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Technical Project Manager - Live Events

Ignite Recruitment Services
38000.00 - 40000.00 GBP Annual
Closing date
11 Apr 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time
Job Function
Project Manager

Join Our Team as a Technical Manager / Technical Project Manager!

Are you passionate about creating unforgettable events and ensuring seamless technical execution? Our client is a leading company in the events industry seeking a dynamic individual to join our team in the role of Technical Manager / Technical Project Manager.


  • Develop proposals and quotations for events, collaborating closely with project managers to guarantee successful planning and execution.
  • Oversee on-site event management from setup to teardown, including crew coordination.
  • Manage freelance technicians on-site, assigning tasks to meet deadlines effectively.
  • Assist Operations by recommending suitable freelance technicians from our database for projects.
  • Demonstrate comprehensive knowledge of our equipment inventory and functionalities.
  • Monitor budgets to optimize profitability while maintaining high-quality standards.
  • Push creative boundaries to deliver exceptional events within client budgets.
  • Collaborate with warehouse team to ensure equipment is well-maintained and prepared for projects.
  • Act as the primary technical contact for project managers, coordinating all technical aspects.
  • Enhance project kits with necessary technical equipment for seamless operation.
  • Create detailed technical documentation for project drawings, including lighting plots and equipment positions.
  • Provide accurate power and rigging load calculations as needed for equipment allocation.
  • Uphold company health and safety policies in collaboration with project managers.
  • Manage equipment utilization and recommend innovative technologies that add value for both the company and clients.

Skills & Attributes:

  • Background in events, technical management, or equipment hire industries with supplier and subcontractor experience.
  • Proficiency in event technology brands like d&b, Analog Way, Robe, Chamsys, and Avolites.
  • Extensive knowledge of video, audio, lighting, and rigging; experience working with bands and touring artists.
  • Familiarity with technical CAD drawings; experience with VectorWorks preferred.
  • BS7909 certification preferred; basic understanding of temporary electrical systems required.
  • Ability to create video schematics for complex systems preferred; basic knowledge essential.
  • Strong attention to detail under pressure and tight deadlines.
  • Positive, personable demeanor with excellent communication skills.

If you are ready to take on a challenging yet rewarding role in a dynamic environment where creativity meets technical expertise, apply now to be part of our innovative team! Join us in creating exceptional experiences for our clients while pushing the boundaries of event technology. Let's make unforgettable moments together!

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