Closing Date - 18/04/2021
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 the VLM and be responsible for the planning, implementation and delivery of venue logistics operations at a specific competition or non-competition venue.
We will be looking for two Venue Logistics Managers to start in July, and the remainder to start later in the year
As the main Logistics contact for an allocated venue, provide logistics advice and support to stakeholders including venue team, Functional Areas (FA's), staff, suppliers and contractors as required
Meet milestones and be responsible for detailed operational planning, scheduling and training
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
Work closely with the Logistics Coordination Centre to operate the logistics services at venues appropriately, consistently and in line with the overarching strategic plan.
Manage the Master Delivery Schedule (MDS) on venue in coordination with relevant FA's.
Solve problems and make decisions independently without supervision
Responsible for the recruitment and management of Deputy Venue Logistics Managers
Lead, motivate and train a team of logistics staff and contractors
Maintain a clean and safe work area on venue and ensure all Health & Safety standards, policies and procedures are adhered to.
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 mileDesirable
Proven experience within the Games or similar major events
Experience and knowledge of one or more of the following areas:
Training and Managing a team
Health & Safety
Distribution and Dissolution
Material Handling Equipment (MHE)
Crowd Control Barriers
Vehicles and Fuel
Hold a valid full UK manual driving licence
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.
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