We’re looking for a full-time Project Manager to join our Manchester team. The role is key to the business and involves managing client relationships and overseeing the delivery of safe and accurate structures, stages, and seating in an efficient, professional, and friendly manner.

Steeldeck Rentals is a leading event structures company. We build temporary staging and seating structures across the UK from our offices in London and Manchester. Our clients include Manchester International Festival, BBC, Parklife, ACC Liverpool, and a wide selection of festivals, cultural and sporting events.

You’ll be the first point of contact for new and established clients, guiding them through the hire process from initial design stages to effective delivery. You will liaise with the Warehouse team and Operations Manager daily and work alongside the Regional Director. You’ll get to work with a diverse client base, from film producers to football clubs, helping to make their events a success.

This role will suit someone with excellent interpersonal skills, who is well organised and can confidently represent the business to potential clients. Experience in events and structures is highly desirable, and you should be able to demonstrate proven leadership skills, being able to communicate with site crew as well as clients and colleagues at an effective level. Training will be given to the right candidate.

To find out more, don’t hesitate to get in touch!

The role

  • Managing enquiries from new and existing clients
  • Plan stage and structure designs to client requirements whilst in keeping with best practice and current available stock levels.
  • Completion of site surveys.
  • Calculation of quotes for equipment hire, transport and staffing
  • Liaise with warehouse, Operations, crew and drivers to ensure jobs are delivered effectively, safely and on schedule.
  • Compiling RAMS
  • Manage team of on-site crew, scheduling workload and ensuring their welfare and H+S compliance 

Essential job requirements

  • Excellent client care skills
  • Self-motivated and able to work well as part of a team
  • A good communicator
  • Adaptable and able to work well under pressure and deal with last minute changes.
  • Able to travel and be away from home due to the nature of the work
  • Able to plan and prioritise a varied workload and maintain attention to detail

Desirable Experience

  • Knowledge of Steeldeck Staging, temporary demountable structures and events industry
  • The ideal candidate would have experience working in a busy office with the ability to handle multiple enquiries at one time.
  • Use of specialist software including AutoCad
  • Full UK Driving licence an advantage

Please send your CV and covering letter to Regional Director, Katie Mountain: katie@steeldeck.co.uk. The deadline for applications is Friday 4th February.

Salary £32k – £42k pa plus overtime depending on experience. 25 days holiday per year.

Steeldeck Rentals Ltd is an equal opportunity employer. We positively encourage applications from all candidates regardless of age, race, sex, religion, national origin, gender identity or disability. Candidates will be assessed on merit, competence and business needs. If you need us to make reasonable accommodations to your disability or special need, please let us know in your application