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We are the world’s leading satellite operator with over 70 satellites in two different orbits, Geostationary Orbit (GEO) and Medium Earth Orbit (MEO). We provide a diverse range of customers with global video distribution and data connectivity services through two business units: SES Video and SES Networks. Our global team works collaboratively to make a significant, and often life-changing difference in the world. As part of our team, you will play an integral part in delivering on our vision. At SES, we connect and enable broadcast, telecom, corporate and government customers, and enrich the lives of billions of people worldwide.
Manager Media Platform Solutions (m/w/d)
Germany - Munich (Unterföhring)
Role Description Summary
Solution Management of end-2-end products provided as turnkey solution to video customers and platform operators, whereat the dedicated solution components will be provided by internal or external service companies.
The role is especially focused on defining innovative and strategically relevant solutions to support market requirements and customer needs in the area of
Video solutions (over satellite, OTT and hybrid)
Consumer Premises Equipment (low end and high end DTH, OTT and hybrid devices)
Accompanying solutions to monetize a video service (e.g.business support and subscriber management systems)
Main task is to
map market requirements into detailed requirements and manage the development, implementation and maintenance of the concrete solution
manage product lifecycle for media platform solutions
coordinate internal and external stakeholders (Sales, Marketing, Communication, Development, Operation, Strategy, Finance)
develop a Media Platforms ecosystem of applications, devices and services (e.g. including audience measurement, ad integration)
manage commercial performance (P&L) of individual solutions and ensure flexible commercialisation by providing scalability with a modular solution concept
coordinate activities across SES Video, Media Solutions and MX1
The availability of such media platform solutions will be the precondition to ensure the successful commercialisation to media platform customer.
Primary Responsibilities / Key Result Areas
Solution Life Cycle Management in the area of media platform video solutions
Transfer solution requirements to Development, Engineering & Operation
Transfer solution know-how and coordinate Go-To-Market approach to/with Sales
Management of projects and structured approach of multiple partner management.
Management of contracts with technical service providers.
Management of strategic media platform solution roadmap according to the worldwide state-of-the-art development of video applications for end customers.
The technical solution composed of several modular components across the video value chain matching the specified media platform customer requirements and developed according within agreed framework of budget and time
Users and end-customers advocate with focus to reach unparalleled user experience with in-depth understanding of the commercial and technical background of satellite and online video services. Formulating strategic visions with expertise for state-of-the-art solutions and future trends. Ability to assess technical feasibilities in relation to available resources and available time. Capabilities for decision-making, constructive communication, progressive leadership and team motivation. Ability to understand complex technical relationships and ability to transform extensive dependencies to clear and coherent presentations. Skill to define solutions and products and the related execution planning with the development and operations teams. Decisiveness, flexibility and self-motivation, ability to set clear targets. Multitasking and Multi-Project abilities. Convincing appearance and ability to communicate complex ideas effectively, both verbally and written in English and German.
Qualification & Experience
Master Degree in the area of Media Management with career focus on business performance and innovative product management for consumer electronics, internet and the Video/TV industry.
Creative and technically savvy Manager with several years work experience of creating and launching products in the telecommunication and electronic media industry. Adept at defining, developing, and launching products, with a track record of leveraging agile principles in development.
Proven ability to define product vision and strategy, with strong commercial awareness and business acumen.
Demonstrated strengths as interface for Product Development, technical Operations, Product Marketing and Sales organizations.
Background in future communication and entertainment services, consumer electronics and content security.
Strong experience in managing and working collaboratively in virtual teams with distributed units and collaboration with international companies.
Other Key Requirements / Comments
Inherent necessity of an existing collaboration network with the worldwide consumer electronics and video application industry to build on resilient business relationships and efficiently form new trustful business agreements with the industry. This also involves the insights of what can be reached within the scope of such an industry partnership model.
What’s in it for you?
In addition to a competitive salary and benefits package, we offer you a truly global opportunity in an exciting industry and all the support you’ll need for both your professional and personal development. But most of all, we offer a truly unique opportunity to play your part in making a difference for those who need it most. We strive to uphold honesty, transparency and courage in everything we do. We’re proud to belong to the SES team and collaborate towards success.
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