Head of Technical Services
Role: Head of Technical Services
Team: Technical Services, Operations
Contract Type: Permanent
The Scottish Event Campus (SEC) - comprising the SEC Centre, SEC Armadillo and The OVO Hydro - is Scotland's premier venue for events, concerts, conferences and exhibitions. We enjoy an enviable reputation as one of Europe’s most prestigious venues, attracting 2.1 million visitors per year.
We’re looking for an experienced, motivated and ambitious Head of Technical Services to lead our Technical team towards achieving our vision to become the Best Event Campus in Europe.
The Head of Technical Services will work with the Director of Operations and will be responsible for leading a diverse team of audio, lighting, staging, electrical and video professionals who deliver SEC’s Technical Services. The team is a mix of SEC Team Members alongside freelance and subcontractor staff.
Key responsibilities for the Head of Technical Services will include:
- To lead, motivate, support and develop the Technical Services function, including our audio-visual delivery, on site and hybrid, for events and clients
- To drive the identification, planning and development of effective solutions for individual client requirements with appropriate technical advice and support
- Be committed to the compliance and upkeep of the technical services of the SEC by ensuring the Technical Services Team works to a planned preventative maintenance program
- To ensure the efficient, safe and secure storage of all SEC technical equipment by maintaining an asset register aligned with the Finance Team.
Are you a hands-on, passionate and flexible individual? Do you have fantastic, current experience of Technical Services management and delivery? Are you confident working as part of a team in a busy work environment? Are you a champion for delivering a safe, efficient, high-tech environment for events? Have you enjoyed a career in technical event support with management and hands-on experience?
If yes, then we’re looking for you – and if you have a proven track record for delivering results and experience in this industry, then even better!
Our ideal candidate will be committed to our mission; Best Venues, Best People, Best Events. In adopting our core value for teamwork, they should share our passion for providing excellent customer experience, acting as a role model and as an ambassador for their team and the wider business.
Does this sound like it might be up your street?
If so, please send your CV and covering letter, outlining your skills and experience, our way.
Closing date: 03/12/2021