Building and Construction

Account / Project Manager

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Job Title: Account/Project Manager

Location: Sittingbourne

Salary: £30K – £38K per year – subject to experience.

Job Type: Permanent, Full Time.

Working Hours: This is an office based office role, core hours of 40 per week, with additional hours required; sometimes involving evenings and weekends to attend both meetings and events; according to the seasonal needs of the business.

The Company:

At ESM we manage the design and build of exhibition spaces to create an engaging and memorable stand for our clients and their brands. All work is undertaken in house at our Kent headquarters by our experienced team who have been working on exhibition stands and trade fairs for a number of years, bringing both expertise and the latest trends to every project.

We produce some genuinely beautiful work from our fully equipped factory and offices in Sittingbourne; working on some fantastic projects for a number of agencies, but also a large volume of work for exhibitors looking to stand out at their events predominantly in the UK.

Our staff are tremendously proud of what we do, and this is a great chance to join a team that set the highest of standards and help us further improve the service we provide to our clients.

The Position:

ESM are seeking a Project and Account Manager to join our growing team. Responsible to the Account Director you will be tasked with the full project and budget management of our work from the point of tender win through to onsite completion. Tasks will include:

  • Client liaison and relationships.
  • Briefing the design team and tendering.
  • Management of overall specifications and finishes.
  • Health and Safety oversight and admin.
  • Liaison with sub-contractors and maintenance of the ESM supply chain.
  • Ordering and administration of sub-contracted technical services.
  • Sourcing and concept development.
  • Logistics, timings and deadline management.
  • Project Management onsite including staff management.
  • Client handovers.

Whilst office based this is a role that will require regular travel for meetings, as well as travel to site both throughout the UK and abroad with possible frequent periods spent away from home. Any candidate must possess a full UK driving licence, and be flexible and able to travel at short notice.

The Candidate:

The ideal candidate will be a people person with superb organisational skills who is adept at problem solving and thinking on their feet. You will set the highest of personal standards and demand those of your projects whilst managing with a view to maximising profitability and value.

You will enjoy the ‘nuts and bolts’ of a project and basic administration as much as the travel and meetings that might be expected. You will seek to build strong relationships with your clients from a company perspective, demonstrate value, and look to generate repeat business and recommendations through your work whilst taking every opportunity to network both onsite and when working with suppliers.


  • Company Vehicle.
  • 25 days holiday a year.
  • Competitive salary subject to experience.
  • Company Pension.
  • Friendly but fast paced working environment.
  • Plenty of opportunity for career growth and progression within an SME business.

Please click the APPLY button and to submit your CV.

Candidates with the experience or relevant job titles of; Project Management, Project Administrator, Project Estimator, Project Planning, Project Coordinator, Project Director, Senior Project Lead, Senior Project Manager, Senior Project Coordinator, Project Manager, Project Lead, Lead Project Manager, Construction Project Manager may also be considered for this role.

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