Scenic Production Manager

Prospero Integrated
London (Greater)
05 Apr 2018
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Fantastic opportunity to join a successful growing AV creative technical production company.

Part office and part onsite as required. You will need to be flexible in working hours as working early mornings, late nights and weekends is part of the industry.

As a well connected and creative company, they are very proud of their reputation, specialist knowledge and the innovative work that they produce. We are a tightly-knit, courteous team, offering Creative Technical Production, with a vast amount of knowledge and experience of delivering prestigious events with respect and care.

They value the talents and abilities of our employees and seek to foster an open, co-operative, and dynamic environment in which everyone can thrive. They take pride in training all of our employees so that they can positively represent the company in all aspects of their work.

They are looking for a candidate with a thorough scenic background who is willing to push the boundaries in our work, helping us to progress further into the realms of production agency over audio visual supplier.

Core Skills:
• Hands on scenic construction experience within the live events industry
• Organised and a meticulous attention to detail
• A good manager of people, both in a workshop and on-site environment
• A calm problem solver and good communicator
• CAD experience with layout, site and construction drawings
• Knowledge of large format printing techniques and substrates

Main Responsibilities Are:
• To be the main point of contact for quoting and spec’ing scenic requirements including scenic crew
• Scheduling all workshop resources for the preparation and manufacture of all scenic items
• To attend site visits and client meetings to ensure a practical overview to a project's scenic requirements
• To give scenic advice and help to Designers, Account Managers, Production Managers and Sales staff
• To maintain planning visibility of all scenic requirements and to enforce agreed deadlines
• The ordering and producing of PO’s for stock as well as job specific items and materials
• The ordering and producing of PO’s for appropriately skilled on-site as well as workshop freelance and crew carpenters
• To organise and run all appropriately sized on-site installations and de-rigs as requested
• The ordering and producing of PO’s for job specific print and graphics requirements
• Outsourcing job specific elements where appropriate HOD is available to help with quoting, spec’ing and ordering during busy periods

General Requirements Ensuring:
• The workshop is kept clear, clean and tidy
• Stock is always returned to its correct storage position
• All admin paperwork is completed on time and to the highest standard
• Computer systems, data bases, and diaries are kept up to date
• All appropriate CDM and health and safety regulations are adhered to both in the workshop and on-site
• All appropriate paperwork is supplied to site for the scenic onsite team • Financial margins are maintained
• Keep records of all overtime worked
• Maintenance of appropriate stock holding

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