Accessibility and Legacy Coordinator
B2022 are looking for an experienced professional to take on the joint responsibility supporting the Accessibility Manager to ensure accessibility is integrated across all planning activities, and supporting the Head of Legacy in the identification, coordination and reporting of OC Legacy and benefits data.
- To create 'A Games for Everyone' working with the Accessibility Manager to achieve the objectives set in the Organising Committees Accessibility and Inclusion Commitment.
- Engage with all Birmingham 2022 Functional Areas to ensure accessibility is embedded from the outset of each activity.
- Develop innovative ideas for accessibility which add value and can be integrated into each Functional Areas operational planning.
- Helping to ensure the effective delivery of accessible facilities and services both pre-Games and at Games time.
- Be responsible for helping to provide high quality access provision to all client groups for the Commonwealth Games.
- Work with charities and organisations across Birmingham and the wider region to develop networks and raise awareness of accessible initiatives ahead and during the Games which can be continued in Games legacy.
- Supporting the creation of a Birmingham 2022 blueprint and narrative on how the 2022 Games has created new processes and higher expectations in areas such as Social Value, Jobs and Skills, EDI and Economic recovery
Skills and Experience Required
- Hands on professional experience of major event accessibility.
- A good working knowledge of accessibility standards.
- Good organisational and project coordinating skills.
- A very good understanding of accessibility issues.
- Able to adapt to change and work flexibly.
- The ability to work and build good relationships with multiple internal and external teams, stakeholders and partners.
- An approach which is honest, open to challenge and prepared to take advice.
- Experience of working with accessible initiatives, such as certifications.
Salary: £25,000-30,000 per annum
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 are working towards achieving Leaders in Diversity 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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