Commonwealth Games

In July 2022, Birmingham will host the 22nd Commonwealth Games, the largest multi-sport
event to be held in England in 10 years.
Approximately 6,500 athletes and team officials from 71 nations and territories across the
Commonwealth will come together in a 12-day celebration of sport and culture. Events will
take place across Birmingham and the West Midlands, entertaining more than one million
ticketed spectators and reaching a global broadcast audience of more than one billion.
Over the next two years we will have many different opportunities and ways to get involved,
and we really encourage you to join in as we put West Midlands on the global map.

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Here are the current vacancies:

VDO Scheduling Officer Closes 30th July 2020
B2022 are looking for a VDO Scheduling Officer to play a key role in developing and managing
the programming and scheduling support services necessary for the Venue Development and Overlay Department and the readiness and delivery planning for all temporary overlay and infrastructure requirements for Commonwealth Games venues. This role is responsible for wider scheduling/programme integration with interfacing departments and stakeholders, resolution of timeline issues, and regular programme management departmental progress reporting.

Sustainability Coordinator Closes 30th July 2020
The Birmingham 2022 Games are committed to showing leadership in sustainability by delivering
the Games to appropriate international standards. All employees of Birmingham 2022 will have
the responsibility to ensure they understand and apply the principles of sustainable development to Birmingham 2022 planning and delivery.
We are looking for an experienced Sustainability Coordinator, who will primarily support the Sustainability & Legacy Manager to implement and maintain a sustainable events management system in accordance with the International Standard ISO 20121, and to coordinate a legacy portfolio to fully realise the benefits and opportunities associated with the Birmingham 2022 Games. This position will play a key role in strategic and operational planning, data capture and analysis
and the coordinated delivery of projects as directed by the Manager. It is likely that the role will evolve with the changing needs of Birmingham 2022.

Head of Queens Baton Relay Closes 2nd August 2020
The Queen’s Baton Relay took place in 1958 in Cardiff and since then has become a tradition and curtain raiser, unique to the Commonwealth Games. The Baton will depart on a 300-day journey around all Commonwealth nations and territories; returning for the Opening Ceremony to mark the start of the Games. B2022 is looking for a Head of Queen’s Baton Relay to lead the team delivering the Queen’s Baton Relay, collaborating with our partners to deliver major moments in the build-up to the Birmingham Commonwealth Games in 2022. The post holder will work with the Director of Ceremonies, Culture & Queen’s Baton Relay to drive the creative direction of the QBR and oversee the strategic management of the programme. The post holder will have excellent stakeholder management skills and the ability to clearly communicate the QBR’s social purpose in the Games; particular in creating opportunities for young people.

CGA Relations Manager Closes 11th August 2020
B2022 are looking for a number of Commonwealth Games Association Relationship Managers, to play a pivotal role in supporting liaison with all the Commonwealth Games Associations (CGAs) and working with OC Functional Areas ensuring the delivery of all required services to
athletes, team officials and VIPs. Dedicated CGA Relations Managers will manage daily contacts with a specific number of CGAs assigned by continent/region according to geographic locations, cultural affinities, knowledge and existing relationships of successful candidates.
Please note that these roles will commence in January 2021

Sports Competition Manager Closes 21st August 2020
B2022 are looking for experienced Sport Competition Managers who are responsible for the planning and delivery of sport competition at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. These vital roles will involve coordinating and communicating the sport specific requirements to
internal functional areas, ensuring that athletes, team officials and technical officials are provided with the correct environment and services to perform to their full potential.

Energy Zone Managers Closes 6th August 2020
Working with the Head of Energy, appointed Engineering Consultants and Games Suppliers, the purpose of this role is to manage and oversee the planning, design, delivery, operation and removal / reinstatement of all temporary power and HVAC (heating, cooling, ventilation & air
conditioning) requirements at several Competition and Non-Competition Venues across the B2022 program.

Overlay Manager Closes 6th August 2020
B2022 are looking for an Overlay Manager to undertake the design and management of Games Overlay (temporary facilities and installations).
The successful candidate will manage and undertake projects within the Venue Development Programme. This position will be contributing to overlay design and drafting of Birmingham 2022 venues with AutoCAD software, and will assist the Overlay Cluster Managers in client FA liaison
to facilitate venue designs considering all relevant opportunities and constraints.

Technology Commercial Manager Closes 31st July 2020
B2022 are looking for an experienced Technology Commercial Manager to be responsible for ensuring Technology supply contracts are successfully delivered within the agreed commercial frameworks, by implementing robust commercial processes, and by developing strong internal
and external stakeholder relationships to realise the best outcome for the Games and all parties involved.

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