Dynamic environment where creating art in the form of paintings, sculpture and new work are the basis of all activities.

 

 

Role

A leader to work alongside the artist  -managing  team and facilities. The Studio manager will need to be both an excellent project manager and commercially minded. They will manage people, resources, materials and output while being a good communicator who is open minded, flexible and responsive. A key responsibility is to reduce waste and deliver the most efficient studio operation.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Managing studio operations; assigning work, reducing waste and delivering efficient operations while remaining flexible and responsive.
  • Setting studio targets and objectives to meet company requirements.
  • Maintain focus on goals and costs, consistently hitting deadlines
  • Optimise studio expenses within agreed budgets.
  • Inspire and motivate the team.

 

 

 

 

The Challenge

  • To build a flexible, responsive team that truly believes they can achieve the impossible.
  • To manage studio resources to meet requirements at the lowest overall cost.
  • To work collaboratively will colleagues and peers in other parts of the organisation.

 

 

The Person

  • Of graduate calibre, ideally degree qualified.
  • A minimum of three years’ experience leading teams.
  • Experience of running teams in a fast-moving research & development, first-off, prototype environment.
  • Project management experience
  • Excellent time management – able to meet deadlines
  • Previously responsible for expense budgets
  • Understanding of lean business, reduction of waste
  • Able to demonstrate significant achievements in career-to-date
  • Art experience desirable but not essential

 

 

KEYS AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:

·       People management; Setting targets and objectives, inspire and motivate, monitoring activities, coaching and mentoring.

·       Resource management; assign appropriate resources to meet company requirements, control studio expenditure within defined budgets.

 

IDEAL CANDIDATE:

  • Positive, committed and driven by results.
  • Dedicated to reducing waste and improving internal processes.
  • Flexible and responsive to change.
  • Comfortable balancing competing demands and setting priorities.
  • Lean methodology training.
  • Experience of or informed appreciation of art.