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Deputy Venue Technology Manager London/Birmingham Based

Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games
Closing date
22 May 2022

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Technology & New Media
Contract Type
Full Time
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Closing Date: 18/05/2022Are you a recent IT Graduate or looking to start a career in Technology? Birmingham 2022's Venue Technology team is growing! We need Deputy Venue Technology Managers to assist Venue Technology Managers in planning, deploying and project managing all aspects of Technology within their assigned venue. If you have an interest in Sport and passion for the Commonwealth Games, along with some Project Management experience from either an education or workplace environment, please apply now to come and join our busy team!Responsibilities:
  • Support the Venue Technology Manager in leading the overall planning, design, delivery, implementation, testing, operation, decommissioning and reinstatement of all technology services and solutions required at your assigned competition or non-competition venue(s).
  • Contribute to the detailed venue design and overlay planning process for your venue(s) in a manner consistent with the overarching technology strategy, ensuring that the technical and operational spaces, power, HVAC, containment and structures required by Technology functional areas are incorporated in venue designs.
  • Assist the VTM in venue operational planning and technology allocation design sessions with other functional areas, helping to record technology requirements and create space layout plans, ensuring that they can be delivered within the constraints of the project.
  • Develop effective working relationships with incumbent venue teams, the venue overlay team, venue general managers, sport competition managers and other key venue stakeholders.

Please see the job description for a full breakdown of the position responsibilities.Skills and Experience Essential
  • Project management experience through study modules, organising group tasks, extracurricular activities or other projects.
  • Proficient in MS Office applications.
  • Excellent interpersonal and client facing skills.
  • Able to demonstrate a high degree of flexibility in their approach to shifts and out of hours working.
  • Able to translate technical terminology into easily understandable business terms.

  • A recent graduate or working towards a degree in IT or a related discipline.
  • Recent study or modules in project management.

Why You Should Work For The GamesJoining 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: ASAPSalary: £27,000 - £30,000 per annum, pro rata Duration: Fixed Term Contract until August 2022Location: One Brindley Place (Birmingham), Lee Valley Velopark (London), You will be expected to work 2 days in Birmingham and 3 in London- Accomodation TBC This position is subject to a Basic criminal record check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.Please note, due to the nature of this huge event, shift work including weekend working will be required at Games time. Furthermore, there will be limitations on taking annual leave during the Games operational period in July and August. More specific details can be discussed at interview.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.Advertising Date: 04/05/2022

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