Operations Manager, Technical department (full-time position)

Posted on Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

Opera Australia is Australia’s national opera company, presenting some fourteen operas annually in a repertory environment, musicals, regional tours, outdoor events and concerts. As Australia’s largest performing arts organisation, the company presents close to 1000 performances annually across its diverse operations.

The Company is seeking a full-time Operations Manager for the Technical Department. The Technical Department looks after all aspects of the manufacture and technical staging of company productions.

The Operations Manager supports the Technical Director in the general management and administration of the department, with a particular focus on financial and staff management.

The position has a primary responsibility for budget management and financial analysis and control, and as such works closely with production managers to track expenditure against approved production budgets. The position manages day to day staff and payroll administration, and coordinates and supports the implementation of information management and related company systems.  The position supports technical contract management, venue liaison, and production hires (both domestically and overseas).

To apply, you must have extensive general management/administration experience, with relevant experience in the arts or entertainment environment. You must have a proven track record in managing large and complex budgets, with high level financial analysis and reporting skills. You must have staff management and payroll administration experience, including familiarity with workforce rostering practices. You will have well developed interpersonal and communication skills, and proven organisational and project management skills. You will have a high level of initiative, a proven ability to work under pressure and a practical problem solving approach.

For a detailed Position Description and information on how to apply, visit: http://opera.org.au/aboutus/management/employment/jobs

Closing date for applications Friday 7 February 2014

Opera Australia is Australia’s national opera company, presenting some fourteen operas annually in a repertory environment, musicals, regional tours, outdoor events and concerts. As Australia’s largest performing arts organisation, the company presents close to 1000 performances annually across its diverse operations.
The Company is seeking a full-time Operations Manager for the Technical Department. The Technical Department looks after all aspects of the manufacture and technical staging of company productions.
The Operations Manager supports the Technical Director in the general management and administration of the department, with a particular focus on financial and staff management.
The position has a primary responsibility for budget management and financial analysis and control, and as such works closely with production managers to track expenditure against approved production budgets. The position manages day to day staff and payroll administration, and coordinates and supports the implementation of information management and related company systems.  The position supports technical contract management, venue liaison, and production hires (both domestically and overseas).
To apply, you must have extensive general management/administration experience, with relevant experience in the arts or entertainment environment. You must have a proven track record in managing large and complex budgets, with high level financial analysis and reporting skills. You must have staff management and payroll administration experience, including familiarity with workforce rostering practices. You will have well developed interpersonal and communication skills, and proven organisational and project management skills. You will have a high level of initiative, a proven ability to work under pressure and a practical problem solving approach.
For a detailed Position Description and information on how to apply, visit: http://opera.org.au/aboutus/management/employment/jobs
Closing date for applications Friday 7 February 2014