Project Manager (Office Relocation) – Animal Logic Vancouver
Animal Logic, an award winning animation, visual effects and design studio is coming to Vancouver!
We need an experienced, organised and energetic Project Manager who can help us physically establish the Animal Logic facility in Yaletown, Vancouver.
You will work with the Head of Studio Operations for a 12 month period to ensure that the establishment, setup and staged move of our office is as smooth and seamless as possible. We have a great location locked in but there is a lot more to be done!
This position reports to the Head of Studio Operations, Vancouver.
Key responsibilities include:
Developing a project plan for establishing, moving in and growing the Vancouver office, as access to building and floors will be in phases
Liaising with external parties, including local authorities, suppliers and tradespeople to ensure the office setup exceeds quality expectations, is within budget and meets all required obligations
Being hands on in supporting what is required in relation to the set up of the office – eg booking travel, sourcing accommodation options for travelling staff, sourcing furniture provider options, coordinating service providers (electricians, builders)
Utilising appropriate project management methodology and tools to run the project
Providing regular reports on progress and escalating issues as required to the Head of Studio Operations
Support defining and managing the budget with the Head of Studio Operations and conduct all activities with financial awareness, and where relevant make recommendations for improvements and changes to the Head of Studio Operations
Undertaking other activities relevant to the role and project to support the delivery and implementation of this significant project
To be successful in this role you will have:
At least 5 years’ experience in managing large scale projects and specifically office establishment and/or relocation for small to medium companies
Experience working with local and international external suppliers/providers to successfully setup or relocate an office/company
Proven ability to work on complex projects with multiple stakeholders within a tight timeframe
Excellent project management, time management, communication, problem solving, attention to detail, decision-making, negotiation and influencing skills
High proficiency in Microsoft Office and other project management/relocation services software
To apply, please complete our online application form via our website: http://bit.ly/1LiStSA
Animal Logic is one of the world’s most accomplished digital studios producing award winning, ground breaking and trail blazing animation, visual effects and design. If you think Animal, think Moulin Rouge, House of Flying Daggers, 300, The Great Gatsby, Happy Feet, Legend of the Guardians, BBC’s Walking with Dinosaurs 3D, Avengers: Age of Ultron and of course the blockbuster and BAFTA winning hit, The LEGO® Movie. Yes, that’s all us!
We are based in Sydney, LA and are now very excited to be establishing a presence in Vancouver within the creative precinct of Yaletown. Production on our first Vancouver-based animated feature commences in January 2016 with more animated features in the pipeline.
If you want to create GREAT WORK with GREAT PEOPLE then Animal Vancouver has some awesome opportunities available. So come and join us as we set up our Vancouver studio, build to our first production and grow and establish a leading 3D animation studio with a team of hundreds.
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