Metadata Operations Manager - FTC - Home Working Available

30 Jul 2021
23 Aug 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Homeworking available

Want to do the best work of your life? With 24 million customers in 6 countries, make your mark at Europe's leading media and entertainment brand. A workplace where you can proudly be yourself; our people make Sky a truly exciting and inclusive place to work.


Note:This is an FTC for 6 months


As a Manager you will have the responsibility for driving team performance in the delivery of manual matching and / or quality assurance activities resulting in the assurance, protection, and continuous improvement of the Sky customer viewing experience.


What you'll do:


* Proactively manage a large to middle size team (8 to 15 people), ensuring individual and collective standards are of met, with pragmatic improvement plans in place where they fall short
* Lead and facilitate operational improvement activities within the team fostering a culture of continuous improvement
* Collaborate with fellow Metadata Ops leadership to drive group wide improvements in systems, processes, and performance
* Provide training on new systems, process changes, and other developments
* Complete line managerial procedural duties regarding sickness management, performance reviews, follow recruitment processes for replacements, etc
* Deputise for other Metadata Operations leadership if required


What you'll bring:


* Knowledge of either the media or metadata industries, with demonstrable experience in leading mid to large size teams
* Demonstrable aptitude for creating high-energy, delivery focused environments
* Demonstrable experience in using MI and operational controls to drive performance
* Self-starter with experience of collaborative working and influencing people within and across teams
* Understanding of process improvement methodologies and experience in operational change management desirable
* Fluent English required with German or Italian languages an asset


Team Overview:


Content Technology & Innovation, we use the latest tech to create, process and distribute the best entertainment. We are a unique blend of talent covering both engineering and operations with more than 2500 people across Europe. We connect our customers to more of what they love all day, every day. You'll be joining a proactive, forward-thinking, and collaborative team setting the standard for excellent innovation.


The Rewards:


There's a reason people can't stop talking about #LifeAtSky. Our great range of rewards really are something special, here are just a few:


* Free access to NOW, for streaming all your favourite shows
* A generous pension package
* Private healthcare
* Discounted mobile and broadband
* Access a wide range of exclusive Sky VIP rewards and experiences


Where you'll work:




Our Osterley Campus is a 10-minute walk from Syon Lane train station. Or you can hop on one of our free shuttle buses that run to and from Osterley, Gunnersbury, Ealing Broadway and South Ealing tube stations. There's also plenty of bike shelters and showers.


On campus, you'll find 13 subsidised restaurants, cafes, and a Waitrose. You can keep in shape at our subsidised gym, catch the latest shows and movies at our cinema, get your car washed and even get pampered at our beauty salon.




We take pride in our approach to diversity and inclusion: we've been recognised by The Times and Stonewall for this, and we've committed £30million to support the fight against racial injustice. We've also set ambitious targets for increasing ethnic diversity and representation throughout our organisation.


At Sky we don't just look at your CV. We're more focused on who you are and your potential. We also know that everyone has a life outside work, so we're happy to discuss flexible working.


And we'll do everything we can to support you during your application. If you need us to make any adjustments to our recruitment process, speak to our recruitment team who will be happy to support you.


Why wait?


Apply now to build an amazing career and be part of a brilliant team. We can't wait to hear from you.


To find out more about working with us, search #LifeAtSky on social media. A job you love to talk about.


Just so you know: if your application is successful, we'll ask you to complete a criminal record check. And depending on the role you have applied for and the nature of any convictions you may have, we might have to withdraw the offer.

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