Senior Project Manager

The Company:

Skyline Whitespace is a busy creative exhibition design and production company based in Wimbledon, SW London. We have a dedicated team of exhibition and event professionals who are devoted to designing powerful experiences through exceptional stand design, great storytelling and innovative engagement tools that bring to life a client’s brand and deliver real results both for the client and its audiences.

Summary description:

Skyline Whitespace are looking for a proactive and self-driven individual with proven experience of managing and delivering large exhibition projects.

Overall requirements:

  • Experienced candidates with proven capability of managing the delivery of bespoke exhibition projects/events
  • Comfortable liaising with various internal teams and external suppliers
  • Professional, confident and competent client facing correspondence and meetings
  • A good understanding of materials, finishing and overall pre-production process
  • A good understanding of the construction side of the process (on site)

The role:

  • End-to-end project management using existing tools (inc Filemaker)
  • Liaising with the internal team, build and production partners
  • Create project timelines
  • Costings: negotiations with suppliers, work out margins
  • Providing full cost breakdowns to the internal team
  • Liaise with customers and accounts on invoicing
  • Managing all digital elements of the project alongside AV suppliers
  • Managing graphics requirements – create elevations when need be
  • Technical working drawings where required (based on design supplied)
  • Overseeing production (check materials, finish etc)
  • Assisting with the production of client presentations and where required face to face presentations alongside the team
  • Order services as per client’s requirements – liaise with venue
  • Take care of all documentation – insurance, transport, H&S etc – liaise with relevant contacts
  • Regular reporting to internal team
  • On-site project management, including overseeing stand installation, event day support and breakdown

Skills required:

  • Excellent communication, information management and time management skills.
  • Be able to work individually and as part of a team
  • Be available to work from the office in Colliers Wood and potential face to face with clients at their offices
  • Able to travel internationally and have a valid passport
  • Be familiar in using excel, creating spreadsheets and schedules
  • Able to understand design, working drawings and content management for AV requirements
  • To demonstrate use of proven project management methodology
  • Ambition, flexibility, confidence and a proactive and creative approach.
  • The ability to communicate at a high level with business clients.
  • A willingness to take on responsibility and use initiative to ensure we meet all service levels applicable to our business client base.
  • Have a full driving licence

If you’d like to apply for this position, please send a copy of your CV using the following link: careers@skylinewhitespace.com