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Venue Logistics Manager

  • Job added:   14 September 2021
  • Location:   Birmingham, West Midlands
  • County:   West Midlands (County)
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   214652962
  • Company:   CV-Library
Closing Date: 05/10/2021

Birmingham 2022 is looking for an experienced Venue Logistics Manager (VLM), who will assist the Cluster Venue Logistics Manager to develop and implement Logistics operational plans, policies and procedures for allocated venue/s within time critical deadlines.

The Logistics Functional Area (FA) is responsible for identifying, scoping, storing, delivering, recovering and disposing the materials required to stage the Games. The purpose of this role is to serve as a VLM and be responsible for the planning, implementation and delivery of venue logistics operations at a specific competition or non-competition venue.


Act as the main Logistics contact for an allocated venue, provide logistics advice and support to stakeholders including the Venue team, FA's, staff, suppliers and contractors as required
Be responsible for and maintain up to date and accurate records, documentation and complete daily reports
Manage asset tracking (including Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment (FF&E)), distribution in venue, setup/breakdown of spaces and return materials post event
Manage on venue resources, storage, fuel, vehicles and deliveries
Manage the Master Delivery Schedule (MDS) on venue in coordination with relevant FA's
Responsible for the recruitment and management of Deputy Venue Logistics Managers
Maintain a clean and safe work area on venue and ensure all Health & Safety standards, policies and procedures are adhered toThis 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


Proven experience in a leadership role in events, operations or logistics management
Proven experience of building effective relationships with a variety of internal and external stakeholders
Demonstrable experience in managing on the day logistics/event operations and the management of a setup/breakdown and delivery schedule
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
Knowledge of logistics planning and management at events
Highly resilient and able to work calmly when under pressure to meet immovable deadlines in challenging circumstances and to go the extra mile

Proven experience within a Games environment or similar major events
Experience and knowledge of one or more of the following areas:
Training and Managing a team
Health & Safety
Radio communication
Distribution and Dissolution
Material Handling Equipment (MHE)
Hold a valid full UK manual driving license
Location: One Brindley Place, Birmingham
Start date: We have start dates on 17th January, 7th February and 7th March 2022

Please note interviews will be held on either 19th or 20th October 2021

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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