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Reference: 42497493

SABC SOC Limited

Duties & Responsibilities

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CLOSING DATE: 16 MAY 2024

POSITION: Manager: Bouquet 2

DIVISION: Video Entertainment

REPORT LINE: Head: Platforms

SCALE CODE: 130

POSITION ID: 60019658

MAIN PURPOSE OF POSITION

To develop and secure a strategic and competitive brand positioning for SABC channel/s, and to ensure optimal delivery of programmes aligned to market needs, target audience, SABC mandate and business objectives.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:
• Develop, and implement competitive strategies for linear channels within a bouquet that respond to the changing television landscape, content consumption space and trends to ensure mandate compliance and commercial viability.
• Draft the channel's amortisation budget and manage delivery against the approved budget
• Provide strategic direction for the channels Programming and scheduling in terms of key objectives, strategic focus, development of business imperatives and implementation... activities
• Ensure aesthetically pleasing channels with commercially viable relevant programming and strategic schedules
• Manage channel delivery against the ICASA license conditions and public broadcast mandate, ensuring delivery against the broadcast regulations
• Monitor and analyse the performance of the channels, with the use of Market intelligence data and industry knowledge.
• Build and maintain a strong brand positioning of the channels.
• Monitor and manage departmental inputs and outputs to ensure achievement of audience targets and regularly report progress.
• Review and Report on the achievement of business units objectives. (Monthly, quarterly and annually).
• Ownership of the services in terms of performance, look and feel, and promotion.
• Ensure the acquisition of innovative, culturally diverse, competitive and unique programmes within the mandate prescribed by regulation as well as business objectives in line with brand positioning.
• Continually review, measure and report on channel activities, programming and profitability to relevant stakeholders as required.
• In partnership with Platform Scheduling Manager ensure that the macro schedule is both competitive and complementary to other SABC businesses and competitors in order to attract required target audiences.
• Define the requirements of specific marketing, branding and advertising to create strong positioning and brand identity.
• Oversee the drafting and implementation of the approved business plans.
• Manage the day to day channels operations and responses to the programming and broadcast
• Define and specify channel needs and requirements to content providers in order to ensure product delivery aligned to strategy.
• Approve Daily, weekly, monthly and annual schedules
• Draft and management of the channels amortization budgets
• Manage and monitor the business unit operating budget in such a manner as to encourage cost containment.
• Monitor and report on the operational risk and compliance matters.
• Provide inputs on the development of the policies and SOP implementation.
• Ensure adherence to SABC editorial policies and Regulations.
• Ensure all scheduling related complaints from BCCSA are responded to timeously and present the organisation as required.
• Implement Occupational Health and Safety Act.
• Implement Risk Management Plan in line with organizational Risk Framework.
• Implement execution internal risk audits identified and mitigate gaps.
• Ensure mutually beneficial relationships are developed and maintained with internal and external stakeholders.
• Customer queries/ complaints resolved in accordance with service standards requirements.
• Be the custodian of and nurture relationships with key stakeholders in the interest of the channel.
• Provide support the sales team with revenue driving initiatives.
• Contract and implement Performance Management System of the team/s in accordance with organizational policy and procedures.
• Ensure adequate staffing for workload, succession planning and effective leadership.
• Effective briefing and communication with department staff.
• Manage and oversee the Personal Development Plans (PDP) for all team members
• Provide direction on the retention and attraction of staff.
• Manage the employee relations to ensure conducive and productive working environment.
• Oversee the implementation of organisational development initiative i.e. Wellness, Employment Equity, Career Progression, Talent, Human Capital Planning etc.

REQUIREMENTS:
• Bachelor's Degree in Media / Communications / Marketing / Broadcasting or equivalent and related qualifications (NQF 6/7)
• 6 years' experience in broadcasting environment of which 3 years should be in Management level
• Knowledge of:
• Strategic management
• Project management
• TV Regulations and Landscape
• Ability to analyse and interpret Market Intelligence
• Business planning and complexity theory
• Budget management
• Financial and commercial matters
• Business Acumen
• Scenario planning and Trend analysis
• Understanding of the different role players within the broadcasting landscape
• PFMA and relevant national treasury regulations
• Understanding of applicable legislative frameworks and regulations

Desired Experience & Qualification

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:
• Develop, and implement competitive strategies for linear channels within a bouquet that respond to the changing television landscape, content consumption space and trends to ensure mandate compliance and commercial viability.
• Draft the channel's amortisation budget and manage delivery against the approved budget
• Provide strategic direction for the channels Programming and scheduling in terms of key objectives, strategic focus, development of business imperatives and implementation activities
• Ensure aesthetically pleasing channels with commercially viable relevant programming and strategic schedules
• Manage channel delivery against the ICASA license conditions and public broadcast mandate, ensuring delivery against the broadcast regulations
• Monitor and analyse the performance of the channels, with the use of Market intelligence data and industry knowledge.
• Build and maintain a strong brand positioning of the channels.
• Monitor and manage departmental inputs and outputs to ensure achievement of audience targets and regularly report progress.
• Review and Report on the achievement of business units objectives. (Monthly, quarterly and annually).
• Ownership of the services in terms of performance, look and feel, and promotion.
• Ensure the acquisition of innovative, culturally diverse, competitive and unique programmes within the mandate prescribed by regulation as well as business objectives in line with brand positioning.
• Continually review, measure and report on channel activities, programming and profitability to relevant stakeholders as required.
• In partnership with Platform Scheduling Manager ensure that the macro schedule is both competitive and complementary to other SABC businesses and competitors in order to attract required target audiences.
• Define the requirements of specific marketing, branding and advertising to create strong positioning and brand identity.
• Oversee the drafting and implementation of the approved business plans.
• Manage the day to day channels operations and responses to the programming and broadcast
• Define and specify channel needs and requirements to content providers in order to ensure product delivery aligned to strategy.
• Approve Daily, weekly, monthly and annual schedules
• Draft and management of the channels amortization budgets
• Manage and monitor the business unit operating budget in such a manner as to encourage cost containment.
• Monitor and report on the operational risk and compliance matters.
• Provide inputs on the development of the policies and SOP implementation.
• Ensure adherence to SABC editorial policies and Regulations.
• Ensure all scheduling related complaints from BCCSA are responded to timeously and present the organisation as required.
• Implement Occupational Health and Safety Act.
• Implement Risk Management Plan in line with organizational Risk Framework.
• Implement execution internal risk audits identified and mitigate gaps.
• Ensure mutually beneficial relationships are developed and maintained with internal and external stakeholders.
• Customer queries/ complaints resolved in accordance with service standards requirements.
• Be the custodian of and nurture relationships with key stakeholders in the interest of the channel.
• Provide support the sales team with revenue driving initiatives.
• Contract and implement Performance Management System of the team/s in accordance with organizational policy and procedures.
• Ensure adequate staffing for workload, succession planning and effective leadership.
• Effective briefing and communication with department staff.
• Manage and oversee the Personal Development Plans (PDP) for all team members
• Provide direction on the retention and attraction of staff.
• Manage the employee relations to ensure conducive and productive working environment.
• Oversee the implementation of organisational development initiative i.e. Wellness, Employment Equity, Career Progression, Talent, Human Capital Planning etc
South Africa

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