Technical Manager – H&S, Systems and Maintenance

  • Barbican
  • London, UK
  • Oct 10, 2019
Full time Maintenance Venue Management

Job Description

The Barbican Centre is a world-class arts and conference venue, presenting an unrivalled international artistic programme across all art forms and offering facilities for hosting a wide range of business events e.g. conferences, AGMs and graduations. 

We are looking for an experienced Technical Manager to join the technical management team of the Music Department. In your role you will work closely with the Senior Technical Manager, alongside two other Technical Managers, to ensure that all music, art and business events and cinema screenings hosted in the concert hall, conference suits, cinemas and foyer areas receive consistent high-standard technical support.  As part of the management team, you will manage and motivate a multi-skilled technical team and deliver the technical aspirations of a diverse and dynamic music, recording, cinema and commercial programme.   

You will have expertise in managing Health & Safety for performing arts; ideally already a holder of a NEBOSH general and NEBOSH fire certificate. You will bring an experience of managing stage and technical teams in a multi-disciplinary arts venue, major music venue or an events company. 

You will thrive on ensuring high standards and consistency of operation and maintenance of theatrical systems and or stage/rigging automation. You will also be experienced in one or more of the following disciplines: lighting, sound, video or broadcast technology. A very good understanding of all aspects of technical delivery for an event are essential to fulfill your role. 

You will have excellent communication and influencing skills, and a good track record of building strong relationships and working collaboratively with colleagues from other departments and external organizations. 

To apply online, please visit Alternatively, please contact us on 020 7332 3978 (24hr answerphone) quoting reference number BC842. A minicom service for the hearing impaired is available on 020 7332 3732.

Closing date for receipt of applications is Wednesday 16 October 2019, midday. 
Interviews will be held w/c. 28 October. 

Salary range: £39,680 - £44,960 per annum inclusive of London Weighting, depending on experience/performance.

The City of London Corporation is committed to Equal Opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community

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