Job Title:

Senior International Project Manager

Company:

International Exhibition Services

Location:

Vancouver, BC


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Quality custom trade show exhibit provider seeks Senior International Project Manager.

Accountable to the General Operations Manager, this role ensures project continuity and completion: from client communication, concept administration, facility production, to location execution.

The candidate will possess solid project management experience and take on immediately responsibilities to

  • Participate in project acquisitions by preparing tender documents and budget proposals for submissions
  • Ensure high level of quality control in the administration of venue exhibitor regulations and compliance
  • Operate proficiently CADD system (AutoCAD or Vectorworks), prepare renderings for client presentation, interpret blueprints for planning and facility production
  • Produce component blueprints for custom facility and sub-trade manufacturing
  • Source and order the supply of building materials, componentry and hardware by adhering to the project budget
  • Organize project-specific production activities and monitor progress
  • Frequent cross border travel to international trade show locations (mainly USA)
  • Supervise/Lead the installation and dismantle of exhibits
  • Monitor crew performance
  • Ensure quality control of projects and problem solve construction issues on location
  • Liaison with representatives and service client requests
  • Participate in exhibits production as needed

SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Ability to read international blueprints and renderings: metric fluency and numeracy aptitudes; interpretation, analytical and technical translation skills
  • Proven management and team leadership abilities
  • Ability to work under pressure and adhere to strict deadlines; strong physical stamina and endurance
  • Understanding international corporate client culture and European approaches to trade show exhibit design and execution
  • Reliable, organized, meticulous, flexible, personable, detailed

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • +3 years of relevant work experience
  • Post-secondary or technical /vocational education qualification in a technical field such as Architecture/Construction /Design/Project Management or an equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • Fluency in English and intermediate in German is a must
  • PMP certification or actively working towards (advantage)
  • Trade show experience (advantage)

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

  • Full time: 40 hrs. / week (project based – hours may vary)
  • Benefits package after 3 months of probation
  • Competitive wage and compensation, depending on experience
  • Possibility of relocation assistance

 

TO APPLY:

Please send your cover letter and resume to ellen@internationalexhibitions.net. We thank all applicants for their interest in this position however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. 





Posted 2018-01-10



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