Euro 2020 City Volunteer Recruitment and Training Manager
(GLA 19) Grade 7 (£40,291)
Vacancy Description
Job reference number: GLA4052
Contract type: Fixed Term or Secondment opportunity from 01 May – 31 July 2020
Closing date: Sunday 22 December 2019 at 23:59 GMT
Interview date: To be confirmed
Salary: £40,291 per annum (pro-rata)
Grade: 7

London has been selected as one of 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 team member to fulfil the role of Volunteer Recruitment & Training Manager for the Host City Volunteering Programme. This programme will deploy around 2,000 volunteers across London at transport hubs, tourist sites and Fan Zones to ensure Londoners and visitors have the best possible experience in London during the tournament. Showcasing London to spectators through its diverse population and unique culture, the volunteer programme for EURO 2020 is a fantastic opportunity to push the global volunteering movement to the next level.

We are looking for a team member to support the Volunteer programme as it enters its busy delivery phase. Candidates are required to demonstrate a track record of working on high profile projects, as well as experience of the volunteering project area of major events. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and delivering training for the Host City Volunteering programme and overseeing the effective deployment and management of large numbers of volunteers on behalf of Team London.

Please read the Job Description and Person Specification.

Applicants are asked to provide a supporting statement (up to 1500 words) which specifically address the
Technical requirements, criteria’s 1 - 8 only (See Person Specification).

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.

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 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 GLA4052. 

Application closing date:
            Sunday 22 December 2019 at 23:59 GMT. 
Interviews will take place at:      City Hall on a date to be confirmed.

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