Role Overview
The Production Projects team deliver a wide variety of live event solutions to our clients. We are looking for a hard-working, dynamic, committed, and self-motivated individual to join our growing team of Project Managers. The successful candidate will work well within a team, have a good working knowledge of industry-standard equipment, and will care about our clients to ensure that all jobs are completed to a high standard. This is a hands-on, client-facing role. We pride ourselves in producing excellent events which surpass our client’s expectations. The Project Managers are key to maintaining this reputation, we expect the individual fulfilling this role to aim for “Excellence in Production” in every aspect of the role.

Responsibilities of the Role:
The primary responsibility of the Production Project Manager is to provide experienced leadership in the planning and delivery of event production projects true to our values.

Project Management:

  • Oversee the successful delivery of production projects from brief to execution.
  • Be the main point of contact for clients on a day-to-day basis.
  • Work with internal teams and partners.
  • Meet with clients, listen, and understand their situation, build relationship and rapport, and help articulate their brief.
  • Prepare suitable quotes, designs, and technical solutions that serve the client’s situation.
  • Provide experience and knowledge to projects to ensure proposals balance our creative & technical ambition alongside a safe and practical delivery while offering great value to our clients.
  • Communicate proposals to your client, validating that the proposal is suitable and make changes as required.

The lead person who will:

  • Produce prep lists with the support of the engineering team to best utilise our internal assets and sub-hires when required
  • Book and manage internal team resources and external freelancers.
  • Book and manage third-party partners or suppliers.
  • Prepare and communicate Production documents, CDM documents and plans.
  • Oversee financial control of the project ensuring it is within budget and timeframe.
  • Provide leadership to the onsite team and actively manage the team and third parties.
  • Project review – did you exceed Client expectations, deliverables, team, and costs.
  • Post events follow-up. Identify opportunities for further support.
  • To follow and lead the team in meeting the company’s Health and Safety policies

Client Relationship:

  • Foster long-term relationships with clients.
  • Support the business development team through strategies, phone calls, exhibitions etc.
  • Onsite relationship management with clients, always willing to listen and collaborate with them.
  • Be adaptable to changes and make decisions to support the team and client.

The Person:

  • Values and invests in relationships with others, team members, and clients.
  • Driven to learn and innovate to find new solutions.
  • Listens to understand problems with the view to help find solutions.
  • Proactive, good stewardship of available resources, and able to use own initiative to solve problems.
  • Committed to delivering quality and professionalism with a high attention to detail.
  • Team orientated with demonstrable leadership skills.
  • Calm under pressure, extremely organised, proactive with excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Able and willing to travel throughout the UK and occasionally abroad.

Skills & Experience

  • Extensive experience in delivering live events.
  • Knowledge of hire management systems.
  • Hirehop preferable.
  • Knowledge of safe working practices in key safety areas.
  • Electrical, rigging, etc.
  • Experienced in effective resource management.
  • Thorough understanding of technical systems (Lighting, Sound, Video, Rigging and Scenic) required to deliver live events and exhibitions.
  • Full Driving licence.
  • Very competent in communicating with modern digital tools including messaging clients (Microsoft Teams) and email.
To carry out your duties and responsibilities in a manner that always reflects the Core Values of the business. d&b solutions was formed in 2021 following the acquisition of SFL Group and White Light Ltd and their respective subsidiaries.
Our new organisation provides integrated audio, video, lighting, and media services, delivering complete solutions for hire and sales of technical equipment, live events, and venue installations and support. Working alongside d&b audiotechnik we are on a mission together to transform life experiences.

Apart from the duties summarised in this job description, we retain the right in consultation with the post holder to include other reasonable duties, which are part of, and incidental to, this type of work. We want to recruit, and retain the most talented people, regardless of their background.

We recognise that being a diverse and inclusive employer helps us fulfil our responsibility to make a difference for our staff, our clients, and our industry. Actively valuing differences enhances the way we work and people from different backgrounds and experiences bring valuable insights to the way we operate, generating new ideas and perspectives as well as making us representative of the community and society. If you are interested in this opportunity.

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Based in Venues (Located in London)

Event Production Services

Responsible To:
Head of Production Management

40 hours per week, Monday – Friday


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