Research Officer Jobs - Startimes Digital TV Service Provider

Job Title:   Research Officer
Organization: Startimes Digital TV Service Provider
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Startimes Uganda Limited is a digital TV service provider that has been operating in Uganda for 5 years. We deal in both Digital Terrestrial Transmission (DTT) and Direct To Home (DTH). Startimes is part of the Star Software technology Company with the head office in Beijing China. We are currently operating in more than 10 African Countries which include among others Nigeria, Tanzania, Kenya, Rwanda, Guinea, Central African Republic, Burundi, Mozambique and Senegal.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • The Research Officer will navigate the technical processes involved in television productions, including camera, lighting, sound and editing
  • The incumbent will ensure that all necessary licenses and clearances have been obtained for the productions
  • Work effectively with the production team, and the crew as well as the public
  • Keenly analyze critically with a view of managing expectations appropriately but affordably
  • Budget for and ensure quality control of projects
  • Regularly conceptualize production ideas
  • Update him/herself with strong IT skills, and knowledge of the relevant computer packages
  • Understand & comply with regulations relating to liability and indemnity in shooting locations
  • Ensure the crew is able to perform effectively under pressure and deliver on deadlines

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
  • The Research Officer should be a Graduate or equivalent in a relevant field
  • At least three years’ experience in TV video productions
  • Hands-on skills in lighting, camera work, directing and editing
  • Impressive creative skills
  • Knowledge & respect the requirements of the relevant health & safety legislation & procedures
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of scripts, budgeting and scheduling
  • Familiar with IP & neighboring rights, public legal management requirements and contemporary content trends
  • Strong command of Luganda is an added advantage
  • Strong problem solving skills

How to Apply:
All interested candidates should submit their applications, updated CVs with three professional referees and academic credentials by hand delivery to our offices. Address it to: The Human Resource Manager, StarTimes Uganda, Plot 23 Lumumba Avenue, 1st Floor Soliz House,P.O. Box 2300 Kampala Uganda.

Deadline: 18th May 2016

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