Production Manager, Commissions, Tate


This exciting new position offers the chance to lead, co-ordinate and manage the production and delivery of artist commissions, with particular responsibility for the annual Hyundai Commission for Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall. The Turbine Hall has hosted some of the world’s most memorable and acclaimed works of contemporary art and the way artists have interpreted this vast industrial space has revolutionised public perceptions of contemporary art in the twenty-first century.

As an experienced production manager with proven experience in the realisation of large scale artistic commissions and installations, you will manage all aspects of the commissions from advising on practical feasibility of project proposal, devising production schedules, overseeing design process to the eventual fabrication, transportation, associated insurances, installation and deinstallation. You will ensure effective communication across Tate as well as managing the procurement of all goods and services, managing and supervising all external contractors as well as taking responsibility for all budgetary planning and reporting.

You will have demonstrable experience of managing complex site-specific artistic commissions combined with proven project management skills with the flexibility to work independently and collaboratively as part of a team, as well as outstanding interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate, influence and negotiate with a wide variety of stakeholders. You will have exceptional budget and resource management skills as well as an understanding of Construction Design and Management (CDM) and relevant Health & Safety regulations.

How to apply: 

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Closing date: Sunday, 22 July 2018 at midnight.  

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