Venue Technology Manager – Gold Coast Commonwealth Games

January 4, 2017

Location: Gold Coast, AUS

Closing Date: January 30, 2017


The opportunity
This is a rare opportunity for you to be a part of the biggest sporting event to ever come to the Gold Coast. There will be multiple Venue Technology Manager (VTM) positions appointed with varying start dates from Mid 2017 until January 2018. The VTM will be the GOLDOC responsible person for the planning, installation, operation and removal of all technology needed for each particular venue. 

The role
This role will lead a dynamic and diverse team of contractors, paid staff and volunteers in a high pressure environment, to strict deadlines to deliver and operate all Technology requirements for a Venue. 
• Planning: will involve stakeholder management, project planning, requirement gathering, agreeing geospatial room layouts
• Installation: Focus on installation project management of contractors including deployment, commissioning and testing as well as ensuring all dependencies needed for delivery are in place and 
• Operations: Become the senior technology person on venue, service manager and overall escalation point for all issues and service requests for all Technology Scope

The scope of technology at venues includes: PA systems, Video screens, CATV solutions, Radio systems, Mobile phones, Data cabling, WAN and broadcast circuits, LAN switching, PC and Printers, timing scoring and results systems, bespoke software applications, Radio frequency management

About you
Results and detail focused, self-starter, demonstrates ownership of issues, capable of building excellent relationships at all levels of an organisation, team player, professional in the face of conflict. Flexible, adaptable, passionate, practical, committed capable of ‘doing everything required to get the job done”. 

In addition, you will have;
• Relevant or transferable experience in deploying technology at events, or a similar role within a complex organisation delivering high profile solutions with tight timeframes and budgets.
• Demonstrated experience using MS Office Suite of products including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint at a high level. Possible experience of MS Visio.
• Experience in on the ground management of contractors, team leadership and managing multiple priority projects simultaneously
• Demonstrated understanding of key technology concepts and common technology scope (e.g. Cabling, IT, Telco, Mobile / Radio, frequency, AV)
• 3 years minimum relevant operational and technical management experience in a professional capacity
• Possibility a degree in business, technology, or a related relevant field.


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