Director of Operations - 2023 Cycling World Championships

Contract type: Fixed Term to 31 December 2023
Salary Band: Grade K (£67,410 - £77,532)
Application deadline: 15 October 2020.
Interviews likely to be held: week commencing 26 October or week commencing 2 November 2020.

Are you ambitious, ready for a challenge and enthusiastic about delivering world class sporting events?

The biggest cycling event to ever take place in the world, the inaugural UCI Cycling World Championships will be held in Glasgow and Scotland in 2023, combining 13 existing World Championships for the first time ever.

A new era is dawning, and we are seeking the right people for three new, exciting roles; Director of Sport, Director of Operations and Director of Commercial, Marketing and Communications. Candidates should be able to demonstrate senior level experience in similar roles and in-depth knowledge of the relevant work areas. In addition, we are looking for people with a passion for leadership, collaboration, and negotiation. All three senior positions will be required to manage key strategic partnerships, devise an implement plans for their areas of responsibility and ensure the event meets is delivery and policy objectives. Above all we need people with the skills, knowledge and determination to deliver a superb event and use cycling to create significant impact for Glasgow and Scotland.

This is a unique and exciting chance to be part of something different that will enhance Scotland’s reputation on a global scale as the perfect stage for events and confirm Glasgow credentials as a top five ultimate sporting city.

Are you the right person to help us ensure its success? If so, we want to hear from you!

Director of Operations

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Director of Operations will lead on all operational aspects of the event including developing operational delivery strategies, budget, implementation and innovation. The role will work closely with UCI to and ensure the event is delivered to specification and meeting all Scottish and local Government obligations.

Further information and applications

Date published: 29 September 2020
Date updated: 29 September 2020

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