Operations Operations

Manager of Broadcast Operations Projects and Development

Leeds, United Kingdom

Job Description

Job Title:
Manager of Broadcast Operations Projects and Development
Leeds, United Kingdom
Full-Time, Permanent
Broadcast Services

What's your new role about?

This is a key role to Broadcast Operations, which will report to the Head of Transmission.  The successful candidate will be the owner of all process improvement projects, representing the Transmission and Presentation teams.  They will lead a team of subject matter experts (SMEs) from both transmission and presentation, and will work enthusiastically to drive improvements to existing processes. They will take ownership of projects, to safeguard the operation during the roll-out of important changes to the broadcast technology infrastructure. 
With a proven track record of managing teams, the successful candidate will be a process driven creative thinker, who understands that there are no prizes for having the largest headcount. 
They will be a self-starter -identifying improvement requirements.  The ability to prioritise projects and tasks independently will be expected. 
Benefits include access to DAZN, 25 days’ annual leave (increasing by 3 days after 3 years), annual performance-related bonus, private medical insurance, life assurance, pension contributions up to 5%, family friendly community including enhanced parental leave, electric vehicle benefit option, free access for you and one other to our workplace mental health platform app (Unmind), learning and development resources, and access to our internal speaker series and events.

You’ll have the opportunity to:

  • To be responsible for a team of Broadcast Subject Matter Experts who represent the end users of their areas of expertise. 
  • Be the main point of contact for Transmission and Presentation related projects. 
  • With an efficiency mindset, work with Department Heads and Team Leaders to identify gaps in process, to bring tangible improvement to service. 
  • Work with Project teams to define roll out plans for changes to technology and process. 
  • Be responsible for training of new processes and compilation of run books. 
  • Report project status to key stakeholders. 
  • Maintain their technical knowledge of themselves and their team of SMEs. 

You’ll be set up for success if you have:

  • Minimum of three years direct line management experience. 
  • Proactive approach to problem solving. 
  • Demonstratable, enthused, expert knowledge of broadcast workflows and systems. 
  • Strong understanding of OTT transmission. 
  • Strong understanding of advertising processes, including DAI.  
  • Experience in operating Media Genix What’s On. 
  • Strong understanding of media management and delivery workflows. 
  • Hands on experience of working in a live sport broadcast environment. 
  • Ability to review and document technical workflow diagrams 
  • Demonstratable experience of delivering broadcast projects from an end user perspective. 
  • Excellent communication skills and proven senior stakeholder management. 

Even better if you have:

  • Project Management Qualification. 
  • Flexibility to travel to engage with stakeholders and vendors. 
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Visio. 
  • Knowledge of Confluence/Jira. 

Here's a little more about us…

At DAZN, we bring ambition to life. We are innovators, game-changers and pioneers. So if you want to push boundaries and make an impact, DAZN is the place to be.
As part of our team you'll have the opportunity to make your mark and the power to make change happen. We're doing things no-one has done before, giving fans and customers access to sport anytime, anywhere. We're using world-class technology to transform sports and revolutionise the industry and we're not going to stop.
If you're ambitious, inventive, brave and supportive, then you're the kind of person who's going to enjoy life at DAZN.
We are committed to fostering an inclusive environment, both inside and outside of our walls, that values equality and diversity and where everyone can contribute at the highest level and have their voices heard. For us, this means hiring and developing talent across all races, ethnicities, religions, age groups, sexual orientations, gender identities and abilities. We are supported by our talented Employee Resource Group communities: proud@DAZN, women@DAZN, disability@DAZN and ParentZONE.
If you’d like to include a cover letter with your application, please feel free to. Please do not feel you need to apply with a photo or disclose any other information that is not related to your professional experience.
Our aim is to make our hiring processes as accessible for everyone as possible, including providing adjustments for interviews where we can.
We look forward to hearing from you.