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Job description

JMR are exclusively recruiting for a Project Lead for our prestigious client who design bespoke seating for cinemas, theatres and entertainment venues throughout the UK and Europe. They are involved from survey to design and installation working with and contractors and quite often acting as principal contractor for the client.
Role Description

  • Head of Projects – in addition to below will also oversee the Project Managers and Project Administrators. Reports to Directors
  • To facilitate the completion of projects in a timely and cost-effective manner
  • Ensure all deadlines are met
  • Work closely with the Production Planner to ensure smooth running of all projects
  • Take joint responsibility with other management towards multi-level quality assurance/inspection standards.
  • To use and update the Project Tracker daily working closely with the Project Team to always ensure completeness – to be treated as a live document
  • Liaise with the Finance team and Purchasing manager in relation to budgets and finances
  • Act in a pro-active way to cut costs by:

1. Find better prices than those on your budget.

2. Ensure that any items are contra or backcharged where relevant

  • Receive the hand-over in full from the sales team – accepting the hand-over if all information is present. If the hand-over is incomplete, return to sales team for review.
  • Create hard copy files for Installation teams, production, office - per project
  • Order/Book installation teams via the Installation Manager
  • Order/Book transportation & any other ‘non-production’ necessities – using Sage PO system
  • Ensure all deadlines are met, ensuring all orders are placed and confirmed in time to meet the lead times required
  • In the event of client dissatisfaction/complaint, ensure that an active approach is taken to investigate, resolve and report to all parties involved.
  • Always ensuring that things are dealt with in a timely manner and that the client is always fully aware.
  • Attend Project Meetings when scheduled & fully prepare any information that will be needed.
  • ISO9001 – assist the company to complete all tasks required. Maintain the Complaints Log/Comments Log efficiently.


  • Ensure that nothing is left in an ambiguous or ‘open-ended’ conclusion
  • Use the phone whenever possible and back up with email, do not rely on email alone.
  • Ensure that emails are accessible 24/7 & respond within 12 hours
  • Constant and effective communication with clients, suppliers, production, sales to ensure a transparent and efficient company process
  • Communication by email – to respond to all emails on the day of receipt and ensure that all relevant parties are cc-ed as necessary

Team / Organisational Work

  • To ensure confidentiality on all appropriate matters, and recognise that any breach of this confidentiality will be treated seriously
  • To ensure that all work is to the highest quality whilst complying with all company standards
  • To foster a ‘can do’ culture by actively seeking solutions to problems
  • To foster a good working relationship with all whom the job interacts
  • To be responsible for conforming to the policies and procedures as set out in the staff handbook, including health & safety requirements and attending courses as directed
  • To attend staff meetings as required

Personal Development

  • To identify own on-going educational needs and discuss with your Line Manager
  • To be prepared to develop skills that are required to meet the demands of the role as it evolves over time
  • To always conduct yourself in a professional manner
  • To carry out all aspects of your role positively and with enthusiasm


  • Read, Understand & Carry out the tasks as per the Company’s Process Document

If you feel you have the necessary experience and qualifications for this role please apply and a member of the JMR team will be in touch thanks


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