Job Title - Project Manager
Posted - 1st December 2016
Location - Havant, Hampshire - Commercial Department
Reports to: Commercial Director
Summary of Role
This role covers the project management of supply and installation of projects from order receipt through to final payment receipt.
Salary dependent on experience.
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)
  • Produce 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
  • Prepare Operation and Maintenance manuals for the equipment supplied on individual projects in accordance with the customer’s requirements
  • 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
  • Ensure to obtain the Sub contractors declarations confirming the conformity of disposal of waste, in accordance with the method statement or agreed waste disposal arrangements
  • 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
  • Technical Knowledge


  • CSCS Card
  • IPAF
  • Mechanical or Electrical


  • Contract/Project Management
  • Managing teams of site based installers or servicing teams
  • Construction Sector
  • Managing Construction Projects
  • A key eye for detail and accuracy
  • Ability to read drawings and interpret technical requirements
  • Excellent Customer service & Communication skills


  • Manufacturing knowledge
  • Finishing or fire related products for the construction industry
  • Managing subcontractors


  • Good communicator
  • Customer focus approach
  • High energy
  • Good organisational skills and attention to detail
  • A high level of numeracy skills
  • 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


  • Site Installation and Service Engineers employed on allocated projects

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

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