UEFA EURO 2020 Venue Delivery & Warehouse Manager

Federations & Major Events
London , United Kingdom
Full Time
Competitive
9 / 02

The Venue Delivery and Warehouse Manager will be responsible for the on-site implementation of the event logistics concept at the Wembley Stadium to the highest standards. This includes delivery management, installation management and warehouse management.

Full description

Fixed term contract from 19th April to 17th July 2021

The tournament:
In 2020, the UEFA EURO was due to celebrate its 60th anniversary. However, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, it was postponed to 2021. With the aim to still celebrate its 60th anniversary, the tournament will still be played across 12 different European cities - bringing the EURO closer to the fans and celebrating the best of European football and culture. To make this all possible, we need fantastic, dedicated people in every area.


The organisation:

UEFA EURO 2020 is being managed in each participating country by the respective national federation on behalf of UEFA. As the Host Association and national federation for England, The FA is responsible for the overall delivery and coordination of the Local Organising Structure (LOS), working in partnership with the Greater London Authority (GLA) and Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS).

Here at The FA we are responsible for overseeing, promoting and developing English football at all levels, from grassroots through to the professional game. The shared values, vision and pride of our people is central to our success. We are growing a team of highly skilled, passionate and hardworking individuals who are committed to the future of English football. We understand that diversity promotes innovation, and therefore we look for people who are great at what they do, no matter their background.

The function:
The Event Logistics team is responsible for providing all logistical services at the Logistics Point - or the area of vehicle registration and accreditation, and the Logistics Compound, or the storage area, of the UEFA EURO 2020 venue. These services include the coordination of deliveries for all stakeholders and the provision of logistical support to handle and store material.

The Venue Delivery and Warehouse Manager will be responsible for the on-site implementation of the event logistics concept at the Wembley Stadium to the highest standards. This includes delivery management, installation management and warehouse management.


Key responsibilities
:

  • Act as the main contact for all delivery and logistics questions and work closely with the Venue Logistics team, Broadcast Logistics team and other project leaders
  • Regulate the delivery traffic of vans, trucks and other delivery vehicles by registering and accrediting each vehicle and driver entering the venue; ensure a smooth traffic flow by postponing or advancing delivery requests in the Venue Delivery System (VDS) in order to limit the number of delivery vehicles within the security perimeter
  • Support each delivery by providing forklifts, pallet jacks and trolleys where necessary; supervise the heavy machinery supplier and its drivers, adjusting shifts in accordance with workload and request replacements for damaged equipment
  • Receive all incoming and outgoing mail and courier deliveries and mediate between the courier suppliers and venue stakeholders distributing mail to other projects; organise outgoing courier deliveries with the official supplier upon request
  • Receive and store all incoming freight material addressed to the Logistics Point or the Logistics Compound and dispatch it to the various projects either within or outside of the venue
  • Coordinate with the suppliers for the installation of temporary security fences, low barriers using existing maps, handover form and the UEFA asset tool
  • Act as the main contact onsite for requests of extra materials such as the temporary security fences and low barriers or modification of setup and coordinate the installation
  • Coordinate the use of storage space at the Logistics Compound, which will be made available for short-term buffer storage and some potentially long-term storage; discuss the needs of each team requesting space on-site
  • Manage the onsite stock of fences
  • Manage the pool of cargo and passenger golf buggies parked at the Logistics Compound by supervising their use, maintaining them through the supplier and recharging them every night
  • Deliver materials to places located outside the venue; using the warehouse shipping van
  • Train and manage the Venue Logistics Coordinator and Logistics Assistants.
  • Participate in the training of volunteers
  • Regular reporting in accordance with UEFA requirements and follow administrative processes as required of a team lead
  • Ensure regular communication with the Venue Logistics Manager and the Broadcast Logistics Manager as well as other project leads


Experience required:

  • Proven experience in a logistics (shipping & warehousing) or an event logistics operations position, ideally related to sport events
  • Project Management experience
  • Budget Management experience
  • Microsoft Office proficient
  • Working knowledge of one or more event databases
  • Valid driving licence for vehicle <3.5 tons
  • Valid forklift driver certificate: an asset
  • Experience working in a multicultural business environment
  • Confident leadership skills and a good team-player with excellent stakeholder management skills
  • Able to understand and handle unforeseen situations, identifying quick, practical solutions and the resources needed
  • Able to work on multiple projects simultaneously and prioritise appropriately, delegating tasks to the team when required
  • Able to work under pressure and remain calm in stressful situations
  • Able to assimilate information quickly
  • Able to work long hours and manage a demanding workload


The Football Association Group promotes inclusion and diversity and welcomes applications from everyone. If you have any particular requirements in respect to the recruitment or interview process, please mention this in your covering letter.

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