Senior Production Manager

Senior Production Manager


Senior Production Manager

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Location: Pialba

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Richmond, Victoria, Australia
Direct-to-Consumer and International
Date posted
Mar. 12, 2020 Job Summary: The Senior Production Manager is the production management ‘spine’ within the Creative and Production team. This role oversees all administrative requirements and general project management for the production team. This includes budgets, financial transactions, traffic, crew engagement (where applicable) including high frequency legal interface. The role is responsible for the accurate delivery of the production team output. Responsibilities:Acting as a key point of contact for the Production Team, the role is responsible for:
General Production Management

Working with designers, producers and third-party partners to create content for The Walt Disney Company Australia

Manage workflow, approvals and delivery specifications to ensure projects are delivered on time, accurately and to a high level of execution

Key contact for Studio/integrated and Disney+ Marketing content production

Create and manage pre and post production requirements maintaining brand integrity throughout

Play an integral project management role during large integrated campaigns, tracking timing, briefs and budgets on all projects, including pre and post production and reporting to senior management

Liaise with the Creative, Marketing, Finance and Legal teams to ensure projects are compliant and delivered in timely fashion

Oversee coordination of weekly team meeting to discuss work in progress

Oversee the organisation of any film permits, transport, equipment hire, call sheets

Provide organisational support to Creative and Production team

Oversee general office administration via management and delegation with direct reports

Assist Producers as required in organisational aspects of their projects including budgeting, research and crew bookings (where applicable)

Partner with the broader creative team (Design) team to review and update assets

Financial Management

Planning and management of budgets, ensuring quarterly targets are met and reported quarterly to senior management

Oversee the creation of budgets and budget breakdowns for all projects

Oversee processing of invoices, travel & entertainment through SAP finance system, having a thorough knowledge of all company T & E policies

Form strong relationships with key stakeholders in Finance teams Legal Interface & Regulatory Management

Work with Australian legal team on contracts including legal aspects for internal and external productions e.g. Master Production Agreements, talent engagement, performance rights, music rights and general oversight of the use and clearance of Disney and third party IP

Oversight of adherence to all State and Federal regulations regarding engagement of children across all Australian states and New Zealand as well as The Walt Disney Company internal guidelines

Working closely with US based music lawyer and act as the key contact in Australian market for negotiation of music rights including commissioned work and reporting use of Production music to Audio Networks and APRA/AMCOS

Preparation of standard booking forms, licences, contracts and short term hire agreements

In line with company requirements, completing risk assessments and safety policies, as well as enforcing legal guidelines when filming with children, including, but not limited to, the NSW Office of Children’s Guardian

Crew Engagement (Ad Hoc)

Oversight of freelance resources, crew engagement and negotiations for the department

Drives negotiations with key freelance crew to seek best rates including parity of rates across disciplines of DOP’s, Editors and Audio Engineers

First point of contact for all crew bookings

Liaise with external vendors in relation to technical support

Basic Qualifications:

Minimum 5 years of experience in production management inside a media organization

Demonstrated leadership ability

Experience in creating, interpreting and tracking production budgets

High level of experience with SAP or similar accounting software

Strong finance background in relation to building and tracking multiple budgets

Demonstrate knowledge and understanding regarding State regulations regarding the engagement of children and experience of executing the required procedures

Strong background in legal requirements of contracts centred on production execution

Experienced in logistics of Production, including creating and maintaining call sheets, schedules and rundowns and management of post-production

Management and mentoring skillset

Solid industry contacts in terms of crew and technical staff

Preferred Qualifications:

High level attention to detail

Self-managed and self-motivated with the ability to work autonomously

Excellent organisation skills, balancing competing priorities

Legal and contract management skills

Ability to stay on top of approvals and ‘push through’ where necessary

Strong project management skills and ability to plan into the future

MS Office Skills, including advanced knowledge of Outlook/Excel

Ability to make sound judgments and confident decision-maker

High level of numeracy and ability to create/track multiple budgets simultaneously

Assertive, resilient and objective

Basic knowledge of broadcast camera, editing equipment and postproduction processes

Sense of humour and a positive team player a must

Additional Information:
About Direct-to-Consumer and International:

Comprised of Disney’s international media businesses and the Company’s various streaming services, the Direct-to-Consumer and International segment aligns technology, content and distribution platforms to expand the Company’s global footprint and deliver world-class, personalized entertainment experiences to consumers around the world. This segment is responsible for The Walt Disney Company’s direct-to-consumer businesses globally, including the ESPN+ sports streaming service, programmed in partnership with ESPN; Disney+, the dedicated streaming home for entertainment from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic; and the Company’s ownership stake in Hulu. As part of the Direct-to-Consumer and International segment, Disney Streaming Services, developer of the ESPN+ and Disney +, oversees all consumer-facing digital technology and products across the Company.
About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with The Walt Disney Company (Australia) Pty Limited , which is part of a business segment we call Direct-to-Consumer and International .
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