Technical Project Manager (Production Workflows)

General Information

Job Title: Technical Project Manager (Production Workflows)

Grade: Manager

Department / Division: Digital

Reporting to: Head of Digital Technology

Location: Boulogne-Billancourt, France


With offices in Paris, Miami and London, HBS specializes in the media production, distribution and archiving of sports tournaments. HBS has delivered many of the largest, highest-profile sports events in the world and continues to expand the catalog of events we deliver. 

We are looking for a Technical Program Manager to work closely with the Digital Technology management team to deliver Production workflows for non-live content. You’ll be responsible for defining, contracting and delivering production technology solutions across a wide range of events and sports.

You will play a key role in Digital team, and will need to have strong relationship skills, being expected to work with clients, the federations, HBS operational teams and suppliers to ensure complex technical functionalities are delivered in time for the tournaments. You’ll need to be excellent at tackling difficult problems, working with ambiguity while keeping your head and motivating others to help deliver the highest quality solutions.

Main Activities / Responsibilities

  • Drive implementation and delivery of key Host Broadcast (HB) Workflow solutions for Post Production and ENG content capture workflows.
  • Work closely with technical project managers to integrate Production workflows with Media Server and Digital delivery workflows.
  • Lead a diverse team of technical staff and work with suppliers to coordinate, prioritise and deliver to the requirements of the Federations and HBS operational teams.
  • 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
  • Drive innovation to achieve the most efficient and cost-effective solutions to event delivery.

Position Relevant Skills (Education / Work Experience / IT)

  • 5+ Years of Program, Project, or Product Management experience
  • Experience in key Production workflow technologies, with a focus on the following:
    • Post Production systems, including on site, remote and cloud hosted solutions
    • Workflow orchestration solutions, especially related to Post Production solutions including asset project management.
    • Experience of the Adobe suite, but also cloud and HTML5 edit solutions
    • Content capture, including file-based and live workflows (for example, ENG solutions for news and sports, with a focus on file-based workflows).
  • Strong understanding of processes and frameworks needed to drive successful execution of complex projects with multiple stakeholders.
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines and drive results while juggling many priorities under tight timeframes and ability to cope with short-notice requirements and changes.
  • Comfort with ambiguity but also willing to dive deep into the technical details to ensure delivery of a successful event
  • Experience working at a TV Network, Broadcaster, or Service Provider specialising in relevant technical deliverables.
  • Experience building and evaluating system-level technical design related to broadcast and cloud-native workflows.
  • Experience with managing RFPs, contracts and legal documents
  • Experience with managing budgets and forecasting
  • Fluent in both spoken and written English

Key Interactions

  • Internal : Digital, Production, Engineering
  • External : Suppliers, federations

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:

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.