Trainee Project Manager

Careers In Design (Recruitment) Limited
12 Feb 2017
12 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

This company creates beautifully designed handmade curtains, blinds and accessories working with interior designers, private clients and property developers.

With a very heavy workload and plenty of new orders coming in they are looking to employ a trainee Project Manager with a background and genuine interest in interior furnishings. They are also interested in talking to people who have a proven track record of Project Management.

To begin with (unless you come in at a more experienced level) you will sit with a Project Manager and learn the following, working on smaller jobs initially before moving up to larger jobs:

  • Training to use their in house Curtain / Blind Quoting System
  • Sending out estimates
  • Liaising with Customers on fabric choices and finishes
  • Attending site meetings for more complicated jobs
  • Writing worksheets for the makers
  • Going out and meeting potential customers (after knowledge has been built up)
  • Ordering fabrics, hanging systems from suppliers using their in-house ordering system
  • Communicating with fitters

Person / Experience Required:

  • A good level of further education including a strong grasp of maths and a very good eye for detail
  • Must be able to multi-task and be comfortable with working on different projects at the same time
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Good communication skills are required as you will need to converse with the customer directly