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Project Manager - Lighting - Surrey - up to £45,000 (V04185)

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Our client is a bespoke business creating contemporary and heritage lighting crafted by artisans for residences, hotels, superyachts and restaurants.

As Project Manager you will be responsible for the overall planning, direction, coordination, execution, control and completion of assigned projects, with a view to improving internal efficiency, increased margins and external customer satisfaction.

Other duties will be:

  • Preparing and implementing a structure project plan
  • Defining the resource requirements and ensuring the team has the correct support required
  • Managing and monitoring the project plan and budgets
  • Managing stakeholders and liaising with design, production, customers, sales and purchasing
  • Coordinating the placing of supplier orders
  • Ensuring all products are market competitive and meet customer needs
  • Driving improvements and efficiencies through review of project management performance

Skills and experience needed for the Project Manager:

  • At least 5 years’ relevant experience to include project management
  • Excellent planning and organising skills
  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills
  • A self-starter with drive for results and able to work independently
  • Leadership qualities to direct and motivate the team
  • Approachable team player with ability to build relationships at all levels

In return:

This is an on-site role, Monday to Friday, salary range £35k to £45k, 25 days holidays + bank holidays, plus pension and life insurance. To find out more and apply please send in your CV to or call us on 01920 486125.

Job Type:
£35,000 - £45,000 per annum
pension, life insurance, good holidays
Pippa Baker / Principal Consultant
Pippa has worked in the recruitment industry since 1988 and the vast majority of this time has been within the design sector. She graduated from Leeds University in Textile Management and worked at John Heathcote & Sons before changing career direction and has headed a team of consultants and administrators at Careers in Design since 2000. Pippa is a keen artist and squash player.

Lighting designer jobs are posted at Careers in Design by companies of all sizes and from all over the world. Each new vacancy is carefully vetted by our team of recruitment experts and then hand-matched to the candidates who have registered with the site.

If you’re a lighting designer looking for work, or if you have experience in other areas of the design industry that you hope to segue into the lighting design sector, then you have come to the right place. At Careers in Design we don’t just log your details into a database and trust a computer to match you with your ideal position. Every new candidate has his or her CV looked over by a member of our experienced and professional team, who will help you present yourself in the best possible light to a prospective employer. We also go through the various vacancies posted by our corporate clients from all across the globe to find the job that’s right for you.

As a lighting designer, there are many opportunities available across many sectors. In the world of landscape, architectural, and interior design our clients want designers who can produce something aesthetically pleasing, as well as functional, combining the talents of a designer and a space planner. In today’s environmentally responsible business world, you will also be expected to implement lighting solutions that are ecologically sound, and energy efficient.

While some positions will have you working solo, some larger companies may expect you to work as part of a close-knit team with their architects or their engineers. In either case, good communication skills are a must, whether you are answering to a section head, or having to make presentations about your latest lighting design.

Finding lighting designer jobs on the site could not be easier, as the menus at the top of the page make it simple to find one that fits your location.

If you’re looking for a career in the exciting world of lighting design, register with Careers in Design, and start your search today.

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