Window Systems Project Leader: London: Lighting

Whitehead Recruitment Ltd
11 May 2017
10 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Window Systems Project Leader: London: Lighting

Overall Job Purpose:

In this position, you would be responsible for our clients window systems operational activities in Europe and Africa.

Our client is the leading manufacturer of lighting controls worldwide, their unsurpassed quality, the breadth and depth of our product offerings, and their commitment to servicing their worldwide customers has resulted in double digit growth annually. This growth has in turn allowed the company to continue to invest in recruiting and retaining the best people they can find to service their customers.

They offer a competitive compensation and benefits package and a dynamic and professional work environment. They also offer continued growth through increased job responsibilities, courses offered and advancement opportunities.

They have an immediate opening for a Window Systems Project Leader. In this position, you would be responsible for their window systems operational activities in Europe and Africa.

Day to day responsibilities include:

1. Project management for key jobs - working with the specification and general sales team on commercial and larger residential opportunities ensuring that projects are successful and profitable.

2. Resolution of problem jobs - escalation point for a range of issues including technical (operational and compatibility); product quality (manufacturing issues, discontinuation of fabrics and product); logistics.

3. General operational responsibilities - ensuring customer enquiries, specifications, quotations and orders are managed promptly and successfully.

4. Education of customers and organisation - working with the business unit and training team to provide appropriate information to customers and the sales team which increases business and reduces queries and order errors.


  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in window shading or other relevant industry, in a product or project management role
  • Strong technical and installation know-how, very hands-on
  • Ability to project manage jobs to successful completion
  • Experience of dealing with a variety of customers and stakeholders including high level management and end users
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Computer literate and technically competent
  • Familiar with CRM's
  • Two or more European languages a plus