- Our client, a Fortune 500 US-based company is now seeking a Broadcast & Information Technology Director to join their team in Hong Kong.
The Director is responsible for planning, budgeting, purchasing, hiring, scheduling, training, and deployment of personnel to support and maintain the IT infrastructure, post production facilities, quality control monitoring, and delivery functions of content and third party products. Additional focus is on the planning, design, construction, installation, maintenance and repair of the equipment and facilities needed to support the other departments in the performance of their work. Also responsible for overseeing engineering design, development, installation, and debugging of existing and new technical facilities.
This person is also responsible for BCP, DR, Audit, negotiating contract terms conditions and costs with systems integrators. The person occupying this position needs to have a unique mixture of experience, knowledge, and skills that span both broadcast and IT technology.
Oversee the daily operation of the department including media technology & broadcast project life cycle activities, and broadcast IT based technologies administrative functions of the department. Maintain and ensure all documentation is up to date including but not limited to system diagrams (IT and technical facilities), schematics, technical specification documents and standards and training manuals.
Develop strategic plans to organize the department to meet its service responsibilities and operate efficiently of the Broadcast IT based technologies, launch of new services, and construction of new facilities. Oversee implementation of those plans.
Facilitate the development and implementation of job responsibilities and procedures to increase efficiency and effectiveness of departmental response to changing customer and industry standards.
Staff management on the Infrastructure, Engineering and PMO team to ensure they all work effectively and efficiently with other internal and external teams across the APAC business.
Instill a customer service mentality in the deliverable of services. Conduct timely performance evaluations of all departmental personnel.
Establish and maintain realistic budgets (capital & operating) with the Department Head. Review, Approve & Control the ROI of the purchases of equipment and services.
Guide the staff in developing and maintaining timelines.
At least 8 years experience in the Broadcast & IT with mixture of traditional Broadcast Engineering and Computer Engineering skills.
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or equivalent experience
Extensive Capital & Operating Budget Planning and Implementation Experience
Experience in Broadcast IT – File transfer, Storage, Movement
Experience in IT File, LAN, WAN, and SAN Security and Protection
Excellent Communications and Interpersonal Skills
Knowledge of TV Post Production systems
Experience in Negotiating and Finalizing Contracts
Experience with facility construction & Integrator management
Fluency in Systems Documentation & Media files distribution
Familiarity with Data Storage Equipment & Schemes
Familiarity with content delivery & server Systems
Experience in Computer Systems, Network Design & Admin
Experience with Broadcast Continuity Planning (BCP)
Familiarity with business/system transformation and change management
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