Vacancy - Team Leader, Broadcast Engineering

  • Location: Chalfont St. Peter
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Number of Positions: 1
  • Closing date: 25/02/22

Team Leader, Broadcast Engineering

We don’t want you…

if you prefer predictable routine, specialising and serial tasking.

There is a unique and exciting role at the heart of the technology department at BFBS who are responsible for providing broadcast and entertainment services to the British Forces serving in the UK and across the world. BFBS is looking for a dynamic team Leader to head up a talented team of broadcast engineers supporting a TV studio, a lively news team and a variety of radio services and studios.

This is not a role for people who prefer a predictable routine. BFBS provide broadcast services to a very fluid audience base, who demand and deserve the best, and their requirements are often unpredictable and require to be satisfied quickly.

This is not a role for people who prefer specialising in one part of a broadcast system. BFBS Technology is responsible for broadcast services across the entire broadcast chain, from the microphone and camera all the way to the audiences' devices, while we don’t expect anybody to be an expert on the entire system on day one, they need to have an interest in it all and an insatiable desire to learn.

This not a role for people who prefer to tackle one task at a time. There are always multiple projects and programs for work to be managed at BFBS, and we are looking for somebody who can resource manage, prioritise, and lead a multi-skilled, and often cross-departmental, teams to support and deliver BFBS services across the globe.

It’s a tough role to fill, but if you are currently working in a management or team leader role in technology support for a broadcaster, and you are looking for a challenge and willing to expand your knowledge across multiple broadcast services, then this maty be the ideal role for you.

Leave the mundane behind, embrace the excitement of working for a dynamic and global broadcaster and apply today.

Life at BFBS

BFBS is a charity and media organisation with a mission to entertain, inform, connect and champion the UK armed forces, their families and veterans. 

We strive to be a diverse and inclusive employer, welcoming open-minded, talented and creative people from all kinds of backgrounds, and with different preferences and experiences. What we all have in common is a commitment to trust, quality, innovation and going the extra mile to achieve our mission. It’s a great place to work, with a unique mix of a charity, broadcast and digital creative environment. 

As an organisation, we have lived and worked with the military community for over 75 years, and we are incredibly proud of our roots. 

Our radio, TV and digital channels boost the morale of the armed forces serving overseas – and their families – keeping them connected with home, while our agile distribution solutions are tailored to each local environment and infrastructure, providing media services wherever the armed forces are overseas. 

Across a growing number of platforms, our captivating military storytelling is popular with both the armed forces community and curious civilians. And our creative, training and events services offer award-winning expertise and skills to defence and government.

We are an equal opportunities employer who actively encourages people from all cultural backgrounds and with disabilities to apply.