Scenic Project Manager


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Bluetownonline Ltd
£40,000- £50,000
Contract Type:
Full Time
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About the job

Job Title: Scenic Project Manager

Location: Borehamwood

Salary: £40,000- £50,000

Job Type: Full Time

Light Fantastic Production Services Ltd provide high quality lighting, audio, video and scenic solutions to the live events industry. Our clients rely on us to deliver bespoke production solutions to a wide range of prestige live events across the UK & Europe.

The role will be heavily customer facing, working with our existing clients to service a diverse range of projects as well as proactively seeking opportunities for business development. In the role you will see projects through from initial quotation to final delivery. You will lead teams on site delivering projects to a high standard and act as an ambassador for the company.

The ideal candidate will have a strong background in scenic construction for live events along with a good working knowledge of resistant materials. You must be able to interpret briefs to turn them into accurate quotations taking into account material and labour requirements. You should be able to produce detailed construction drawings to communicate your vision to our workshop team, site team and other stakeholders. Most importantly, you must be a hands-on leader, able to lead build teams on site in a proactive manner.

You must be enthusiastic, eloquent and comfortable producing quotes, presenting to clients, handling budgets, managing logistics and growing / developing business opportunities. You must be able to demonstrate experience within the production industry and have a good range of professional contacts and knowledge alongside a positive, can-do attitude. You must possess excellent organisational skills and be highly computer literate. Excellent interpersonal skills will be essential along with a good sense of humour!

Due to the nature of the live events industry working hours will be flexible and will include evening and weekend work. A full driving license will be extremely beneficial.

  • Personal Private Healthcare provided by BUPA
  • Company Pension
  • 30 days paid holiday (including Public Holidays)
  • Employee Reward & Recognition Scheme
  • Ongoing specific training opportunities - IPAF/ First aid etc
  • Company laptop
  • Cash birthday gift
  • Staff facilities including fresh ground coffee, vending machine & pool table


  • Ensure projects are delivered to a high standard, leveraging company resources to ensure we continually exceed client expectations
  • Liaise with clients to understand project requirements, briefs & deadlines
  • Attend site visits & client meetings as required to develop projects collaboratively
  • Interpret project briefs and translate them into quotations & initial drawings
  • Cost and budget each project accurately and efficiently using our Rental Management software
  • Liaise with clients in a timely fashion as the project develops
  • Keep specifications & budgets up to date as the project develops
  • Order materials as required in conjunction with the workshop manager
  • Create construction drawings to support project designs using Autocad
  • Create project paperwork to communicate project requirements to internal & external staff
  • Create Health & Safety paperwork to support project designs
  • Manage logistics across multiple projects to ensure efficient and cost-effective use of internal & external resources
  • Liaise with internal & external suppliers to ensure appropriate resourcing for each project
  • Adopt a creative approach to problem solving and adapt and react to changing circumstances at speed
  • Supervise projects on site, managing all aspects of delivery from load in to load out
  • Supervise internal and external suppliers & staff on site to ensure the efficient delivery of projects
  • Liaise with venues to build positive relationships and ensure projects are delivered within required parameters
  • Liaise with clients on site to ensure their expectations are met at all times
  • Finalise projects following completion, debriefing with clients, internal staff & external suppliers where required.
  • Build & nurture long term relationships with clients
  • Proactively seek opportunities for business development
  • Act as an ambassador for the business at all times
  • Seek to continually learn & grow your technical, project management & interpersonal skills
  • Be comfortable asking for guidance & support when required
  • Maintain a strong awareness of developing trends, materials and technologies
  • Be prepared to share your expertise to develop and grow other staff
  • Ensure you are presentable at all times when face to face with clients
  • Champion and promote best practice in all areas of project delivery
  • Champion and promote best practice in all areas of Health & Safety
  • Operate within all LPFS protocols and procedures
  • Adopt a positive, can-do attitude to all challenges
  • Support the Senior Leadership Team in developing processes and procedures to improve all aspects of the company's operations
  • Undertake any other tasks as reasonably requested

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