Head Of Operations – L5361

A unique opportunity to join a growing company which provides Digital Services to the Film and TV industry.


Our client provides a range of Digital and Dailies services to the Film and TV industry. They are now looking to expand their facilities.



This is a senior role reporting directly to the MD and Group Head. The main purpose of the role is to oversee the day to day running of the business. You will be responsible for managing and liaising with all departments to maintain the high quality work.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Overseeing operations of every department – scan, kit room, bookings, post, marketing
  • Line managing the heads of each department and overseeing recruitment
  • Ensuring work is kept at the highest quality by jumping on potential issues before they develop 
  • Ensuring all systems and procedures run smoothly across all departments

  • Regular reporting to the MD and Group Head to review and implement company-wide strategy
  • Arranging inter-departmental meetings and keeping all teams informed and up to date
  • Monitoring resources and staffing for each department; tracking costs where necessary
  • Ensuring that all potential scheduling conflicts and issues are resolved efficiently.



With previous experience in a similar operational role, you will have excellent relationship building skills and the ability to work well under pressure and with strict deadlines. A good understanding of the general workings of the film industry from on-set  to post-production is important.


As this is very much a client facing position, you will be happy to be present in the office on a daily basis. There is on-site parking – or  alternatively you can travel by tube as the company are located at the end of the Metropolitan line.




If your skills & experience fit the above requirements and you would like to talk to us about this role, please apply online attaching your CV in WORD format.



  • Searchlight only advertises active roles
  • Your details will be sent directly to the Consultant who is handling this role
  • We aim to respond to candidates within 14 days.


If this role isn’t quite right, but you would like us to have your CV on file, please send it to sroffice@searchlight.com.


Searchlight strives to promote equal opportunities for all. We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief.


To learn more about Searchlight, see:  www.searchlight.com.