Overview

  1. Contribute to successful delivery of WorldSkills UK’s strategic priorities and annual business objectives.
  2. Maintain an overarching involvement and understanding for all strands of work within the Production department, ensuring all deviations from targets (time, money, people, etc.) are identified and addressed at the earliest possible stage.
  3. Plan and manage the overall delivery of a range of operational and technical elements of The Skills Show including (but not exclusively):
    • Exhibition build and breakdown;
    • logistics (warehousing, freight and lifting);
    • technical show production;
    • bespoke exhibition build (including graphics);
    • audio visual requirements;
    • event and venue services such as power, water/ waste, compressed air, gas, etc.; and Information Technology services.
    • post-sale support of exhibitors and commercial partners/ sponsors
  4. Work with the Education and Development Directorate to assist on all production needs of the regional competition cycle/ regional heats (build, walling, power, graphics, competitor toolbox logistics, utilising warehoused equipment, hiring skill specific equipment etc) and also supporting commercial and content opportunities. Support with the use and development of our Event Management System.
  5. Development and management of floor plans created for The Skills Show competition and non-competition areas (actual CAD plans drawn by a 3rd party supplier).
  6. Working knowledge and management of graphics for all areas (actual design work done by a 3rd party supplier).
  7. Collate Health and Safety information (risk assessments, method statements, public liability) for review by a specialist.
  8. Scoping, contracting and management of suppliers and materials involved in the delivery of the WorldSkills UK’s activities.
  9. Take a role in the delivery of any peripheral events (such as sponsor forums. Roadshows, launch events etc.) as directed by the Head of Production.
  10. Produce requirement specifications in line with WorldSkills UK’s procurement strategies for all outsourced activity.
  11. Maintain WorldSkills UK’s established management policies for dealing with risks and issues for the directorate and the wider organisation.
  12. Effectively co-ordinate resources (including agencies, suppliers, contractors) so that all project elements are delivered to acceptable standards on time, to budget and meet the required specification(s)/objective(s).
  13. Manage activities/tasks in accordance with the agreed project plan to ensure delivery on time and to budget.
  14. Recruit, manage, support and motivate freelance staff to successfully deliver activities/tasks.
  15. Other duties and/or projects as may reasonably be requested by the Director of Operations or Head of Production, acknowledging experience, education and ability.

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