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Technical Manager

  • NEP
  • Dublin, Ireland
  • 17/11/2021

Job Description

Job Description

 

 

Our Unit/Technical Manager will manage technical solutions for broadcast services, working in tandem with the Director of Operations & the Commercial Director, to ensure continuity of services and delivery from across the business.  The role incorporates the management and maintenance of existing business relationships as well as looking for new ways to maximise the growth and development of further business opportunities.

 

Responsibilities
  • Manage the schedule of the crew and equipment effectively, with support from Operations and Dept. Heads, to effectively deliver the show programme to a high technical standard with the highest regard for safety and service.
  • Establish meetings with clients and forging new and ongoing relationships to build NEP performance and identify new business opportunities
  • Provide early indication of crew resources, cable schedules and equipment levels to HOD’s; liaise with rigging and logistics, and Cable Stock & Maintenance Manager to ensure requirements are advised at the earliest opportunity to guarantee optional price and availability.
  • Ensure equipment testing and preparation time; 
  • Liaise with third party suppliers such as specialist cameras, scaffolding, hoist and power, ensuring competitive pricing.
  • Provide promptly planning sheets / organisation chart / timeline / equipment requirement orders and schematics / block diagrams / technical drawings, to help team and stakeholders understand the technical requirements.
  • Take ownership for H&S whilst on location for crew, hazard assessment and ensure a safe working environment, adhering to best practices.
  • Ensure operation runs to plan, time and budget.
 

Requirements

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in Outside Broadcast.
  • Good technical knowledge of understanding Live / recorded production capturing techniques.
  • Relevant broadcast systems / operations, technical / engineering knowledge and experience – video, sound and high definition.
  • Knowledge of transmission paths and communications.
  • Strong and confident communicator with positive interpersonal skills; team player.
  • Proven track record of sales and client services with effective negotiation skills.
  • Willingness to travel in the UK and globally, as required, full clean driving licence.