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Technology Manager

2023 UCI Cycling World Championships

From 3 to 13 August 2023, the UCI Cycling World Championships will deliver one of the most important moments in the history of the sport, bringing the global cycling family together for the first time.

Posted
23 Nov 2022
Status
Full Time
Location
Scotland
Closing date
6 Dec 2022

The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI), the international federation for cycling, currently stages annual individual world championship events in each of its cycling disciplines (from Road and BMX Racing to Urban and Para Track Cycling) in different host cities around the world.

In 2023, the inaugural UCI Cycling World Championships (‘2023 UCI Cycling Worlds’) will bring together 13 UCI world championships from 7 different cycling disciplines in one unprecedented event for the first time ever, which will see thousands of the world’s best able bodied and para cyclists vying to be crowned world champion and win the prestigious ‘rainbow jersey’. The 2023 UCI Cycling Worlds is set to be the biggest cycling event ever to take place.

Working within the Operations team and reporting to the Central Operations Manager, the post-holder will lead in all aspects of technology co-ordination and delivery to meet the needs of key technology user groups .

This role provides an exciting opportunity for a motivated and experienced Technology Manager to be involved in shaping and implementing the delivery model for a ground-breaking event format.

Qualifications

Experience

  • Extensive experience and successful track record in technology management in an event environment.
  • Experience of working at major multi-sport or single major event.
  • Experience of working in a multi-stakeholder environment with several delivery partners
  • Proven success of working within cross-functional teams to develop, implement and manage programmes.
  • Experience of end-to-end contract management, performance tracking and issue resolution.
  • Experience of project management, project management tools and software.

Knowledge

  • Knowledge of LOC structures and the wider range of functional areas involved in major sports events.
  • Knowledge of live broadcast operations.
  • Knowledge of latest technology products, services and innovations to ensure the Championships deliver innovative and effective solutions.
  • Knowledge of cycling events would be beneficial.

Skills

  • High level of organisational skills and experience in managing multiple priorities simultaneously.
  • Excellent negotiation and supplier management skills.
  • Strong financial management, with a track record of working with complex budgets.
  • Ability to successfully manage the demands of an evolving organisational structure, remaining flexible, resilient, and positive through organisational growth and other challenges.
  • Highly collaborative, engages effectively with colleagues and takes the time to engage with team members to build rapport whilst demonstrating strong leadership skills.
  • Comfortable with the use of technology including databases and Client Management Systems.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to tailor communication style to diverse groups.
  • Ability to identify project risks and issues, to propose creative solutions and escalate as appropriate.

For more information, please see the full job description by clicking here

How to Apply

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By applying for this position through VisitScotland’s recruitment site, you note that as part of the recruitment process, your CV and covering letter and any personal data contained therein may be shared with the following third parties for the purposes of reviewing, sifting, shortlisting and interviewing candidates: Scottish Government, UK Sport, British Cycling, Glasgow City Council, Glasgow Life and sportscotland. All third parties are required to take appropriate security and organisational measures to protect your personal information in line with data protection legislation and our policies. We do not allow third-parties to use your personal data for their own purposes. We only permit them to process your personal data for specified purposes and in accordance with our instructions. For more information, please see VisitScotland’s privacy notice on its recruitment site.

Please note, HR support for 2023 Cycling Worlds Ltd, including recruitment activity is provided by VisitScotland Human Resources Team.


Additional Information

Status
Full Time
Job Type
Sports Technology
Sport
Cycling

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