Project Manager

What Are We Looking For?


DPS are looking to bring on board an experienced Project Manager to work as an integral part of the project team out of our office in Fife. Leading a team of project engineers, you will manage the successful delivery of technical projects for the business ensuring all works are carried out to the highest standards. The main function of the Project Manager role is to deliver all projects allocated to you on-time and to budget and to meet our clients’ expectations.


As a lead for the project department, you will be a co-ordinating figure, dealing with the project team and stakeholders across all areas of the project.

The role is a customer facing role, building long term relationships with partners is essential and you will interpret the needs, expectations, and limitations of Customer requirements, to deliver a project delivery.


A vital part of this role is having the ability successfully manage relationships, both the internal project and engineering teams as well as our partners and stakeholders. The project department can be a fast-paced environment, having the ability to recognise the needs of the Project team, clients and partners is essential.


Although home/office-based, you will spend time on site with our clients where required.


Some of Your Key Duties Include:


  • Set the highest possible standards of leadership in promotion of HSEQ procedures and best practice, ensuring compliance with DPS Group procedures and legal obligations.
  • Assist in maintaining our Integrated Management System (ISO 9001, ISO 140001 and ISO180001.) and other certifications.
  • Building relationships with the internal teams, the client, and other relevant stakeholders and partners to support business development.
  • Attending meetings as required with the senior management team and other stakeholders. Preparation of both annual and month end project and financial reports.
  • Manage the daily operations within the project department, ensuring project timescales are met within a safe and accurate fashion.
  • Management of the project department financials, ensuring departments are working within budget, monitoring changes across all projects. Identifying any risks in the project and mitigating risks.
  • Innovation – Driving innovation within the project departments, reviewing processes and identifying improvements as the business develops and grows.
  • Build and develop positive relationships with a wide range of customers, be primary contact for projects withing your area. Identify opportunities for new business and opportunities for growth within current clients.
  • Effective management and planning input to the overall programme interfaces with other projects and contribute to the co-ordination of third-party stakeholders as required. Support the project team with planning and developing project plans with Microsoft Project, across the department over multiple projects.


What Do You Need?


  • Electrical Engineer/ Electronic Engineer/ Control Systems Engineer/Mechatronics degree qualified or equivalent experience with recognised Apprenticeship
  • Demonstrable experience delivering EC&I Projects
  • Experience in delivering projects to a high standard
  • Stakeholder management experience
  • IOSH Managing Safely (preferred)
  • ECS H&S card (preferred)
  • Asbestos Awareness (preferred)
  • First Aid (preferred)


DPS – Who Are We?


We solve manufacturing challenges through the intelligent use of technology.


DPS Group is one of the UK’s leading integrated electrical, instrumental & control and compliance providers. We are trusted to deliver integrated solutions on often highly complicated projects, by some of the world’s best-known brands, across a range of sectors.


We help some of the world’s highest profile brands by working with them to find solutions which are operationally efficient, and drive profitability. We work across a range of sectors including Power, Pharmaceutical, Petrochemical, Oil & Gas, Food & Beverage, Bio Energy and Paper, to name a few.


We offer an end-to-end virtuous cycle approach to projects which includes: Analyse, Develop, Comply, Maintain, Install, Build & Design.


Our Innovative, creative and a customer focused approach ensures that DPS delivers the highest standards of safety, service & sustainability. This approach is fully embraced throughout our business and ensure we deliver the optimum level of efficiency whilst maintaining the highest quality standards and continuous improvement of our quality management system ISO 9001:2015.


We aim to minimize the environmental impact of our own systems and help develop environmentally responsible customer solutions.


DPS Group recognises its obligations to act responsibly, ethically and with integrity in all its dealings with staff, customers, brand partners and suppliers, neighbours and the environment as a whole.


We aim to:


  • Minimise health, safety and environmental risks.
  • Dispose of waste in an environmentally responsible manner.
  • Reuse and recycle where practicable.
  • Develop environmentally responsible customer solutions.
  • Deliver a net positive impact on the environment.
  • Promote sustainability within the organisation.


DPS Group adheres to the Environmental Management Systems Standard ISO 14001:2015 to identify and control our environmental impact and improve our environmental performance.


We are also official partners with Siemens, Rockwell Automation and Schneider Electric, giving us the unique opportunity to develop skills with these manufacturers’ solutions for our team.


What DPS Offer


To build successful teams and drive the level of quality that DPS is renowned for, we know we need the best people in industry. Not only do we require the relevant skillsets, but we also need people with the right attitude and mentality to thrive and grow in such an innovative industry. At DPS, you’ll be given every opportunity to set the path of your own career through the business and work in an environment that will require you to rise to the challenge of working for a market leader.


  • Industry-leading salary
  • Holiday Allowance
  • Long Service Holidays (Position Dependant)
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Private Healthcare Scheme (Contribute, Personal or Family – Position Dependant)
  • Access to Company Healthcare Scheme (salary sacrifice)
  • EV/Hybrid Car Lease Scheme


At DPS Group we understand our continued success is down to our dedicated team, therefore we invest time and effort in each individual; training and assisting with their personal and professional development, helping them build a long-term career within the business.

What to do next

If you are interested in this role, please complete the contact form below and attach your CV.