Viacom

JOB TITLE: Production Manager
FUNCTION: ViacomCBS Network International Commissioning
REPORTING LINE: Head of Production
LOCATION: Camden, London
Please send cv’s to: Bryony.Byrne@vimncontractor.com
WHO WE ARE
ViacomCBS Networks International, a unit of ViacomCBS Inc. is comprised of many of the world’s most iconic consumer brands.
Its portfolio includes Network 10, Channel 5, Telefe, Viacom 18, ViacomCBS International Studios, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy
Central, BET, Paramount Network and Pluto TV among others. In addition to offering innovative streaming services and digital
video products, ViacomCBS Networks International provides powerful capabilities in production, distribution and advertising
solutions for partners on five continents and across more than 180 countries.

 

WHAT IS THE ROLE
• Embrace the ‘One ViacomCBS’ approach and encourage collaboration and team working
• Be an ambassador for all VCNI channels, internally and externally
• Adopt and promote the ViacomCBS values and support a culture of inclusion
• Reporting to Head of Production and first point of contact for coordinators.
• Day to day queries across ViacomCBS Networks International commissioning team, support / guidance including, but
not limited to, operational and production processes from conception to delivery of content for various platforms
across TV, digital short/mid form, podcasts.
• Collaborating with third party production companies to meet tight deadlines for producing & delivering content whilst
balancing internal business requirements
• Agility to oversee multiple productions on a broadcast level
• Keep cost manager’s up-to-date and accurate and report month end figures and current spend
• Create internal content budgets various platforms and analyse external budgets
• Freelance / vendor rate negotiations
• To ensure that all internal paperwork required is completed for throughout production (Commission Spec sign off,
Health & Safety checks, Financial checks, P/O’s)
• Vendor selection & set-up, purchase order accruals and payments
• Update regularly the department’s administrative spreadsheets and production management bible.
• Cost reporting [internal and external]
• Running production kick offs with internal & external teams
• From time to time set up and manage internal shoots.
• To be across any new industry advances and best practices, Implementing new production workflows when new
systems or initiatives and put in place.

 

WHAT SKILLS DO YOU NEED
• Extensive experience with all aspects of programme production, which includes: all types of genres, studios and
location, single / multi-camera, post production, including editing, graphics, shooting and crews.
• Experience in managing both fast turnaround and longer production timelines. Forecasting and managing workloads.
• Commercially focused, with the ability to act as a business partner with third party production companies and various
internal departments
• Experience of managing a small production management team
• Experience of budget creation, execution and management
• Complex problem solving
• Advanced excel skills, Highly numerate
• Organised and planned approach to work
• Strong communications, email/verbal
• Excellent attention to detail

 

WHAT ARE OUR VALUES
Our values, and their related behaviours, guide how we show up to work each day and help ensure that we all treat each other
with respect. We want these to feel relevant to all of our employees and all parts of the business, as we believe that when these
behaviours are achieved, we are the best we can be. The values are intertwined and work together to drive the business
outcomes we seek, and once combined we believe these will power our company forward.
At ViacomCBS, we value and celebrate difference. We want to ensure that we fully represent the make-up of UK society in our
workforce as well as bringing diverse perspectives to our business. We want to make sure Diversity and Inclusion are not just
buzz words; we truly want to foster an authentic inclusive environment, where all employees feel that they can bring their
whole selves to work.

 

Send CV and cover to Bryony.Byrne@vimncontractor.com