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Sales Executive: SMC

Posted on 21st August, 2019

ABOUT SMC

SMC are a lively, dynamic company and we are proud of what we do. We help our clients get the best out of technology in their homes whether a simple one-room home cinema installation or a fully integrated multi-million-pound home. 

Located in South West London, we work with the most renowned architects, designers and developers within the industry and deliver projects throughout the UK and around the World.

At SMC we bring together audio, television, lighting, telephone, data networks, security and other bespoke technology into a fully integrated and easy to use solution.

ROLE

A busy hands-on role within our team of Account and Sales Managers, assisting in creating quotes for upgrades and project installations. The candidate will work with established and new clients and have exposure to some of the most beautiful homes in the world. The role will involve building quotes as well as establishing client requirements and costs for upgrades. You’ll work closely with other member of the Sales and Design teams. 

PERSONAL SPECIFICATION

Experience in the industry is a plus but we’re conscious that this is a niche market and we’re essentially looking for someone who’s willing to roll his/her sleeves up and get stuck in. Training will be provided. We get most of our business through recommendations and we therefore always thrive to be helpful, personable and friendly. Great people skills and a positive attitude are more important to us than sound theoretical knowledge.

  • Strong administrative and co-ordination skills, and great attention to detail.
  • Demonstrate initiative and enthusiasm, and the ability to multitask.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.
  • Good communicator.

RESPONSIBILITIES 

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: 

Don’t let the apparent lack of technical knowledge scare you away from applying for this role: you’ll be surrounded by account managers, designers, product specialists and project managers who are all experts in their field and happy to share their expertise with newcomers.

  • Assisting with sales enquiries for new and existing clients including all types of Audio, Visual, Telephone, Lighting Controls, Network and Security products.
  • Supporting the Sales Team in producing sales documentation including quotation and proposals
  • Understanding client requirements alongside briefing designers  and technical teams as part of the quoting process.
  • Producing Client Specification documentation in line with the quotation.
  • Producing as appropriate Intruder Alarm Risk Assessments and Specification documents. 
  • Assisting with the production of User Guides and Client Handover documentation.
  • Picking up the phone.

KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE

Training will be given where necessary. Ideally but not essentially, the candidate will have a technical qualification or come from a technical background. The role may suit someone currently in design/technical or junior product management role looking to become more client-focused and commercially aware. You will be used to working to very tight timescales, the candidate will require good time management and planning skills.


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Smart Tech Engineer/Programmer: MDfx

Posted on 18th July, 2019

MDfx is expanding, and we are looking for a creative problem-solving individual with two years of AV installation or domestic electronics experience, and preferably experience in Crestron, Control4 and Lutron programming.

The successful candidate must have a passion for lifestyle technologies. They must be confident and be able to manage their time by creating and following task lists to complete jobs to a very high standard and meet deadlines and avoiding the need for unnecessary revisits and frustrated clients.

A steady thought out approach to work, customers and colleagues as well as the ability to work as part of a team are essential. Someone that’s always looking to learn and grow, which is supported by MDfx.

We’re seeking a friendly approachable person who can communicate with colleagues, clients and partners in plain English, without the use of industry jargon.

About us

MDfx was established to meet the needs of major top-end developers who required fully integrated systems that buyers could use with ease, are reliable and can be trusted to work without fault. MDfx not only achieved these goals but in the process has also become one of the leading home automation companies in the UK.

Key points

  • Located in Uxbridge, West London
  • Competitive Salary
  • A stable company that has been trading for over ten years
  • Expanding company
  • Tools and Laptop supplied
  • Ongoing learning and support
  • A friendly and professional team

Required

  • Control4 and Lutron programming experience
  • IT and networking experience
  • Full UK Driving Licence

Desirable

  • Video distribution
  • Crestron programming
  • CCTV Setup and installation
  • Worked in the high end residential and/or hospitality sector
  • Intruder and Fire systems
  • Two years of AV installation experience
  • One year Control4 and Lutron programming experience

Please contact Simon or Marvin at careers@mdfx.co.uk


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Audio Visual Trainee: Visualization

Posted on 9th July, 2019

Company info:

Visualization are audio visual service and product specialists, providing quality systems, helpful solutions & flawless integration to resellers.  We are experiencing expediential growth and are looking for the right people to deliver the exciting opportunities that we are being presented with.

Our biggest asset as a company is our passion and commitment to training and our ability to take individuals with little to no experience and tailor their training to become professional AV wire persons and installers.

Job Description:

We are looking for Audio Visual Trainees to join our training programme based in Maidenhead. Although transferable experience is preferred, it is not essential as we are looking for focused and driven individuals to join our team, that have a passion for audio visual technology and are keen to learn.

During training the role will initially be based out of the workshop, consisting of wiring equipment racks for AV systems, but you will have the opportunity to work at client sites when you are confident enough in the skills you have learnt.

We regularly work in various sectors of the AV industry in the UK and around Europe where many of our employees undertaking installations for our clients. All travel expenses and covered and abroad bonuses are offered.

As well as traveling, you also have the chance to develop experience in a growing industry where technology is changing daily. Our employees are supported with internal and external training as their career path progresses.

Skill Requirements:

Qualities of the AV Trainee:

  • Previous experience preferable but not essential
  • Punctual and excellent time keeping
  • Self-starter/finisher
  • Professional attitude when dealing with clients
  • Recognises accountability for own tasks
  • Willingness to learn and follow processes
  • Problem solver

If you are an individual with the above qualities that can terminate a 13amp plug, are looking to commit to an exciting, flourishing company with good career prospects, and willing to show the same passion and dedication as our training programme then we would like to see your CV.

How to Apply:

Send CV and covering letter to recruitment@avrackbuild.com


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Senior Engineer: James & Giles Ltd

Posted on 27th June, 2019

Company info: James and Giles Ltd

Established in 2006, James + Giles is an award-winning technology company working on both private and commercial projects across Europe. 

We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic installation engineer to join our team based in Chelsea. You will be working in high end residential properties to deliver bespoke home automation solutions to the highest industry standards.

We maintain a friendly and flexible company atmosphere and you will be working closely with everyone within our close knit team. We are all passionate about technology and encourage training and furthering our knowledge whenever possible.

Job Description:

As a senior engineer you will be responsible for the following:

  • Installation and maintenance of audio/video, data and lighting systems
  • Liaising with clients
  • Overseeing junior engineers
  • Technical Support
  • Client handover and system training
  • Managing service visits and small projects (system upgrades etc.)

Skill Requirements:

The candidate should have:

  • Experience within the industry (ideally 2+ years)
  • Excellent knowledge of Control4, Lutron and data networks
  • Good communication skills and a polite manner
  • The ability to manage maintenance contracts and service visits

Salary:

Salary and package will be based on level of experience. As an employee you will be given regular progress reviews, industry training and there will be opportunities to further your career to higher level within our organisation.


How to Apply: info@jamesandgiles.com Contact: Tom O’Sullivan


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Chief Operating Officer: Hausba Smarthome

Posted on 27th June, 2019

Hausba Smarthomes, seeks to recruit a Chief Operating Officer (COO) with experience in Audio Visual Technology who has a desire to become instrumental in the development of fast growing company in Nigeria with plans to expand into neighboring markets. The COO is responsible for providing leadership for the Design, Engineering & Support Teams by implementing policies and procedures, and overseeing day to day operations.  The COO’s key responsibility is to manage the core operations of the business by driving results, unleashing creativity and maintaining accountability in a performance-oriented culture of diverse and talented individuals.  The COO reports directly to the CEO/Founder (Managing Director) of the company.

Core Values: Someone with a true entrepreneurial spirit that is passionate and driven by technology. An individual who has what it takes to lead and grow an organization globally.

Key Deliverables:

  • Manage and direct company operations to meet or exceed budget and financial goals.
  • Manage day-to-day functions, Human Resources, and Finance and Admin.
  • Direct operations of Design, Engineering & Support teams on policy development, complex problem resolution and staff training, and ensures correct resources and staffing are leveraged to satisfy customer needs.
  • Ensure highest levels of customer service are demonstrated by the team at all times and regularly meets with customers to solicit feedback and modify strategy accordingly.
  • Assist with advanced troubleshooting of AV systems, using knowledge of modern AV solutions, including but not limited to Crestron solutions, audio reinforcement design and operation management.
  • Oversee contract negotiations and legal activities: client contracts, partnership agreements, vendor contracts, and other legal documents.
  • Work closely with Head of Operations and Senior Project Manager to manage daily performance of Operations Team. Use project planning practices to drive focus and results, ensuring that all open projects have detailed schedules and that milestones are kept on track.
  • In collaboration with others, develop and implement strategic plan for rapid scaling of operational capacity through automation, process improvements or other productivity measures while maintaining high quality standards, high reliability and cost effective operations.
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills (including written and oral presentation) and leadership skills.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s Degree in Electronics/Electrical Technology a plus.
  • Expertise in defining and scaling operational processes, both internally and with external partners.
  • Experience managing multiple projects in a manner that focuses the team and drives results.
  • Excellent people skills, with ability to partner with dynamic leadership teams.
  • Integrity, credibility, and commitment to the mission of Hausba.
  • Minimum 10+ years of Audio Visual experience, with at least 7 years of managing increasingly complex projects in technical environments.
  • Extensive experience in engineering industry
  • Experience in project development and management.
  • Specialist certification in a relevant field. (e.g. CEDIA, AVIXA, INFOCOMM)

If interested, apply by sending your CV via email to: hr@hausba.com. In the subject heading please indicate ‘COO, Hausba-Nigeria’. Please be advised that ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at Hausba.


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