Broadcast Programme Manager - Broadcast Scheduling Software

  • Location

    West London, London

  • Sector:

    Broadcast Technology

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  • Salary:

    £600 - £675 per day + Outside ir35

  • Contact:

    David King

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    7 months +

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Broadcast Programme Manager & Snr Broadcast Project Manager with specialist broadcast industry experience including strong knowledge of Broadcast Scheduling Systems / Channel Management software and workflows (Ideally previous experience managing migrations from Sintec Onair to MediaGenix Whats'On WON or similar scheduling broadcast application migrations). Also familiarity with related metadata, rights, Adsales, content supply chain, and some familiarity the wider broadcast ecosystem tools and technology - Playout & distribution, Media Asset Management (MAM), Digital Asset Management (DAM), Rights Management, Transcoding and relevant Workflows. etc

Must be good at Managing Snr stakeholders to VP level and good experience with business change and Software Application Projects within a broadcast environment.

This is to join a wider international programme overseeing the migration and harmonisation of international broadcast media systems, workflows and content.

Methodology includes using Agile Squads, engaging with Snr stakeholders, understanding the current portfolio of projects and scoping, planning and delivering in a complex environment. Providing clear management, leadership, decision-making and programme & project reporting using best practice to ensure full visibility and successful delivery.

This is a 7 month contract initially and can be based outside IR35 based up to a max of £675pd depending on experience. Must be available within 4 weeks and based in the UK within easy reach of the London offices for regular workshops post covid.

-Proven working experience in project & program management of multinational, multi-platform broadcast projects
-Knowledge and experience delivering projects between broadcast programming and scheduling applications (OnAir and What's ON application knowledge would be preferred)
-Familiarity with broadcast eco-system tools and technology - Playout & distribution, -Media Asset Management (MAM), Digital Asset Management (DAM), Rights Management, Transcoding and relevant Workflows.
-Proven experience of working with internal software development and QA teams.
-External Vendor management.
-Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
-Excellent written and verbal communication skills
-Demonstrable problem-solving approach
-Clear written and verbal communication
-Solid organisational skills, including where attention to detail and multitasking is a must
-Bachelor's Degree in an appropriate field of study or equivalent work experience
-Project & Program Management Professional (PMP) / PRINCE II certification is desirable
-Highly committed and able to work independently and as a team
-Positive attitude towards learning, sharing and mentoring
-Extremely organised with excellent communications skills and attention to detail
-Deadline orientated and ability to remain calm in a fast-paced environment
-Capable of motivating and leading teams with enthusiasm
-Confident when communicating with SMEs, Developers, Engineers and production