Senior Manager (f/m/d) Broadcast Technology
In 2025, the Rhine Ruhr Metropolitan Region will welcome around 10.000 athletes from about 170 countries. The FISU World University Games are one of the world's biggest multi-sport events and represent the Olympic Games for students during their academic careers.
Sports meets science
The innovative and participatory concept allows the topics of sustainability, education and culture to meet sports and science. There is potential in here.
We meet you
Together with you we want to use the potential of this multi-sport event and plan and set up a thrilling sports event. Let's set a milestone in german sports history. Become part of the Local Organizing Committee (LOC) on the common journey to the World University Games and organize and execute unforgettable Rhine-Ruhr 2025 FISU World University Games together with us.
To strengthen our team we are looking for the next possible date for a
Senior Manager (f/m/d) Broadcast Technology
In the implementing company of the Rhine Ruhr 2025 FISU World University Games
Full-time / 40 hours per week / fixed-term contract until autumn 2025.
In our multifunctional team, you will be responsible for the conception and implementation of all technologies that ensure the smooth running of all live productions. If you have a passion for technology and want to see how you can make the consumption of sport better, then we want you. Become a changemaker in our energetic and diverse team. You will be working in mission-critical areas and take over a key role in the RR 2025 digital transformation programs to empower us on our way towards a digital-first event. You will report directly to the CTO.
We would entrust you with the fulfilment of these tasks:
• Technical & organizational management of the team
• Budget and personnel responsibility in the subject area
• In coordination with the direct supervisor, responsibility for the subject area with the following focal points:
o Responsibility for the holistic technological infrastructure and operations along the entire production chain.
o Responsibility for the design and implementation of all technologies and services for all process steps in live production (UHD HDR live production), signal attribution (fiber/SDI/IP), content production (content hub, graphics systems, MAM); cross-platform distribution (sat/fiber/streaming).
o Identification of infrastructural requirements and dependencies resulting from transformation dependencies along the entire production chain, in close exchange with the PO Media IT (production model remote/cloud, networking of production sites) & successful implementation.
o Responsibility for the development and implementation of demand-driven solutions in cooperation with the partner network
o Ensure all aspects of IT and broadcast telecommunications services are implemented as needed & ensure event technology is provided and supported to a wide variety of stakeholders, as well as on-site coordination
• Central contact person within the organization for the subject area
• Coordination of activities required for the execution of the event and a targeted preparation of information for a wide variety of stakeholders
It would be great if you have these skills & knowledge:
o University degree (Master level) in field such as economics, management, technology, IT/computer science or comparable degree
o Several years of relevant professional experience at various production levels of the media value chain of a major sports event
o Knowledge and high technical expertise in the field of broadcasting technology as well as good IT understanding
o Analytical, structured and independent way of working as well as a high degree of personal commitment and responsibility in the implementation of projects
o Team spirit and high willingness to take responsibility
o Integrative and judgmental personality who knows how to successfully mediate between different interests even in complex situations
o Communication skills (also in English)
o Sensitivity to the needs of the participants
o High degree of flexibility and obliging appearance
o Systematic and solution-oriented approach
o Persuasiveness, assertiveness & organizational skills
We are a young & growing organisation in the heart of the Rhine Ruhr Innovation Hub. As one of the first people in the LOC, you will play a leading role in the successful planning and implementation of the games. You will be the basic bricklayer and knowledge carrier for many new colleagues. This is a unique opportunity that only we have in the german sports landscape!
Besides a unique team & great emotions, we offer:
• A varied & exciting job with room for creative ideas and your own creative freedom
• A dynamic & growing environment with an open & diverse corporate culture
• Short decision-making processes with teamwork at eye level
• Performance-related remuneration based on TV L with a special annual payment
• Flexible working hours with the possibility for mobile work
• 30 days of vacation per year
• A VRR ÖPNV ticket
• Modern office equipment adapted to the needs of a planning team for a major sports event
The position is classified at pay group 13 TV L if the personal requirements are met.
We are more than just an ordinary major sporting event. That's why we want you in your uniqueness, just as you are, with all your facets. With us, everyone can be who they want to be and who they are. We welcome every application, regardless of gender, nationality, ethnic and social origin, religion, disability, age, sexual orientation and identity. Applications from people with disabilities will be given special consideration if they are equally qualified. As an implementing agency, we strive to specifically promote women for management positions. Therefore, women are strongly encouraged to apply.