Posted: Jul 21, 2022 Closing date of the competition: Aug 05, 2022
Location: Montreal Flexibility Profile: Hybrid Salary Range: 10 - $81,693 to $104,457 Position Status: Continuous, Full Time Position Number: 00128183 Division: Creation and Innovation Department: Quebec, Canadian Francophone and Acadian Documentary Studio Union Category: PIPSC
SUMMARY OF DUTIES
Manages the day-to-day operations of the Studio according to the operational plan established by the Executive Producer. Contributes to and implements the operational plan and provides regular feedback to the Executive Producer. Acting as the head of production, manages the full production slate at the studio level, from an operational and financial standpoint, including the macro schedule and overall planning. In collaboration with the Line Producers, manages all freelancers, budgets, technology and workflows for each project. Working in conjunction with other departments, oversees the local deployment of NFB collaborative tools and technologies and manages the different workplaces and their infrastructure.
Supports and manages the day-to-day operations of the Studio, its activities, infrastructure and technologies.
Manages the Studio’s production activities, including the macro schedule and overall planning, and creates custom reports on the activities and milestones.
Contributes to the planning of the Studio’s annual budget, supervises ongoing project spending, and provides regular analysis to the Executive Producer.
Manages the planning and execution of the Studio’s productions, including the hiring and supervision of below-the-line freelance production staff, and directs internal resources, finances and workflows accordingly.
Oversees the local deployment and management of NFB collaborative tools, media servers, corporate systems and support technologies, and acts as the chief liaison between the Studio and other departments on operational issues.
On behalf of the Studio, liaises with the property management team, PSPC and the landlord for properties outside Montreal occupied by the Studio regarding space management.
In conjunction with the Studio Administrator, works with the Director, Production and Operations, and the Program’s Financial Analyst to implement and oversee key financial, business and production processes.
Negotiates the terms and conditions of co-production and distribution agreements with co-producers, in accordance with the points of business established by the Executive Producer and in compliance with the NFB’s terms of business and administrative rules and ensures regular follow-up during all stages of film production until the project is completed.
Provides senior operational support for NFB initiatives and projects, screenings and national/international industry events.
In collaboration with the NFB Procurement Manager, ensures that all equipment purchasing and rentals are carried out in compliance with established NFB regulations and procedures, including price negotiations, the review and approval of quotes and invoices prior to system approval and payment by the Studio Administrator.
Leads the Studio’s production meetings.
Provides regular analysis, evaluation and recommendations to the Executive Producer around operational and production issues.
Supports Executive Producer on Studio team staffing requirements, including new staff training and professional development of existing staff as needed.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience in relevant area;
Minimum of eight (8) years of experience in production management, or an equivalent combination of education and experience;
A strong background with hands-on experience as an administrator and production manager in film, television, animation and/or interactive;
Financial administration and accounting expertise applied to project management within media production;
Thorough knowledge of the technical practices, procedures and standards applicable to film production;
In-depth knowledge of film production industry business practices and policies, as well as applicable guilds and master agreements;
Thorough knowledge of all the technical aspects of every stage of filmmaking;
Thorough knowledge of the technical facilities and suppliers in the region;
Excellent knowledge of current film and video equipment;
Ability to read financial statements.
Ability to negotiate;
Ability to work under pressure, and capacity to coordinate numerous projects at the same time;
Sense of initiative and diplomacy;
Strong organizational skills;
Facility in dealing with people.
Interested candidates with the above qualifications are invited to apply in writing, including a copy of their résumé, to firstname.lastname@example.org by August 5, 2022, citing competition number: JR-00128183.
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