EURO 2020 Operations Lead
(GLA) Grade 8 (£42,664)
Vacancy Description
Job reference number: GLA3887
Contract type: Fixed term contract or Secondment until for 20 months
Closing Date: Sunday 30 September 2018 at 23.59 GMT
Interview Date: Friday 26 October 2018
Salary: £43,517per annum
Grade: 8

London has been selected as one of the 12 host cities for the 2020 UEFA European Football Championship (EURO 2020), with Wembley Stadium as the host venue. 


Wembley will stage three Group Stage fixtures, one Round of 16 match, both Semi-Finals and the tournament Final.


The bid was a collaborative effort involving the Mayor of London, The FA and HM Government. Delivery of the event will be coordinated by a multi-agency Local Organising Structure (LOS).


With direction and oversight provided by the LOS, the Greater London Authority (GLA) is responsible for delivering a variety of tournament related activities, including fan areas, city-dressing and community engagement programmes. In partnership with relevant city agencies, the GLA is also responsible for coordinating the city’s policing and transport plans for the tournament.


The GLA is seeking to recruit an experienced project manager to work with colleagues and stakeholders to coordinate delivery of the operational aspects of the city’s obligations to UEFA for EURO 2020, including comprehensive transport and policing plans, fit for purpose Fan Zone sites, and a large-scale volunteering programme.


Candidates are required to demonstrate a track record of working on high profile projects, as well as experience of working operationally, and coordinating several workstreams and/or projects simultaneously. The successful candidate will be required to monitor, track progress and report against key objectives and ensure an integrated approach to project planning and delivery.


The successful candidate will work within the GLA’s EURO 2020 team which has the ultimate aim of ensuring that London maximises the exciting opportunity of hosting the third largest global sporting event. 

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London's diversity is its biggest asset and we strive to ensure our workforce reflects London's diversity at all levels. We welcome applications from everyone regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith or disability.

We are committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We would welcome applications from candidates who are seeking part time work as these roles is open to job share. 

In addition to a good salary package, we offer an attractive range of benefits including 30 days’ annual leave, interest free season ticket loan, interest free bicycle loan, childcare voucher scheme and a career average pension scheme.

If you have a question about the role or the recruitment process then please contact a member of the recruitment team via email on quoting reference GLA3887

Application closing date:
  Sunday 30 September 2018 at 23.59 GMT
Interviews will take place at:  City Hall on Friday 26 October 2018

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