Project Leader (Sporting Event Installations)

JM&Co Recruitment Ltd
Bicester (Oxfordshire) & Field Based
£30000/annum Basic of £23,000 (£30,000 OTE)
18 Jun 2017
18 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client, a successful event branding business is seeking a Project Leader to join their team. Pre-planning, implementing and leading each project to the satisfaction of the client, venue (to include horse racing, cricket, snooker venues etc.) and Sales / Administration team, this is a key location based / client facing role to maximise efficiency / profitability and representation of the company.

Job Description

Responsible and accountable for the delivery of services provided by the businesses logistics team during their projects.
To be responsible for a project from pre-planning to post event reporting.
Identify and consider resources required for each project, oversee loading of vehicles, plus installation and removal of the assignment to meet the client and venue expectations.
Attend 'kick off’ meeting at the inception of a project.
Identify resources required such as structures, fixings, staffing, plant etc, with Operations Manager.
Plan and load vehicles.
Communicate with Client and venue on site.
Adhere to Health & Safety requirements for installation team on site.
Lead and implement installation and de-rig (removal) process, cost efficiently.
Report missing or damaged stock upon return to depot.
Project report at weekly operations meetings.
Often working during weekends and Bank Holidays, sometimes involving overnight stays.


Responsible for each Project:

Identify transport and plant resource itinerary, planning and safety in consultation with the Operations Manager.
Structure requirement, crew deployment, task assignment.
Task quality control and redeployment on site.
Crew discipline, appearance and politeness.
Liaison with colleagues and customers when on site.
Post event reporting.

Keys to success

Good communication skills to liaise with venue, client and logistics team.
To understand the brief, with a Professional 'Client Facing' approach and attention to detail.
Advanced organisational skills with the ability to multi-task and pre-plan projects (aiming for 6 weeks in advance).
Problem solving and proactive approach, to overcome any unforeseen obstacles should they arise.

Experience Suggested

A practical experience / background of building site or shop fitting installations.
Knowledge and ability to work with various types of fitting/installation; use of hand and power tools, as appropriate.
Driving licence (essential).
Good inter-personal and organisational skills.
Good time management and decision making skills.

This is a hands-on / field based opportunity seeking an autonomous individual with strong problem solving, communication and team working skills