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Assistant Project Manager, Factory Settings Ltd

  • 26th February 2020
  • London
  • Full time
  • Paid (£20k-25k)
  • Other, museums, Exhibition fabricators
  • Paul Teigh


Factory Settings Ltd is a leading supplier of specialist design interpretation, fabrication and fit-out, primarily serving clients in the arts and heritage sectors.  Our clients include The British Museum, Victoria and Albert Museum, The Science Museum and the Design Museum, to name a few. 

We are currently recruiting for Assistant Project Managers.

The role provides support to the FSL projects team to ensure the smooth running of projects prior, during and post-site. This includes, but is not limited to, gathering costs and quotes from suppliers and subcontractors; organising documents for the return of tenders; and supporting the wider team on aspects relevant to projects. 

 The successful candidate will demonstrate the following:

  • Ability to pick up new skills and company processes quickly

  • Calmness under pressure - quickly deciding task priority and acting with confidence upon those decisions.

  • Multi-tasking skills - there will be several live projects at any one time, plus several projects under development - these will all need to be attended to in a organised manner. 

  • Computer literacy (we use Dropbox, MS Office, InDesign, Smartsheets, Xero accounting software, Google docs, Google sheets and Gmail.) 

  • You should be able to work well with your fellow colleagues but also be capable of pushing things forward yourself and using your initiative.

  • Interest in museums and cultural events (prior knowledge of major London museums would be an advantage.) 

Normal working hours will be 08:00 -17:00 Monday-Friday. 

Salary: £23,320 per annum

Nest Pension

28 days holiday which includes Bank Holidays

Please submit a cover letter and your CV to, inserting ‘Assistant Project Manager’ in the subject line.

Deadline for applications will be the 26th February 2020. 

Please see job description on our website:

We regret that we are unable to respond to every applicant and would advise that if there has been no communication from us by the 2nd March 2020, your application has not been progressed further on this occasion. 

Interviews will take place the week of the 2nd March 2020.

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