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The Multichoice Group is a broad-based multinational media and entertainment group headquartered in South Africa, Dubai and Netherlands with principal operations in pay television, video entertainment, advertising and content security serving rapidly growing base of 13,5 million households. Eminent brands within the Group include DSTV, GOTv, SuperSport, M-net, DSTVnow, Showmax and Europe based content security leader Irdeto. Key areas of operations are:
Storytelling ranging from content creation, production and aggregation including the best global general entertainment, sport and eminent African content library, delivered to customers
Pay Television: direct-to-home satellite and digital terrestrial television services;
SVOD: subscription video on demand services across multiple online platforms with a focus on library and local content in developing markets, and
Advertising: providing dynamic media solutions; handling commercial airtime, on-air sponsorships, content integration, and online sales across a variety of 130+ channel brands on linear TV, VOD, social media, and digital platforms.
The group’s strength lies in its focus on local language and culture, its entrepreneurial spirit and the quality of its workforce. Multichoice Group has a successful history of identifying trends early, adapting them for the markets in which it operates and leveraging them to maximum advantage. The group generates revenues primarily through subscription model, with a growing contribution from advertising revenue. Its key objectives are to:
Expand Pay TV, SVOD subscriber base and Advertising sales
Focus on investment and technology
Maintain a local approach
Provide quality service
Attract innovative and motivated employees
Quality Control Operator
Manager: Quality Control
Media Operations - Content Processing
Org StructureKey Customers
M-Net, Showmax and SuperSport, Content Acquisition, VOD Processors, Media Traffic, Digital File Delivery, Programme Acceptance, EPG, Product Line, Business Desk and Customer Care.Location
Purpose of the Position:To ensure all media is quality checked and adhere to the broadcasting standard.
Apply full quality assurance, identify content errors on video and metadata and pass or fail content that does not meet Multichoice quality standard.To effectively manage all content that passes through the Content processing Quality Control area.Key Performance Objectives
TasksQuality Control of filesEnsure Media processed is checked for correct video, audio and Metadata
Ensure all media can play on any platform and device (Linear, VOD, Showmax)
Confirm media and import media to/from Ardome for broadcast
Quality Check content as per instruction from Operations Specialists or Video Processing
Communicate any issues with regards to issues and delaysEffective reporting on issues picked up during the QC / Validation processPerform full QC on video and audio on arrival before importing/exporting media to/from Ardome and transcoded files (VOD/Showmax) - ensuring zero errors pass through your environment
Check and maintain technical quality delivered
Perform 3point check on all assets before reaching the customer, on video and metadataShift handover reporting
Ensure that end of shift, report covering all issues is submitted.
Accurate and detailed Non-TX reports escalated to the correct stakeholders- with screenshots and details.
Write detailed Non-TX reports within 9 hours of failing and escalate to Operations Specialist and 1st line support.
Daily output sheets to be updated on Sharepoint or relevant documentation platform.
Ensure all statuses of content is updated and aligned for all stakeholders.Milestone tracking
On request and on an ad-hoc basis assist in any other milestone tracking.
Make sure that Keyframes are available on Ardome & TX Ready files are available.
QC Approved/QC failed milestone tracking updated on each and every asset
Actively participate on process improvement initiatives
Quality check all metadata and video in VOD
Update all statuses and milestones timeously
Grade 12 / Matric
Certification in Broadcasting /Media Studies
A minimum of 2-3 years of experience in broadcast or similar position.
A solid understanding of different digital video and audio formats.
Knowledge of, and experience in Multichoice’s delivery process.
Ability to develop and maintain clear and understandable reports.
An understanding of Multichoice systems such as Synergy, Elemental, Ardome, VizOne, VizConnect, CDN, CMS, Cybertron(NVP),Media Manager, IXS and Vantage would be an advantage.
Technical Competencies (List the key technical competencies)
Understand broadcast value Chain.
Professional interaction with Client and Customer
Priority setting, sourcing and aggregation of content.
Adhering to Incident management process
Must be dedicated and professional
Must be self-motivated
Ability to work Shifts
Behavioral Competencies (List the key behavioral competencies)Problem Solving
Attention to Detail
Planning & Organising