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Deputy Venue Logistics Manager

  • Job added:   14 September 2021
  • Location:   Birmingham, West Midlands
  • County:   West Midlands (County)
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   214653328
  • Company:   CV-Library
Closing date: 05/10/2021

Birmingham 2022 is looking for dedicated and confident Deputy Venue Logistics Managers to help support the team. The Logistics Functional Area (FA) is responsible for identifying, scoping, storing, delivering, recovering, and disposing of the materials required to stage the Games.

This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to support on what will be nothing short of a memorable global sporting event. Some of the responsibilities for this role include the planning, implementation and delivery of venue logistics operations at a specific competition or non-competition venue amongst other things.


Assist with planning and implementing Logistics operational plans for allocated venue/s within time critical deadlines
Provide logistics advice and support to Functional Areas, staff, external suppliers and contractors as required
Assist with maintaining up to date and accurate records, documentation and complete daily reports
Meet milestones with regards to scheduling, resource scoping, health and safety and training
Assist with asset tracking (including Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment (FF&E)), distribution in venue, setup/breakdown of spaces and return materials post event
Assist with the management of venue deliveries, resources, fuel and vehicles
Assist with the management of the Master Delivery Schedule (MDS) on venue, in coordination with relevant FA's
Attend venue management daily briefings as a LOG representative when required, ensuring smooth and seamless back-of-house operations at an assigned venue
Assist in the transition of sporting events, if required at your venue
Work closely with the Logistics Coordination Centre to operate the logistics services at venues appropriately, consistently and in line with the overarching strategic plan
This list is not exhaustive and changes to the role may be negotiated during the planning and delivery phases of the Games by the line manager. Please see the job description for a more detailed list of responsibilities

Skills & Experience Required


Attention to detail, excellent time management, interpersonal, oral, written, presentation and communication skills
Proficient skills in Microsoft Office, in particular Excel and ability to learn and operate online systems
Strong organisational skills in planning and ability to coordinate resources
Highly resilient and able to work calmly when under pressure to meet immovable deadlines in challenging circumstances and to go the extra mile

Relevant logistics and/or event management qualifications
Forklift licence
Hold a valid full UK manual driving licence
Knowledge of logistics planning and management at events
Please note interviews will be held on 25 October 2021.
Start Date: We have start dates on 17 January and 7 February 2022.
Location: One Brindley Place, Birmingham

This position is subject to a Basic criminal record check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Birmingham 2022 is an equal opportunities organisation and Disability Confident employer and we encourage applications from all backgrounds and communities. We have received the Leaders in Diversity award through the National Centre for Diversity. The principles "FREDIE" (Fairness - Respect - Equality - Diversity - Inclusion and Engagement) support our aim of delivering a truly inclusive and accessible games.

As part of our commitment as a Disability Confident employer, we offer a guaranteed interview to anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post. If you wish for your application to be considered under the Disability Confident scheme, please submit a completed form with your application, which can be found on the Birmingham 2022 jobs site under the current vacancies drop down.

To apply for this role please follow the link and complete the application attaching a single document containing your CV and Covering Letter. Please also submit your disability confident/ reasonable adjustments form (if required).
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