Project Director Job at Bompas & Parr | The Dots
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41 days ago
  • Level Senior
  • Professions Project Director
  • Type Full Time
  • Location London, United Kingdom

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Bompas & Parr is recruiting a Project Director, for a fixed term contract providing maternity cover for a duration of 13 months starting in March 2021.
Bompas & Parr is a creative, dynamic and fast-moving company. Our work ranges from publishing books on mixology to creating indoor rainbows. We’re a fun, close-knit organization who love what we do and do what we love.
The role will Project Director maternity cover with at least 5 years’ experience and thrives on managing and executing highly creative and ambitious projects that provide vivid, unique and unforgettable experiences we would love to hear from you. You will be the driving force behind the scenes making everything run smoothly.
  • Manage and produce one of a kind projects from ideation to completion
  • Deliver unique design concepts and consultancy to clients
  • Full account management focussing on long-term client strategy to ensure projects are leveraged to maximise budgets and KPI’s
  • Establish project strategies to reduce project risk, issues and costs and ensure feasibility of ideas
  • Stakeholder management underpinned by strong professional relationship building
  • Protect the creative and see it realised in alignment with the clients’ business needs
  • End-to-end project management, project planning, reporting and analysis
  • Onsite event management and client management
  • Competent design consultancy alongside event management
  • Complete financial management; project forecasting, budgeting, reporting and reconciliation
  • High level project and team leadership
  • Work with the Directors to bring in repeat and new business
General Responsibilities
  • Actively drive new business
  • Project financial management
  • Creative development
  • Project management
  • Project risk management
  • Process and procedure development
  • Vision input and development
  • Mentoring
  • Leading creative groups and cultural influences / experiences
Client management and relationships
  • Build strong and fruitful relationships with key client accounts by serving as a strategic partner and trusted advisor to clients
  • Be totally ‘in-tune’ with clients’ business needs and subsequent opportunities
  • Manage all client requests and work seamlessly with the events team to implement efficient team output
  • Provide analytical approaches to problem solve and soar above clients’ expectations
  • Work with the creative team from concept to construction to ensure best value in line with client budget
Project management
  • Manage multi-event and design budgets across the entire project life-cycle
  • Manage creative development in line with production capabilities and budget
  • Establish the best operational approach for each event
  • Liaise with client procurement teams and plan and co-ordinate tender documents and preparation of estimates and contracts
  • Develop strong and effective partnerships with all team members to ensure effective project development and delivery
  • Ensure clear lines of communication between team members, ensuring all deadlines are met
  • Produce, oversee and keep up-to-date client presentations (written and visual)
  • Create all project administration documents such as estimates, scopes of work, timelines, briefing documents, production schedules, delivery plans, project progress status reports, H&S checklists, COSHH requirements, design risk assessments and construction phase plans
  • Coordinate client meetings; create meeting agendas, take meticulous notes and write succinct contact reports
  • Co-ordination of project evaluation reviews, financial reports and overall success metrics analysis
  • Identify the necessary creative and production skills and project team required
  • Production Manage and contract third-party contractors and suppliers and ensure we receive the best price and service available
  • Manage all technical production requirements
  • Manage Construction Design Management (CDM) where required
  • Write briefs for design, structural build, audio visual, staffing, venue hire and props
Project management
  • Create briefing documentation for staff, contractors and crew including event H&S procedures and checklists
  • Full onsite management of risks and H&S
  • Onsite management of multiple suppliers and contractors
  • Manage the build and de-rig process, timeline and crew members
  • Onsite client management to ensure smooth event execution against the brief
  • Creation of client estimates including multiple currencies
  • Advanced budgeting skills up to £750k
  • Demonstrate costs value/efficiency to clients and be able to justify itemised costs
  • Completion of all financial aspects of the project including: Estimates - fees and production costs, sub-contractor negotiation, monitoring head hours, tracking expenses and head hours, PO’s, invoices, reconciliation and internal financial reports
  • At least five years of client services experience
  • At least five years agency experience
  • At least five years live event experience managing complex events and build
  • End-to-end event management, event logistics and live event execution
  • Demonstrated account competencies: client focus, accountability for results, attention to detail and professional confidence
  • Outstanding operational and reporting skills
  • Experience of working in a creative/design lead environment
  • Curiosity for learning about client businesses and a passion for solving business challenges
  • Flawless delivery of client commitments, exceeding client expectations
  • High level of self-motivation, discretion, time management, diligence and attention to detail
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office, Google apps and Keynote
  • Deep knowledge of the events, arts, contemporary culture, hospitality and F&B industry
  • Competent in Keynote, Google apps and Microsoft Office
  • Digital experience would be ideal
  • Able to adapt to change and respond positively when faced with complex scenarios
  • Able to work autonomously, investigate and think analytically to problem-solve in
  • Experience in a high volume, fast paced and dynamic environment
  • Experience with working across multiple projects at once
  • Working within a fast-paced environment
  • Must be able to understand all the different elements involved in the journey of an extraordinary experience
  • Be an advocate for creative collaboration and excellence creative and intelligent manner
  • Be a self-starter with excellent judgement and decision-making skills
  • Willingness to work flexible hours
  • Excellent industry contacts within the events world
  • Line manager of an Account Manager and Technical Account Manager. Alongside writing and conducting quarterly personal development plans and supporting your team to flourish and meet their goals
  • Have full oversight and provide senior support to Account Managers with their projects
  • Be innately driven to succeed, optimistic and future focused
  • Possess a clear passion and energy for Bompas & Parr
  • Undertake any other duties as may be reasonably required
  • Able to travel internationally
  • Be able to speak knowledgeably about all aspects of the work of Bompas & Parr and to support the organisation’s principal aims and objectives
  • Communicate regularly and effectively with the Directors and to seek support from appropriate staff at the earliest opportunity should problems arise

Skills Required

  • Project Direction

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