CHIEF PROGRAMMES OFFICER (TV PROGRAMME SCHEDULER & CONTENT ACQUISITION -D1)

Job Description:
CHIEF PROGRAMMES OFFICER (TV PROGRAMME SCHEDULER & CONTENT ACQUISITION -D1) MINISTRY OF YOUTH EMPOWERMENT, SPORT AND CULTURE DEVELOPMENT

Purpose of the Job

To plan, organize, direct and coordinate the operations of a Youth Television Channel (Btv2)

Key Performance Areas:

Coordinates development of strategies for programme content development
Advices on the latest technology and acquisition thereof
Develops and monitors the implementation of editorial and operational guidelines to ensure compliance
Develops and establishes standards for effective job performance
Creates and delivers accurate broadcast schedules for linear broadcast services and linear streaming channels to tight transmission timelines
Inputs schedulens into databases and ensures any necessary changes are made and communicated to relevant structures internally and externally
Recommends and justifies content selection for new and existing content propositions
Generates draft content schedules for new content service from initial brief from Management
Takes overall responsibility for Channel Transmission and facilitates required for broadcast
Maintains high technical and aesthetic on screen quality

Competencies:

Building effective teams
Functional technical skills
Action oriented
Presentation skills
Organising
Drive for results

Job Requirements:
Qualifications:

Degree in Broadcast Communications, Film and Television Production, Mass Communications or related field. Masters Degree will be an added advantage

Experience:

A minimum of twelve years relevant post qualification experience two of which should have been served at the level of D2 in the Public Service or equivalent level in a Parastatal or Private Sector Organization

Benefits

Optional Contributory Medical Aid Scheme (Government pays 50%, Employee pays 50%)
Contributory Pension Fund (Government pays 15% Employee pays 5%)

Salary Scale D1 (P285,444 – P315, 144)

Leave: 30 working days per annum

Closing date and application instructions

Applicants should quote the Vacancy Circular number (Circular number 15 of 2017) and provide the following:

Full name and contact details
Brief summary of career with duties (Curriculum Vitae and current basic salary)
Certified copies of certificates, Omang and at least two recent references (not more than two years)

In case of serving officers, the following should be provided:

Date of first appointment
Present post, salary scale and date of appointment thereto

Important:

All applications from serving public officers should be routed through their Heads of Department and Permanent Secretaries. Applications no so routed will not be considered

Only short listed candidates will be responded to

Applications should be addressed to:

The Permanent Secretary

Ministry of Youth Empowerment, Sport and Culture Development

Private Bag 00514

Gaborone

Or hand deliver at MYSC, Central Business District, behind High Court of Botswana, sixth floor, Records Management Unit

Closing Date: 21 August 2017

For further information required contact the Human Resources office on 3682600