The Head of Production Management, London is a key part of the local management team, working alongside the Head of Production in London as well as the Head of Resource Management and the local heads of departments and creative supervisors.
Reporting to the Head of Production, the overall purpose of the role is to help lead the production management team to ensure the best casting of teams on various projects, the career development of the team and making sure that the team follow best practices and get training where required.
Responsibilities : Production Management
Responsible for daily management of local coordinators and production assistants
Appraisals, salary negotiations and - when required - disciplinary procedures for all coordinators and production assistants
Managing holiday and absence requests
Assess local production needs; allocating relevant production teams to each project in conjunction with the Head of Production
Joint responsibility, alongside the Head of Production, for show set-up and wrap needs and procedures
Managing production resourcing requests and assignments, including seating plans
VFX Production and Resourcing
To meet regularly with the team of line producers, coordinators and production assistants to monitor project progress and ensure best practice.
Engage in London production team mentoring, support and training as agreed
Assess recruitment needs for the department in conjunction with the Head of Production
Conduct interviews with candidates for Production independently with recruitment, independently or with Head of Production
To be available to assist on specific projects if required.
Additional Responsibilities :
Work alongside the Head of Resource Management and Head of Production to assess production crewing needs for all VFX projects
Liaise with the resourcing team, HODs and other key support departments as needed
Skills Required :
Previous experience in a producer or production management position
Extensive experience with team management including performance, pay, mentoring and coaching
Problem solving skills
Negotiation skills and diplomacy
A proven ability to establish good relationships and an understanding of how to build a successful team
Strong communication skills