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With a content portfolio like no other media organisation in the country, SBS occupies multiple channels and platforms, and provides a unique opportunity for employees to help make Australia a better place to live.

Manager, Enterprise Digital Services

The world is not mono. Look around… it’s not monochrome or monotone. The world is marvelously multi. When you look at the world this way, it makes a difference. It’s what we’ve been doing for 40 years, breaking down the barriers that divide us and telling a multitude of stories that reflect, excite and inspire us. We are looking for passionate people who want to come on a journey somewhere different.

SBS Technology can be thought of as the 'engine room' of SBS. Our primary role is to enable and support the production, distribution, and transmission of content across television, radio, and online platforms. Our teams achieve this by working collaboratively to design innovative solutions and deliver end-to-end services for our business stakeholders.

The Enterprise Digital Services (EDS) team manage the infrastructure, platforms, and services that power SBS’s digital experience. Using customer-centric processes, EDS designs and develops omnichannel digital products that connect business and audience outcomes.

About the role

Reporting to the Chief Technology Officer (CTO), the Manager, EDS works collaboratively to define digital roadmaps, manage end-to-end delivery using agile practices, and ensure best practice across UX, design, and software engineering in the pursuit of creating better products and services for SBS’s audiences. Three key areas of the role are;

  • People Leadership

Managing a large team of 40+ employees, responsible for high availability and high volume digital products. You’ll be tasked with building and maintaining high levels of staff engagement, and creating and nurturing cross-functional teams. We’re passionate about fostering a culture where people can bring their whole selves to work, and you will create a highly motivated, coherent and cohesive culture which rewards innovation.  You’ll empower teams to work autonomously and develop accountability within the team unit.

  • Technology Leadership

This role requires strong domain-knowledge where you will operate a best in class digital technology team and make sensible, strategic technology and platform decisions. You'll drive adoption of best practice and best in class technologies, creating a culture of cross-skilling staff to improve core competencies that remove single points of failure.

  • Agile Delivery

The Manager EDS manages a portfolio of digital delivery initiatives, ensuring the customer is always at the centre of SBS’s digital products and services. You’ll will create autonomous and accountable agile delivery teams and define consistent practices across agile delivery streams.

About you

We’re looking for someone who has managed large scale teams with a high performance culture.  Your deep understanding of leadership and digital technologies, products and platforms will mean that you’ve successfully navigated the changing digital landscape by identifying best practice and best in class technologies that deliver customer-facing digital products and services.

  • Minimum 5 years managing large (30+ employees) cross-functional technology teams
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience of Agile delivery, where you are completely fluent in the process, methodology and ceremonies. 
  • Multiplatform experience including mobile, STB and CTVs

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