AV/Sound Project Manager

Location: Chesterfield

Salary: to circa £31,000

Reference: 7208

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Sue Ross Recruitment are working with a leading international media company in the recruitment of an AV Project Manager.

Through a combination of site visits, information relayed by the sales team/designers, you will need to be able to review plans and designs accurately to understand the client’s requirements. The successful candidate will need to oversee any ongoing projects awarded to the company which will require them to manage the project from the point of order to completion of works, including attendance at site meetings and overseeing the design of the system, installation, commissioning, programming and any hardware training to the client where applicable.

The Project Manager will represent the company and its products whilst out visiting new/existing clients, so good communication skills and understanding of sound/visual systems is a must.

You will be acting as Project Manager for a portfolio of clients, supervising and managing delivery of complex, multifaceted tasks and projects.   Key responsibilities include:

  • Attending site Briefings/Pre-contract meetings
  • Specification of Product equipment
  • Keeping up to date with new technologies and developments
  • Improving the value of the work that we can offer our clients by recommending optimal AV designs
  • Good communications skills, both written and verbal
  • Good organisation and time-management skills
  • Liaising with internal colleagues to enable generation of quotations
  • Production of all technical documentation, for all projects
  • Understanding of basic CAD, Excel, Word
  • Production of relevant H&S documentation

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Ability to specify sound/video systems requirements from information provided by various sources.
  • Ability to understand and interpret site drawings and schematics.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, and confident dealing with clients/designers and engineers.
  • Ensuring client costings are in line with agreed parameters.
  • Some H&S training and understanding of basic H&S legislation is a must.
  • Proven ability to be able to plan and schedule project timelines and milestones, using appropriate resources and tools, (Excel, Project, word, )
  • Exceptional Planning and organisational skills, with the ability to prioritise your own workload and deadlines in a fast paced, changeable environment.
  • Programming knowledge and experience of Bose Sound processors, Symetrix, Audac and TOA would be an advantage as would some understanding and experience in Video distribution matrices (HDMI, VGA) to supply video to multi screen installation projects using CT5/6 structure cabling.
  • Basic IT networking /AV system knowledge would be an advantage.

Unfortunately due to the number of applications we receive, we are unable to provide individual feedback to all applicants. Please assume that if you do not hear from us within 72 hours that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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