Junior Broadcast Technical Project Manager

  • Job Reference: 00000189-1
  • Date Posted: 4 October 2019
  • Recruiter: EMS technical personnel limited
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering & Technology, Broadcasting
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Junior Broadcast Technical Project Manager

Educated to degree level; or holds a professional qualification; or has significant media or broadcast experience.


Previous Experience

Has completed 18 months of graduate training in the Media practice or equivalent and has demonstrated ability to fulfil the requirements of the Junior Broadcast Technical Project Manager Role.


Prior Knowledge and Skills

Has a good foundational knowledge of broadcast and media related concepts and related technologies.

Has a foundational knowledge of IT technologies related to broadcast and media

Has a foundational knowledge of requirements capture and business process modelling techniques.

Has a foundational knowledge of project management.

Has experience in working on projects related to broadcast and media 


Knowledge and experience of Broadcast and Media Project delivery

Familiarity in one or more functions, technologies or industries related to Broadcast or Media. Typically this will have been achieved with theoretical and on-the-job training provided by the broadcast and media practice during a graduate trainee's first year of service. Examples: Media Asset management systems, Video on Demand systems, Simulcast, Broadcast Connectivity, Coding and Mux, Video Streaming, Online Video platforms, Video and Audio distribution over IP networks, Broadcast Infrastructure, Playout systems, Broadcast Scheduling Systems, Connected Television, equipment specification and deployment, measurement and evaluation of signals and broadcast related equipment.



Familiar with Broadcast and Media Formats and Standards

The codecs and formats and standards used to record and, store and stream video and audio including broadcast formats and baseband video signals. Examples: Video and audio codecs and wrappers, baseband transmission formats, SMPTE and EBU standards. 


Aware of National/International Standards 

Standards associated with the Media practice. Examples: IEEE802.3, ITU(T), ETSI, IEC, BSI, HD and SD video standards, Video codecs (H.264, H.265, MPEG-2) and wrappers, SDI signals, Digital Production Partnership (DPP) formats, FIMS (Framework for Interoperable Media Services), SMPTE standards 


Project Management Skills 

Familiar with Project Management Organisation and Delivery

Creates a schedule and maps project deliverables to define output-based project milestones. Creates and tracks progress, taking into account dependencies and milestones. Applies resource estimates and profiles to the schedule, establishing/managing critical paths. Checks if all project activities are completed, measuring and reporting progress against the schedule. 


Mandatory Tasks 

Leads and manages small, well defined projects that fall within the scope of experience/expertise. 

Manages all aspects of project management for a small size/complexity project. 

Carries out specific assignments related to the broadcast and media specialism and associated technical design, build, test and transition tasks as well as project management tasks.





Alan Hatvany


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