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Fine Art Operations & Project Manager - Paris

Job Details

  • Posted:4th April, 2023
  • Sector:Fine Art Shipping
  • Location:Paris, France
  • Job Ref:16327
  • Salary:Competitive EUR Salary
Our client, a specialist Fine Art Shipping and Logistics company, is seeking a Fine Art Operations & Project Manager to join their team in Paris.

The Operations & Project Manager will be responsible for warehouse and logistical operations, servicing internationally recognised Museums, Art Fairs, Art Galleries and Auction Houses.

Key Duties:
  • Lead Fine Art team to ensure all operational requirements are met.
  • Pay close attention to Fine Art market trends and identify new and diverse opportunities.
  • Build client relationships with influential figures within the Fine Art sector.
  • Undertake strategic business development.
  • Develop annual budgets for the Fine Art Logistics operations in Paris.
  • Work closely with other members of the Operations Team and Finance Team to manage Profit and Loss. 
  • Extend and adapt the companies Fine Art services.
  • Keep up to date with competitors in the Fine art Shipping & Logistics space. 
  • Build rapport with Fine Art vendor decision makers.
  • Manage Service Provider and Vendor functions. 
  • Successfully manage the warehouses, fleet and Fine Art handling teams across the business, paying close attention to the training and supervision requirements of individual teams. 
  • Ensure the Paris department sufficiently provides support to the global fine art network.

Skills and Experience: 
  • Educated to a degree level.
  • Relevant managerial experience from a commercially driven environment.
  • Knowledge and experience of Budgeting/Forecasting procedures and policies. 
  • Ability to provide market analysis and trading reports. 
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities, not limited to change delivery, people motivation and management and strategic direction. 
  • Understanding of the local, regional, and global fine art market.
  • Fluency in French and English language

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