Coordinator: Resources WC

SABC NEWS & CURRENT AFFAIRS

Position: COORDINATOR: RESOURCES – WESTERN CAPE              

Position ID: 60018813

Scale code: 403

Reporting Line: Parliament Editor

CLOSING DATE: 28 JUNE 2023

Main purpose of the position:

To provide technical and operational support in ensuring high quality news and current affairs output in accordance with SABC News editorial objectives and the public mandate

Key Accountabilities:

  • Provide input in the development and formulation of news and current affairs resources plan.
  • Develop a coherent news infrastructure plan to support the region to deliver on its mandate.
  • Ensure effective and efficient deployment of resource for news production in accordance with editorial requirements.
  • Ensure that all news production equipment and property is always fully functional.
  • Report any faulty equipment and ensure that it is repaired/replaced timeously.
  • Book and co-ordinate all line feeds and live crossings as required.
  • Conduct pre-check on the broadcasting infrastructure before deployment.
  • Compile the feeding and contribution schedule, and continuously update newsroom staff on the status of the feeds.
  • Compile the daily feedback report and identify areas of improvement.
  • Develop cost-effective measures for sourcing facilities from within organisation and external suppliers.
  • Identify new technology systems required for the changing needs of the newsroom.
  • Provide quality monthly reports, reporting on performances, developments, and challenges.
  • Communicate with editorial staff and ensure that news production requirements are met.
  • Monitor daily and forward planning diaries and prioritise resource deployment accordingly.
  • Co-ordinate the delivery of all broadcast requirements and infrastructure as per brief with Technology.
  • Communication with all relevant stakeholders regarding broadcast infrastructure requirements to deliver on the news mandate. 

Requirements:

•          National Diploma/ Degree in Journalism with news technology as a major/Information Technology or Sound Engineering or equivalent qualification. 

•           8 years’ proven experience in a multimedia news broadcasting environment of which 3 years should be at supervisory level.

•           Well-developed understanding of news processing technology understanding.

•           Applicable SABC and industry policies and practices

•           Management information systems

•           Understanding of the different role players within the broadcasting landscape

•           Project management

•           Understanding of applicable legislative framework and regulation

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