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Job Title: Project Manager

Salary/Rate: £60,000

Location: Exeter

Job Type: Permanent

Industry/Specialist Area: Energy

Client Description:

Our client is one of the UK’s leading specialist contractors, renowned for providing technically advanced and cost-effective solutions across the energy, infrastructure, water efficiency, ground source heat pumps, PSDS air source heat pumps, and renewable / low carbon / geo-thermal energy sectors, amongst many other service offerings. Their reputation is built on engineering excellence and a commitment to continual innovation, backed by a central technical design and engineering resource, they can deliver a full range of techniques bespoke to any client requirement, project or client specification.

Job Description:

Project Manager

Due to the recent award of a number of significant framework programmes, and a dedication to continued profitable, ambitious and long-term growth across the UK, our client is now seeking to appoint a Project Manager to take total responsibility for contracts in and around the Exeter area.


The Role

  • Oversee the delivery of planned works within agreed timescales and budgets
  • Review opportunities to improve cost base and supply chain
  • Engage with clients, attending client and contractor meetings, and submitting written weekly reports to the Directors
  • Management of reactive maintenance projects and any extra works as required
  • Ensure RAMS are available for all tasks carried out to ensure safe working practices
  • Ensure subcontractors are appropriately supervised and comply with contractual commitments and site operating processes.
  • Manage any queries or complaints in a timely manner
  • Attend and contribute to operational, management and internal team meetings
  • Maintain HSEQ in line with company procedures and industry legislation
  • Maintain records in line with company procedures ensuring compliance with GDPR


The Person

  • A relevant industry qualification, or demonstrable relevant working experience in the above mentioned sectors
  • CSCS & SMSTS certified
  • Strong technical understanding with previous experience working across multiple sites
  • Manage and prioritise a demanding and varying workload
  • Ability to interact sensitively with others
  • Pro-active, self-motivated and knows when to seek guidance
  • ability to work alone and as part of a team to achieve common objectives
  • Outgoing and able to communicate at all levels
  • A high level of confidentiality, tact and diplomacy
  • Good IT Skills, including Microsoft Office, and a full UK driving licence
  • Confident manner, with ability to work to deadlines, whilst remaining focussed
  • A good communicator able to deal with a range of people, tasks and obligations
  • Able to work under pressure and on your own initiative
  • Able to prioritise own workload and produce monthly reports


This challenging and exciting opportunity requires an individual with demonstrable hands on experience in the role of a Project or Contracts Manager, possessing experience in the above mentioned sectors. An attractive basic salary (permanent) and an extensive benefits package is on offer to the successful candidate, along with longevity of work given the company’s market leading status in this sector, and their dedication to continued and ambitious growth.

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