UEFA

Venue Manager

UEFA
 
Location Nyon, Switzerland
Posted 16/05/2018
Closes 13/06/2018
Sector Federations & LOCs
Function Events & Operations, Strategy & Research, Planning & Strategy
Contract Type Contract
Hours Full Time
Salary Competitive
 

Job Description

Job information:

Division / Unit: Operations / Venue Operations
Contract type: Fixed-term
Start / End date: 01.07.2018 - 31.08.2020
Location: Nyon

Profile:

The Venue Manager is responsible for aligning the planning and coordination of preparations for venue-related UEFA projects to be implemented at EURO 2020 venues and manages the EURO 2020 Venue Operations Centre during the tournament phase.


Purpose:

- Manages the flow of information between the Venue Management Unit and the venue-related projects and collects their needs with regard to the EURO 2020 stadiums/venues;
- Tracks all project issues and action points communicated to the stadiums;
- Ensures that the stadium checklists are constantly updated as they are the primary source of overlay;
- Ensures that all project-overlay arrangements are incorporated in the technical maps and regularly updated;
- Develops the set-up and dismantling plan in partnership with the venue-related projects;
- Chairs cluster meetings with the venue projects to align their planning and implementation work to achieve the defined gates (objectives/milestones) according to the venue preparation master plan;
- Assists with planning and conducting working visits;
- Contributes to the development and implementation of onsite operations (venue procedures and processes, SOPs, etc.);
- Manages the Venue Operations Centre during the tournament phase;
- Manages his/her Venue Management Coordinator and reports to the Senior Venue Manager;
- Represents the Senior Venue Manager if the need arises.

Requirements:

Experience required:
- from 4 to 6 years as a project leader or in the organisation of major events
- from 1 to 3 years in the sports industry

Education:
- Bachelor's in marketing, sports management or in relation to the event industry

Languages:
- English / Proficient
- French / Intermediate
- Languages in addition to English and French are an asset

Additional requirements:
- Adhering to principles and values
- Team spirit and open-minded
- Experience in an international and multicultural environment
- Willingness to travel
- Experiences at UEFA events and tournaments is an asset
- Budget Management / Advanced
- MS Office / Advanced
- Project Management / Proficient
 

UEFA

The Union of European Football Associations is the administrative body for association football in Europe.

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