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Senior Project Manager

Job Added: 30 July 2019
Applications Close: 29 August 2019
Level: Senior
Contract: Full Time
Based: London
Salary: Undisclosed
Website: acrylicize.com
Twitter: @acrylicize

Come join Acrylicize, a multidisciplinary creative studio. We blend art, design and branding to create experiences that connect people with spaces. Our projects are defined by a devotion to craft and narrative, championing art’s enduring ability to tell powerful stories that connect us with our environments.

We are looking for an experienced Senior Project Manager to look after our clients and the logistics of our exciting projects, from initial briefing through to installation. You will work very closely with the Managing Director and Head of Projects. Travel may be required from time-to-time.

Main Responsibilities:

- Act as main point of contact for clients from conception through to after-sales care
- Deliver projects within agreed budget and deadlines
- Create costing documents for clients including estimates, quotes, and finalised fee agreements
- Manage multiple projects at anytime on a range of budgets
- Work closely with suppliers to negotiate and agree prices
- Continuously update Managing Director and Head of Projects on all budget related issues
- Keep project team updated on key deliverables and progress
- Work closely with Head of Projects to resource design time to team
- Work closely with Creatives to advise on how projects can be executed in terms of materiality and techniques
- Source materials, products, and props for projects
- Coordinate site visits and communicate information to the internal team
- Oversee installations on site
- Act as the main point of communication for clients, suppliers, and collaborators

Required Skills:

- An education in the design field
- Proven experience delivering projects in the design industry at a range of scales and across multiple disciplines
- Experience handling accounts and dealing directly with clients
- Prior project management related experience is preferable
- Experience working with relatively large production budgets up to £500,000
- Excellent organisational skills
- Fantastic written and verbal communication skills
- A passion for quality in every endeavour
- A hunger to constantly improve the studio’s output
- A good knowledge of InDesign
- Working knowledge of CAD software

A bit about our benefits:

- 25 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays
- 4% matching contributory pension scheme (3 months in)
- Private Medical Insurance (6 months in)
- A whole host of team social activities

How to apply