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Assistant Host City Project Manager - Fixed Term

Assistant Host City Project Manager - Fixed Term

Posted 23 June by Glasgow City Council
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Job Description

Glasgow Life is the charity responsible for inspiring Glasgow’s citizens and visitors to lead richer and more active lives through culture, sport and learning.  We believe in the transformational power of the services we provide for the citizens of and visitors to the City of Glasgow.  

By taking on the role of Assistant Host City Project Manager you’ll play a vital part in making a difference to Glasgow’s economy and profile, to local communities, and to the people who live, work, visit and play in the city.  At the heart of everything we do is our vision: to inspire Glasgow’s citizens and visitors to lead richer and more active lives through culture and sport.  So, if you’re inspired by the opportunity then we urge you to apply.

In 2020, UEFA EURO will celebrate its 60th anniversary. To celebrate this milestone, the tournament will be played across 12 different European cities - bringing the EURO closer to the fans and celebrating the best of European football and culture. Glasgow as a host city, will stage four matches at Hampden Park and offer an exciting programme of activity through out the duration of the tournament. The Assistant Host City Project Manager will play an important role in the successful delivery of the host city activities. The post holder will be responsible for all aspects of coordination and ongoing implementation of the UEFA EURO 2020 host city project management processes.   

Reporting to the Senior Event Manger, you will act as the Project's Team point of contact with internal and external stakeholders to provide project updates and reports, provide advice and support to the Project Team on the host city obligations to ensure all deliverables and milestones are met, manage the production and collation of status reports and monitor risk registers. You will be responsible for monitoring and managing budget lines and line management of the Project Coordinator.

To be successful in this role you have the following skills and experience:
• Employment experience of Project or Event Management.
• Experience of the operational and delivery elements of major events.  
• Budget monitoring experience.
• Experience of managing large volumes of information and managing the relevant systems to implement.
• Ability to communicate across agencies, government and hierarchies at all levels.
• Ability to liaise with, understand and deliver the key requirements of the events industry, partners, sponsors and stakeholders.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present event concepts and proposals to small and large groups.

This is a fixed term opportunity for a period up to 31 August 2020.

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.

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

For further information about working for us please refer to our website

Reference: 38162514

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