Head of Project Management

Head of Project Management

Do you have live event project management experience? Are you looking to work in a growing, international, fast paced, exciting and global business working with some of the world’s best known live acts and entertainers?

Would you like to work for the world’s largest, most exciting and innovative supplier of laser, special effects equipment and crew? ER Productions is the world record holder for the world’s largest laser display performed in Dubai in 2021, would you like to join the team and be part of delivering the most exciting displays on planet earth? This could be the job for you.

For the right candidates there are development and career opportunities as our business continues to implement our ambitious long term growth strategy. Our work will truly give you the opportunity to develop your skills and broaden your experience enabling you to develop and grow.

We want applicants that have experience in the touring and live events industry, managing people, project management experience, and have a willingness to learn about laser and special effects and improve and have brilliant can do attitude.

 

Purpose of The Role

Ensure the PM team are effective and structured so that the customer experience is consistent from beginning to end.

You will be working in a fast-paced international business across multiple time zones, therefore it is important that you have the following Skills and Experience:

  • Highly organised and able to deal with multiple projects at once

  • Computer literate and able to navigate online booking systems

  • A good understanding of Microsoft office programmes and good knowledge of excel

  • Good technical knowledge and understanding of live event technology

  • Ability to read plots and designs with knowledge of AutoCAD, SketchUp, Vector works and WYSIWYG or Depence

  • Good writing skills and ability to communicate

  • At least 10 years’ experience in a technical capacity in live events industry 

  • At least 5 years project management, dealing with clients and quotations in the live events industry

  • At least 3 years’ experience managing teams of at least 5

  • At least 2 years’ experience working in the touring industry

  • Able to get people to respond to requests for information

  • Operates with urgency

  • Ability to cope under pressure

  • Available outside of office hours

 

As Head of Project Management your responsibilities will include:

  • Responsible for a team of 6 delivering laser and special effects products and shows.

  • Ensure all enquiries are handled by the right Project Manager with the right experience.

  • Ensure all jobs are delivered and project-managed in line with the client’s expectations.

  • Ensure the PM team is effectively resourced, structured and trained to deliver a consistent client experience.

  • Ensure the PM team understand and recommend designs that are safe and do not put crew or artists in danger, make sure that all paperwork such as Health and Safety documents and risk assessments are completed properly with no mistakes and are delivered to the client on time where possible 21 days before the event

  • Take ownership of the PM department's commercial performance

  • ER global pricing policy is clear, documented, competitive and consistent globally

 

Package on Offer:

  • Salary: DOE

  • Overtime

  • Bupa Health Care

  • Company Pension Scheme

  • Mobile Phone

  • Apple Laptop

  • 4 Weeks holiday + Bank Holidays and Christmas shutdown

  • Participation in company bonus scheme after introductory period.

A little about us:

ER Productions is an international, award-winning laser show & laser system design and special effects specialist, with credits spanning high profile events, advertising, television and worldwide concert tours.

Constantly pushing the envelope when it comes to the ongoing development, manufacture and sourcing of cutting-edge laser & SFX products, we have the largest collection of laser solutions worldwide.

With offices in the UK, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Australia and USA, ER Productions is perfectly placed to deliver systems and show-stopping laser & SFX displays around the world.