Exhibition Project Manager

  • £20,001 - £30,000
  • Home Counties
  • This position has been filled

Andy File Associates Limited is working on behalf of its client as a Recruitment Agency with regards this permanent vacancy.

Our client is an award winning creative agency specialising in exhibitions and brand experiences, established for over 20 years. They are currently seeking an experienced Exhibition Project Manager from a creative background to join the team to manage and deliver projects to a high standard and within required timescales and budgets.

Job Role

  • To manage client projects to agreed specifications on time and on budget
  • To maintain regular client contact and ensure the client is kept fully abreast of project progress at all times
  • To ensure that all administrative processes and procedures are adhered to and completed in a timely manner
  • Constantly review preferred suppliers in order to ensure that our partners are matched in terms of capability, value, creativity and quality
  • Conduct project meetings to ensure all stakeholders are fully aware of roles, responsibilities and deadlines within each project
  • Deliver and manage client projects onsite and undertake any other travel where necessary
  • Be proactive and solutions-driven on all deliverables, seeking the most cost-effective solutions and suitable contractors
  • Read and understand technical drawings
  • Manage the pre-production (planning) stage as well as the onsite production
  • Whenever necessary, source and negotiate with subcontractors, production suppliers, internal and external supply chain, to ensure each project is successfully resourced, budgeted and managed, and delivered according to Company processes

Skills and Experience

  • Exhibition Project Management experience
  • Exceptional planning, problem solving and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to influence and gain agreement at management and senior level
  • Good analytical skills combined with ability to recognise and implement plans
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • The ideal candidate will be able to hit the ground running, working efficiently within a group or as an individual
  • Demonstrate in depth knowledge and understanding of the global exhibition industry
  • Strong administrative, organisational and time management skills
  • The ability to manage a changing workload, prioritise accordingly and remain calm under pressure
  • Prepared to travel when necessary
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Fully proficient in the Microsoft Suite
  • Good commercial awareness
  • Excellent budget management and negotiation skills

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Tagged as: Attention to detail, Budgets, Creativity, Deadlines, Overseas travel, Project Management, Stand build