The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI), the international federation for cycling, currently stages annual individual world championship events in each of its cycling disciplines (from Road and BMX Racing to Urban and Para Track Cycling) in different host cities around the world.

In 2023, the inaugural UCI Cycling World Championships (‘2023 UCI Cycling Worlds’) will bring together 13 UCI world championships from 7 different cycling disciplines in one unprecedented event for the first time ever, which will see thousands of the world’s best able bodied and para cyclists vying to be crowned world champion and win the prestigious ‘rainbow jersey’. The 2023 UCI Cycling Worlds is set to be the biggest cycling event ever to take place.

Working in the Operations Directorate and reporting directly to the Central Services Manager, the post-holder will lead in all aspects of accreditation planning and delivery to meet the needs of athletes, officials, dignitaries, guests, UCI, sponsors, media, and broadcaster together with workforce and volunteers.

The successful candidate will have previous experience of managing the full accreditation process at major events and will be able to demonstrate excellent attention to detail and communication skills.

This role provides an exciting opportunity to be involved in shaping and implementing the delivery model for a ground-breaking event format. Sharing innovative thoughts and applying learnings from previous experience will allow the successful candidate to be instrumental in establishing a successful accreditation programme across all client groups and venues.

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Please note, HR support for 2023 Cycling Worlds Ltd, including recruitment activity is provided by VisitScotland Human Resources Team.



• Proven experience in leading the development and management of Accreditation operations in international multi-sport events.
• Experience of working in a multi-stakeholder environment with several delivery partners
• Proven success of working within cross-functional teams to develop, implement and manage programmes.
• Experience of end-to-end contract management, performance tracking and issue resolution.
• Experience of project management, project management tools and software
• Good IT skills and experience with data management principles that will ensure precise and timely data input.


• Knowledge of LOC structures and the wider range of functional areas involved in major sports events.
• Detailed technical knowledge of event Accreditation Systems and requirements
• Knowledge of cycling events would be beneficial.


• High level of organisational skills and experience in managing multiple priorities simultaneously.
• A methodical and analytical approach to completing work, with excellent attention to details.
• Excellent negotiation and supplier management skills.
• Strong financial management, with a track record of working with complex budgets.
• Ability to successfully manage the demands of an evolving organisational structure, remaining flexible, resilient, and positive through organisational growth and other challenges.
• Highly collaborative, engages effectively with colleagues and takes the time to engage with team members to build rapport whilst demonstrating strong leadership skills.
• Comfortable with the use of technology including databases and Client Management Systems.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to tailor communication style to diverse groups.
• Ability to identify project risks and issues, to propose creative solutions and escalate as appropriate

Work Locations: Glasgow Local Office 6th Floor 90 St Vincent Street Glasgow G2 5UB

Job: Managerial and Technical

Full/ PartTime: Full Time

Job Posting: May 19, 2022

Unposting Date: Jun 15, 2022

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