Job IntroductionBBC Studios, Unscripted Factual produce a wide range of original, diverse, well-loved and highly acclaimed TV productions, such as DIY SOS, Antiques Roadshow and Countryfile as well as Bargain Hunt and Crimewatch Roadshow.
We are seeking a Unit Manager to provide strategic production management across our slate. Role ResponsibilityThe Unit Manager will strategically oversee a portfolio of varied content from BBC Unscripted Productions, from development to production and delivery.
You’ll be responsible for overseeing the top line management of multiple series, mainly valued returning strands, across the Unscripted portfolio, monitoring budgetary status, reporting on profit and loss to the Production Executive, and Head of Production.
You will line manage a team of Production Managers, and as part of the Senior Management team assist in implement staffing and management strategies.
You will provide leadership, guidance and regular feedback to the Production Management community, and be an ambassador for the aims and ambitions for Unscripted Productions as part of the BBC Studios Factual Entertainment Department.
The Ideal CandidateYou’ll have at least two years’ experience at Production Manager level, combined with a broad knowledge of factual television production.
You’ll need excellent communication skills and an ability to deal with a number of stakeholders at all levels.You need to be able to work to a high level of detail in a fast-paced environment, be adaptable, work to challenging deadlines with a can-do attitude, and cope well under pressure while producing work to a high standard.
You’ll also be experienced at managing others - encouraging, creative, resilient - and will thrive in a busy production environment