External factors which will Influence the work environment:
Competitive Global business environment
Technology, Media and telecommunications sector
Pay television environment
Digital media content environment
Fast changing environment
Corporate governance ethos
External and internal individuals or groups within the organization to whom products, services, programmes and Information are provided:
Chief Executive Officer
All business units within M-Net
The individual must provide to external and internal groups services ln4ine with the mission, strategy and objectives for all AfricaMagic West Channels But must also:
Liaise with relevant Individuals regarding obtaining and managing programming and content for specialized channels
Implement the Strategic Positioning of the channels and increase audience figures
Effectively manage Channel budgets and continually implement cost efficient processes.
Refine and effectively manage Programme Rights and ensure inventory is scheduled in a competitive, creative and in the most efficient manner.
Ensure that consumers viewing needs are met and aligned with local and global trends
Drive commercial sales to generate appropriate consumer attention, as well as increase in revenue.
Lead and manage all internal operations within relevant business units to ensure work flows are efficient, deadlines are met and excellent standards delivered alone the value chain.
Ensure branding and marketing of all channels remains fresh, relevant and reflects the organization’s overall aims and objectives.
Oversee the day by day scheduling, log editing and TX producing functions of the Channels to ensure smooth and fault-free transmission.
Staying abreast of global and local programming and movie trends.
Lead teams of competent, dedicated staff members and inspire them to achieve performance excellence.
Actively and constructively contribute to the wide range of business, strategic, managerial and Leadership Issues that the Division’s management team deals with on a daily basis
Excellent Leadership skills
Excellent networking and relationship building skills
Strong analytical thinking
Strong negotiation skills
Excellent interpersonal skills
Strong communication and presentation skills
Calculated risk taking
Proven ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
Quick response / bias for action
(Personal capabilities which are critical to the production of quality outputs)
Extensive knowledge and passion for African content
Excellent knowledge of Pay TV industry a Pay TV operations
Comprehensive knowledge of digital content industry
Strong financial background and financial management experience
General management experience
Project, product, services & market feasibility analysis skills
Economic and Market research experience
Strategic planning and consulting experience
Minimum Qualification: A degree in related field, preferably with a post-graduate qualification