Contracts Manager, Wellington, Weta Digital

Published 2022-06-30
Expires 2022-07-30
ID #1066578847
Contracts Manager, Wellington, Weta Digital
New Zealand, Wellington, Wellington,
Published June 30, 2022

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Contracts manager

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Wētā FX is the standard-bearer for creativity and innovation in visual effects and animation, attracting talent, partners, and clients that seek to push what is possible in pursuit of their artistic vision. Along the way, our ground-breaking work has earned six visual effects Academy Awards®, 12 Academy Sci-Tech Awards and six visual effects BAFTA Awards in addition to the 34 Visual Effects Society Awards awarded to us by our peers. Based in Wellington, New Zealand, we are best known for our work on The Lord of the Rings, Avatar and the Planet of the Apes franchise. We've recently finished work on a number of projects including Mr Corman, The Green Knight and Marvel's Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.

As a Contracts Manager you will be responsible for facilitating the management of our crew contracts.

Working in a fast-paced environment, we need someone with great interpersonal skills and attention to detail who can work with our talented crew, managers, and the Talent and Culture team to negotiate our crew contracts. Contracts Managers have their own portfolio to look after and are part of the wider Talent and Culture team, reporting to the Talent & Culture Director.

Key Responsibilities
To provide a bridge for communication between Wētā FX's management team, department management and individual contractors
To work within budget parameters as directed
To successfully negotiate contracts and manage the contracting process and all administrative aspects
To be the first point of contact for all crew contract queries
To proactively prioritise workloads appropriately in a fast paced and evolving environment
To remain adaptable working across various departments.
Needs to know and have
Negotiation and relationship management skills
Great communication skills and maturity (i.e. be good with people and sensitive during negotiations)
Excellent organisational and time management skills
An aptitude for problem-solving
Ability to prioritise in a constantly evolving environment
Excellent attention to detail
Awareness of the sensitive nature of the role and the importance of confidentiality
Proficiency with Microsoft 365 Suite and the ability to learn bespoke database systems quickly.
Wētā FX is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate our diversity and believe in creating an environment where all our crew feel welcomed, respected, supported and appreciated.

Applicants must be willing to relocate to Wellington for this role, able to start soon and are a NZ citizen or have an open work visa with no restrictions in place.

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Weta Digital is a digital visual effects company based in Wellington, New Zealand. It was founded by Peter Jackson, Richard Taylor, and J...

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