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MCR Team Leader (UK1639)

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  • Department: Resourcing
  • Job Title: MCR Team Leader (UK1639)
  • Reports to: Transmission Manager
  • Location: Leeds, United Kingdom
  • Hours of Work: Mon-Sun 42 hours Shift Work

SO WHAT’S YOUR NEW ROLE ABOUT?

We are looking for a suitable senior candidate to join our MCR Team in Leeds.  The team will be responsible for getting live sports content into our transmission platform for our OTT product, as well as ensuring the quality of our outgoing broadcasts.

As a Team Leader, you will be expected to lead the day-to-day operations and provide a higher-level experience and expertise to the operations, as well as be a senior point of contact when on shift.

The MCR operations are an exciting and often busy, 24/7 team, that sits at the heart of the business.  Following the sporting calendars, the teams work to successfully obtain live signals, distribute these to other teams, encoding, recording, commentary and on-pass to other clients.

Transmissions work is advantageous, but the ability to work in busy and live, broadcast environments are equally important to the role.

The position will require to work nights, public holidays and weekends on a shift basis.

WHAT WILL YOU DO IN YOUR NEW ROLE? % of role
Organising daily team operations and rota 25
Line Management of operational staff to ensure development and progression of the team 10
Improving workflows and operations to deliver the highest quality output 10
Communicating and escalating with other broadcast service teams 15
Leading and motivating the team to achieve 10
Leading Incident investigation to conclusion with other teams 15
Covering and assisting in day-to-day operations 5
Be a contact point for senior management and clients 10
DO YOU HAVE THESE ESSENTIALS TO BE CONSIDERED FOR AN INTERVIEW? Skill Level (out of 4)
5 + years’ experience working in a live broadcast environment 3
Proven ability to lead and organise a team, and motivate staff 3
Good understanding of broadcast formats and video signals 3
Ability to work in a busy, high pressure environment 3
Ability to communicate efficiently and effectively 3
DO YOU HAVE THESE DESIRABLES?
Experience working in an MCR environment
Experience working in live transmission workflows
Previous experience in sports broadcasting
Ability to work with broadcast tools such as audio meters, scopes, waveform monitors
Familiarity with Satellite transmissions and RF delivery
THESE ARE THE PERFORM COMPETENCIES YOU’LL NEED TO SUCCEED IN YOUR ROLE….
Ability to set priorities, goals and time tables to achieve maximum productivity.
Self–motivated and driven to succeed, focused on results and passionate about the job.
Working collaboratively with a group of people in order to accomplish a task or achieve a goal.
Building and maintaining external and internal customer satisfaction with Perform products, services and expertise.

IF YOU HAVEN’T YET GOT A FEEL FOR THE CULTURE AT PERFORM, THEN READ ON…

Here at Perform we like to consider ourselves a progressivedynamicfun and fast-paced global sports media broadcasting company. We are passionateabout what we do and really good at it too!!

Here are some of the things you can expect working at Performcollaborationinnovationever changing, empowerment, work hard and personal development.

BENEFITS

You’ll receive up to 25 days annual leave (increasing by 3 days after 3 years), Single cover Aviva Private medical insurance*Life Assurance (4x annual salary), matching pension contributions up to 5%, Season Ticket LoanCycle to Work Scheme*, and Childcare Voucher Scheme*Free parking is available for Feltham offices. We also have a subsidised canteen at Feltham with Starbucks coffee from £1.

And there’s more…… You’ll have access to the Perform online learning portal (MindTools) and be part of our Career Deal, which aims to support yourcontinued professional development. We also have a structured management development programme and a financially rewarding Refer a Friend scheme. If you fancy a move abroad; Perform are currently seeking the best talent in a number of countries around the world!

*Please Note – some of these benefits will be available to you upon successful completion of your probation.

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