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Rigging Director, EME Region (Live Events Production)

Job Title: Rigging Director, EME Region (Live Events Production)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Industry:
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP - Subject To Notice
Reference: LA40411
Contact Name: Lanre Akanni
Contact Email: avjobs@creativepersonnel.co.uk
Job Published: December 12, 2018 17:29

Job Description

Here’s a role that will provide you with a challenge and the autonomy to develop a regional division within a global events production company. Due to continued growth and positive business objectives they are seeking an experienced and business savvy person to fulfil the role of Rigging Director

The Role
Based from their office just outside London this position will see you tasked with the responsibility of managing the rigging services for the European and Middle East (EME) territories so consequently you will oversee overall operations training, development, profitability, rigging best practice, processes and policies. You will directly supervise a team of Rigging Coordinators, Rigging Managers and work closely with the Operation Managers to direct the growth of their services covering sales, installations, service quality and delivery ensuring that they are operating at a sustainable and profitable level. The position will see you reporting to the Managing Director for EME region, as well as making regular reports to the Global VP of Rigging Services. For strategic and large scale events you will play a key part in overseeing installations and providing any additional training as required ensuring that compliance standards are of the highest level.
 
About You
Your background clearly shows a strong level of competency and success within rigging and live events, you are results focused, have an excellent level of communication, strong people development skills and you have a strategic outlook. You will be certified to at least NRC 2 level and you are also able to demonstrate the following:
  • Excellent level of CAD experience
  • Experience  leading and managing rigging teams
  • Technical sales and operations experience in the EME region
  • A good 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
  • Experience with load testing and rig point inspections procedures and E1.56 standards
  • Familiarity with VPLT German regulatory standards
  • An awareness and  understanding of Emirati business model for sales and operations
The Offer 
On offer is a competitive salary based on experience, benefits package and the opportunity to have 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

NO SPONSORSHIP IS ON OFFER YOU MUST BE IN THE UK / COMING TO THE UK TO BE CONSIDERED OR HAVE THE APPROPRIATE WORKING VISA



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