Project Manager/Co-ordinator

Project Manager/Co-ordinator

6 month Contract

Bedford based with UK travel required

Our client requires a Project Manager/Co-ordinator for a series of events running across the UK.

The client runs outside events at weekends and Bank Holidays across the UK (including Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales). These events normally last 1 or 2 days plus there is set-up and de-rig at the beginning and end of the event.

Salary/hours: £28,500 pa

Duties:

  • Liaise with the client on project planning
  • Create, update and maintain a project plan
  • Organisation of staff training and training day
  • Agreement of event related/variable resource requirement
  • Be involved in the recruitment of an Event Support Team
  • Booking external elements (hotels, ferries, etc.)
  • Liaison with our transport providers/drivers to organise vehicle and driver requirements
  • Possible sourcing of equipment such as generators and sandbags for events
  • Working with the Supervisor to estimate and source pre and post event resource requirements
  • Ensuring that any ad-hoc costs are agreed by the client and appropriately logged to be charged
  • Production of pre-event picking lists and last minute changes
  • Production of post event review and post-event meetings as required
  • Liaise with the finance department to ensure the appropriate billing of any work

The Project Manager/Co-ordinator would be required to work a 5-day week, but with events taking place at weekends the project manager will be expected to be available to attend some events and be on call to help resolve any logistical issues on event days.

Hotel accommodation will be provided when stop-overs are required

Reasonable allowance for subsistence (lunches, dinner etc.)

The successful candidate should be:

  • Flexible and prepared to work weekends including Bank Holiday
  • Prepared to stay overnight at event venues
  • Prepared to be CRB checked (or already have such documents)

Please note that at times due to the volume of applications we may not be able to respond to each person individually. If you do not hear from us within 7 days we're sorry you have not been successful this time. Please do not let this stop you applying for other positions you may be suitable for. Good Luck!

Please note that at times due to the volume of applications we may not be able to respond to each person individually. If you do not hear from us within 7 days were sorry you have not been successful this time. Please do not let this stop you applying for other positions you may be suitable for. Good Luck!

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Posted
05/01/2022
Location
Bedford, England, UK