Studio / Production Manager
Salary - Up to £40K / 197689 z DOE
City of London (but will be required to travel to Poland regularly)
Company - This is to work for a Global company which specialise in brand design, localisation and activation. They have a number of offices worldwide including; UK, France, Ireland, Poland, Japan, Asia, Australia and the USA. Working with some major Blue Chip clients in the; Beauty / Healthcare, Beverages, Media and Electronics sectors.
A hands-on, process-driven individual responsible for actively managing production efficiencies, monitoring SLAs, identifying and driving a continual improvement program. Responsible for the implementation and sustainability of accreditations needed for the business. Working with the Operations Director to fully support the negotiation and decision making in relation to production destination and expertise for all vendors. Be instrumental in working with Asia production and ensure process consistency in all workflow formats across all Operational sites . Work with the wider operations team to drive continuous improvement and efficiency across Europe with automation, scripting and re-engineering workflows regularly
The right candidate will have experience in a fast-paced environment, for Print and localisation of assets.
Working to a set of clear objectives, the individual will be responsible for the monitoring of delivery of accurate, on time, delivery and maintaining enough resource to suit demand and delivering levels from all workflows.
Working with an overview responsible where necessary for monitoring performance levels of the operations team. Responsible for discussing improvements and supporting initiatives to drive further efficiencies automation and continuous improvement, and servicing the companies needs expecting excellent customer service levels, proactive management, attention to detail and considerate liaison. The chosen individual must be able to deliver all aspects of the service requirement.
The individual must be self-motivated and driven and demonstrate that they have a proactive and solutions led style. They need to be analytical. Experience at financial management and control as well as the ability to manage well under pressure and provide a positive and calm environment for your team in these circumstances is critical.
Open to feedback from others whilst able to demonstrate ability to behave decisively.
Strong influencing skills, able to persuade managers to own perspective.
Understands when escalation is necessary
Resilient and determined, able to overcome challenges.
Pro-active Enthusiastic "Can do attitude"
Curious and Analytical
Flexible and supportive of change
Good communication skills, ability to bring people on board.
Punctual / Reliable
Excellent influencing skills
Confident, able to push back and manage peers
Customer service skills
Must have previous experience of working for a Creative digital agency
Must have Technical engineering skills
Understanding of lean management and continuous improvement
Understanding of latest localisation technologies and how to apply to workflows
Understanding of html ,video and all digital platforms
Understanding of print production
Extensive project management skills
Experience in implementing and sustaining accreditations
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Key words; studio manager / production manager / packaging / digital / lean management / continuous improvement / localisation / print