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Job Vacancy for Head of Technical at Viva Cinemas

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Viva Cinemas is Nigeria’s leading cinema developers and operators of multiplex cinemas in Nigeria. Viva Cinemas is part of the Persianas Group, The Persianas Group has grown significantly since being founded in 1990 and established a proven capability to initiate, secure, construct, deliver and manage real estate developments across Nigeria.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Head of Technical

Location: Lagos

Position Summary/Objectives

  • The Head of Technical will oversee all technical matters in related to the Cinemas
  • Ensure the smooth running of the equipment to enable the smooth running of the movies all the time
  • The Head of Tech provides technical direction on business decisions and in the execution of specific projects.

Qualifications & Experience

  • University Degree in the Technical field
  • 6 years’ work experience
  • Practical solutions to real-life potential problems that can greatly affect cinema business
  • Basic Understanding of Finance.

Key Roles & Responsibilities

  • Assist in developing long-term projectionists technical strategies for the business
  • Assist with installation, maintenance and troubleshooting of equipment associated with the Cinemas
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of hardware and software update configuration equipment contracts and supervise installations
  • Aids in development of business continuity including future training needs and policies, disaster recovery plans, maintain current knowledge of plan executables, and respond to crises
  • Ability to launch new projects and ensure there are available plans for seamless launch of technical/operations activities
  • Have the technical ability to remove and perform mirror cleaning to the Xenon Lamp
  • Keep the projector adequately maintained and provide robust audit plans to mitigate projectionist operations risks
  • Ability to check HDSDI cables, Ethernet cables for damage
  • Ability to check Projector Coolant Level
  • Recommend, schedule equipment improvements, upgrades, and repairs
  • Ensure that maintenance is done for the equipment in a timely manner Maintain 3D Maintenance by cleaning up 3D filter system, checking 3D cables for signs of damage and correct filter replacement procedure
  • Ensure proper monitoring of the equipment weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual maintenance schedule. Liaise with and provide training and support to projectionists
  • Ability to keep the equipment safe and running for business
  • Managed various types of cinemas equipment and acquire plans for accredited certifications or other projector brands
  • Ensure proper checks on all speakers by being able to check ABS/EBU signs for damage and properly cleaning Amplifier Air Vents
  • Preserves equipment by implementing disaster recovery
  • Ability to determine potential risks and provide clear mitigation plan to avoid losses on the business
  • Ability to carry out Alternatively sound and scalar procedure, KDM procedure, basic fault-finding procedure and extraction of projection and server logs
  • Provide high-level technical support, Ability to make quick decisions and solve technical problems
  • Monitor and test equipment and provide performance statistics and reports
  • If necessary, liaise with third-party support and equipment vendors. Ability to provide clear technical trainings weekly, monthly, quarterly to ensure projectionist compliance always
  • Maintenance of equipment in a timely fashion including and provide weekly monitoring of lamps usage hours
  • Ability to provide continuous trainings and initiatives to ensure smooth running of equipment and strict adherence to training schedule.

Job Requirements

  • Technical Knowledge
  • Troubleshooting Experience
  • Equipment Support Experience
  • Product Research
  • Detail – Oriented
  • People Management
  • Strong strategic, leadership and management skills with a strong focus on results
  • Enthusiasm
  • Verbal communication skills
  • Team working skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Energy
  • Resourcefulness.

Personal Attributes:
The incumbent must also demonstrate the following personal attributes:

  • Demonstrate sound work ethics
  • Be honest and trustworthy
  • Be respectful
  • Possess cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • Be flexible

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications to: jobs@vivacinemas.com using the Job Title as subject of the mail.

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