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Production Manager

Job Title: Production Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Baghdad, Iraq
REF: 973
Contact Name: Zainab Mohammed
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

We are looking for a Production Manager for one of our international clients in the Media sector in Baghdad, the successful candidate will oversee the delivery of a number of projects and productions for the campaigns, responsible for all the organisational elements of production scheduling and budgeting. Fluency in Arabic & English Languages with minimum of 6 years of experience in Project Management is required.

  • You’ll work quickly, balancing multiple priorities over several projects to ensure we are able to deliver all our film productions at pace. You will be supported by a Production Coordinator, providing support and direction to ensure high levels of performance and their continued development.
  • Constantly adapting and renegotiate production plans in a busy, fast-paced environment, ensuring 
  • Working with the production department and other production staff to assess projects and resource requirements, drawing up schedules and estimating costs.
  • Hiring of crews, negotiating rates, organising overseas/complex travel and writing security assessments.
  • Work alongside the Production Executive to ensure our projects are delivered in line with requirements. 
  • Manage all costs across the projects, tracking spend against the budget, and producing regular cost reports.
  • Organise routine maintenance/repairs of production equipment.
  • Working across multiple projects to ensure the highest production management standards are met.
  • Ensuring the appropriate risk assessments are undertaken.
  • Managing and scheduling production team resource across projects. 
  • Liaising with our Production Executive and accountants to ensure projects are on budget.
  • Providing support and direction to more junior members of the team, monitoring performance and development.
  • Minimum of 6 year's Experience running projects with web, print, event, film etc. 
  • Experience with online and digital content.
  • Good communication skills communicator.
  • Fluency in Arabic & English Languages.
Please note that due to the large number of applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.