Project Manager

Southampton, UK
06 Sep 2019
02 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Project Manager / Contracts Manager

This is a great opportunity for a Project Engineer or Contracts Engineer to step up to a Project Management / Contracts Manager position. We also welcome applications from experienced Project Managers and Contracts Managers.

The company are leaders in process cooling and heating sector, working with OEMs and other production environments throughout Europe.

They deal with heating and cooling applications within food & bev, chemical, plastics, electronics, data centres and more.


You will already have exposure to project management duties, although this maybe limited to date you will be ready for more autonomy.

You will be comfortable sizing and selecting equipment whether that be electrical or mechanical and be able to calculate flow rates of air, water or cable sizing if electrically biased.

You will have experience using AutoCAD to design layouts and systems.

You will already have some relevant work experience, perhaps you are knowledgeable about HVAC, refrigeration, building services, air handling units, ventilation, electrical systems. You will be able to utilise and apply this transferable knowledge.

It is likely you will have recently held a position as; Project Engineer, Project Manager, Contracts Engineer, Sales Engineer, Design Engineer looking for a project and commercially focused role.

Duties of the Contracts Manager

This role is demanding and challenging and involves cradle to grave project management where you will spend 50% of your time with customers and 50% at head office.

As Contracts Manager you will own each project, managing 4-5 simultaneously at any time

Day to day you liaise with all parties involved in a project, starting with sales engineer colleagues, clients and subcontractors

Holding kick off meetings

Sub contractors will include M&E engineers, mainly electrical engineers and pipe fitters.

You will produce schematic diagrams for pipework and modifications on CAD/Auto CAD Light

Size and specify equipment and components and gain agreement from client

You are likely to have achieved degree or HND level education

You'll join a team who are hard-working and who support each other and with their many years technical experience they will support you.

We are looking for a strong personality, thick skinned, technically competent, organised and able to prioritise under pressure. A strong work attitude, enthusiasm and energy is sought after.


Salary £30K - £40K
Company car
25 days holiday (Up to 30 days' holiday plus 8 Bank Holidays - increasing with service)
Paid sick leave after qualifying period
Bupa cash back plan
Childcare voucher
Cycle to work scheme
Life assurance (3x salary)

WR HVAC are #1 recruitment partner for HVAC jobs. Our customers include a range of large and small manufacturers and suppliers of heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration equipment. We recruit UK wide predominetly for sales jobs and engineering jobs.

WR is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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