People Initiatives Lead

England, West Yorkshire, Leeds
05 Aug 2022
02 Sep 2022
Sky Group
Contract Type
Homeworking available

We believe in better. And we make it happen.

Better content. Better products. And better careers.

Working in Tech, Product or Data at Sky is about building the next and the new. From broadband to broadcast, streaming to mobile, SkyQ to Sky Glass, we never stand still. We optimise and innovate.

We turn big ideas into the products, content and services millions of people love.

And we do it all right here at Sky.

UK&I Technology

Ground-breaking projects. Innovative tech. Top innovation. Join our UK&I Technology team and you'll work across technology projects that drive our TV, broadband, mobile and Sky Connect services. You'll be at the heart of delivering the technology roadmaps that support our UK and Ireland businesses, with a focus on customer innovations for Sky Glass. That's not all. You'll also design, develop and deliver digital services for millions of customers across the UK.

What you'll do


  • Maintain department comms calendar (to include townhalls, weekly update meetings, any other comms meetings)
  • Prepare meeting slide decks, agendas, coordinate and support speakers, pre-meets, and all other activities around ensuring sessions are interesting and engaging.
  • Communicate information digests about activities across the company as well as Leeds dock site to the department
  • Coordinate and organise department events, hosting external guests, including arranging agenda and materials
  • Run the recognition and reward system across the department and ensure budget for cultural activities is tracked and managed.
  • Build and execute an onboarding programme for all new starters and produce and maintain all department onboarding documentation
  • Advocate and Manage department training and entertainment budget
  • Track the training and entertainment budget, collate metrics and present back to the SLT (senior leadership team) and department in townhalls

What you'll bring
  • A passion for continuous improvement
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Self-starter and the ability to prioritise work
  • Attention to detail and problem-solving skills
  • Strong organisational/planning skills
  • ability to multi-task
  • Experience on social media

The Rewards

There's one thing people can't stop talking about when it comes to #LifeAtSky: the perks. Here's a taster:

  • Sky Q, for the TV you love all in one place
  • The magic of Sky Glass at an exclusive rate
  • A generous pension package
  • Private healthcare
  • Discounted mobile and broadband
  • A wide range of Sky VIP rewards and experiences

How you'll work - hybrid working

The world has changed. And so have we. We've embraced hybrid working and split our time between unique office spaces and the convenience of working from home.

You'll find out more about what hybrid working looks like for your role later on in the recruitment process.

Your office space


Our spacious tech hub is less than a mile from Leeds train station. There's plenty of parking in the surrounding streets and at the nearby CitiPark.

Need a break? You can blow off steam over a game of pool or table tennis, and stay fit at our subsidised gym.

Inventive, forward-thinking minds come together to work in Tech, Product and Data at Sky. It's a place where you can explore what if, how far, and what next.

But better doesn't stop at what we do, it's how we do it, too. We embrace each other's differences. We support our community and contribute to a sustainable future for our business and the planet.

If you believe in better, we'll back you all the way.