Maestra London are hiring a Technical Manager

London

Posted

May 31, 2018

Maestra Group is an energetic global event design and technical production company with offices in both London and Dubai. We are currently looking for a full time Technical Manager with a strong background in video, sound and lighting to join our expanding London office in Woolwich Arsenal.

The Role

- Generating proposals and quotations for events and working directly with project managers to ensure that the event is delivered smoothly. 
- Onsite management of events from installation to de-rig, including crew management. 
- Delegating technical responsibility to on-site technicians (including freelancers), ensuring all duties are achieved within the deadline. 
- Ensuring you have full knowledge of the company's stock hire equipment and its functions. 
- Managing budgets to ensure maximum profitability without compromising quality. 
- Stretching the client’s creative understanding to deliver the best possible event within their scope and budget. 
- Working with the warehouse manager and team, ensuring all relevant stock is kept and serviced to the best standards. 
- Servicing and coordinating all technical requirements as requested by the project managers. 
- Working with venue operation staff to ensure in house equipment is set up correctly, and to the client’s specifications. 
- Offering technical advice and support to the project management team and occasionally clients. 
- Working closely with the project managers to ensure that the company's health and safety policy is adhered to.

Required Skills & Attributes

- Background within events, technical management and equipment hire industries. 
- Understanding of the technical requirements of the event market. 
- In-depth knowledge and comprehension of technical CAD drawings. 
- Able to work in a fast paced, challenging and adapting environment. 
- Able to maintain a high level of accuracy when working under pressure and to tight deadlines. 
- Friendly, personable, positive approach. 
- Imaginative problem-solver.

Desired Skills & Attributes

- Knowledge of d&b sound systems, Analog Way, Robe lights, Chamsys and Avolites. 
- Extensive experience in video or sound. 
- Experience working with Vector Works is preferred, but not essential. 
- Experience working with suppliers and subcontractors, mainly concentrated towards video, sound and lighting.

Job Type: Full Time

Salary: Competitive salary, dependent on experience.

To apply please submit your CV to Ed Higgins at jobs@maestra-group.com

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Technical Manager Maestra London

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