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Procurement Manager - Production

Job Reference: 1205-16       Job Type: Permanent       Date Added: 22/06/2012

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Employer: Beaumont Select
Location: London
Salary: Competitive salary +Car allowance, bonus and benefits

An interesting opportunity for an experienced TV/Media production manager, with a degree of procurement experience.

Are you working within the TV or Media industry and have a strong background in the Production and Studio's arena? Are you experienced in negotiating with suppliers and ensuring that the Production teams have the required equipment and services on time and on budget? If yes, then I would like to hear from you.

This position within the UK's leading Media organisation, couples together the operational side of TV and Media production, along with the procurement knowledge of sourcing the broad range of products and services to enable the Production Managers to fulfill and deliver the projects. The role will sit between the Studio/Broadcast and Procurement team and will require excellent stakeholder communication skills to bring together various business functions to succeed in their goals.

Key Responsibilities

• Lead budget negotiations with independent production companies and end suppliers on key designated categories
• Have good understanding of all up to date broadcast and production technology and proven experience in TV production and post-production techniques
• Be capable of evaluating all options against all relevant factors i.e. editorial, commercial, logistical, risk etc and recommending the best option to the production team
• Negotiate production solutions, understanding production technology, operational issues and production schedules
• Work closely with the Broadcast Operations department to effect production solutions to increase use of internal resource (studios, cameras, post, audio and creative services) where these represent best value
• Liaise with production companies at all stages and have an overview on a number of individual projects of varying nature and a range of production teams
• Liaise and work closely with Programme finance
• Assist the Senior Procurement Manager in shaping the ongoing development and maintenance of strategic sourcing capabilities in production categories – including understanding current markets, future trends and potential long term initiatives



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