Technical Program Manager (Cloud Production for Sports)

General Information

Job title: Technical Program Manager (Cloud Production for Sports)

Grade : Coordinator

Start date: ASAP

End Date: Open, Unlimited Contract

Location: Boulogne-Billancourt, France or London, UK

Department: Digital

Reporting To:  Head of Digital Distribution

Purpose

HBS specialises in the media production, distribution and archiving of sports tournaments. With the transition to remote productions, HBS is now offering these services through the cloud. This Media Cloud is being used for hundreds of matches per year in the Americas, Europe and Africa.

Main Activities/Responsibilities

To drive the delivery of cutting-edge new functionalities, HBS is looking for a Technical Program Manager. You will be expected to work with clients, development, and operations teams to ensure complex technical functionalities are delivered in time for the tournaments. This role requires the ability to tackle difficult problems, work with ambiguity, and motivate and inspire others to help deliver the highest quality.

  • Drive implementation and delivery of key functionalities of the Media Cloud
  • Lead agile engineering operations teams and work with suppliers to coordinate, prioritise and deliver to the roadmap
  • Clarify, prioritize and drive project commitments, as well as establish and maintain clear chains of accountability
  • Articulate goals, desired outcomes, risks/issues, and mitigation plan clearly
  • Support and enhance the services offered to the clients with thoughtful and measurable impact

Key Interactions

  • HBS Digital Teams

Position Relevant Skills (Background & Experience)

  • Five+ Years of Program, Project, or Product Management experience
  • Experience in facilitating various phases (driving requirements, design, progress & status meetings) of the software development lifecycle
  • Strong understanding of processes and frameworks needed to drive successful execution of complex software applications
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines and drive results while juggling many priorities under tight timeframes
  • Comfort with ambiguity but also willing to dive deep into the technical details to ensure the delivery of a successful event
  • Experience working at a TV Network, Broadcaster, or an internet streaming platform specialising in video technologies
  • Experience building and evaluating system-level technical designs related to broadcast and cloud-native workflows, including media asset management systems and live signal processing
  • Experience developing and executing/delivering product and technical roadmaps
  • Experience with managing contracts and legal documents
  • Experience with managing budgets and forecasting

Required Languages

  • English fluent (Spoken & Written)

General Skills

HBS is looking for people who enjoy working in a fast-paced international environment, are highly customer service oriented, can learn quickly, have a strong sense of responsibility, and who work well as part of a team. In addition, a hands-on approach, flexibility, and the ability to work under pressure are required. We require fluency in English.

How to Apply

  • Please apply to find out more. We consider every application and will respond as soon as possible. We are committed to equal opportunities.
  • Please send your resume by email to the HBS HR Department:¬†hbsrecruitment@hbs.tv.

Please Note: This Job Description is a true reflection of the expected responsibilities for this position at the time of writing, but it is not an exclusive list of the tasks to be undertaken as they may evolve over time. HBS staff needs to have a willingness to undertake other tasks than those listed in this Job Description as required (potentially on other projects).