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Sport Competition Manager - Lawn Bowls (inc. para)

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Closing Date: 19/10/2021

Want to be part of the biggest celebration of sport and culture in 2022? Do you want to be part of and the largest event ever in the West Midlands? The Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games is looking for an experienced Sport Competition Manager for Lawn Bowls (inc. para).

The Sport Competition Manager will have the responsibility of planning and executing the Lawn Bowls (inc. para) competition at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. If you have the ability to coordinate all of the technical aspects of the Lawn Bowls (inc. para) competition, the communication skills to work with the various stakeholders within the sport and the organisational skills to plan and implement the Lawn Bowls (inc. para) competition within the sport's International Federation's rules and regulations, then this could be the role for you!

Responsibilities:

  • Lead on the Sport Competition operational planning for Lawn Bowls (inc. Para), ensuring that the competition is organised and conducted in accordance with International Federation (IF) rules and regulations
  • Manage the development of each sport specific delivery plan, sourcing the required sport specific technical information and providing it to Games Functional Areas
  • Actively contribute to venue and operational planning to ensure sport specific technical elements are effectively integrated into Games wide planning
  • Ensure the Field of Play (FoP) for Lawn Bowls (inc. Para) is designed and delivered in line with the required technical and competition standards of the International Federation
  • Manage the operation of the competition field of play, athlete warm-up and preparation areas at the competition venue and designated training venues
  • Foster relationships and communicate regularly with key stakeholders which include the International Federation and the associated National Governing Bodies
  • Line management of the Assistant Sport Competition Manager and Technical Operations Manager(s)

Please see the job description for a full breakdown of the position responsibilities.

Skills and Experience Required:

Essential

  • Experience in the sport industry
  • Previous experience in a sport competition role at a major event
  • Understanding and practical application of sport rules and regulations in a multi-sport games environment
  • Relationship management experience dealing with National and/or International Sport Federations
  • Previous experience working in a project management capacity within the sport and/or event sector, involving multiple tasks and stakeholders

Why You Should Work for The Games

Joining the Games team will provide you with a unique once in a lifetime opportunity to gain new skills and make new connections. After the Games, we will assist you with finding new opportunities via our outplacement programme, designed to support you in the next chapter of your career. 

Start date: ASAP

Location: One Brindley Place, Birmingham (full time office-based)

Salary: £40,000 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 have received the Leaders in Diversity award 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.

To apply for this role please follow the link and complete the application attaching a single document containing your CV and Covering Letter. Please also submit your disability confident/ reasonable adjustments form (if required).

On occasions where we receive a large number of applications, we may close the advert ahead of the publicised closing date. We would therefore advise that you submit your completed application as soon as possible.

We take your data privacy seriously. Before sending your application please review our applicant privacy notice which explains how we use your personal data. This can be found on the Birmingham 2022 jobs site under the current vacancies drop down.

Gi Group Holdings Recruitment Limited group of companies includes Gi Recruitment Limited, Draefern Limited, Gi Group Recruitment Ltd, INTOO (UK) Limited, Marks Sattin (UK) Limited, TACK TMI UK Limited and Grafton Professional Staffing Limited. We are committed to protecting the privacy of all of our candidates and clients. Following some recent changes to data protection laws we have updated our Privacy Policy. To view a copy and to help you understand how we collect, use and process your personal data please visit the Privacy page on our Gi Group UK website.



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Sport Competition Manager - Lawn Bowls (inc. para)
Permanent / Birmingham
Location:
Birmingham
Sector:
Professional
Job Type:
Corporate Services
Number of vacancies:
1
Reference code:
JL210920202023
Gi Group Team:
Birmingham
Date Vacancy Posted:
2021-10-12

Closing Date: 19/10/2021

Want to be part of the biggest celebration of sport and culture in 2022? Do you want to be part of and the largest event ever in the West Midlands? The Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games is looking for an experienced Sport Competition Manager for Lawn Bowls (inc. para).

The Sport Competition Manager will have the responsibility of planning and executing the Lawn Bowls (inc. para) competition at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. If you have the ability to coordinate all of the technical aspects of the Lawn Bowls (inc. para) competition, the communication skills to work with the various stakeholders within the sport and the organisational skills to plan and implement the Lawn Bowls (inc. para) competition within the sport's International Federation's rules and regulations, then this could be the role for you!

Responsibilities:

  • Lead on the Sport Competition operational planning for Lawn Bowls (inc. Para), ensuring that the competition is organised and conducted in accordance with International Federation (IF) rules and regulations
  • Manage the development of each sport specific delivery plan, sourcing the required sport specific technical information and providing it to Games Functional Areas
  • Actively contribute to venue and operational planning to ensure sport specific technical elements are effectively integrated into Games wide planning
  • Ensure the Field of Play (FoP) for Lawn Bowls (inc. Para) is designed and delivered in line with the required technical and competition standards of the International Federation
  • Manage the operation of the competition field of play, athlete warm-up and preparation areas at the competition venue and designated training venues
  • Foster relationships and communicate regularly with key stakeholders which include the International Federation and the associated National Governing Bodies
  • Line management of the Assistant Sport Competition Manager and Technical Operations Manager(s)

Please see the job description for a full breakdown of the position responsibilities.

Skills and Experience Required:

Essential

  • Experience in the sport industry
  • Previous experience in a sport competition role at a major event
  • Understanding and practical application of sport rules and regulations in a multi-sport games environment
  • Relationship management experience dealing with National and/or International Sport Federations
  • Previous experience working in a project management capacity within the sport and/or event sector, involving multiple tasks and stakeholders

Why You Should Work for The Games

Joining the Games team will provide you with a unique once in a lifetime opportunity to gain new skills and make new connections. After the Games, we will assist you with finding new opportunities via our outplacement programme, designed to support you in the next chapter of your career. 

Start date: ASAP

Location: One Brindley Place, Birmingham (full time office-based)

Salary: £40,000 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 have received the Leaders in Diversity award 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.

To apply for this role please follow the link and complete the application attaching a single document containing your CV and Covering Letter. Please also submit your disability confident/ reasonable adjustments form (if required).

On occasions where we receive a large number of applications, we may close the advert ahead of the publicised closing date. We would therefore advise that you submit your completed application as soon as possible.

We take your data privacy seriously. Before sending your application please review our applicant privacy notice which explains how we use your personal data. This can be found on the Birmingham 2022 jobs site under the current vacancies drop down.

Gi Group Holdings Recruitment Limited group of companies includes Gi Recruitment Limited, Draefern Limited, Gi Group Recruitment Ltd, INTOO (UK) Limited, Marks Sattin (UK) Limited, TACK TMI UK Limited and Grafton Professional Staffing Limited. We are committed to protecting the privacy of all of our candidates and clients. Following some recent changes to data protection laws we have updated our Privacy Policy. To view a copy and to help you understand how we collect, use and process your personal data please visit the Privacy page on our Gi Group UK website.

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