PROJECT DIRECTOR - Permanent – LONDON - Salary: Approx. £55,000 - Job ref: RC3078ES

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join this growing agency. They are looking for an experienced Project/Programme Director to join their operations team, responsible for the planning and delivery of a prestigious engagement programme. The role takes responsibility for the overall management and accountability of a full events programme. The successful candidate will be the main point of contact between the agency and key stakeholders in the client organisation. You will work with the Account Director to strategically grow the programme and increase its value, and ensure best practice is shared across all programmes. You will be responsible for the management of Project Leads and delivery teams across the programme to ensure all events are being delivered with the required resource, ensuring Project Leads are effectively managing programme specific Event Managers and Production Managers to keep programmes on track in accordance with agreed deadlines and programme timeline. You will liaise with the event delivery teams to ensure all client production requirements are met and take responsibility for the creation and briefing of the technical production for the overall programme. The successful candidate will have worked as part of an event agency in a senior role and gained significant experience project managing large-scale programmes. In addition, you will have a proven track record of senior stakeholder management, team management and supplier management; complex programme management; being the lead across multi projects with the ability to manage multiple event delivery teams; experience of multi-budget management with a combined value exceeding £1M+. You will also have strong technical production experience including; creation of technical briefs, industry knowledge & contacts, conducting technical site visits, liaison with AV companies, ability to design and create a technical production package for a programme of events. Strong experience in team management; ability to brief, manage and lead event delivery teams with a focus on operational excellence.

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