SEEKING PROJECT MANAGER FOR INTERIOR DESIGN STUDIO – £40K – 50K GPA

Role: Project Manager
Hours: 09:00 – 18:00  
Days: Monday – Friday
Salary: £40K – £50K GPA, DOE      
Location: Holland Park, London                                         
Start Date: ASAP

We are looking for a professional Project Manager to join a busy, friendly and fast-paced Interior Design studio in London.

The studio consists of a small, core team of passionate designers encompassing a broad range of talents. Specialising in top-end residential and commercial projects, the studio has an extensive portfolio of work across London, UK and abroad which has earned them a long-standing position on the House & Garden Top 100 list.

The newly refurbished studio is in the centre of Holland Park and is designed with high-end Scandinavian and contemporary design classics. The successful candidate will have instant access into a thriving design studio where they will be exposed to all aspects of Interior Design.

This is an exciting opportunity to oversee Interior Design projects all of sizes, managing resources, budgets, purchases, and schedules for all stages from concept to completion. We are looking for someone who can hit the ground running but ideally wishes to find a long-term position in our studio and grow along with us.

The role requires the candidate to work alongside a design team, reporting directly to the Owner/Director who oversees all but focuses on Creative Direction. You will be a proactive problem-solver who can identify risks, communicate challenges, and offer well-balanced and efficient solutions. You’ll contribute to project analyses and generate both internal and external reports to monitor scope, budget, and timelines. You will organise and execute all elements of FF&E purchasing to include quotes, sales orders, and invoices. Working as part of our collaborative team, you will be able to offer improvements to enhance systems and procedures.

Duties and responsibilities;

  • Lead project planning, including creation of timelines, schedules of works, and budgets Produce and maintain project schedules and provide status reports internally and externally Manage budgets for FF&E
  • Oversee FF&E procurement, generating quotes, sales orders, and invoices
  • Cultivate strong relationships with clients, vendors, and third parties
  • Delegate tasks and allocate resources to ensure schedules are met and workloads are evenly distributed
  • Identify tools and solutions to improve best practices
  • We are looking to bring on a team player who can balance projects while remaining calm under pressure
  • You will be a confident communicator with a collaborative nature
  • You’ll have a passion for numbers and enjoy managing both the meticulous details and the bigger picture for complex projects

To be considered for this role you must;

  • Must be comfortable in a client-facing role
  • Experience within the high-end residential interior design sector preferred
  • Proven experience in FF&E procurement or other purchasing background
  • High proficiency in Excel and/or project management software, Microsoft Office, Outlook
  • Experience in Vectorworks, InDesign, Photoshop, and SketchUp is advantageous.
  • Confidence liaising with clients, vendors, contractors, and third parties
  • Proficient on Mac
  • Be eligible to work in the UK
  • Have a valid passport
  • Have excellent contactable references
  • Have a clean driving license

To apply for the position please send your CV to info@poppylaneplacements.com. You can also reach the team on +44 (0) 2072439049.