Do you thrive in project delivery? Are you interested in the arts and exhibitions sector?
Prospectus is delighted to be supporting an exceptional global arts and cultural centre in London as they look for their new Head of Project Management. With a range of offers, including an exhibition gallery, events space, a restaurant and a retail floor of thoughtfully curated pieces, this is a pivotal role in defining, planning and managing delivery of cross-organisational projects for the site.
The job holder will be expected to drive projects forward in coordination with the respective teams and management boards/committees, ensuring successful delivery and an effective handover following project closure. This role will focus on leading and providing expertise in project planning, initiation and approval, monitoring and evaluation, risk management, prioritisation, lessons learned and project closures. It entails the full range of project management tools and will be key in bringing stakeholders together and delivering on multiple projects succinctly and in line with 'good practice'. The role requires that close liaison and relationship building with staff at all levels of seniority throughout the organisation, as well as external agencies and partners, to build a consensus towards success. Throughout the role there is a requirement for exemplary organisation, leadership and financial awareness to ensure projects run to budget and on time.
The successful candidate will have significant project management experience, with a recognised formal qualification, ideally within a cultural organisation or in an exhibition space. For example, organising temporary exhibitions and international tours. You will be an experienced team manager with strong leadership skills used to guarantee the successful delivery of projects and programmes.With outstanding communication skills and a recognition of building engagement with stakeholders at all levels, the right candidate will thrive in bringing people with them and reporting on outcomes. Although not essential, the ability to speak Japanese would be beneficial.
To apply, please submit a Word Document version of your CV. Cover letters are not required at this stage; a full job description will be provided to candidates shortlisted by Prospectus.
Applications will be considered on a rolling basis and it is possible we may appoint before the closing date 25th September 2019. Please apply early to ensure your CV will be reviewed.