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Director of Rigging Services - (Europe & Middle East - Live Event Production)

Director of Rigging Services - (Europe & Middle East - Live Event Production)

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  • Salary:

    £60000 - £80000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Lanre Akanni

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  • Phone:

    0203 216 2556

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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    ASAP - Subject To Notice

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An established event production company is now looking for an experienced industry expert to lead its rigging operations in the European and Middle East (EME) territories. You will be part of an organisation that has a strong reputation within live events that spans the globe and the position will give you the autonomy to drive the department’s growth and success in the aforementioned territories.

The Role
Taking on the management or the rigging services for the (EME) territories means you will be impacting a number of key business and operational aspects across value creation, value delivery, sales, and leadership. This will involve:
  • Overseeing overall operations ,communication and reporting
  • Training & development
  • Managing driving profitability, and revenues 
  • Influencing rigging best practice across the EME territory
  • Implementing robust processes and policies.
  • Organisational leadership 
  • Management and mentorship of rigging staff
  • Facilitate compliance across the department
  • Develop a program of best practice
About You
Your background clearly shows a strong level of competency and success at a Director level within rigging and live events, you are results focused, have an excellent level of communication, strong people development skills and a clear have a strategic approach. You have background that also reflects the following:
  • Excellent level of CAD experience
  • Certification to at least NRC2 level
  • Experience  leading and managing rigging teams
  • Technical sales and operations experience in the EME region
  • An excellent  level of financial acumen  and business process knowledge
  • Advanced  knowledge  of weight loading calculation abilities for overhead and ground support structures, including outdoor rigging
  • Experience with hoist recertification in line with  the B30.16 standard
  • Experience with permanently installed rigging systems, structural engineering parameters for dynamic rigging, and field survey procedures for on boarding new venues
  • Entertainment technology experience with load testing and rig point inspections procedures and E1.56 standards
  • Working knowledge of VPLT German regulatory standards
  • Working knowledge of the Emirati business model for sales and operations
The Offer
On offer is a competitive salary based on experience, benefits package and the opportunity to make a positive impact with one of the industry’s leading players. For further information and consideration or an initial confidential chat apply now with your full CV


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