The Glasgow 2018 European Championships is a new multi-sport event which will be held in Glasgow and Berlin in the summer of 2018. More than 8000 athletes, officials and media are expected in Glasgow and Scotland with a potential television audience of more than one billion.
Funded jointly by the Scottish Government and Glasgow City Council this new event will be organised in partnership with the international and national sports federations for each of the participating sports. The Glasgow 2018 European Championships will allow Glasgow and Scotland to continue to build on the economic, cultural and sporting legacy achieved by staging the Commonwealth Games in 2014.
An opportunity has arisen for a candidate with programme and project scheduling experience to assist the Venues functional area in timetabling and delivering a number of specific programmes. The role will comprise of assisting in the creation and development of venue projects and schedules which will facilitate the transition to Championships time for each venue.
Along with the Programme Manager, the successful candidate will also provide key support to the team, ensuring that programme management policies and procedures are adhered to. You will work across the four other workstreams within the Venues functional area, and directly liaise with colleagues throughout the Championship’s team to ensure information is always relevant and up-to-date.
This is a unique opportunity to contribute to the success of the inaugural edition of this exciting event as it makes its world sporting calendar debut.
The successful candidate must be able to commit to evening and weekend working shortly before, and during, the Championships. Restrictions on annual leave will also be necessary in the summer of 2018.
The successful candidate will be based at Commonwealth House, 32 Albion Street, Glasgow, G1 1LH.
If you are an employee of Glasgow City Council, Glasgow Life or one of the Council’s Arm’s Length External Organisations (ALEOs), subject to approval from your manager, your substantive grade and terms and conditions will be protected. However your current role may not be and you would need to seek confirmation on this matter from your manager.
This is a fixed term opportunity up to 31 August 2018.Application Pack
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