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Harvey Mcqueen
Salary: £27,000 - £30,000 dependent on experience
Location: Manchester
Job type: Permanent
Contact: Janet Taylor
Category: Office Manager Jobs

Harvey McQueen are currently recruiting for Project Managers to join our widely successful client based in Trafford Park, Manchester. This is a great opportunity for someone who is forward thinking and has the ability to manage multiple projects.

Job Role:

To handle projects from conception to completion; involving taking the initial brief, scoping and planning services, through to execution.  Along the way you will be constantly solving problems, whilst managing internal and external communications across a variety of projects, meaning no two days are the same.

Key Responsibilities – International Project Manager/Project Manager:

  • Display a clear understanding of the company’s policies, vision and how the Program Management function contributes to these.

  • Understanding and clarifying the project scope of works with internal Account Manager and/or client.

  • Where required providing costs to Account Manager to provide a quote or generating a formal quote to client.

  • Setting up the reporting structure for projects for internal systems to capture relevant data for client and internal usage.

  • Where required liaison with Warehouse Team to ensure stock inventory management is set up and executed effectively.

  • Production of training brief documents to supporting a training plan.

  • Briefing and training internal and external partners/suppliers on all aspects of the project, kitting, store execution etc.

  • Work with partners/subcontractors to provide schedule of visits to client, within agreed timeframes.

  • Advise the Project Stakeholders of any deviations from the plan.

  • Liaising with partners/subcontractors to resolve any issues on site and reporting.

  • Escalation of issues and issue resolutions to Account Manager and/or client.

  • Escalation of costs initially internally to line manager to agree next steps.

  • Provision of client reporting during project and at project end, within specified timeframes and format.

  • Project cost management and client invoicing, where required utilizing internal cost control system.

  • Ensure project closure process is completed effectively – client debrief, stock disposal etc.

  • Unless appointed to another person(s), perform the Team Manager role.

  • From time to time to perform out of hours on call to support the project/client requirements and other tasks when required.

Person Specification


  • A high degree of computer literacy including advanced knowledge of the MS Office Suite and a willingness and skill to learn new programs quickly.
  • Experience of working on Retail Display Installation Projects and/or Programs where subcontracting of tasks to specialist providers is the main approach.
  • Knowledge and experience of a formal project management methodology.
  • Knowledge of corporate or program management standards applicable to the project/contract.


  • Administration and organisation
  • Time management
  • Team Working
  • Project planning ability
  • Ability to analyse and present information
  • Problem solving
  • Attention to detail
  • Communication
  • Negotiation
  • Conflict management
  • Ability to converse professionally with internal & external stakeholders
  • Ability to utilise Microsft Office Suite

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