Deputy Production Manager - Automation


We are currently recruiting for a Deputy Production Manager in Automation to join our senior production team onboard, reporting directly to the Production Manager. You will be responsible for the operational delivery of all aspect of entertainment automation. Specifically this will involve the ability to operate all automation equipment to a high standard. Covering a diverse range of entertainment during both the day and evening, you will cover the production on cabaret acts, musical programmes and much more. You will be responsible for up to 12 direct reports, providing support to the overall success of the entertainment production. Your day will primarily involve morning set up, attending rehearsals and cover up to 3 large shows per night, all whilst ensuring equipment is maintained and functional.

As a Deputy Production Manager in Automation your main responsibilities will be:

- Responsible to the Production Manager for the technical delivery of all aspects of entertainment automation
- Managing a team of up to 12 direct reports, ensuring the team is delivering the best possible entertainment standards onboard
- Assist with all aspects of Health and Safety procedures for the entertainment technical staff.
- To carry out regular safety checks and maintenance of all automation technical equipment as described by the onboard maintenance policy
- To attend daily meetings with the Production Manager to ensure a complete overview of the onboard entertainment meets the highest standards and passenger satisfaction
- To be responsible for all stock levels of sound equipment held by the production department
- Responsible for safety duties in emergency situations

Essential Criteria

To be considered for this position you must have:

- Supervisory experience within a production team, with a hands on approach to management
- Experience working within or trained in Technical Theater
- Experience working at big venues with a varied experience working on concerts, theaters or individual acts

This is a fantastic opportunity for a complete life style change. However, life on board does mean working 10 hours a day, 7 days a week for the 6 months that you are onboard. The ten hours will be split between morning set up, afternoon rehearsals & evening shows. Therefore you will have time off in the day and also opportunities to go shore side when in port and take local leave in far away destinations. The role comes with your own cabin and opportunity for accompanied travel after one years’ service. All uniform and meals are provided.