MultiChoice Nigeria Latest Job Opportunity: Academy Director

MultiChoice South Africa's activities involve the operation of Pay-Television and internet subscriber platforms. The MultiChoice South Africa group includes the digital satellite Pay-Television business ("DStv"), which has been in operation since 1995.Other businesses in the group are;M-Net (delivers thematic channels and exclusive content to DStv subscribers) and SuperSport (provides comprehensive coverage of local and global sport). DStv Media Sales (commercial airtime sales and on-air sponsorship), DStv Mobile (mobile television content and services), MWEB (internet service provider), DStv Online (delivering entertainment content and services from the MultiChoice family to customers via breakthrough technologies), Commerce Zone (e-procurement solutions) and Smart Village (gated community services) also form part of the group.MultiChoice's involvement in South Africa goes beyond it's core business. Through its corporate social investment, the company actively participates in social transformation and, through technology, enables individuals and communities to help themselves.Job Title: Academy DirectorJob descriptionCONTEXT:(Internal and external factors which influence the work environment, taking future conditions and strategic requirements into account)Global organisationLeading edge technologyRegulatory environmentCompetitive environmentMulti-channel environmentMarket expansion/Changes in pay-TV demographicsContent interactivity trendsFast-paced & constantly changing environmentDynamic organizationPolicies & ProceduresMulticultural environmentMultiskilledPerformance Driven CultureCompetitive EnvironmentBusiness ProcessCUSTOMERS:(Internal and External and Internal individuals or groups to whom products, services, programs and information must be provided)MultiChoice Corporate Affairs GM and CSI teamManaging DirectorM-Net DirectorPR & Communications TeamsHR TeamInternsMedia AgenciesCreative AgencyThird Party VendorsRegulatory AgenciesProduction houses OUTPUTS:   (Products, services, programs and information which the individual must provide to external individuals or groups, or one another to accomplish the organisation’s mission and strategy)Establishment of the MultiChoice Talent Factory (MTF) Academy:Identify suitable space, negotiate availability and finalize an agreement that will result in the establishment of physical infrastructure for the academy, the MTF Director and the Human Resource TeamDetermine the physical resources, materials and equipment required for use in the MTF Academy and collaborate with assigned company employees to finalize procurementFinalize a curriculum framework and accredited post-school institution with relevant academic programmes to deliver credit-bearing courses for the academic training that is responsive to identified needs and constraints with all relevant stakeholdersFinalize an agreement on the delivery of the academic programme with Legal ExpertsEngage with key industry and regulatory stakeholders, in collaboration with assigned company employees, to secure buy-in and support for the MTF Academy conceptEnsure that key stakeholders are identified and involved in an advisory capacity and accordance with the MTF objectives to entrench the MTF as a key industry talent pipeline initiativeInvestigate and establish partnerships with industry experts to plan the delivery of industry professional master classes according to identified needsEffective and successful management of the MTF AcademyEffectively participate and play a leading role in the recruitment and selection of interns according to the agreed strategy, schedule and timelinesEffectively manage the MTF Academy to ensure successful implementation and operations and manage MTF Academy plans and schedules as determinedMonitor the effectiveness of intern learning experiences while they are placed on productions by means of agreed monitoring and reporting templates and mitigate any challenges that are identifiedEnsure that the MTF Academy and its programmes are aligned to identified industry needs, constraints and opportunitiesProvide MTF Academy reports according to agreed reporting timelinesArrange the production of the pre-determined number of local productions (short films) by teams of interns to ensure that they meet with the quality standards of MultiChoice Africa, M-Net and/or their subsidiaries  Identify a facilitating producer/s and production facility/facilities for interns during the development of their local productions at rates that are cost-effective for the MTF Academy as a development initiative and finalize an agreement.Provide overall management and oversight of intern conduct while part of the MTF AcademyAppoint a Human Resources co-ordinator to ensure successful implementation of Academy activities and intern conductManage relationships with key industry stakeholders, in collaboration with assigned company employees, to ensure the creation of goodwill from the MTF Academy in accordance with its business and developmental objectivesParticipate, as assigned, in various campaigns and events to generate awareness of the MTF Academy and the graduation of internsExecute any related tasks to ensure the efficient and effective operation of the MTF Academy

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