Job Title – Project Manager

Posted – 27th September 2021

Location – Waterlooville, Hampshire

Reports to: Commercial Director

Job Type: Full Time

Summary of Role

This role covers the project management of supply and installation of projects from order receipt through to final payment receipt.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage day-to-day responsibilities of assigned projects to achieve planned schedules and margins
  • Liaise with customers, architects, consultants, and end users, as applicable, to agree the complete scope of works to be carried out by Coopers or their sub-contractors
  • Attend project sites as required to carry out site surveys, supervise installers, attend design, progress and planning meetings and project handovers to the client (where applicable)
  • Provide the required information to Production to enable them to manufacture and order the required equipment to fulfil the project requirements within the agreed timescales and budgets
  • Prepare the necessary scopes of work to issue to installers or sub-contractors enabling them to supply costs (sub-contractors only) for the installation and supply of equipment where applicable
  • Prepare the necessary site specific risk assessments and method statements, for inclusion in the installers pack. Obtain the necessary approval from the client or other relevant parties
  • Capture all the relevant Variation Orders to ensure costs recovery and maximise profitability
  • Provide awareness of Quality and Environmental Policies to personnel working on sites on behalf of Coopers Fire Ltd and to comply with the Company’s Procedures and Policies
  • Assist with collecting overdue invoice payments relating to projects managed
  • Feedback and suggest new ideas for new markets/products, improved processes and promoting the brand
  • Obtain customer satisfaction feedback on behalf of the business from projects
  • Carry out such additional responsibilities as may be considered necessary by the Management



  • Construction based technical qualification (e.g. HNC or higher) preferably in site or project management.
  • And/or technical knowledge


  • CSCS Card
  • Health & Safety qualification

Skills and Experience


  • Contract/Project Management
  • Managing teams of site based installers or servicing teams
  • Construction Sector
  • Managing Construction Projects
  • Ability to read drawings and interpret technical requirements
  • Excellent customer service & communication skills


  • Manufacturing knowledge
  • Fire related products for the construction industry
  • Managing subcontractors


  • Good communicator
  • Customer focus approach
  • Good organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Able to take pressure
  • Good people motivator
  • Tenacious
  • Good negotiator
  • IT literate
  • Technically minded
  • Passion and pride in the work carried out and areas of responsibility
  • Self-motivated, confident and resourceful

key results areas

  • On time delivery and timely agreement of final account
  • Actual costs versus estimated margin to deliver and install
  • Customer Satisfaction – measured by for example feedback survey
  • Number of call outs or return visits for substandard work

To Apply

Please send a C.V. to:

HR Department Coopers Fire, Ignis House, Houghton Avenue, Waterlooville, Hampshire, PO7 3DU. UK

or by email to