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BMS Project Manager

Laing O'Rourke
Oxford, United Kingdom
Closing date
30 Nov 2023

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Are you a BMS project manager looking to work for a company that has a major presence in nearly every sector in the construction industry?

Then our in-house MEP Engineering business, Crown House Technologies, is the company for you. We are looking for an experienced BMS project manager to join the team on our Oxford North scheme, which is going to be the city's new innovation district.

The Enterprise Solutions division of Crown House Technologies is a leading construction and infrastructure technology services provider, supplying a complete building services package with communications, ICT, intelligent building monitoring, BMS and the UK's largest MEP Manufacturing facility, a 129,000 sq ft factory offering off-site manufacturing and assembly for its digitally engineered modular MEICA packages.

If you join us you'll be a valued member of an industry leading team which can offer you an exciting and varied career with access to some truly great projects. We are dedicated to extensive training, development, and long-term career opportunities and as such this role is suitable for someone who is seeking long-term career progression.

What will the role look like?
  • Responsibility for the pre-construction, construction & commissioning phases of specialist Building Management Systems and Controls on major flagship projects.
  • Taking the project from handover through design, manufacture, installation, commissioning and soft landing period of the BEMS package.
  • Managing and procuring equipment and sub-contractor packages, as well as planning and overseeing all commissioning activities and issuing documentation.
  • Responsibility for the commercial performance of the project including the preparation and submission of variations, and agreement of the same.
  • Overall responsibility for health and safety management on all managed projects.
  • Working in a high pressure and fast-moving environment.
What skills & experience are we looking for?
  • Proven track record of project management in the construction industry with experience in BEMS and controls systems, M&E etc.
  • Experience in producing and managing a programme of works.
  • Significant experience working to budgets of £0.5m - £5m.
  • Experience of Honeywell Trend systems.
  • Experience of managing health and safety in a construction environment.
About us:

CHt is one of the UK's most advanced, and innovative, engineering and business services specialists. Part of the Laing O'Rourke Group, and founded on more than 200 years of experience, we are a leading construction and infrastructure technology services provider, supplying a complete Building Services package with communications, ICT, intelligent building, monitoring, BMS and the UK's largest mechanical, electrical & public health manufacturing facility - a 129,000 sq. ft factory - offering Off-site manufacturing and assembly for our digitally engineered modular MEICA packages.

As part of the Disability Confident scheme, we would like to enable access to candidates with long term health conditions and disabilities through the 'Offer an interview scheme'. This supports applicants that meet the essential criteria by offering an interview for the advertised position. Please let us know prior to interview what adjustments are required as well as discussing how we can support you in the workplace.

We want to ensure our recruitment process is accessible to all. If you need the application form in an alternative format or you would like to know more about our recruitment process, please email



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We are an international engineering and construction company delivering state-of-the-art infrastructure and buildings projects for clients in the UK, Middle East and Australia.

Certainty, reliability, quality – this is what our clients want. And at Laing O'Rourke, we have more than 150 years of experience delivering it. Laing O'Rourke's story is one of energy, passion, ambition, people and teamwork. We harness the power of our experience, stretching back over a century and a half to deliver certainty for our clients.

“As an engineering enterprise, Laing O'Rourke is committed to playing a vital role in building a stronger and more sustainable economy that benefits society in general.”

Ray O’Rourke KBE, Chief Executive Officer

Our Origin Story:

Diversity & Inclusion:

​​Laing O'Rourke is committed to inclusion; an employer that maintains the highest standard of employment practice and one which aims to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse society in which we live and work. 

Laing O'Rourke believes that when we go to work, we should feel we are going to a place where we are accepted, understood and valued and that we should make others we work with feel this way too.


Laing O'Rourke have ten Diversity & Inclusion Subcommittees.  The purpose of the diversity and inclusion sub-committees is to offer a safe and supportive environment to listen and share personal experiences and insights, as well as play a sympathetic role for each other. 

The sub-committees help to drive education, events and initiatives across the organisation as well as help colleagues to understand their purpose. 

Current subcommittees include Dis-Ability, Carers, Ethnicity, Gender, Families that live abroad, LGBTQ+, Women & Menopause, & Working Families.

Support for Disabled Employees:

  • LOR recruitment, HR Teams, Leadership and management have undertaken disability awareness trainingand are eager to provide an inclusive and accessibility experience to job applicants and new colleagues
  • LOR Dis-ABILITY Subcommittee is an Employee Network Group of colleagues passionate about disability inclusion. Its aims are to raise awareness and remove barriers around disability, neurodiversity and long term health conditions to support creating an inclusive and diverse workplace for everyone.
  • Disability Confident Leaders – We are using the requirements of the government scheme to create an inclusive environment for disabled job applicants and existing colleagues.
  • LOR are members of the Business Disability Forum, giving access to a wide range of resources and information. Our line managers have access to their best practice guides and confidential support line.
  • LOR are partnering with Even Break to have access to exemplary advice around disability inclusion.


In April 2021 Laing O’Rourke announced new global sustainability targets.  These include:

  • Operational net zero by 2030
  • To be a net zero company by 2050
  • By 2033 to achieve equal gender balance across currently 5,500 international staff

Rewards and Benefits:

  • Private Medical Insurance 
  • Pension – basic and enhanced schemes 
  • Health and Wellbeing 
  • Virtual GP 
  • Health Assessment (Age 50+)
  • Equal Parenthood Leave 
  • First 26 weeks full pay, 13 weeks half pay 
  • Phased return to work (80% of working week for 100% pay)
  • Employee Assistance Programme 
  • Annual Leave 
  • 5 days leave extra can be purchased
  • Employee Discounts 
  • Allowances – car or transport allowance, depending on role/grade 
  • Income Protection 
  • Voluntary Benefits 
  • Voluntary Dental Insurance 
  • Voluntary Critic Illness Insurance 
  • Insurances 
  • Life Assurance Scheme 
  • Personal Accident & Injury Cover


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