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Production Innovation Manager

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Recruiter: Sky
Listed on: 21st December 2021
Location: Isleworth
Salary Notes: Competitive
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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Want to do the best work of your life? With 24 million customers in 6 countries, make your mark at Europe's leading media and entertainment brand. A workplace where you can proudly be yourself; our people make Sky a truly exciting and inclusive place to work.

You will be the inspirational lead of the Production innovation program, This Project aims to disrupt the traditional concepts of live content production, building out highly flexible and scalable production technology platforms in public and private cloud environments.

You will be leading teams of technical specialists, architects, designers, analysts and operators, you will translate stakeholder requirements into a product "backlog" and then deliver functional capabilities into this continually evolving group platform.

What you'll do:

* Define the roadmap and prioritization of our platform, working closely with production partners in Sky Sports and Sky news. * Manage cross-functional teams, specifically focused on the design, development and delivery of cloud Production Technology solutions. Across the UK, Italy and Germany. * Own the Product Backlog, delivery plan and operational budget. * Challenge Production Operational Norms, searching for efficient and reliable technical solutions that aim to enhance the customer experience. * Develop a maintain a "rate card" based consumption model for production teams to offer predictable and cost-efficient services and solutions. * Build a strong innovation culture, which supports great ideas and develops great people whist supporting Sky's corporate goals of environmental sustainability, diversity and inclusion.

What you'll bring:

* Senior Project/Program Management Experience working within large Broadcast or Media Environments. * You will be Fluent in Agile Project management methodologies, and their application within platform development environments * Exceptional leadership skills and boundless optimism, unwillingness to tolerate mediocrity and passion about building a world-beating platform * Demonstratable experience in live Production Technology and its application with Live Sports and News. * Proven experience in transforming technical platforms and methodology, * You will be Fluent in Vendor Management, contract negotiation and cost forecasting * Demonstrable experience in working with Live Production content teams, and a focused understanding of their requirements and their measurements of success.

Department Overview:

We're the Product Hub. We're the team behind your favorite Sky products, and the platforms that power them. We make every moment magical, everywhere. Our team is made up of self-motivated, big thinkers who have a knack for solving problems and find new ways to captivate millions of customers by putting them at the heart of everything we do. From Sky Glass, Sky Q, Peacock and NOW to news and sports apps, we make entertainment even better and we can't wait to get started on what's next.

Team Overview

Content Technology and Innovation

Our Content Technology and Innovation team delivers high-quality content to living rooms across the country. With 25,00 colleagues, we combine our strategic insights, engineering know-how and operational excellence to make sure we use the best and most innovative technologies to create and distribute our award-winning content.

The Rewards:

There's a reason people can't stop talking about #LifeAtSky. Our great range of rewards really are something special, here are just a few:

* Sky Q, for the TV you love all in one place * A generous pension package * Private healthcare * Discounted mobile and broadband * Access a wide range of exclusive Sky VIP rewards and experiences

Where you'll work:


Our Osterley Campus is a 10-minute walk from Syon Lane train station. Or you can hop on one of our free shuttle buses that run to and from Osterley, Gunnersbury, Ealing Broadway and South Ealing tube stations. There's also plenty of bike shelters and showers.

On campus, you'll find 13 subsidised restaurants, cafes, and a Waitrose. You can keep in shape at our subsidised gym, catch the latest shows and movies at our cinema, get your car washed and even get pampered at our beauty salon.


We take pride in our approach to diversity and inclusion: we've been recognised by The Times and Stonewall for this, and we've committed £30million to support the fight against racial injustice. We've also set ambitious targets for increasing ethnic diversity and representation throughout our organization.

And we'll do everything we can to support you during your application. If you need us to make any adjustments to our recruitment process, speak to our recruitment team who will be happy to support you.

Why wait?

Apply now to build an amazing career and be part of a brilliant team. We can't wait to hear from you.

To find out more about working with us, search #LifeAtSky on social media. A job you love to talk about.

Just so you know: if your application is successful, we'll ask you to complete a criminal record check. And depending on the role you have applied for and the nature of any convictions you may have, we might have to withdraw the offer.