Experts in the field of Catering, Cleaning & Waste, Manager (m/f/d)

Federations & Major Events
21 / 08
Would you like to be a hero and make the world a little better? Are you looking for a meaningful occupation and do you love sport? If you would also like to be part of a closely-knit team, then you're in exactly the right place! We – the Local Organizing Committee (LOC) of Special Olympics World Games Berlin 2023 – are looking for people like you! Together with you, we want to put together a thrilling major sports event that makes history.

Full description

As the organizers of the world's biggest inclusive sports event for people with and without intellectual disabilities, we are expecting around 7,000 athletes as well as Unified partners from 170 countries in Berlin from 17 to 25 June 2023. We are sending a worldwide signal with Special Olympics World Games: our goal is to make a sustainable contribution to an inclusive society and cause people to rethink things by hosting World Games and afterwards. With our hearts and our actions, we are committed to increasingly opening up sports clubs for people with intellectual disabilities and to continuing to promote sport in the service organizations for people with disabilities. To strengthen our team in division "Games Operations”, we are looking for 'Experts (m/f/d) in the field of Catering, Cleaning & Waste, Manager' to join us from 01.09.2022 onwoards.

The Operations Department provides the necessary infrastructure for the implementation of the World Games. This includes sports facilities and non-sport event venues, technical equipment, accommodation, catering, logistics, security and the recruitment and administration of volunteers. As Catering Cleaning & Waste Expert (m/f/d) you report to the Catering, Cleaning & Waste, Senior Manager and are coresponsible for the management and implementation of the corresponding processes and are directly assigned to this Functional Area (FA). We hire at different levels (Trainee, Coordinator and/or Manager). The assignment is done by differentiation in the respective area of responsibility.

We would entrust you with fulfilling the following tasks:

  • Implementing the catering concept in sport and non-sport venues including concessions
  • Planning of the catering related infrastructure in all hospitality areas and all logistics requirements which are necessary to guarantee a smooth operations together will all relevant, internal departments and external stakeholders
  • Detailed food and beverage planning for all relevant constituent groups with the hotels, catering companies and concessions
  • Planning volumes and distribution of value-in-kind products with sponsors and catering companies
  • Planning and implementation of cleaning services and waste management
  • Staff planning with external stakeholders and volunteers
  • Supporting and managing catering, cleaning and waste procedures in one dedicated cluster during the games

It would be outstanding if you can offer the following skills:

  • Relevant qualification, e.g. Bachelor in Hospitality and/or Event Managements or equivalent international working experience
  • Experience in the planning and execution of mega events with up to 10.000 guests on a daily basis and on multiple days and various locations with the focus on catering services
  • Strong team spirit, ability to coordinate operational teams composed of volunteers, multiple contractors and services suppliers in delivering high level of catering services
  • Fluent in German and English (Speaking/reading/writing)
  • A friendly, pro-active attitude, with a sense of responsibility, attention to detail and ability to work autonomously
  • Able to maintain stable performance under pressure
  • Proven ability to work effectively in groups of people from other disciplines and at different levels of the organization
  • Structured and efficient working method
  • Persuasiveness and assertiveness
  • Communication and negotiation skills
  • Sensitivity to the needs of participants and volunteers
  • Problem solver and hand-on mentality

Besides huge emotions and the immeasurable thanks of our athletes, we also offer you the opportunity…

  • … to help organize a unique event at the heart of Europe
  • … to deal with an extremely important range of social issues
  • … to enjoy the greatest possible design freedom and personal responsibility
  • … to get to know a gigantic network within the world of German sport

We are much more than a conventional major sports event. That's why we want you in all of your uniqueness, just as you are, with all of your facets. Here, everyone can be what and how he/she wants to be and is.We welcome all applications regardless of gender, nationality, ethnic and social origin, religion, disability, age, and sexual orientation and identity.

Applicants with
disabilities will be given special consideration if they are equally qualified. Diversity management is an important element of our human resources policy. As a non-native German speaker, please don't hesitate to apply for this job offer. We are an open and transparent organization. Learn more about our general conditions.

Sounds good?

Then we should get to know each other. Please send us your application documents


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