Video Editing Supervisor

eNCA: SOUTH AFRICA’S MOST WATCHED TV NEWS CHANNEL. eNCA is South Africa’s most trusted independent TV and online news brand. It launched on June 1st, 2008 to become the country’s first 24-hour television news service.

Reporting to the Manager Technical Operations.

The Video Editing Supervisor is responsible for managing the overall Video Editing function, which includes but is not limited to drafting work schedules, the booking Freelancers as and when required, conducting performance reviews, managing leave and disciplinary matters.

•Manage Video Editing staff to ensure sections deliver high quality service to relevant departments
•Book freelancers for the department and reconcile invoices ensuring that the information provided is accurate and corresponds to the bookings
•Plan, develop and maintain the employee work schedules and leave for Video Editors based on broadcast demands to ensure completion of workflows
•Ensure efficiency and that timelines and deadlines are met in the department
•Manage training and development of staff aligned to the strategy of the business and the budget
•Gathers news; disseminates information among all other production staff; advance planning for shows
•Reacts immediately to breaking news; serves as the primary newsgathering resource point person for coordinating productions
•Informed and up-to-date on news events and other events
•Prepare consolidated weekly shift reports detailing all the operational issues encountered during the broadcast.
•Manage and initiate disciplinary processes in line with the company’s disciplinary policy and procedure guidelines.

•Clear, consistent and real-time communication to ensure quality and delivery of broadcast
•Ensure that all operational aspects of the broadcast are correct and running smoothly
•Building strategic working relations with staff, support services and suppliers through regular meetings

Key Performance Indicators:
1.Data integrity control — Obtain, check and refine information. Collate and submit reports, take action when instruction is given. Conduct document control spot-checks.
2.Functional planning and performance — Monitor the implementation of remedial actions.
3.Risk Management — Manage the Company’s risk exposure through identifying, implementing and maintenance of risk control measures to minimise the Company’s liability.
4.Policy development and ownership — Contribute to the development and continuous improvement of organisational standards, policies and procedures within span of control and monitor implementation to ensure full compliance.
5.Monitor compliance — Monitor and ensure adherence to statutory regulations, organisational standards, policies and procedures. Ensure remedial actions is implemented timeously to address non-conformances. Ensure effective and regular communication of new statutory regulations, organisational standards, policies and procedures to ensure full awareness amongst employees and contractors within area of control.
6.Communicating — Providing information to staff, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person
7.Coordinating the work and activities of others — Getting members of a group to work together to accomplish tasks.
8.Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work — Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.
9.Developing and Building Teams — Encouraging and building mutual trust, respect, and cooperation among team members.
10.Making Decisions and Solving Problems — Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.


Education: Matric or Diploma/Degree in Film and Television will be an added advantage
Languages: Business English
Experience: Minimum of 5 years video editing experience

Specific Professional Competencies:
•Good communication skills
•Must be able to work in live and pre-record environment
•Must be able to work under pressure
•Proactive and organized
•Well organised (methodical) and disciplined
•Must have attention to detail
•Able to work under pressure – multi task
•Able to take direction
•Able to work with crew and editorial staff
•Able to work in a digital environment
•Understanding of role players
•Good Computer literacy and a good understanding of file structures
•Able to troubleshoot
•Good knowledge of sound and video signal

Closing date: 16 July 2019

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