Workforce Training Officer (Fixed Term) (Re-advertisement)

10 Mar 2018
14 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description

The Glasgow 2018 European Championships is a new multi-sport event which will be held in Glasgow and Berlin in the summer of 2018. More than 8000 athletes, officials and media are expected in Glasgow and Scotland with a potential television audience of more than one billion.

Funded jointly by the Scottish Government and Glasgow City Council this new event will be organised in partnership with the international and national sports federations for each of the participating sports. The Glasgow 2018 European Championships will allow Glasgow and Scotland to continue to build on the economic, cultural and sporting legacy achieved by staging the Commonwealth Games in 2014.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Workforce Training Officer to join the Glasgow 2018 team to help us create a safe and fulfilling experience for all European Championships client groups by providing a well-trained Workforce to host a successful event. The role of the Workforce Training Officer also includes contribution to the delivery of an informative and inspiring Workforce Training and aiming to increase the excitement of the Workforce about their participation in the European Championships as well as showcase their value to the organisation and to the event.

A successful applicant should be able collaborate with all client owner Functional Areas in order to achieve the best possible results in terms of deadlines, costs planning and level of service.

This is a unique opportunity to contribute to the success of the inaugural edition of this exciting event as it makes its world sporting calendar debut.

The successful candidate must be able to commit to evening and weekend working shortly before, and during, the Championships. Due to the nature of the project there will be tight restrictions on annual leave during May to August 2018.

The successful candidate will be based at Commonwealth House, 32 Albion Street, Glasgow

If you are an employee of Glasgow City Council, Glasgow Life or one of the Council's Arm's Length External Organisations (ALEOs), subject to approval from your manager, your substantive grade and terms and conditions will be protected. However your current role may not be and you would need to seek confirmation on this matter from your manager.

Responsibilities of this role will evolve during the lifespan of the project and it is likely that the role profile will evolve with the changing needs of the Championships

This is a fixed term opportunity up to 31 August 2018.

Please note this is a re advertisement and previous applicants should not re-apply.

Application Packs

Alternative Application Packs can be requested in other formats for example, Large Print, Braille, Audio and other languages. To request an alternative Application Pack please phone 0141 287 1054. Packs will be posted out to you within 3 working days of receiving your telephone request. Please note the closing date of the job advert to ensure that you give yourself plenty of time to complete your application form and return it to us.

Further Information

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