Field Based Project Manager

Date added to site: 22/11/18

Location: Ideally located in the South of England. Although suitable candidates will be considered from the Midlands and surrounding areas

Salary:  Competitive, dependent on experience

Contract: Permanent following 6-month probationary period

Hours: Salary based upon 37.5hrs per week. However, non-standard working hours and unpaid overtime will be necessary at times

Holiday: 20 days (increasing by 1 for each full year served up to 25), 8 Statutory, +3 Christmas shutdown


Job Description

The successful candidate will receive product training and initial support from the Senior Project Manager. The successful candidate will then be expected to work unsupervised after a short period of time.

The main duties and responsibilities of the Project Manager will include, but are not limited to, the full range of Horton automatic door, curtain-wall and screen-work projects.

This will require liaison with the Horton contracts department, manufacturing departments, the clients/customers and installation teams to ensure projects are delivered timely, efficiently and within budget.

In addition, site measuring/surveying and pre-installation site checks will be required.


Core Competencies


  • A minimum of 5 years industry experience
  • Experience in the specification and Installation of automatic door systems
  • Experience in specification and site measuring/surveying of automatic door systems
  • BS EN 16005 Certification
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to use own initiative to deliver projects in a high pressure/high work-load environment
  • This role is field based, therefore appropriate facilities to enable working from home are required – i.e. home office/study (Please Note: Lap-top etc. will be provided by Horton)
  • Excellent customer service, commercial awareness and decision-making skills
  • The ability to react and deal with project changes swiftly and efficiently
  • Willingness to travel, acceptance of non-standard working hours and excellent geographical knowledge of the UK
  • Good IT skills – including knowledge of Word, Excel and Microsoft Office
  • Thorough knowledge and experience of UK construction sites and associated Health and Safety requirements
  • Understanding and experience of risk assessments and method statements


  • A working knowledge of AutoCAD
  • SMSTS/SSSTS Certification
  • CSCS Managers Card
  • Health and Safety qualifications

Personal Profile

  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team with a strong work ethic
  • Presentable in appearance
  • A CRB check will be undertaken
  • Full clean driving licence


You will be provided

  • Competitive Salary – Negotiable and dependent upon experience
  • Car allowance
  • Smart phone
  • Laptop

To apply, please email your CV here.


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