Department: Technology and Information
Location: Lausanne, Switzerland
Contract Type: Open-ended
Activity Level: 100%
Entry Date: As soon as possible
Deadline to apply: 20.10.2017
- Technology: In close collaboration with the IOC Games and Sport Departments, IOC Technology Partners, IOC TMS and OBS, the Senior Manager will propose direction and solutions, enabling the Organising Committee’s Technology function to stage successful Games, while limiting risks and controlling costs.
- Energy: In close collaboration with Host City agencies, Organising Committee Energy Function and key stakeholders enable the delivery of secure, sustainable and reliable energy services, while limiting risks and controlling costs.
- IOC Administration: Play an active part in the development of Games Technology and Energy strategic planning, enabling the IOC to achieve its global strategic objectives.
- Establish and maintain good communication, an excellent climate of confidence and team spirit with Organising Committees, IOC Partners, technology & energy advisors and the various functions of the IOC administration.
- Ensure timelines are respected in relation to delivery of Games technology and energy solutions and operations.
- Advise and support OCOGs in limiting costs associated with Games planning, delivery and operations.
- Plan work and draw up IOC budgets in relation to work with Organising Committees, engagement with advisors and specific internal projects.
- Ensure that the interests of the Olympic Movement and the IOC are properly protected.
Responsibilities linked to the Olympic Games
- Prepare required technology & energy information and analysis to support candidature process.
- In cooperation with the IOC Olympic Games Department, define standard processes (best practice) related to planning, delivery and operations, as they develop between Games editions.
- In collaboration with the IOC Marketing Department, support negotiations of the technology / energy component of contracts.
- Support the OCOG in the process of securing critical power supply contracts.
- Participate actively in the transfer of knowledge to the Organising Committees concerning technology & energy, in the programme framework defined by the IOC.
- Maintain the IOC Master Schedule with regard to Olympic Games technology & energy.
- Follow the execution of IOC contracts where technology & energy is involved, and play the role of facilitator in the event of disputes between IOC partners and the Organising Committees.
- Prepare and manage delivery of Games Technology Project and Energy Reviews in cooperation with OCOG representatives and IOC advisors (as required), on site in the Host City. Ensure appropriate reporting and follow up from all progress meetings.
- Support, preparation and delivery of reports to IOC Coordination Commission, Executive Board Meetings and IOC Sessions.
- Manage Games Technology and Energy participation in Venue Integration Group (VIG) process, in cooperation with IOC Games Department Venues Function and OBS, including necessary site visits, risk assessment and VIG reporting.
- Manage IOC technology and energy operations on-site during delivery and operational period, in full collaboration with IOC Games Coordination, relevant OCOG Technology and Energy management and IOC partners.
- Participate actively in transfer of knowledge (TOK) initiatives and projects concerning technology & energy, in the framework as defined by the IOC.
Profile and skills
- University studies and higher education in technical and/or management discipline, with relevant professional experience.
- Excellent command of English; spoken and written.
- 10-15 years’ experience of managing complex projects or programmes related to major multi-disciplined sport events.
- Command of Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Ability to use project management tools (MS Project) and computer aided drawing (CAD) tools.
- Ability to engage with and lead if necessary, technical discussions around technology and energy solutions related to both permanent and temporary installations.
- A proven record of leadership in project planning and delivery, as it relates to temporary (overlay) installations for technology and energy services related to major events.