Additional Programming Expert

  • UEFA
  • Nyon, Switzerland
  • 12 Oct, 2021
Full time Administration

Job Description


UEFA’s Editorial Content Services manage the delivery of all shoulder programming and content services to support UEFA's broadcast partners and stakeholders in their coverage and promotion of UEFA's competitions. We are now looking for an experienced Production Manager for the position of Additional Programming Production Expert. Reporting to the Additional Programming Manager, you will be responsible for the day-to-day management and delivery of all programming related to UEFA EURO 2024. The role will require you to work and collaborate with both internal and external stakeholders to set up and manage the pre-tournament and in-tournament content services. Initially based in Nyon, you will be required to relocate to the international broadcast centre (IBC) in May 2024, where you will be based for the duration of the tournament.


Key Responsibilities

- Managing all programming related to EURO 2024, from pre-production to final delivery;

- Preparing tender documentation, drafting the schedule of requirements, overseeing the tender process and evaluating bids and budgets;

- Preparing all supplier contracts and related schedules;

- Managing production budgets and schedules, including purchase orders, invoices, reconciliations and budget forecasts;

- Preparing and managing the staffing plan for in-tournament operations and requesting related services from relevant internal stakeholders;

- Integrating freelancers and fixed-term staff into the team with the assistance of the Production Coordinator;

- Preparing and reviewing internal documentation for internal staff and external suppliers, including assisting with the preparation of training documents, standard procedures, guidelines and workshops;

- Organising shoots, including booking film crews and organising equipment, travel, filming permits, carnets and accreditation as required;

- Clearing third-party material (archive footage, music rights, etc.);

- Managing ad hoc projects and administrative tasks as required.


Profile of successful candidate

Experience required:

- minimum of five years’ production management experience in a broadcast or production company, preferably in a sports environment with major event experience


No specific education


- English / Advanced

Additional requirements:

- Budget Management / Advanced

- MS Excel / Advanced

- MS Outlook / Intermediate

- MS PowerPoint / Intermediate

- MS Word / Intermediate

- SAP / Intermediate

- Excellent administrative, numeracy and organisational skills, with the ability to react to changes in priorities by reorganising your workload to meet deadlines and targets Sound understanding of the different stages of the production process, including compliance, third-party approvals, insurance, and health and safety

Working knowledge of broadcast formats, technologies and equipment, tapeless workflows and distribution, including digital and satellite delivery

Ability to multitask, work under pressure and deal sensitively and confidently with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders

A team-oriented approach, with excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Excellent computer skills, with extensive knowledge of the MS Office suite, particularly Excel (ideally with experience of SAP and farmerswife as well)