Site Installation Manager (m/f)


Overview of the Role:

As a Site Installation Manager, you will be a key member of Knapp UK’s Project Team. The main role will consist of enforcing safe working procedures of Knapp installation teams and subcontractors as required by the Health & Safety Regulations such as Construction, Design and Management regulations 2015.

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.

Tasks & Functions:

  • Overall responsibility for Management of Health & Safety
  • Managing on site personnel and sub-contractors on a day to day basis.
  • Local programme management in conjunction with the Knapp Project Manager
  • Maintaining the relevant site Knapp H&S procedures and documentation
  • Management of the general day to day running of the project.
  • Carrying out regular safety audits and checks.
  • Organisation and coordination of material and plant deliveries arriving on site and coordination of their return.
  • General office tasks (minutes of essential site meetings, documentation and management of agreed open issues)
  • Administration of apartments for installation teams (hand-over of keys, documentation of occupancy etc. if required)
  • Issue weekly reports to the client and Knapp project manager
  • Ensure Knapp processes and procedures are carried out on site.


Professional & Experience requirements:

  • Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) qualification or equivalent
  • Systematic approach to dealing with problems and issues
  • Excellent interpersonal and client management skills
  • Ability to organize both day to day tasks and prepare for future tasks as detailed in the project programme
  • An understanding of the installation of Material Handling Systems is essential
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft suite of applications
  • Report production (internal and client progress reports)

Emotional requirements

  • Motivation / dependability / appearance / business trip: Positive, constructive, and self-confident attitude towards the company and towards position (role model for colleagues and representative of the company) Ability to form own opinion and make decisions in pressure situations and can see through these decision to completion. Sales-oriented appearance. Willing to travel frequently for business trips.
  • Internal and external perceptions / creativity: Can understand one’s role as well as the role of the business partner, even in difficult situations, to find sustainable solutions.
  • Communication and work relationships: Able to communicate well with various groups of people, is able to see things from the perspective of others, and can deal sensitively with customers and contractors.
  • Economic thinking: Able to act and thinks economically, and handles resources responsibly.
  • Reliability: Adheres to performance targets agreed upon and promises.
  • Skills in conflict: Able to identify tensions, openly address problems, deal with any conflicts and to provide viable solutions.
  • Willingness to learn / improvements: Willing and able to continually learn and acquire further expertise for the continuous improvement of processes, in order to keep up with the current demands.

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