Operations Co-ordinator - Delhi
BBC World Service is an international multimedia broadcaster, part of BBC News, delivering a wide range of language and regional services and working increasingly with other parts of BBC News to serve global audiences. It uses multiple platforms to reach its weekly audience of 320 million globally, including TV, digital platforms including social media, AM, FM, shortwave, digital satellite and cable channels. As part of an historic and exciting expansion, the BBC World Service is introducing four new language services serving audiences in India – Gujarati, Marathi, Punjabi and Telugu – to work alongside two existing services, BBC Hindi and BBC Tamil.
All six Indian language services will be based predominantly in the BBC’s Delhi bureau, working closely and collaboratively with all teams in that office and with teams in the BBC’s headquarters in London to deliver the best service for BBC audiences.
All Language Services are multiplatform, with a multimedia website with a focus on digital video, text, interactivity for both desktop and mobile platforms, and a daily TV news programmes for the Hindi, Gujarati, Marathi, Tamil and Telugu services. Each service aims to make international news relevant to an Indian audience, and bring international perspectives to bear on Indian and global developments.
Productions operations team provide support and bridge the gap between the programmes and the outputs team. This role will be vital in coordinating the daily running of operations teams, planning and scheduling editorial and operations staff and technical facilities to meet the needs of production in the most effective way. Using MS systems and Allocate you will be responsible for ensuring that all necessary information is passed smoothly through Production Operations and contribute to business decisions by working closely with operations managers, and team leads. This role will also require you to produce business reporting information as required.
The Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills and experience of working in a highly pressurised environment. You must be an organised individual and a quick learner being able to use and apply new software systems when needed in your role.
Previous experience of working in an co-ordination, support role would be beneficial, being able to prioritise conflicting or challenging deadlines would also be advantageous and you must be a team player and not be afraid to make important decisions if need be.
Grade: Local terms and conditions
Please note that the successful candidate must have the right to work in India
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