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Venue Logistics Manager

  • Job added:   3 May 2022
  • Location:   Birmingham, West Midlands
  • County:   West Midlands (County)
  • Job Type:   Contract
  • Reference:   216428489
  • Company:   CV-Library
Closing Date: 29/05/2022

Do you want to be part of the largest event ever in the West Midlands?

Birmingham 2022 is looking for dedicated and confident Venue Logistics Managers 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 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 be a part of what will be nothing short of a memorable global sporting event. Logistics is recruiting for positions in both competition venues and venue logistics operational projects. This includes arrivals and departures of athlete baggage and sports equipment and the roaming team who will support across multiple venues.

As part of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games legacy, we will provide the following training in:
* Institution of Occupational Safety & Health
* First Aid
* Fire Training
* Forklift Licence
* Manual Handling

This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to support on what will be nothing short of a memorable global sporting event.

· Assist the Cluster Venue Logistics Manager to develop and implement Logistics operational plans, policies and procedures for allocated venue/s within time critical deadlines
· As the main Logistics contact for a venue, provide logistics advice and support to stakeholders including venue team, Functional Areas, staff, suppliers and contractors
· Manage asset tracking distribution in venue, setup/breakdown of spaces and return materials post event
· Manage on venue resources, storage, fuel, vehicles and deliveries
· Responsible for the recruitment and management of Deputy Venue Logistics Managers
· Lead, motivate and train a team of logistics staff and contractors
· Attend venue management briefings as a LOG representative ensuring smooth and seamless back-of-house operations at assigned venue
· Meet milestones and be responsible for detailed operational planning, scheduling and training

Please see the job description for a more detailed list of responsibilities

Skills & Experience Required
* Experience in a leadership role in events, operations or logistics management
* Experience of building effective relationships with a variety of internal and external stakeholders
* Experience in managing on the day logistics/event operations and the management of a setup/breakdown and delivery schedule
* Proficient skills in Microsoft Office and ability to learn and operate online systems
* Knowledge of event logistics and management
* Hold a valid full UK manual driving licence

Why You Should Work For The Games
Joining the Games team will provide you with a unique once in a lifetime opportunity to gain new skills and make new connections. During the Games you may take on a Games time role where you'll support any of our 14 venues. After the Games, we will assist you with finding new opportunities via our outplacement programme, designed to support you in the next chapter of your career.

Location: One Brindley Place, Birmingham
Start date: ASAP
Contract: Fixed-term contract until August 2022
Salary: Competitive

Please note, due to the nature of this huge event, shift work including weekend working will be required at Games time. Furthermore, there will be limitations on taking annual leave during the Games operational period in July and August. More specific details can be discussed at interview.

This position is subject to a Basic criminal record check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Due to the short-term nature of our roles, all candidates must have current Right to Work in the UK in order to be considered.

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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