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Senior Production Manager (Events)

We are looking for a Senior Production Manager for a client in London.

  • Responsible for overseeing the Event Production delivery of the full events programme to include technical resourcing, H&S planning and procedures, supplier liaison, contracts and agreements and financial management
  • Line Management of two permanent direct reports and numerous freelance production staff
  • Close liaison with Event Project Managers, sales teams, third party clients and internal departments at all levels of the business
  • Oversee in-house venue technical resource and infrastructure with responsibility for safety and compliance of all owned technical equipment
  • Work closely with the technical managers to ensure event production and day to day venue operations are aligned
  • Oversee all risk, health and safety compliance & processes for Events team
  • Project resourcing and allocation including booking and managing freelancers
  • Implementation of processes to ensure efficient ways of working and stakeholder management
  • Manage and deliver the larger events and projects
  • Be proactive, focused and resilient whilst maintaining an adaptive and agile approach to support last minute requests
 Experience & Qualifications:
  • Extensive (7+yrs) Senior level Production Management experience across multiple types of events and clients / agencies and experience managing a team
  • Ideally have a strong agency and/or venue background used to working with corporate clients
  • Broad knowledge & experience across all areas of Production including set & scenic, sound, lighting, rigging, video (broadcast & exhibition), data and networking
  • Strong communication skills and stakeholder management experience
  • Able to use AutoCAD and industry support software (Training Available)
  • Health & Safety experience (IOSH level preferred) with working knowledge and practice of CDM regulations
  • Desirable - IPAF Qualifications (ideally Scissor Lift, Boom and Spider Platforms) and Portable Appliance Testing (Training can be given of this, but previous experience required)


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