Project Manager Fine Art - LHR

Hounslow (City/Town), London (Greater)
£30,000 - £38,000 per annum
07 Nov 2019
01 Dec 2019
Job Function
Project Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

A global leader in security solutions is seeking a Project Manager to join its team.

The company are experts at providing insured international logistics solutions for its customers' most valuable commodities, tailored to their unique requirements and needs. Its clients include governments, banks, mining companies, refiners, major corporations, jewellers, museums, galleries and auction houses. Founded in 1987, its global network offers unrivalled expertise, experience and strength.

As a Project Manager your duties will include:

Warehouse management and leading the technical teams in LON

- Warehouse & Inventory management on a daily basis including stock taking, labelling, condition check, receiving and releasing procedures
- Monthly billing and reporting, capacity analysis and administration 
- Supervising the technical team on a daily basis and ensuring the maintenance of all technical equipment, materials and tools
- Ensuring that all warehouse procedures are compliant with the relevant Health and Safety, Security and Operations Policies
- Working with the sales and operations teams to coordinate logistics and customs procedures

Manage vendors & suppliers and extend its operational capabilities

- Identifying, implementing and training vendors according to international standards (Art Handling, Carpentry, Logistics)
- Sourcing and stock-keeping of packing materials, tools and equipment to ensure availability in the most economical way 
- Maintain key relationships with landlords and external storage providers

Manage special projects and operations in London

- Planning and executing of plans, shows and transports from A to Z
- Maintaining the operating system from quote to invoice
- Ensuring all logistics operational procedures are up to date, documented and implemented
- Work with the Operations Manager to manage and control operational costs and meet margin requirements

Generating new business in the European region

- Working with the OPM Fine Art to extend the company’s capabilities and services throughout the region
- Ensure health and safety compliance in line with the Health & Safety policies and ensure all incidents are reported and investigated accordingly

To be a successful Project Manager you will have the following skills and experience:

- Experienced Fine Art Operator with a detailed understanding of Fine Art shipping
- and logistics – both operational and strategic
- Experienced in running a similar service – warehouse, handling and client management
- Good communication skills
- Organised and able to implement new operational systems
- Ability to build and maintain good client relations
- Understanding of the local, regional and global fine art market
- Good network within the Fine Art transport market globally
- Competent administrative skills
- Competent computer user skills with MS Office applications


- Awareness of the market environment – the capacity to understand the market environment in which the organisation operates
- Delivering strategy – the capacity to deliver results as part of a broader business plan
- Delivering performance – The capacity to deliver performance through self and others
- Customer thinking – the capacity to think about the customer and their needs at all times

Frequent travel within the UK and abroad will be required for client meetings and/or operational audits.

In return, the Project Manager will receive a salary of £30,000 - £38,000 DOE.

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