Art Handler Feltham Competitive
Art HandlerLocation: Feltham | Salary: Competitive | Posted: 6 Nov 2019 | Closes: 6 Dec 2019 | Job Type: Permanent & Full-time | Business Unit: G4SI | Region / Division: Europe | Reference: G4S/TP/4080552/174829
G4S International Logistics (G4Si) are innovators in global and domestic secure transport solutions and we strive on unpredictable challenges faced on a daily basis to meet our client’s needs. G4Si Fine Art provides bespoke logistics solutions for the world’s most renowned art and design institutions. Our international clientele includes museums, galleries, private collectors, auctioneers and art fair organizers. With our strategically located secure facilities in London, New York, Dubai and Hong Kong, as well as our highly skilled expert teams, we offer an unparalleled coverage of global fine art operations to address every unique logistical challenge within today’s rapidly globalizing art market.
Our team of highly skilled professionals are supported by superior technology and our industry leading security and risk management processes are continuously reviewed and refined in order to adapt to the constantly changing risk landscape.
We maintain a fluid and agile workforce to respond and react to change, always thinking on our feet and applying sound judgement in our decision making. We value our talent and make every effort to create the best place for the best people valuing skill, knowledge, expertise and innovation.
If you think G4Si is the best place for you, we have the following opportunity in our London Office.
JOB PURPOSE: Supporting the Operations Manager in all technical requirements on a daily basis to provide high quality and timely services to ensure client satisfaction; quality care in the packing, handling and transportation of artwork; technical supervision;
- Working with the Operations Manager as the principal member of the technical team for fine art projects in London and the UK
- Drive and maintain the company vehicle
- Member of the technical team working to ensure all technical requirements are met within a reasonable time frame
- Working on major fine art installations, handling and packing projects including exhibitions, auctions, art fairs and single shipments
- Warehouse & Inventory management on a daily basis
- The candidate will be responsible for assisting with the packing, wrapping, unpacking and installation of the highest quality of fine art
- Heavy lifting may be required
- Previous proven experience in the transportation of fine art
- Must be used to securing and handling fragile items for safe transport.
- Some experience in hanging artworks/installation processes
The Ideal Candidate:
SKILLS, EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATION:
- Experienced Fine Art Handler with detailed understanding of Fine Art industry – both technical and operational
- Ability to build and maintain good vendor and customer relations
- Competent fine art handling, packing and installation skills
- Must have clean driver’s licence and record
- Proficiency of problem solving, handling any issues and customer queries
COMPETENCIES AND BEHAVIOURS:
- Customer thinking – the capacity to think about the customer and their needs at all times
- Must have a solid knowledge of how to handle objects safely and efficiently and understand the materials of the objects that are being handled and how these materials may react with installation or packing materials. It is useful to be spatially oriented, good at math, and possess problem solving skills. Must have the ability to plan out and communicate the plan of action with the rest of the team before beginning an action.
- Good communication skills
- Must be used to physical and demanding work
- Good knowledge of the roads and an ability to route plan
- A smart appearance and a friendly personality, flexible approach to working the hours as required in order to complete jobs.
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