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Salford, Manchester

Maternity Cover



Technical Operations Manager
Farm's Manchester facility requires a Technical Operations Manager for a maternity cover role.


Main tasks and responsibilities:

  • Allocate required resources and coordinate logistics of multiple projects, liaising with Operations departments in other Farm locations where necessary (i.e. on Drama productions)
  • Draw up workflows for Operations, liaising with the client where necessary and carrying out plans and tests of the workflow where possible.
  • Support Ops and Producers to ensure the smooth running of workflows
  • Work with Edit Support to ensure any guides are up to date (i.e. troubleshooting) and provide additional cover to edit support by picking up support requests where necessary
  • Work with Creative and Production departments, advising on bookings and supporting its scheduling
  • Media management: create workspaces for all projects going onto the Nexis, creating weekly workspace snapshots to identify completed projects. Oversee the Operations team archive and delete all media in accordance with Farm policy.

Other Duties:

  • Cover for absent staff in the team within the remit of the job accountabilities.
  • Undertake ad hoc projects and administrative tasks that are relevant to the operation of the department
  • Attend relevant training identified to ensure duties are performed efficiently.

Responsible for:

  • Management of Operations in Farm Manchester throughout the whole of the employee lifecycle, from recruitment through to termination of employment
  • Provide motivation, leadership, development and direction to Operations Team.

This job description is an accurate reflection of the duties of the post at the time of writing but will be changed from time to time to meet the changing requirements of the company.



Education & Training


  • 5 + A to C level GCSE’s or equivalent
  • GSCE level minimum B grade or equivalent in English and Maths
  • Trained on MS Office applications.


  • An undergraduate level qualification in a relevant area.

Skills, Ability & Experience


  • Proven track record in a management role, preferably in an Operations environment
  • Solid experience in Post-Production workflows, from initial crafting to media management
  • Confident allocation resources and co-ordinating logistics across multiple projects
  • Comfortable with different forms of Media Management
  • Solid office administration experience
  • Excellent and accurate attention to detail data input and checking
  • Ability to communicate well with internal departments.


  • Experience in a management role in a Post Production environment
  • Knowledge and understanding of UHD workflows.

Personal Qualities


  • Evidence of management capability
  • Demonstrates strong delivery focus
  • Excellent client and customer awareness (both internal and external)
  • Methodical, accurate and precise approach to work
  •  ‘Can do’ and flexible approach to variety of duties.

Next Step
To Apply:
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