London - North




Senior Engineering Manager – C5076

Are you experienced in managing broadcast engineering teams who work on global projects? Have you previously worked with Flypacks/international OBs?

Then this could be the role for you.



Our client creates inspiring and exciting content on a global scale. They serve clients in all markets including sport, media, news, and entertainment, and their projects are on a global scale.




Based in our client’s north London office, the Engineering Manager will lead, motivate and develop the high calibre Projects Engineers who deliver international outside broadcast projects.


Responsibilities will also include:

  • Rostering engineering teams, working closely with Production & Management
  • Leading and managing the adoption of new technology
  • Working closely with other internal departments including the workshop and warehouse
  • Managing equipment maintenance schedule
  • Maintaining IP broadcast infrastructure
  • Driving development & training within engineering teams
  • Attending projects on site in the UK and overseas where necessary.




With a strong background in OB Engineering, and ideally flypacks, you will have demonstrable experience in managing engineering teams. You will be an excellent empathetic communicator, and able to utilise strong leadership skills to motivate and support staff.


Passionate about the broadcast industry, you should be up to date with technology, and aware of new industry trends.


Experience of workflow and system design, AutoCAD, Visio and Lucidchart is also important.


If your skills & experience fit the above requirements and you would like to take the next step, please apply online attaching your CV in WORD format.


What to EXPECT: 

  • Searchlight only advertises active roles.
  • Your details will be sent directly to the Consultant who is handling this role.


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Searchlight strives to promote equal opportunities for all. We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief.


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