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Head of IT Operations

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About the job

Are you ready for a new challenge, in a fun company on an exciting journey? Do you thrive in a position where you get to make a difference for thousands of people through delivering a stellar IT performance? Continue reading!

We are looking for a Head of IT Operations to team up with the NENT Group IT organisation at the office in central Stockholm. If you think you have what it takes - send us your application today!  

The position 

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group) is the Nordic region’s leading entertainment provider with a wide setup of streaming services, TV channels and radio stations with brands such as Viaplay, Viasat, TV 3 and Rix FM. With colleagues seated in Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland and the UK, a variety of needs and requirements occur on a daily basis. Since we are a dynamic, growing and fast-moving organisation, IT plays an important role in everything we do.  

As Head of IT Operations at NENT Group, you will play a key role in securing our IT Operations journey to the next level. You will be managing a team of dedicated and talented people as well as co-managing outsourced staff. One of the most important responsibilities will be to manage our outsourcing providers and to build a close collaboration for improvements and risk mitigation. With your broad experience within the field you will coordinate and oversee all our work on IT Operations. 

The challenge ahead 

With the target of becoming a European streaming champion we need to challenge ways of working to meet the needs of today as well as cater for the demands of tomorrow. Besides taking the ownership of strategic initiatives and have the mandate to change, you will also be a part of the day-to-day operations in close collaboration with the team. 

Some of your work will include:  

  • Lead a team working with all aspects of NENT IT Operations.
  • Monitor IT servers and systems.
  • Develop department policies.
  • Negotiate Vendor Contracts.
  • Oversee upgrades and installations.
What we are looking for 

To succeed in this position, we believe that you have several years of experience working with leading change in a complex IT environment. With good technical skills and understanding of the operational part of company IT we believe that you will not only bring your expertise but also share it when mentoring with other colleagues. The role will in several aspects require great communication skills, and you need to be comfortable with communicating with different stakeholders in the organisation.  

Successful candidates also meet the following requirements: 

  • Broad experience from working with IT Operations, preferably in a similar role. 
  • Proven experience of leading a team. 
  • Solid knowledge about working with suppliers and outsourcing providers.  
  • Excellent communication skills in Swedish and English.  
Join us today! 

You will become part of an amazing company with great people, content and culture. Send us your application today by attaching your CV and cover letter. Note that a background check will be done for this position. Applications are handled ongoing and the position may be appointed before the final application date. 

Due to summer vacations, feedback on you application might take longer than expected. If you have any questions - please contact our recruiter Lisa Sindsjö at


Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group) is committed to equality and diversity and we welcome applications from all qualified individuals regardless of race, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, disability, and marital status. We want to make sure your recruitment experience is the best it can be – so, if you’re selected for an interview, please let us know if there are any adjustments we can make that would be helpful for you. 

NENT Group is the Nordic region’s leading entertainment provider. We entertain millions of people every day with our streaming services, TV channels and radio stations, and our production companies create exciting content for media companies around the world. We make life more entertaining by enabling the best and broadest experiences – from live sports to movies to series to music and our own original shows. 


  • Perk: New technologies New technologies
  • Perk: Team work Team work
  • Perk: Hackathon Hackathon
  • Perk: Wellbeing allowance Wellbeing allowance
  • Perk: Competent and fun colleagues Competent and fun colleagues
  • Perk: Parental leave premium Parental leave premium
Who are we

Streaming services, radio networks, TV and production companies. It's our mission to create compelling stories that reach beyond media outlets and touch people's lives.

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