Executive Product Manager - Archive Delivery

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

Archives Technology & Services is responsible for the management and storage of the BBC’s catalogue of content,  this includes stores of physical material and a range of systems and products which make BBC content accessible to our audiences, programme makers and partners. The BBC’s Archive grows on a daily basis , as well as looking after nearly 100 years of heritage we also develop and design new products and systems to capture and make accessible a huge variety of content.     

The Executive Product Manager Archive Delivery unifies programme delivery systems and workflows, persistent media storage and archiving, support for broadcast, publication and production reuse across the physical and virtual estate.

Role Responsibility

  • Responsible for the pre-publication and archive workflows and systems across the BBC
  • Full life cycle development of our products and systems
  • Creating a single entry digitally accessible archive
  • Developing and maintaining robust and resilient systems and process that secures the BBC’s content for publication, reuse and archive
  • Line management and development of a team that personifies BBC values and plays a critical role in delivering our core objectives

Are you the right candidate?

  • The ability to develop strategy and implement it within an agreed delivery schedule.
  • The ability to engage with a wide range of stakeholders to define the strategic and operational requirements that will build your roadmap
  • To have a comprehensive knowledge of the delivery and archive workflows, challenges and issues
  • To be resilient having the ability to manage multiple cross-functional projects simultaneously
  • To maintain an essential focus on delivering quality services and robust systems that supports the critical nature of publication, playout and archiving

Package Description

Band: E
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Glasgow OR Salford

We’re happy to discuss flexible working. Please indicate your choice under the flexible working question in the application. There is no obligation to raise this at the application stage but if you wish to do so, you are welcome to. Flexible working will be part of the discussion at offer stage.

  • Excellent career progression – the BBC offers great opportunities for employees to seek new challenges and work in different areas of the organisation.
  • Unrivalled training and development opportunities – our in-house Academy hosts a wide range of internal and external courses and certification.
  • Benefits- We offer a competitive salary package, a flexible 35-hour working week for work-life balance and 26 days (1 of which is a corporation day) with the option to buy an extra 5 days, a defined pension scheme and discounted dental, health care, gym and much more.

The situation regarding the coronavirus outbreak is developing quickly and the BBC is keen to continue to ensure the safety and wellbeing of people across the BBC, while continuing to protect our services. To reduce the risk access to BBC buildings is limited to those essential to our broadcast output. From Wednesday 18th March until further notice all assessments and interviews will be conducted remotely. For more information go to

Mae’r sefyllfa gyda’r coronafeirws yn datblygu’n gyflym, ac mae’r BBC yn awyddus i barhau i sicrhau diogelwch a lles pobl ar draws y BBC, gan barhau i warchod ein gwasanaethau hefyd. I leihau’r risg, dim ond y bobl sy’n hanfodol i’n hallbwn darlledu fydd yn cael mynediad i adeiladau’r BBC. O ddydd Mercher 18fed Mawrth ymlaen, bydd pob asesiad a chyfweliad yn cael ei gynnal o bell, nes rhoddir gwybod yn wahanol. I gael mwy o wybodaeth, ewch i

About the BBC

We don’t focus simply on what we do – we also care how we do it. Our values and the way we behave are important to us. Please make sure you’ve read about our values and behaviours in the document attached below.

Diversity matters at the BBC. We have a working environment where we value and respect every individual's unique contribution, enabling all of our employees to thrive and achieve their full potential.

We want to attract the broadest range of talented people to be part of the BBC – whether that’s to contribute to our programming or our wide range of non-production roles. The more diverse our workforce, the better able we are to respond to and reflect our audiences in all their diversity. 

We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We will consider flexible working requests for all roles, unless operational requirements prevent otherwise.

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