Application Deadline: September 26th 2021

The MultiChoice Group is a broad-based multinational media and entertainment group headquartered in South Africa, Dubai and Netherlands with principal operations in pay television, video entertainment, advertising and content security serving rapidly growing base of 13.5 million households. Eminent brands within the group include DSTV, GOTv, SuperSport, M-net, DSTVnow, Showmax and Europe based content security leader Irdeto. Key areas of operations are:

  • Storytelling ranging from content creation, production and aggregation including the best global general entertainment, sport and eminent African content library, delivered to customers
  • Pay Television: direct-to-home satellite and digital terrestrial television services;
  • SVOD: subscription video on demand services across multiple online platforms with a focus on library and local content in developing markets, and
  • Advertising: providing dynamic media solutions; handling commercial airtime, on-air sponsorships, content integration, and online sales across a variety of 130+ channel brands on linear TV, VOD, social media, and digital platforms.

The group’s strength lies in its focus on local language and culture, its entrepreneurial spirit and the quality of its workforce. MultiChoice Group (MCG) has a successful history of identifying trends early, adapting them for the markets in which it operates and leveraging them to maximum advantage. The group generates revenues primarily through subscription model, with a growing contribution from advertising revenue. Its key objectives are to:

  • Expand Pay TV, SVOD subscriber base and advertising sales
  • Focus on investment and technology
  • Maintain a local approach
  • Provide quality service
  • Attract innovative and motivated employees

Purpose of the Position

  • To gain professional experience on an 18-month divisional rotation Graduate Development Program, designed to develop future leaders in the media & entertainment industry
  • To complete all training modules designed for this program and receive mentorship, coaching and on the job training
  • To work closely with managers and colleagues on projects and initiatives as required
  • To develop skills that can be applied to specialist areas such as Digital Marketing, Customer Value Management, IT and Technology fields

Qualifications

  • Essential: Degree level educational qualification in one of the following qualifications:
    • B.Comm in Engineering or Technology
    • BSc Degree in IT or Computer Science
    • BSc in Engineering or Technology
    • Degree in Science or Maths or Engineering or Data Science
    • BTech Electrical Engineering/Electronics
    • Microsoft Azure or AWS cloud certification advantageous                                                                                                                         
  • Preferred: Honours

Requirements

  • Must have less than 2 years working experience post studies
  • 0-2 years experience in Mobile Development / Web Development / Java Development
  • 0-2 years experience in Web, Lean Back or Mobile Platforms
  • 0-2 years experience in Analytical or Engineering Field working large data sets.
  • South African citizen

Technical Competencies

  • Communication
  • Relationship Building
  • Coordination
  • Administration
  • Time management
  • Digital savviness
  • Complex problem solving

Behavioural Competencies

  • Accountability
  • Teamwork
  • Interpersonal Support
  • Prioritisation
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Flexibility

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Multichoice Technology Graduate Programme 2021

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