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Mechanical Special Projects Manager

Mechanical Special Projects Manager opportunity with Bower Fuller in Ipswich
Bower Fuller is a mechanical and electrical contractor that has been established for over 50 years, delivering projects up to a value of £6m. They operate throughout the East of England, London and the Home Counties from their offices in Suffolk and Kent.

Due to continued growth and success they are looking to appoint an experienced Mechanical Special Projects Manager to join their Special Projects team at their headquarters in Ipswich who undertake planned and preventative mechanical and electrical maintenance contracts within the region. Additionally, they work for end-user clients who entrust them to maintain and improve their property assets on one-off new build or refurbishment projects as principal contractor using our own labour and trade subcontractors.

About the role
As the Mechanical Special Projects Manager, you will be managing a small committed team of building services mobile engineers, together with admin back up and support from other resources such as SHEQ that are typical for a larger organisation.

Working closely with the team and other parts of the business, you will manage the day to day operations and the financial performance of the Special Projects business alongside an electrical colleague.

What you’ll need to succeed
The ideal candidate will come from a mechanical background within a contractor environment and be experienced in generating business through pricing and through strong relationships with new and existing clients. You will be skilful in managing multiple projects, ensuring customer satisfaction and maintaining a high level of service at all times. You will have the ability to liaise with key stakeholders at every level, both internally and externally and across a wide range of clients including main contractors and end users.

You will be skilled in programming, procurement, subcontract management, labour control and productivity. You will have a proven track record and experience of diagnosing faults, providing advice and solutions, managing repairs, and monitoring planned and preventative maintenance work.

You will be commercially aware and be happy to get involved in the detail when needed to build confidence within the team and with clients yet be able to delegate and inspire when needed whilst staying in control to manage a successful outcome.

What you'll get in return
In return, they are offering a competitive salary, car allowance, business mile, health insurance, generous holiday entitlement, company pension scheme and career and professional development.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Projects Manager to progress their career with a market leading, fast-moving business.

What you need to do now
If you are looking for a new challenge and to work for a forward-thinking employer who actively encourage professional and personal development and achievement, then please click apply now with your up to date CV.

For more information please visit or for an informal discussion please contact Billy Reckless who is the retained consultant working in partnership with Bower Fuller.

All third party and direct applicants will be sent directly to Billy Reckless at Hays Construction & Property to be screened as part of the recruitment process.

Competitive salary + car allowance and generous benefits package

Bower Fuller


Mechanical Special Projects Manager

Ipswich, UK

Published on 10 Jul 2019