Invitation for Expressions of Interest – FIFA World Cup 2026

FIFA is looking for interested and experienced companies to help deliver temporary infrastructure at the FIFA World Cup 2026™ (FWC2026).

FWC2026’s Stadium & Infrastructure Team has engaged BaAM Productions to procure and deliver temporary infrastructure at the tournament’s 16 stadiums. The selected suppliers will join BaAM as they endeavor to deliver a historic FWC2026.

If you think your organization can help deliver temporary infrastructure in the 16 host cities, please click on the link below to register your interest!

FIFA WORLD CUP 2026™ Request for Expressions of Interest (

Head of Venue and Tournament Operations – Rugby World Cup 2025

Rugby World Cup 2025 (RWC 2025) in England, will be the 10th edition of the women’s tournament. In line with the ‘game-changer’ objectives of World Rugby’s strategic plan to provide a hosting roadmap for Rugby World Cup and stimulate dynamic development of rugby globally, World Rugby has recently established World Rugby Events (EventsCo) which is charged with organising and delivering major international events. Under the new model World Rugby will have a more direct role in the setting up, planning and delivery of the Rugby World Cups and aims to become a leader in the delivery of major international events.

In partnership with the Rugby Football Union (RFU) and UK Sport a local operating company (LOC) has been formed for RWC 2025.

Ambitions for the tournament are high as women’s rugby is one of the fastest growing team sports in the world. RWC 2025 will be the ultimate stage for the best players, teams and coaches from 16 nations across the globe and is set to be the biggest and most widely watched women’s rugby event ever.

This is an exciting and unique opportunity to be part of a global event that will set new standards, drive the growth of women’s rugby and promote opportunities for women on and off the pitch. We are looking for candidates who are passionate about sport, understand the power it has to make a difference and have a strong commitment to promoting diversity and inclusion for the event. You will be part of a team that aims to make history by breaking records for women’s sport and inspiring a new generation of audiences and participants.

World Rugby is looking to appoint a Head of Venue and Tournament Operations within the RWC 2025 LOC, based in London. The Head of Venue and Tournament Operations is a key member of the leadership team responsible for the planning and delivery of key functional areas including Venue Operations, Overlay, City Operations, Ceremonies & Sports Presentation, Image & Look and Media Operations. The role will ensure that all match venues are appropriately scoped and delivered to the highest possible standards for each client group by ensuring the planning process is relevant and thorough and integrates all other departments within the RWC 2025 LOC and all other Stakeholders.

Reporting to the Managing Director RWC 2025 there will be a close working relationship with all operations teams and client groups within the LOC and World Rugby EventsCo. The Head of Venue and Tournament Operations will have a number of direct reports across the functional area responsibilities.


  • Lead the planning and delivery of a portfolio of specific Functional Areas; Venue Operations, Overlay, City Operations, Ceremonies & Sports Presentation, Image & Look and Media Operations.
  • Oversee the management of the budget for all areas of responsibility to ensure delivery within budget scope to deliver operational requirements to service standards.
  • Monitor and manage milestones outlined in the tournament masterplan, ensuring all elements are met on time and to the desired standard, with risks identified and mitigated against.
  • Work closely with other members of the senior team to support LOC and EventsCo management with tournament reviews, Board meetings and assurance check points.
  • Lead the collaborative working relationship with the RFU, Host Venues and Cities during planning and operations ensuring each stakeholder delivers on its core agreement commitments.
  • Oversee the recruitment and management of Venue and Tournament Operations staff including FA Managers/Coordinators and tournament-time operational staff. Oversee their training and onboarding, including all arrangements for their tournament-time deployment.
  • Oversee the development of and contribute to required documentation, including tournament handbooks, manuals and guides, as well all LOC and wider EventsCo policies and procedures.
  • Oversee and centrally manage issues and queries during the planning and delivery of the tournament, supporting staff on the ground from the Main Operations Centre, collating data and reports and escalating issues as needed.


  • Experience in holding a senior management role within a major sporting event landscape or equivalent events.
  • Demonstrable success in managing or leading a functional area/specific project portfolio from providing strategic direction and guidance through to overseeing operational planning and delivery.
  • Experience overseeing and managing budgets over multiple areas.
  • Demonstrable experience in a number of functional areas falling within the remit of role, including planning and operational delivery experience.
  • Demonstrable success in supporting senior leaders and providing managerial support and leadership to a team or workforce.
  • Experience in a fast-paced environment supporting multiple individuals across a varied portfolio of responsibilities.
  • Experience dealing with purchase order systems, other enterprise system tools and project management tools.


  • A passion for sport and to contribute to the further growth of the women’s game.
  • Takes positive action to build a diverse team and develop a culture of inclusion and belonging.
  • Role-models World Rugby’s values of Discipline, Respect, Integrity, Passion, and Solidarity.
  • A positive, ‘can-do’ attitude; someone who is resilient, flexible, curious, and delivery focused.
  • Adept at working under pressure in a fast-paced environment, delivering work to deadlines and honouring commitments.
  • A collaborative team player, who builds strong relationships with colleagues and a diverse range of stakeholders.
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills, managing multiple workstreams at once; meticulous attention to detail.
  • Can navigate ambiguity and cut through complexity, taking a logical and creative approach to problem-solving.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion:

World Rugby is committed to building a diverse workforce and therefore strongly encourages applications from underrepresented groups. We are committed to equality and inclusion and welcome applications from all individuals, regardless of their background. We strive to be a diverse and inclusive workplace, which reflects the global sport we want to be and where everyone can be themselves and feel they belong.

Flexible Working:

The role offers hybrid working, taking into account the event needs during planning and operations phases.

Head of Operations, The Hundred – ECB


This exciting role in the ECB Events Department will lead on the operational delivery of The Hundred.

The successful candidate will work closely with a range of internal and external stakeholders to deliver the highest possible standards in tournament operations.

The role forms part of the Events Department leadership group and The Hundred Steering Group.


The England and Wales Cricket Board is the national governing body for all cricket in England and Wales, supporting the game at every level – from grassroots to professional.

We believe cricket is a force for good that can have an enduring impact on everyone’s lives and we have an ambitious strategy to inspire a generation to say ‘cricket is a game for me’. It provides great entertainment. It teaches important skills, both physical and social. It can help inclusion and social cohesion, bringing communities together.

The ECB welcomes applications from all backgrounds to ensure we deliver our Inspiring Generations strategy and fulfil our purpose to connect communities and improve lives through cricket.


  • Stronger As One Team – We are stronger together. We allow for individual strengths and beliefs but head in the same direction. We respect, support and really listen to each other along the way.
  • Push New Boundaries – We are bold, brave and curious. We challenge and don’t settle. We forge the future whilst remembering our roots.
  • Be The Best In The Game – On & Off The Pitch – We train hard. We strive to be our best to help the team be the best. We celebrate our victories and learn from our let downs.
  • Passion For Play – We are here to inspire & be inspired. We are serious about what we do, but don’t take ourselves seriously. We enjoy the journey and have fun.


  • You have a passion for world class sports events delivery.
  • You have a strong team ethic and can collaborate positively with multiple stakeholders.
  • You enjoy working in a fast-paced environment across multiple sites throughout the cricket season.
  • You enjoy implementing operational plans as well as managing a team to do the same across a complex summer of sport.


  • Leading the event delivery of The Hundred.
  • Working as part of the Events Department leadership team to manage the day to day operations of the team including all its outputs and people as we deliver both our annual portfolio of events but also building towards future global events in collaboration with ICC.
  • Leading venue planning with the x8 host venues of the competition.
  • Working with men’s and women’s teams on all team operations elements of the competition.
  • Managing the ticketing operations, logistics and player workstreams of the competition.
  • Collaborating with the other functions of the Events Department to deliver an integrated operations plan for the competition.
  • Align with planning and strategy teams to create a detailed and robust event plan with clear deadlines.
  • Managing key agencies and suppliers to deliver the competition.
  • Working with event production and venue management workstreams to ensure consistent, world class delivery across the entire competition.
  • Working in collaboration with the Head of Event Planning & Services to develop roles and responsibilities across the team to ensure clear strategy and purpose for each member of the team.
  • Working with other departments in The Hundred, including but not limited to commercial partners, marketing, finance, communications & digital to create the entire product and translate that to operational delivery across multiple venues.
  • Managing appropriate budgets and working with Events and Finance team colleagues on short and long term financial planning.
  • Leading stakeholder engagement for all operational planning elements of the competition.


  • Proven leadership of event delivery for events similar in stature and scope to The Hundred.
  • Excellent people skills.
  • An exceptional ability to communicate effectively with all stakeholders, internal and external.
  • A strong eye for detail and the ability to compile and present plans.
  • A growth mindset.
  • A proven ability to manage agencies and other third party suppliers and contractors and event budgets.
  • A collaborative working approach and an appetite to deliver world class cricket.


  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days’ holiday
  • Private medical insurance
  • Non-contributory 8% pension
  • Life assurance
  • Free on-site gym
  • Subsidised canteen
  • 30% discount on New Balance items

Games Delivery Manager – IOC

Job Purpose

You will support the IOC Games Delivery Office lead person for Gangwon 2024, Milano Cortina 2026, and Dakar 2026. You work closely across the Games Delivery Unit, the IOC Games Management Team, the organising committees and its delivery partners, supporting Games delivery and opportunities for Games optimisation according to the local context. 

Main responsibilities

Responsibilities to our team

  • Support the lead persons in charge of each of the three Games editions: Gangwon 2024; Milano Cortina 2026; and Dakar 2026 in the preparation and delivery of all IOC Games-related meetings and any other coordination tasks 
  • Manage for the three Games editions, the Games Delivery Office’s central tools, systems, and processes included but not limited to the Olympic and Youth Olympic Games Generic Master Schedule, RADIO tracker (risks, actions, decisions, issues, opportunities), Service Model, Commitments register, Games Plan, Policies and Procedures
  • Responsible for the control, tracking and status reporting of planning documentation for each of the three Games editions
  • Prepare relevant documentation and logistics for the RADIO resolution group meetings
  • Manage the Games Delivery Hub and SharePoint structures, ensuring information can be found effectively and the quality of information is maintained 
  • Prepare reports for the IOC Executive Board Sessions and any other forum as required
  • Support the lead persons in charge of each of the three Games editions in the implementation of the relevant outputs from the Games Optimisation Group by ensuring the deliverables are project managed following the standard tools, systems and processes 
  • Contribute to Games Delivery (GAD) deliverables by supporting the shaping of timelines and process development 
  • Support the administrative tasks and logistical arrangements for the implementation of learning solutions, including readiness activities, throughout the OCOG and YOGOC lifecycle
  • Assist in the development and implementation of readiness activities to prepare the IOC delegation, the relevant OCOG and YOGOC personnel and, where relevant, key stakeholders for Games delivery
  • Assist in defining and monitoring the annual budget for for each of the three Games editions
  • Support any other ad hoc activities required by the Games Delivery team

Responsibilities to our stakeholders

  • Develop strong relationships across the Games Delivery Unit and with the relevant people in the IOC Games Management Team and IPC to support the implementation of a collaboration model that optimises the delivery of the Games
  • Create opportunities to collaborate within the team and with other teams, seeking synergies with others to meet objectives to support integration across all aspects of Games delivery
  • Support stakeholders across the Games Management Team to adopt central tools, systems, and processes
  • Collaborate with the FA leads in the Games Management Team on tracking and reporting to fulfil the requirements for various meetings within the governance structure for the specific Games edition
  • Identify issues and escalate them to the appropriate level if necessary
  • Propose solutions to problems and participate in discussions with senior management in the best interests of the organisation 
  • Regularly explore new ideas, encourage and integrate different perspectives (including cultural specificities) to solve problems or improve outcomes
  • Champion of change for the latest technologies and approaches, supporting stakeholders through awareness, education, and adoption of new ways of working to optimise the way the Games are delivered
  • Facilitate and document the identification of lessons learned, and ensuring the lessons and recommendations are socialised with the relevant stakeholders, including the Games Optimisation Group to inform continuous improvement at future projects and / or Games editions
  • Integrate with the IKL team where required to coordinate input into information and knowledge capture
  • Manage the preparation and onsite attendance of future OCOG and YOGOC delegations during Games time, ensuring regular communication and that people are kept informed with relevant information
  • Assist stakeholders in collecting and using data to improve Games delivery and experience 

Responsibilities to our organisation (IOC)

  • Champion and contribute to the delivery of the Olympic Movements strategic objectives, for example Olympic Agenda 2020+5
  • Champion and contribute to the continuous development of the Games experience, monitoring business trends and keeping abreast of changing situations
  • Support the set up and management of communication and engagement with local communities
  • Demonstrate the Olympic and Paralympic values with stakeholders and colleagues to build and sustain strong relationships internally and externally

Responsibilities to yourself 

  • Develop a growth mindset, making time for your own continued development, understand your own strengths and areas for development, taking responsibility to take action to address gaps
  • Manage your wellbeing to ensure you can sustain high levels of performance and energy
  • Take personal responsibility for own decisions, actions and failures 
  • Adapt quickly and constructively to changing circumstances, new information and ambiguous environments
  • Take the initiative and deal with problems in a proactive way
  • Take ownership and assume responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work

Responsibilities at Games-time

  • At Games-time, play a key role in the Games Delivery Office during the operational phase of Games delivery in close partnership with organising committees, IOC departments and functions as well as external partners when relevant
  • Support the set-up, management and tracking of outcomes from any issue resolution groups, supporting the flow of information between the IOC, organising committees and all other stakeholders

Our requirements

  • Excellent English and French oral and written skills
  • Excellent command of MS Office 365 applications (e.g., Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent relationship building skills and proven experience of stakeholder management and collaboration
  • Experience of working in diverse and multicultural environments
  • Very good knowledge of project management methodology and tools
  • Ability to prioritise, manage own time and achieve deliverables on time
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills, ability to develop detailed plans and prioritise work 
  • Excellent communication skills, adjusting to different styles of communicating in a multi-cultural and diverse environment 
  • Very good analytical skills, ability to gather quality information or feedback to support understanding of key issues and their effect
  • Ability to carry out detailed research with analysis from a wide range of sources, making logical and well-reasoned judgements. 

People Operations Manager – Arsenal FC


The People department is based at Arsenal Football Club’s headquarters at Highbury House but holds a presence across all club sites i.e. the stadium, retail operation, community hub, the Club’s training ground in London Colney, and the Academy in Hale End.

The department is the central driving force behind the Club’s culture change, engagement and ED&I initiatives, and is heavily focused on developing and fostering our target culture and behaviours to improve organisational engagement and performance, as well as the delivery of customer-focused generalist human resources.


To manage the Club’s central People Services team, ensuring the efficient delivery of all day-to-day HR lifecycle processes, with a compliant, equitable and service minded approach that is reflective of Arsenal’s culture.

To act as the People team’s centralised systems resource, identifying efficiencies across all HR-related systems with the ultimate aim of improving our HR operations and achieving a smooth user journey.


  • Manage the Club’s central People Services team (People Advisor and Administrators), supporting their growth and development, and ensuring the team always delivers according to quality standards.
  • Oversee the efficient delivery of all HR services and lifecycle activities, to include the full employee lifecycle from recruitment through to onboarding and offboarding, maternity/paternity, redundancy, basic benefits administration and payroll instructions, ensuring equity and Arsenal’s culture are at the heart of all activities.
  • Ensure the continuous improvement of all day-to-day HR processes and People Services team activities, employing a value-add approach which is service minded and reflective of Arsenal’s culture.
  • Hold accountability for the legal compliance of all day-to-day HR processes, including basic employee relations administration such as absence management and disciplinary matters.
  • Act as guardian of HR-related suite of employee contracts and policies, ensuring they are regularly reviewed for legal compliance, updates, and cultural fit.
  • Act as first point of escalation for the People Services team as required on policy interpretation questions and day-to-day employee guidance, escalating complex matters to People Business Partners.
  • Support the People Business Partners on escalated employee relations issues that require supporting administration, such as re-structures and redundancies, supporting and/or managing selected cases through to resolution.
  • Ensure GDPR and IR35 compliance within HR processes and activities; manage IR35 status determination process for the Club’s consultants alongside relevant People Business Partner.
  • Ensure all systems used by the People team are communicating effectively and are being used to full capacity to increase efficiency and improve user journey (systems currently include selected in-house apps, Procius and First Advantage [DBS], Cascade [HRIS], Reward Gateway [Benefits and engagement], and Team Tailor [ATS]).
  • Identify and project-manage basic system improvements, communicating with IT department and system providers as required.
  • Through effective use of systems and data, improve the department’s reporting capability and produce regular reports on key HR metrics such as sickness absence, turnover, etc., highlighting headline insights.
  • Assist the People team as required during key projects/times of peak activity.



  • CIPD qualified or working towards this.

Specific Experience:

  • Significant experience managing full HR lifecycle activities within a complex and multi-faceted business environment.
  • A track record of identifying efficiencies and implementing improvements.
  • An excellent understanding of key employment legislation and its application within all HR processes.
  • Experience of line management and achieving own goals through a small team of reports.
  • Experience and proficiency using HRIS and other related systems (Cascade highly desirable).
  • Intermediate/advanced IT skills (Excel and Powerpoint) and confidence utilising and maximising online tools.

Skills/Personal Attributes:


  • Strong organisation, prioritisation and time management skills. Able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines, particularly during peak periods.
  • Proactive approach to identifying solutions and solving problems.
  • A strong aptitude for customer service, logical user journeys, and ‘common sense’.
  • Technologically savvy and enjoys using technology to identify improved ways of working.
  • Excellent written skills and overall levels of accuracy when handling data.
  • Able to manipulate HR data accurately and precisely, and analyse it in a meaningful way.

Personal attributes

  • Acts with discretion, diplomacy and confidentiality at all times.
  • Personable, with a good sense of humour.
  • Enjoys working in a team, has empathy and is supportive of others.
  • Actively seeks the opportunity to help other team members to manage high volume/workflow peaks.
  • Uses own initiative and enjoys a high degree of accountability

Arsenal FC believes that diversity of background, skills and experience drives our success on and off the pitch. We encourage applications from women, disabled and black, Asian and mixed-heritage candidates. We are committed to the principle of equal opportunity for applicants and employees and aim to appoint on merit from a diverse talent pool.

Closing Date: 17/07/2022

Independent Chair – Pentathlon GB

Pentathlon GB has a head office in Bath

This is a voluntary position (plus expenses)

Pentathlon GB is recruiting a new Chair, at a pivotal moment in the sport, and is looking for an effective, driven, and experienced individual to lead the team.

After the recent gold medal success of the Tokyo Olympics and subsequent World Cups, a successful bid to host the 2023 Modern Pentathlon and Laser Run World Championships, as well as the forthcoming Paris Olympics, this is incredibly exciting time to lead the Pentathlon GB Board.

With the Modern Pentathlon World Championships being held at Bath University in 2023 and a flourishing world class programme of podium athletes, opportunities exist to build on the sports family of sponsors and commercial partners. There is also an organisational focus on maintaining international relations activity as Modern Pentathlon looks to secure its 2028 Olympic status and to deliver membership growth and participation over the coming period to support both income streams and future sporting success.

We are seeking a candidate with strong Board experience, proven leadership skills, a clear understanding of Governance and a commitment to drive our sport forward. Candidates do not need to be from an elite sport or Pentathlon background, we welcome those with expertise from a wide range of sectors.

The position is voluntary, with expenses paid. Terms are for 2 years with an expectation of 2 terms and a maximum of 4 terms served. The Pentathlon GB head office is in Bath, with flexibility around where Board meetings are held.

Personal Attributes, Responsibilities and Experience

The successful candidate will utilise their personal attributes to:

  • Uphold the highest standards of integrity, teamwork, and diplomacy, forging genuine and purposeful relationships 
  • Provide strong leadership and communication, including representing both the members and company 
  • Commit to drive forward Modern Pentathlon and the family of sports at both grassroot and elite levels

Critical areas of responsibility in this role include working to:

  • Set the agenda, style and tone of Board conduct and discussions to promote effective decision-making and constructive debate 
  • Oversee the recruitment, induction, and development of new Directors 
  • Promote and enforce the highest standards of corporate governance, including ensuring a clear structure for and the effective running of Board committees 
  • Establish a close relationship of trust with the CEO, providing support and advice, while respecting executive responsibility 
  • Promote diversity and inclusion principles across the Board membership, the Executive and throughout the sport 
  • Develop strategy and develop policy 
  • Provide operational support and line management to the CEO 
  • Represent the Board in national and international environments where appropriate 
  • Influence UK and International bodies on relevant topics 
  • Provide financial support to the CEO and finance team to ensure that PGB funds are spent economically, efficiently, and effectively 

Suitable candidates for the position should possess substantial board experience, either as Chair or senior level in the public, private or voluntary sector. Alternatively, substantial board experience as a member of a National Governing Body of a Sport or similar organisation. You will have a passion for sport, with an awareness of Modern Pentathlon and an enthusiasm to help take a sport forward.

You will need to have the ability to develop and nurture relationships with various stakeholder groups and take decisions in an open and transparent manner.

Application process to apply: Please send a brief covering letter with your CV, ideally as one document, to:

If you have any questions about the role, a call can be arranged by contacting Daryl on the above email.

Closing date: Please submit application by 26th July

Pentathlon GB is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief.

Team Administrator Rugby and Office – Ospreys

This is an exciting time to join Ospreys Rugby as we build strength in our Operations team to support the growth of the rugby franchise 

If you are excited about sport and have the ability to provide first class administrative and co-ordination support to a vibrant team this could be the job for you.

We are looking for a team player with excellent organisation skills and an eye for detail.  With strong administration and planning ability you will be confident in dealing with a variety of tasks and working to strict deadlines.  Strong self-awareness is essential, as is the ability to work with discretion in a professional sporting environment. 

This role is full time and will work across rugby and business from both the stadium and our High Performance Centre in Llandarcy. The successful candidate will need to be available to work on match days. Reporting into the Operations Manager with a dotted line into the Performance Director.

You can find out more about the role by downloading the job descriptionhere.

If you think this could be you, and you are ready to join us, grow with us and be with us in flight email your CV and a covering letter to Janey Wise  HR Manager .

Closing date for applications is 8th August 2022, as we are advertising the role to internal applicants, we reserve the right to close the role sooner if a suitable candidate is found.

Director Of People And Culture – Yorkshire CCC

Yorkshire Country Cricket Club

Headingley Cricket Ground, Yorkshire and the Humber, with travel as required.

Primary Practice Group: Arts, Culture and Sports

Salary & Benefits: A competitive salary and benefits package is on offer, commensurate with the skills and responsibilities of a role of this significance.

Closing Date: 27/06/2022

Formal Interview Date: Tuesday 26th July

The Yorkshire County Cricket Club is one of the most successful clubs in the world and undergoing the most challenging period in its 158-year history. Under new leadership, the Club is committed to learning from the past and recognises the significant change required to make Yorkshire County Cricket Club a place for everyone. This has started with the appointment of a new Coaching team to support and enhance the development of our senior teams and age group players so that they can achieve their potential and provide players for both Yorkshire and England.

The Yorkshire County Cricket Club is now looking to appoint a Director of People and Culture who will play a critical role in shaping and implementing a new vision for the Club. Reporting to the CEO and based at Headingley Cricket Ground in Leedsthe Director will be responsible for delivering and crafting the Club’s people strategies and policies. They will provide strategic leadership to the Human Resources function during a time of significant transformational Working closely with the Board and Senior Management across Yorkshire Cricket Club, the successful candidate will be an experienced human resources professional and leader, seasoned in operating and influencing at senior levels in complex organisations where people are at the heart of success. They will bring a strong track record leading cultural transformation and delivering progressive human resources. They will demonstrate the appropriate style, stature, interpersonal and communications skills, as well as considerable empathy with the challenges and opportunities within the sporting landscape.

The Director will work as a Senior Manager to protect the best interests of the Club, not just as an HR expert but also as a Senior Leader, collaboratively developing the Club’s values, approach to EDI and the supporting behaviours in leaders and managers, as well as in all employees, contractors and volunteers. They will be an inclusive leader adept at motivating, persuading, supporting and influencing change across both internal and external stakeholders with a pragmatic, positive and supportive attitude.

The Yorkshire County Cricket Club is committed to recruiting ambitious, talented and diverse individuals who will be vital in enabling the club to set a new bar, making sure that the Club is an inclusive home for aspiring players of the future. We therefore encourage applications from all qualified individuals. We value diversity and acknowledge the under-representation of people from certain backgrounds, both within our organisation and across the sector. We particularly encourage applications from women and Black, Asian and minority ethnic people; these are currently under-represented.

To apply, please click the link below. Any initial enquiries should be directed to Grace Fakes on +44 (0)20 7340 6221 or

The deadline for applications is 9am (BST) on Monday 27th June 2022.

Following this, Perrett Laver will meet with the Selection Committee to agree upon a shortlist of candidates. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview with YCCC on Tuesday 26th July at Headingley Cricket Ground.


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Accreditation Manager – 2023 Cycling World Champs


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.

For more information, please see the full job description by clicking here [LinkedIn users will need to click “Apply” to view the full job description. 

By applying for this position through VisitScotland’s recruitment site, you note that as part of the recruitment process, your CV and covering letter and any personal data contained therein may be shared with the following third parties for the purposes of reviewing, sifting, shortlisting and interviewing candidates: Scottish Government, UK Sport, British Cycling, Glasgow City Council, Glasgow Life and sportscotland.

All third parties are required to take appropriate security and organisational measures to protect your personal information in line with data protection legislation and our policies. We do not allow third-parties to use your personal data for their own purposes. We only permit them to process your personal data for specified purposes and in accordance with our instructions. For more information, please see VisitScotland’s privacy notice on its recruitment site. 

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

World Tennis Tour, Senior Manager – International Tennis Federation




LOCATION: Roehampton, South West London

The International Tennis Federation (ITF) is the world governing body of tennis. Founded in 1913, its purpose is to ensure the long-term growth and sustainability of the sport, delivering tennis for future generations in association with its 210 member nations. The ITF oversees the rules and regulations that govern international and national competition.

The ITF is responsible for the worldwide development of tennis through its highly regarded Development Programme, its Science and Technical department which monitors equipment and technology, and its Officiating department which oversees the education and advancement of officials. The ITF organises over 1,500 weeks of men’s, women’s, and junior tournaments on the ITF World Tennis Tour, and manages the ITF junior team competitions, ITF Beach Tennis Tour, UNIQLO Wheelchair Tennis Tour and the ITF Seniors Tour.

The ITF is the owner and rightsholder of the two largest annual international team competitions in tennis, Davis Cup by Rakuten and Billie Jean King Cup by BNP Paribas and manages the Olympic Tennis Event on behalf of the IOC. The ITF upholds the highest standards of integrity and manages the Tennis Anti-Doping Programme on behalf of the sport and is a partner in the International Tennis Integrity Agency.

Overview of World Tennis Tour (Pro)Department:

The World Tennis Tour team is responsible for delivering the world-wide ITF men’s and women’s professional tournaments, which in 2019 numbered 1,100 tournaments in 80 countries. Tournaments offer prize money of $15,000 and $25,000 (men and women), as well as higher value $60,000, $80,000 and $100,000 tournaments (women only). Following the suspension and subsequent restart of international tennis in 2020 due to the Covid19 pandemic, 2022 is expected to see a return to pre-pandemic tournament numbers.

The Role:

We are looking for an experienced and organised individual to assist the Head, ITF World Tennis Tour, Strategy and Pathway to manage certain key commercial, operational and integrity deliverables of the World Tennis Tour, namely the ITF’s live-scoring data rights contract and live-streaming initiative, the implementation of integrity measures such as accreditation, and management of officiating proposals for World Tennis Tour tournaments.

The individual will combine operational management with strategic and commercial vision to develop and achieve the wider goals of the department and the ITF.

Role and Responsibilities:

• Manage the day-to-day operations of the ITF World Tennis Tour Live Scoring/Streaming team to
ensure full coverage of World Tennis Tour events to meet operational and contractual obligations.
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• Work with internal and external stakeholders to develop the existing profile of the live scoring
service, troubleshoot problems in coverage, and oversee the distribution and management of livescoring devices;
• Manage the live scoring of Davis Cup and Billie Jean King Cup ties.
• Develop and implement key commercial and integrity programmes, specifically managing the
increase in live streaming of World Tennis Tour events; manage the match analytics service resulting
from live streaming; act as the lead for and drive the uptake of the ITF’s new accreditation software,
• Act as dedicated point of contact for existing and potential projects with the ITF’s data rights partner,
relating to AV operations: Calendar, Tournament Contacts, Venues etc
• Manage and approve Officiating proposals for ITF World Tennis Tour events to ensure compliance
with minimum officiating standards as well as compliance with live scoring obligations.
• Manage and develop the Live Scoring department team members, providing leadership, guidance,
interpretation and implementation of strategy and measuring performance
• In collaboration with the Head of WTT Strategy and Player Pathway, develop and maintain strong
relationships with external authorities (Regional and National Associations; ATP and WTA,
International Tennis Integrity Agency, Tournament Organisers and commercial partners) to ensure
the ITF’s interests are professionally represented;
• Work with the Head of WTT Strategy and Pathway on developing World Tennis Tour strategic matters
• Work with other departments and colleagues, including but not limited to Legal, Integrity, IT, Finance,
Commercial and Communications.
• Contribute to the overall strategic success of the ITF, with particular emphasis on the Tour and on
forging closer operational relations with the ATP, WTA, Regional and National Associations.
• Undertake other responsibilities and projects as required by the Head, WTT, Strategy & Pathway.

You will have…

✓ Sound experience and understanding of professional tennis, including National Association
activities and structure; professional tennis event operations; officiating structure, processes and
personnel; rules and regulations; and internal and external committees
✓ Strong experience and a proven track record in managing a team effectively, with a focus on the
ongoing personal development of team members
✓ Excellent time management, skilled in delivery of multiple and complex projects and delivering to
hard deadlines
✓ Excellent communication skills with a professional approach
✓ First-rate decision-making and delegation skills
✓ Sound IT, website and social media knowledge
✓ Integrity and accountability
✓ Commercial awareness with diplomacy and tact
✓ Fluent in both written and spoken English; additional European language(s) desirable but not
✓ Flexibility. Hours can be long and weekend travel may be part of the role

Salary & Benefits:

• Excellent salary plus discretionary annual bonus scheme
• Lunch is provided by the ITF (up to £8 per day) when working from the office
• 25 days holiday per annum plus bank holidays
• Group personal pension scheme / Life assurance (subject to conditions)
• Private Healthcare
• Ride2Work (in conjunction with Evans Cycles)
• Free parking on site
• Working hours: based on 35 hours per week. Normal office hours are 9.00am-17.00pm Monday to
Friday. Flexible working hours possible, with core hours of 10am-4pm.

Application Process:

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Please email your CV and cover letter to, including WTT Senior Manager in the subject line of your email.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to respond individually to candidates, therefore only
successful candidates will be contacted for an interview. Please note that interviews may be conducted via video call.

Our offices are set up to be Covid-compliant in accordance with Government guidelines. A full risk assessment has been carried out and is available on our website.

As the needs of the business change rapidly this role will change accordingly, therefore this document should be viewed as guidelines which are subject to change.

A DBS check maybe required for the successful applicant.

Equality, diversity & inclusion (EDI) is a fundamental priority for the ITF. Our philosophy focusses on embedding inclusive behaviours and processes across every element of our business practices.