Project Manager

Job Locations UK-London
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TAIT is the Market Leader in designing, constructing and delivering world-class solutions for live experiences. Whether it’s creating awe-inspiring spectaculars, complex touring stages, theatre engineering solutions, brand activations or cruise ship installations, TAIT delivers world-class solutions for live experiences. With its proprietary entertainment automation platform, custom-made products, and creative engineering, TAIT’s cutting-edge offerings continue to advance industry standards and exceed client expectations. As a global network of over 900 employees in 14 office locations, TAIT has worked on projects in over 30 countries, all 7 continents and even outer space.

TAIT’s diverse group of clients include Taylor Swift, Cirque Du Soleil, The Metropolitan Opera House, NASA, National Geographic, Beyoncé and The Olympics.

Do you  have experience within the theatre, stage or live events industry?We are looking for someone to lead the Projects PI (Permanent Installations) team, ensuring that projects are managed and executed in a timely, cost-efficient and professional manner as well as demonstrating continuous effort to improve operations, streamline work processes and work cooperatively and jointly to provide seamless client service.


Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities:


  • Prepare a strategic plan of how each individual project is to be executed by working with the support of the Director of Projects or a Senior Project Manager, the business development team and internal heads of departments to assign project teams covering all relevant discipline – mechanical design, electrical design, control system design, manufacturing, on-site delivery and commissioning.  
  • Leading those project teams to agree solutions, timeframes and budgets.
  • Manage clients to agree on clear scope, schedule and contract, and manage the project to that contract, negotiating changes and variations where applicable, with the support of the Director of Projects or a Senior Project Manager and Contracts Manager.
  • Verify that the project has been budgeted correctly and do any necessary follow up for own projects and direct other project managers to do so independently if there are any discrepancies in costing with the relevant sales and directors. Revise costs in line with client requests for changes and communicate changes to affected parties internally and externally.
  • Regular contact with site to ensure that work is managed and progressed safely and according to plan and to act on feedback from the site and troubleshoot any issues.
  • Visit the site and check progress as and when required.
  • Manage project cashflow ensuring purchasing is managed to limit cash outflow and income is realised as fast as possible.
  • Follow existing business processes & contribute to refining them.



  • A Degree preferably in Engineering or a similar technical discipline
  • A good understanding of the stage and/or spectaculars industry
  • Budget control
  • Working as a project manager
  • Proven record in staff line management
  • Possess excellent IT skills and a working knowledge of MS Office
  • High level of verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with all levels of management




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