Maestra London are hiring a Technical Manager



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

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Technical Manager Maestra London

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