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Resource Scheduler (Operations Coordinator) Production Operations

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

Job Introduction

Production Operations support the best possible output on all platforms, built on a strong understanding of audience needs.  This is through close and creative partnerships with programme and output teams.  The department has staff with a good balance between high end craft skills and multiskilling and we understand that high quality output is key to the BBC reputation at home and abroad.

We are developing greater opportunities for staff to work across network, global and BBC London output, particularly on the single site of W1.  We provide a vital bridge between our production communities and technology division to ensure innovation in the adoption of new technologies, driving new ways of working and new services to audiences.

The BBC is committed to redeploying employees seeking suitable alternative employment within the BBC for different reasons and they will be given priority consideration ahead of other applicants.  Priority consideration means for those employees seeking redeployment their application will be considered alongside anyone else at risk of redundancy, prior to any individuals being considered who are not at risk.

Role Responsibility

You will co-ordinate the daily running of the Operations Teams: scheduling staff & technical facilities, helping manage the day-to-day running of the office, providing management information and support, and operating to the appropriate degree of competency across a range of systems primarily Schedule All and Allocate.  You will be part of a larger team, ensuring a smooth flow of information and best practice across the channel.

Please note that this role contains some elements of weekend working and flexible start and finish times in order to meet the demands of the operation.  This will be in a form of a fixed pattern within normal office hours.

Are you the right candidate?

Whilst this position requires knowledge of the key production and delivery tools are you able to learn quickly, efficiently and effectively?  An understanding of the programme production processes would be useful but vital will being able to confidently take on the role of being central point of contact in a busy office.  Whilst an understanding of a live broadcast environment would be an advantage an understanding of working individuals to conditions of service and scheduling staff and facilities is a key skill.   A high level of administrative skills in a complex environment would be essential as would managing a large number of projects simultaneously.  You will need to be resilient and able to develop, maintain and forge key relationships which will be essential for this role.

Interviews will be held in the week of 7th January 2019.

Package Description

Band B

Base: London

Contract:  Fixed Term Contract/Attachment until 31st October 2019

Any offer of employment with the BBC will be conditional upon you having the right to work in the UK.

For Internal Candidates only: Only internal staff are eligible to apply for the role on an attachment basis. You need to be on a continuing (permanent) contract.  You need to have worked for the BBC for more than one year and not have been on an attachment in the last 12 months. You will also need permission from your line manager before you apply.  You can find out more on our attachments page. 

About the BBC

Reinventing the BBC for the next Generation

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, sexuality, social background, religion and/or belief.  And we promote flexible working opportunities where operational needs allow.  

To find out more about Diversity and Inclusion at the BBC, please click here


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