol Real Time Visualisation Centre. Project Management of Technology and Construction delivery for a Real Time Visualisation Centre in Luanda. Delivery of Collaboration Room, Visualisation Room and Monitoring Room for project restarted after 2 Year suspension.
·         PETRONAS, Malaysia. Consulting Assessment Phase to identify workflows and subsequent space plan and technology plan for deployment. Identified as 15 rooms. Assessment circa $300k.
·         KOC Sabriyah. Technical consultant during initial client discussions and product evaluation to design and deploy Digital Field Pilot Project. Now in deployment Phase. Project > $15M
·         KOC RTDDC. Client consultation and conceptual planning used within Tender to deploy two Real Time Drilling Centres. Tender compilation and submission phase. Project >$9M.
Career Progression:
Senior Technical Advisor in current company since 2006 role being made redundant.  This candidate utilises a Management Consulting approach to deploy physical environments within the Eastern Hemisphere, which include; VR, VC and AV systems, to support the core business of the organisation, typically within the Upstream Phase of the Oil Field Life Cycle.

He is engaged in; consulting, assessing, designing, deploying and maintaining environments which bring added value to address an organisation's business needs or respond to identified KPIs.
His role touches on every aspect of the Sales & Deployment Cycle and as such the consulting provided explores all aspects of the environment, which includes; architectural design, interior design, furniture, hardware technology systems such as AV and IT systems, software solutions and consulting services.
Current approach follows a "Six Sigma" style methodology to ensure that the solution meets the business needs and ambitions of the client, rather than a hardware sales strategy. This approach sees additional value to both parties through identifying and engaging in additional products and services, demonstrating to the client a key understanding of the business issues.
Prior to his current role this candidate worked in the Global role of Sales Senior Sales Executive, responsible for developing relationships with current customers, partners and new accounts, across all industry sectors, specifically; Oil, Academic, Automotive and Manufacturing. His role involved sector development for; pre-sales, sales and account management of highly specialised Virtual Reality systems which includes AV integration with day to day business being conducted with senior personalities including C.E.O.s, Directors and technical staff.

Prior to this our candidate has successfully sold and product managed AV products and solutions for a number of years.

Based in the South East our candidate is flexible on salary package and currently earns circa £50k p.a.

Tuesday, 16 July 2013

AV Integrated Systems Solutions Sales

This is someone who will quickly add profits to your bottom line. An experienced Audio Visual solutions salesman with a wealth of experience in corporate and public sector markets.

Based in the South East he covers London and the South East and is looking for a new challenge. His experience also includes video conferencing & video capture, as well as managed services and he keeps up to date with new technologies as they are brought to market. This ensures that his consultancy style sales approach reaps rich rewards and he is able to consistently and effectively develop existing accounts as well as bring on new ones.

He is a loyal and successful employee, having had just 3 jobs over the last 12 years. He is looking to join a forward thinking company who can deliver innovative solutions across various vertical markets.

Looking for circa £35k + with a good OTE and relevant benefits package. 

If you can offer this candidate an opportunity or would like more information, please do not hesitate to contact me - pat@avjobs.co.uk

Friday, 24 May 2013

Senior AV Engineer, Custom Install & Pro AV Experience, Design, Installation, Commissioning, End User Trainer, Degree Qualified, South East England Based, Immediately Available, Permanent

This candidate recently approached us here at AV jobs and I was impressed with the depth and breadth of his project experience and knowledge of AV technologies from across the spectrum. He has a deep enthusiasm for the application of integrated systems and is keen to continue his career in this area.

He is an extensively experienced AV engineer (20 years+), degree qualified (Honours Degree in Systems Engineering, Strathclyde University, Glasgow) who has worked on high end residential projects, comprising of custom installation of integrated systems into Grade 1 & 2 listed buildings, penthouses and yachts, as well as commercial projects comprising integrated Pro AV systems and VC technologies into offices and boardrooms in London. He has covered the full project cycle, including system design and specification, tender proposals, installation, commissioning and end-user training. He is strong in client facing situations with either business professionals or high net worth individuals.

This candidate is currently working on a freelance basis and is keen to find a permanent position where he can make use of his extensive skills and experience, whilst enjoying the security of full time employment and long term career progression opportunities. He is based in Kent, next to the Surrey border and is used to travelling across the South of England and beyond. He is flexible on salary, and has given £30K as a guide, but his priority is to find a secure role with good long term career opportunities. He is available immediately.

If you can offer this candidate an opportunity or would like more information, please do not hesitate to contact me: david@avjobs.co.uk

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Tuesday, 7 May 2013

AV Custom Install Engineer, Strong Installation Experience, Crestron, Lutron & Control4, Kent Based, Immediately Available

I spoke to the following candidate at the end of last week and believe that his enthusiasm for AV technologies, particularly high-end residential solutions, along with his customer focused approach will make him an excellent addition to a Custom Install engineering team.

An AV Custom Install Engineer with 8 years’ experience working for a specialist custom installation company on high end residential AV systems installation, as well as Super Yacht installations and a few commercial/corporate projects too. This candidate has gained strong knowledge across a range of technologies, including rack building (he was head of the rack building team for over a year), cable terminations, system installation, including network infrastructure, control systems (mainly Lutron and Crestron with some Control4), displays, projectors and audio systems. He gained a well-rounded exposure to the wide variety of technologies integrated into contemporary whole home automation and entertainment technologies. He is confident working on his own or as part of a team.

 This candidate recently left his employment on good terms (references available on request) and is actively looking for a new opportunity where he can make use of his Custom Installation skills and knowledge of AV and related technologies. He lives in Kent and is happy to travel as the role requires, being used to regular travel into London, where most of his previous projects have been located, as well as occasionally going further afield. He holds a full UK driving license, is available immediately and is looking for a salary of £23K+, but is flexible depending on the opportunity.

If you can offer this candidate an opportunity or would like more information, please do not hesitate to contact me: david@avjobs.co.uk

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Wednesday, 1 May 2013

Video Conferencing Project Manager & Technical Manager, Strong VC & IT Background, London Based, Immediately Available

This candidate recently approached AV Jobs in search of his next career move. I was quickly impressed with his enthusiasm for the industry and his passion for project management and technology. I can see this candidate being an excellent addition to a technology focused project management team with the capability to take the lead on jobs and manage others to help them achieve their potential.

An experienced Video Conferencing Technical Professional, this candidate has gained extensive experience managing AV & VC installations,  IT networks and server installations. Many of the VC projects that he has managed have required quick turnaround, including installations into security sensitive government sites and healthcare facilities. He has strong client facing experience, offering consultancy services to clients, helping them define the right solutions, then specifying, project managing and implementing the system. He has excellent people management skills, having successfully managed teams of up to 15 engineers in his previous roles.

Actively looking for a new permanent opportunity following the conclusion of an interim position working for a friend in the AV/VC industry. He is based in North London and happy to travel as the role requires. He is available immediately and is looking for a salary of around £42K, but is flexible and understands the need to prove himself in a new role.

If you can offer this candidate an opportunity or would like more information, please do not hesitate to contact me: david@avjobs.co.uk

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