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Team Lead, News Technology - Halifax NS

Division: News Technology (Global)

Work Status: Full Time

Location: 100% onsite - Halifax, NS.

About the Role

The Corus Entertainment/Global News technical team is seeking a candidate for the full-time Team Lead, News Technology position based in our Global Halifax location. Reporting to the Manager, News Technology, the successful candidate will be responsible for leading News Technology technicians on a daily basis. Coupled with this responsibility, you will provide on-going Tier 1 support and maintain the health of on-air and production equipment. This position is ideally suited to an individual who can lead a diverse team of technicians and has an understanding of news production workflows.

Primary functions and responsibilities:

· Provide direction and leadership to the News Technology team in Halifax.

· Work closely with the Manager, News Technology, News Operations and Broadcast Network teams to ensure effective technical support is provided to all departments

· Promote equipment and procedures to accommodate all News workflows.

· Provide leadership for installations and projects.

· Manage and maintain schedules to ensure onsite technical support during all hours of News Production.

· Ensure project quality and installation standards are met.

· Work closely with Technical Management to meet project timelines.

· Ensure broadcast signals are monitored and within current standards.

· Develop and mentor technical staff.

· Work closely with News Operations to grow and develop our News technically.

· Work directly with equipment vendors and suppliers to troubleshoot and repair equipment

· Provide support to building facilities maintenance

· Work with the Manager, New Technology to create and maintain Opex and Capex budgets

· Perform various other duties as required.

About You

What We Need From You:

· Recognized certificate in Broadcast Technology, Electronics, IT Networking or Computer Science or equivalent

· 2 to 5 years of Broadcast Engineering experience or related technology experience

· Strong organizational and decision making skills.

· Motivating leadership and excellent communication.

· Valid driver’s license (abstract may be required)

· The ability to read and comprehend technical drawings and documents

· Demonstrated problem-solving ability to deal with challenging situations.

· Willing and able to adapt to rapidly changing technology and workflows; familiarity with equipment and technology trends.

· Strong knowledge of computers and networking as related to Broadcast systems

· Organized and able to make quick and effective decisions under pressure

· Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; able to work independently and cooperatively in a team environment

· Deal with outside vendors or clients, order and track equipment.

· Shift work and on-call is a possibility.

· Previous supervisory experience is an asset.

If You Have the Following….We Want to Hear From You!

· Proficiency to communicate in a clear and concise manner

· Proven leader who establishes and maintains a collaborative work environment

· A recognized mentor who motivates team members to achieve results

How to apply

Please apply at the following link : -

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