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 exciting opportunity has arisen for a Workforce Operations Officer to join the Glasgow 2018 team to support the Workforce Operations Manager on all aspects of Workforce Operations in the lead up to and during the Championships. The ideal candidate should have experience within Workforce in major international sporting events. The Workforce Operations Officer will assist with preparing and conducting readiness testing as part of the operational delivery of the Workforce operations across all Championships venues.
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. Tight 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.
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.
Responsibilities of this role will evolve during the lifespan of the project and it is likely that the role profile will evolve with the changing needs of the Championships
This is a fixed term opportunity up to 31 August 2018.Application Packs
Alternative Application Packs can be requested in other formats for example, Large Print, Braille, Audio and other languages. To request an alternative Application Pack please phone 0141 287 1054. Packs will be posted out to you within 3 working days of receiving your telephone request. Please note the closing date of the job advert to ensure that you give yourself plenty of time to complete your application form and return it to us.Further Information
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Applications must be made online at myjobscotland.gov.uk