Current Vacancies and Job Opportunities for Permanent Staff at PRG

We're always on the look out to add talented and enthusiastic people to our UK team. We list specific vacancies below, but if you don't see a specific role, you can still submit your CV with a covering email to ukhr@prg.com.

CVs and candidates from agencies will not be accepted without prior agreement.

  • Crewing Services Coordinator
  • UK Finance Director

Crewing Services Coordinator

Location: Longbridge, Birmingham

Overview:
Working as part of the UK Crewing Services team, the main purpose of the role is to source Event Technicians, across the disciplines of Lighting, Video, Rigging and Automation for the leading global supplier of event technology and technical services. Market sectors covered include Concert Touring, Festivals, Film & TV, Theatre, Corporate and Special Events.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the selection and booking of on-site technicians.
  • Coordinate project specific administrative duties, including but not limited to:
    – Compile and issue crew schedules and contact sheets.
    – Liaise with subcontractors and event production staff regarding visas, work permits, H&S compliance as well as travel and accommodation.
    – Raise and issue crew purchase orders.
    – Monitor the validity of all crew documentation.
    – Collating and submitting crew data, ensuring accuracy and ongoing data protection compliance.
    – Provide a point of contact for regular On-site Technicians.
  • Liaise with the finance department regarding project labour invoicing.
  • Contribute to weekly Crewing Services meetings including project status updates

The successful candidate will have the following skills and attributes:
Essential:

  • Strong IT skills, with experience in Microsoft Word, databases and possess intermediate - advanced Microsoft Excel competency.

Desirable:

  • Enthusiastic and self-motivated with excellent customer service skills.
  • Excellent administrative and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to work under pressure and to strict deadlines.
  • Ability to work as part of a team as well as on own initiative.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • A flexible approach to work
  • Working knowledge of the live events and entertainment industry would be an advantage.

Job ID:  00-00
Job Location(s): UK-Birmingham-Longbridge
Category: Logistics 
# of Openings: 1

UK Finance Director

Reporting to: CFO EMEA

Responsible For: Supporting Commercial Team & the UK Finance Function

Location: Longbridge/Covent Garden with some travel to other group locations as required

Main purpose of role: Working alongside the CEO as part of the UK Management Team, the Finance Director will not only be an exceptional accountant and hands-on with company finances but will also be commercially aware, advising on the best path of growth for the business. As well as having overall responsibility for the Financial Reporting this role requires focus and support for the Commercial team to allow them to achieve profitable planned growth.

Summary of principal duties and responsibilities:

  • Form a close working relationship with the UK CEO & EMEA CFO
  • Help to focus, support and provide analysis for the Commercial Team to allow them the achieve the company's strategic growth plan
  • Being a valued Member of the UK Management Team
  • Contribute fully to the development of company strategy across all areas of the business, challenging assumptions and decision-making as appropriate and providing financial analysis and guidance on all activities, plans, targets and business drivers.
  • Provide leadership for the company's Finance and Accounting strategy, to optimise the company’s financial performance and strategic position.
  • Work with senior teams to grow the business, formulating strategies and plans.
  • Ensure corporate budgeting processes are carried out and reviewed.
  • Establish a high level of credibility and manage strong working relationships with external parties including customers and advisors.

The above list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be exhaustive. Employees are expected to adopt additional tasks when required. These tasks will be in keeping with the general profile of the role.

Skills and attributes required:

  • Qualified member of an accountancy body or holder of an equivalent qualification
  • Meet the requirement for a commercially astute, articulate, technically strong, dynamic, insightful and influential leader with the ability to operate at both strategic and operational levels.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to handle high levels of pressure and critical decision-making.
  • Knowledge of overall business strategy and operations, including business processes, revenue and cost components.
  • High integrity and openness combined with commitment to good governance.
  • Energetic, highly motivated, with an enquiring mind and passion for excellence and innovation in pursuit of business growth and success.
  • Considerable experience 10 years plus in a similar Senior Finance or Management role ideally within a large International Group and US parent company
  • Experience in managing and motivating a team to achieve results.
  • Good understanding of key performance indicators.
  • Highly organised with the ability to prioritise a demanding and diverse workload to exacting deadlines.
  • Considerable experience in all aspects of accounting with the ability to analyse information and present findings.
  • Advance Excel and IT skills, with ERP experience and Oracle knowledge an advantage.
  • Strong attention to detail and analytical ability.
  • Strong IT skills, always being ahead of new technologies
  • High degree of personal integrity and professionalism.
  • Willingness to travel to other PRG locations if required.
Contact us
Alistair Todd, Director of HR, PRG XL Video Alistair Todd

Director of Human Resources

Email: ukhr@prg.com

 

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