Head of Projects

As part of the ongoing growth of the company Scott Fleary Productions is now looking to recruit a Head of Projects. This is a new role in one of London’s leading scenic construction companies building quality scenery for the entertainment, events and arts industries. The varied nature of projects undertaken by Scott Fleary offers the right candidate a place to demonstrate their ability by leading a highly skilled and experienced team in completing projects to time, target and budget.

Job Purpose:

To facilitate the day to day running of the project office, maintaining a general overview of all current project financials and schedules, whilst ensuring the project team’s growth and wellbeing.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate communication between departments, through scheduling meetings, hand overs, de-briefs, etc.
  • Ensure existing processes are adhered to, whilst updating, improving and streamlining these where necessary.
  • Direction, control, motivation and training of the projects team.
  • Maintain an environment conducive to teamwork and collaborative problem solving.
  • Capturing and collating relevant project data to assist project managers with the smooth running of project accounts.
  • Track profitability of projects and improve production capability via measures such as
    • Efficient allocation of resources
    • Better material usage (resulting in less waste)
    • Intelligent working with PM’s and subcontractors
  • Enable smooth running of office, through the tracking of project milestones, foreseeing problems and taking corrective measures where needed.
  • Allocating scheduling of production resources to match project work-flows.

The right candidate should display:

  1. Construction industry background or relevant industry experience
  2. Ability to read & understand technical drawings
  3. Excellent and varied communication and inter-personal skills.
  4. Previous management experience.
  5. Previous experience with managing budgets.
  6. Understanding and knowledge of planning and scheduling.
  7. Proficiency with windows, excel, word, AutoCAD or Sketch-Up experience would be beneficial.
  8. Team player, organised and calm under pressure, ability to prioritise.

Please Note: The company reserves the right to make changes to the list of normal duties or other responsibilities to be undertaken from time to time. However, when it is considered necessary or appropriate by management you may be required to carry out any other duties considered within your skill and competence to assist the smooth running of the business. Such duties should be undertaken without risk to his/her own health and safety and the health and safety of others. In line with this policy, you will be required to undertake duties in addition to your normal duties as the need arises.

To apply:

Send your CV and covering letter to info@scottfleary.com