We are currently working with a well established, multinational broadcast organisation who have an exciting opportunity for a Senior MCR Manager to join them on a permanent basis. The role will responsible for the day to day operations of two live MCR’s one in the UK and the other in the US, managing the technical operations including all incoming and outgoing feeds from IP, satellite and fibre and all audio and communications circuits.
The Senior MCR Manager will also work with other departments and internal and external service providers to plan for major events, manage technical projects including designing new workflows and identifying new technologies that could be utilised and be responsible for the rostering and scheduling of staff, staff development, overseeing all policies and procedures and acting as an escalation point for the team when required.
Candidates should have a background in a leadership/management role within a technical broadcast environment with strong experience of signal acquisition, encoding, compression and multiplexing from a live environment ideally covering news and/or sports.
Strong people management skills are essential as are excellent communication skills and being able to work collaboratively with other departments internal and external stakeholders and 3rd party service providers.
Acting calmly under pressure is also vital as is an ability to maintain effective working relationships with a range of different people.
This is a great opportunity to join a growing broadcast organisation in a key management position. If you feel you have the skills and experience to be successful and you are fully eligible to work in the UK without the need for sponsorship then please apply now for consideration.
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