Technical Manager

You will lead a team within the Studios Technical Management department, providing managerial and operational supervision of daily operations.

About Us

We’re part of Europe’s leading entertainment with over 23 million customers across seven countries, we make life easier by entertaining and connecting people. It’s a genuine team effort. That’s why we want talented people, like you, to join us and help make the future happen.


This is an exciting opportunity to join our Technical Management Team.


“Our team is responsible for delivering technical ownership across a variety of exciting productions. We’re looking forward to welcoming someone new into our supportive team.” – Amanda Tully, Technical Manager


The perks:


As a valued employee, you’ll benefit from a free Sky Q premium package (one off payment required for installation), an excellent pension scheme and private health care. What’s more, you’ll also have access to over 12,000 LinkedIn Learning courses to support your development. As if that’s not enough, our impressive Osterley campus boasts endless subsidised restaurants, on-site cinema, on-site gym, and much more to make your experience with us even more enjoyable.


To find out more about working with us, search #LifeatSky on LinkedIn, Twitter or Instagram.


Your key responsibilities:


You will lead a team within the Studios Technical Management department, providing managerial and operational supervision of daily operations. Production technical ownership, facilitating successful production completion, guaranteeing all client technical requirements are met.


  • Primary point of contact for all members of the team, providing clear direction in line with values and vision of Sky Production Services
  • Responsible for all line management and performance management issues for direct reports.
  • Define and implement training and development requirements for all direct reports
  • Establish and maintain essential methods of communication within your team and across the wider department of Production Studios
  • Closely collaborate with zStudio Managers and Resource Supervisors on delivering the best service to our clients
  • Technical management of a group of productions within studios, co-ordinating and leading through all stages of production
  • Main point of contact for all technical aspects of production on specified studio days, managing any changes or problems that occur
  • Work with the team to constantly update equipment, processes and provide creative ideas and solutions to improve productions and the client experience.


Your skills:


  • Leader who is able to motivate a team
  • Highly motivated, self-directed and influential, with credibility within production and broadcast communities
  • A strong work ethic, with line management experience and a willingness to get involved in all aspects of the business when necessary
  • Outstanding leadership and organisational skills
  • Well-informed and up to date on broadcast developments and production processes
  • A practical understanding of all related disciplines in live and studio TV productions
  • Excellent communication skills, capable of liaising at all levels of the business
  • Excellent client facing skills.


Ready to work in a dynamic environment alongside talented people who take pride in delivering great results? Apply today.


We’re happy to talk flexible working.


It’s our people that make us Europe’s leading entertainment company. That’s why we work hard to be an inclusive employer, so everyone at Sky can be their best.


If you are successful in your application for this role, your appointment will be subject to receiving a positive outcome from your Criminal Record Check.


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Next Step
To apply:
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