Production Head

Mumbai, Maharashtra   |   Full time

Overview of the role:

OML is looking for a Head of Production who will be responsible for the implementation of a production pipeline that delivers against the business strategy. 

The Head of Production is a large comprehensive production role working to deliver quality programming in accordance with creative goals, budget targets, and delivery schedules. 


Critical to the success of the role, the Executive will have a strong understanding of long form content story, including viable third party studios, a network of strong external relationships, and an exceptional business acumen.

In addition to being responsible for robust budgets, the Head of Physical Production is charged with maintaining a positive work culture that fosters an atmosphere of teamwork and pride in best-in-class results.

Specific responsibilities of the role:

  • You will work closely with creative and production teams regarding assignments and reviewing concepts for production
  • Responsible for presenting budgets and production based on scope of show: budget writing, schedules, cost reports, etc. 
  • Build and maintain strong production relationships with Production Companies, Animation Houses, Casting Directors, Editorial, Music Houses and other meaningful production partners.
  • Negotiating and reviewing all contractual and budget details with the producers and production partners
  • Awareness of trends in production and the continuous ability to educate and share knowledge of the production process
  • Resource planning of personnel, technology, space, etc.
  • Monitoring the execution of plans and progress of individual production departments against the plan
  • Solution oriented approach to solving internal and external resource management
  • Delivering shows on time and on budget
  • Handling resource management for evolving schedules / transitions
  • Responsible for below-the-line staffing of productions
  • Establishing recruiting targets and guides strategy

Who should apply?

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of 10+ of years of experience in an Executive Senior Production or Production Management role within a production house or similar
  • Strong relationships with line producers, technical suppliers 

Additional Qualifications

  • Effective presentation skills
  • Superior skills with regards to critical thinking and decisions
  • Your ability to be inventive and responsible of budgets and deadlines within the pace and requirements of the work environment
  • Experience working at all budget levels
  • Effective managerial and interpersonal skills that foster a pleasant and inclusive work experience

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