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Senior Project Manager (Event Production)

Sector:
Type Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Reference: LA38524
Contact: Lanre Akanni
Contact Number: 0203 216 2556

Job Description

Do you will still have that almost childlike curiosity that makes you ask the right questions to enable you to keep improving your service on a personal and collective level? And is your passion and desire for live events as strong today as it was when you started your career? If so then this may be of interest to you.
Based just outside the City of London this growing agency has over 20 years of industry experience putting client engagement at the core of what they do, they have an insistent drive to continually push that creative envelope and now their growth plans require the need for a technically focused Senior Project Manager.

The Role
As the Senior Project Manager you will have a strong technical background because you will be the person who translates an event vision into a technical reality. Working with an internal team of producers, external suppliers and also the end client you will be able to easily deliver on a range of technical briefs allowing you to meet all relevant project objectives. You will take the lead on the technical aspects of a production in regards to all client pitches and then take responsibility for the design planning and delivery of the production ensuring that you keep to the project time lines and budgets.
Inside and outside the business you will be the sounding board and point of contact for all technical production requirements working alongside the Business Development Team, Account Directors and Operations Director to maximise opportunities across the company’s strong portfolio of accounts and helping the end clients meet their goals.
You will also be responsible for the management of technical crew, supplier contract negotiation, any necessary technical site visits along with all relevant H&S and RAMS

About You
Supporting your production background will be strong AV /lighting/staging experience, knowledge or understanding of the use of digital or interactive event solutions, complemented by an outstanding level project management expertise within an agency or similar environment. Some of the competencies that are second nature to you will include the creation of technical briefs, ability to design and create technical packages for a programme of events and a high level operational and team management. You will have been exposed to a range of events from small intimate meetings to large scale conferences for 3000- 4000 people. You will have the strength of character to successfully manage senior stakeholders, suppliers and multiple budgets in excess of £1m.
If you have experience of working in USA and /or with companies in the technology sector this would also be of interest.

The Offer
On offer is an excellent basic salary based on experience, the opportunity to work on a range of very dynamic projects for a growing list of clients in Europe and North America with a talented and creative team.So if you feel that your the person that could fit the bill then for further details and consideration apply now with your full CV.

NO SPONSORSHIP IS ON OFFER YOU MUST BE IN THE UK / COMING TO THE UK TO BE CONSIDERED OR HAVE THE APPROPRIATE WORKING VISA