Closing Date:  24 Feb, 2020

Production Manager

Job  | Full-time  | 

OA is looking for a Production Manager that will be responsible for leading the successful delivery of all technical aspects of delegated productions.

Full Details

 This includes, but is not limited to, WHS compliance, the timely manufacture, implementation and maintenance of set, props, costumes and digital content, preparation of technical schedules and rosters, budget management, supplier management and logistics.

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • 3+ years’ leadership experience, and a capacity for strategic thinking;
  • 5+ years’ experience in a technical management position
  • Knowledge and experience in multiple aspects of technical theatre (e.g. lighting, electrics; sound; carpentry; welding; properties; rigging; computer drafting; or theatrical production software)
  • Experience with implementing a WHS compliance framework including safe systems of work and risk assessments
  • Strong organisational skills, and a capacity to manage concurrent large scale projects
  • Well-developed financial and budget management skills;
  • Well-developed contract management skills
  • Comprehensive knowledge of new technologies utilised in production design and execution;
  • High level staff and change management skills, with a proven ability to effectively lead, motivate and develop multiple teams;
  • A capacity for trouble shooting and practical problem solving;
  • Effective communication, interpersonal and teamwork skills;
  • A proven ability to work under pressure and to meet tight deadlines;
  • Specific experience in the technical aspects of performing arts production is highly desirable
  • A sound appreciation of the artistic elements and requirements of opera production, and capacity to work effectively with creative teams is highly desirable

In return for your excellent performance, you will be rewarded with fantastic growth opportunities, a great work culture, lots of on-the-job perks, and a good work-life balance.

Permanent Full Time

Base Location: Surry Hills, Sydney

Applications close: 24 February 2020