Senior Project Manager (m/f)

The role

To project manage Knapp Group projects ensuring they are completed on time, within budget, and that they meet the customers’ agreed specification and scope. The focus will be on large scale projects in the region of E20M upwards although in the absence of projects of this scale several smaller projects could be potentially managed in unison dependant on complexity and size.

To support the Sales team in walking through prospective customers from sale through to handover of a completed installation to the customer services team.

The position will be for projects based mostly in the UK however it may be necessary to work outside the UK as and when required.

  • Issue weekly and monthly reports to inform the Company of progress against budget and programme, listing any cost variations, identifying significant problem areas and with updated payment schedule.
  • Manage both contractual and cost elements of projects escalating any issues to the appropriate line manager as required
  • Maintain and manage the project time schedule and issue any updates and both internally and to the customer as required.
  • Ensure with assistance from the design Knapp design teams that all design requirements have been meet in line with the customers specifications.
  • Ensure that the customer is fully aware of the specifications of the system and is aware of the expected sequence of installation including key dates for customer supply elements such as, power supplies for panels, new totes on site, free issue equipment etc
  • Manage the tasks of procurement to ensure that lead times are in line with the issued project programme and contract.


  • Proven track record in delivering projects across a broad spectrum within an associated industry
  • Minimum HNC in mechanical or electrical engineering or similar discipline
  • Prince 2 Practitioner or equivalent
  • Good working knowledge of MS Project, Excel and Word
  • Knowledge of intralogistical processes and solutions
  • Excellent dealing with business partners and in-house interfaces
  • Knowledge of IT tools used in the own professional field
  • Modern foreign language spoken and written (English obligatory)

Important behaviours to have in line with our company values

    • Reliability – A consistent team member
    • Openness – Always approachable and helpful
    • Determination – Gives their best to the end to
      complete tasks
    • Respect – Shows consideration for others
    • Creativity – Is resourceful and innovative

Company benefits

  • KNAPP will contribute up to 6% pension
  • Private healthcare with Vitality
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee referral scheme
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Employee of the Quarter awards

Are you looking for new challenges? Do your eyes sparkle with enthusiasm when you talk about your specialist area? Do you gladly take on responsibility? Are you able to grasp complex issues? Are you brave enough to take new paths and do you view changes as exciting opportunities?

Then apply now! We look forward to getting to know you.


Here are a few tips for a successful application.

Complete + online + authentic = good chances


The following documents are important to us:

  • Cover letter (please indicate your core areas in the case of speculative applications)
  • CV (résumé) in tabular format with a photo
  • Diploma certificates and evidence of professional experience


Please only apply via our application tool.

Tip: Apply for current vacancies to maximize your chances. In the case of speculative applications, it can take some time before we have an appropriate offer for you.


Once you have completed the first two steps, you are a good deal closer to your new job. If your educational and professional backgrounds fit one of our job opportunities we will invite you to an interview in person.

The interview is the most important part of the application process. Above all, we look for authenticity. During the interview, we will find out whether our expectations match each other and whether a long-term cooperation can be formed.


Bewerbungsprozess Onlinebewerbung1. Apply online

Bewerbungsprozess Erhalt der Empfangsbestätigung2. Confirmation of receipt sent

Bewerbungsprozess Sichtung der Bewerbungsunterlagen durch Fach- und Personalabteilung3. Human Resources and specific department look at your documents

Bewerbungsprozess Rückmeldung und Einladung zum Vorstellungsgespräch4. If we like what we see: invitation to an interview in person

Bewerbungsprozess erstes persönliches Gespräch5. The excitement builds: first interview in person

Bewerbungsprozess eventuell zweites persönliches Gespräch6. If necessary: second interview in person

Bewerbungsprozess Rückmeldung bzw. Einstellung7. Do we fit well together? Welcome to KNAPP!

To ensure a speedy application process, please only apply via our application tool. After submitting your application you will receive a confirmation of receipt.


KNAPP U.K. Limited
Chalgrove, Oxfordshire
Great Britain
Full time


Kirsty Johnson

Kirsty Johnson

Human Resources
Unit 60 Monument Business Park Warpsgrove Lane, Chalgrove OX44 7RW Oxfordshire Großbritannien