Production Management Assistant Production Management Assistant

BBC Studios Distribution Limited

Production Management Assistant Production Management Assistant

£28760

BBC Studios Distribution Limited, Stornoway, Western Isles

  • Full time
  • Temporary
  • Remote working

Posted 3 weeks ago, 19 Jun | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 9f869f9cd3d9464ea50443f08088a262

Full Job Description

The Production Management Assistant, based in Stornoway, provides administrative assistance and support to production teams in order to ensure the smooth and efficient running of productions across Radio nan Gaidheal, and other BBC Gaelic services.,

  • Manages Radio nan Gaidheal schedules using Proteus software system. Clàran Radio nan Gàidheal a stiùireadh a' cleachdadh bathar-bog siostam Proteus.

  • Provides administrative assistance for productions. Taic rianachail a thoirt do sgiobaidhean riochdachaidh.

  • Assists the Production Manager and relevant production staff as directed. Taic a thoirt don Mhanaidsear Riochdachaidh agus luchd-obrach riochdachaidh mar a bhios feum air.

  • Responsible for the smooth running of the production office, acting as a key point of contact. Uallach na h-oifis riochdachaidh a' ruith gu h-òrdail, agus bhith mar phrìomh neach-fiosrachaidh.

  • Ensures compliance with BBC policies and guidelines, in order to minimise the BBC's exposure to risk, escalating any issues promptly. A' dèanamh cinnteach à compliance le poileasaidhean agus stiùiridhean a' BhBC gus riosg don BhBC ìsleachadh, a' togail cùisean sam bith gu sgiobalta.

  • Supports the production management team using their experience, such as working in a studio, working on location and planning/coordinating background action where necessary. A' toirt taic don sgioba rianachd riochdachaidh a' cleachdadh an eòlais, me ag obair ann an stiùidio, ag obair taobh muigh an togalaich agus a' planadh/a' co-òrdachadh ghnothaichean far a bheil feum air an sin.

  • Responsible for resolving a range of diverse operational issues within the role, escalating to the Production Manager where necessary. Uallach airson measgachadh farsaing de chùisean obrachaidh fhuasgladh taobh a-steach na dreuchd, gan togail leis a' Mhanaidsear Riochdachaidh far a bheil feum air an sin.

  • Responsible for delivering value for money in the role through effective and efficient management of time and resources. Uallach airson luach an airgid a lìbhrigeadh san dreuchd tro bhith a' làimhseachadh ùine agus goireasan gu h-èifeachdach.

  • Assists in the processes of fully and accurately capturing and managing metadata in line with BBC guidelines and policies. A' cuideachadh le pròiseasan metadata a chlàradh agus a stiùireadh a rèir stiùiridhean agus poileasaidhean a' BhBC.

  • Collates accurate information required to ensure all deliverables are available in a timely manner, in order to fulfil the commission and that post production documentation is complete and accurate. A' tional fiosrachadh mionaideach gus dèanamh cinnteach gu bheil na nithean a tha rin lìbhrigeadh rim faotainn ann an àm gus an coimisean a choileanadh agus gu bheil an obair-phàipeir slàn agus coileanta.

  • Maintains a safe and healthy working environment at all times, escalating any issues or areas of concern. A' gleidheadh àrainn obrach fallain, sàbhailte aig gach àm, a' togail dhraghan sam bith.

  • Proactively looks for ways of improving efficiencies within a production environment, promotes diversity and advocates for new ways of working and/or for adopting new production related technologies. A' lorg dhòighean air èifeachdasan a leasachadh taobh a-staigh àrainneachd riochdachaidh, a' brosnachadh iomadachd agus dòighean-obrach ùra agus/no a' gabhail ri teicneòlas ùr co-cheangailte ri obair riochdachaidh.


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  • Supports other internal departments with the implementation of their strategies (e.g. HR, Workplace, Procurement, Finance, etc.) A' toirt taic do roinnean ionadail eile le bhith a' cur nan ro-innleachdan aca an gnìomh, (me HR, Workplace, Procurement, Finance agus msaa.)

  • Responsible for coordinating the administration of team IT requests and user administration including joiner, movers and leavers activities, along with systems access and record keeping. Uallach airson a bhith a' co-òrdachadh iarrtasan IT agus rianachd luchd-cleachdaidh, a' gabhail a-steach luchd-obrach ùr, luchd-obrach a' gluasad agus luchd-obrach a' fàgail, cuide ri ceadan airson siostaman agus a' cumail chlàraidhean.

  • Contributes to, and helping to implement, practical actions to reduce environmental impact throughout production. A' cur ri agus a' cuideachadh le bhith a' cur rudan an gnìomh gus buaidh àrainneachail a lùghdachadh thar phròiseactan.

    Gaelic - the ability to communicate fluently in Gaelic is essential. Gàidhlig - tha fileantachd sa Ghàidhlig riatanach.

  • Awareness of Gaelic media content across all platforms. Mothachadh do shusbaint Ghàidhlig anns na meadhanan air gach ùrlar.

  • Strong organisational and planning skills and ability to manage conflicting demands to meet deadlines. Sgilean òrdachaidh agus planaidh làidir agus comas gnìomhan a chur an òrdugh prìomhachais gus cinn-là a choileanadh.

  • Ability to use own initiative with confidence, using judgement to escalate where necessary. Comas obrachadh gu misneachail air do cheann fhèin, ag aithneachadh nithean a bu chòir a chur air adhart gu manaidsear.

  • Able to use IT systems and open to learn and adopt new technologies. Comasach air siostaman IT a chleachdadh agus deònach teicneòlas ùr ionnsachadh agus a chleachdadh.

  • Able to manage interpersonal relationships effectively and work collaboratively within a diverse team. Comasach air dàimhean eadar-phearsanta a làimhseachadh gu h-èifeachdach agus air co-obrachadh ann an sgioba eadar-mheasgte.

  • Interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to establish and maintain effective relations with a wide range of contacts. Sgilean conaltraidh agus eadar-phearsanta le comas dàimhean èifeachdach a dhèanamh agus a chumail suas le raon farsaing de luchd-aithne.

  • Able to consider and propose new ways of working to improve existing processes. Comasach air dòighean-obrach ùra a mholadh gus pròiseasan a leasachadh.

  • Business and finance skills - able to understand and work with budgets. Sgilean gnothachais agus ionmhais - comasach air buidseatan a thuigse agus a làimhseachadh.

  • Demonstrates interest in the BBC and the wider industry. A' nochdadh ùidh anns a' BhBC agus an gnìomhachas san fharsaingeachd.

    The BBC is committed to redeploying employees seeking suitable alternative employment within the BBC for different reasons and they will be given priority consideration ahead of other applicants. Priority consideration means for those employees seeking redeployment their application will be considered alongside anyone else at risk of redundancy, prior to any individuals being considered who are not at risk.


  • We don't focus simply on what we do - we also care how we do it. Our values and the way we behave are important to us. Please make sure you've read about our values and behaviours here.

    Diversity matters at the BBC. We have a working environment where we value and respect every individual's unique contribution, enabling all of our employees to thrive and achieve their full potential.

    We want to attract the broadest range of talented people to be part of the BBC - whether that's to contribute to our programming or our wide range of non-production roles. The more diverse our workforce, the better able we are to respond to and reflect our audiences in all their diversity.

    We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We will consider flexible working requests for all roles, unless operational requirements prevent otherwise.

    Salary: £24,800 - £28,760 depending on relevant skills, knowledge and experience. The expected salary range for this role reflects internal benchmarking and external market insights.

    Contract type: 12 Month Fixed Term Contract / Attachment.

    Location: Office Base is Stornoway - BBC Radio Scotland & BBC Alba. This is a hybrid role and the successful candidate will balance office working with home working.

    We're happy to discuss flexible working. Please indicate your choice under the flexible working question in the application. There is no obligation to raise this at the application stage but if you wish to do so, you are welcome to. Flexible working will be part of the discussion at offer stage.

  • Excellent career progression - the BBC offers great opportunities for employees to seek new challenges and work in different areas of the organisation.

  • Unrivalled training and development opportunities - our in-house Academy hosts a wide range of internal and external courses and certification.

  • Benefits - We offer a negotiable salary package, a flexible 35-hour working week for work-life balance and 25 days annual leave with the option to buy an extra 5 days, a defined pension scheme and discounted dental, health care, gym and much more.