Integrated Planner - Readiness
This role offers the successful applicant the opportunity to support a new and innovative way in planning and delivering the Commonwealth Games; supporting the development of optimised Games time solutions, challenging previous Games 'norms' and supporting the OC to be efficient and effectively prepared for the Games. The OC is looking to add to its talented team a dynamic problem-solver who is adaptable and motivated by new challenges. The successful applicant will have an appetite for complex projects, with an ability to learn quickly and generate insight from existing information and experience. With exceptional inter-personal skills, they will have the initiative to work independently as well as within a small team across a number of projects.
Work with the OC's functional areas and workstreams to add value and support their planning & delivery efforts in the readiness programme including but not limited to:
- Supporting the design and delivery of:
- Training and facilitation materials for functional and venue teams to deliver their own programme of desktop exercises
- Centrally facilitated desktop exercises
- Simulation exercises
- Licensing and commissioning events and sport test events (working with Venue Management, Village Management and Sport, amongst other functions)
- Ceremonies exercises and rehearsals working with Ceremonies and Venue Management, amongst other functions
(Note - responsibilities of this role will evolve during the lifespan of the Organising Committee as the PIP team lead planning for Readiness and Command, Coordination & Communication (C3). It is also likely that the role profile will evolve with the changing needs of the Games).
Skills & Experience Required
- Strong communicator, with excellent written and presentation skills
- Planner with good analytical and problem-solving skills
- Skilled at synthesising complex information into well defined, and easily communicated plans for implementation
- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, frequently under pressure, on multiple tasks
- Experience in the planning and operation of a major sport event and/or multi-sport event environment
- Experience in the design and delivery of readiness programmes including facilitation of training and desk-top sessions
- Working in a complex stakeholder environment (public/private)
This position is subject to a Basic criminal record check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.
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