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  • Golden Opportunities: Business Opportunities Across The Olympic Movement


    (ATR) Golden Opportunities is ATR's guide to business opportunities across the Olympic Movement.

    This Week's Featured Opportunities:

    USA Boxing
    Digital & Publications Manager - (Colorado Springs, CO)

    Closing: N/A
    The Digital & Publications Manager reports to the Director of Media and Public Relations. This position will be responsible for the maintenance of USA Boxing’s website, and will serve as Managing Editor of USA Boxing’s magazine, Boxing USA. In addition, the Digital &Publications Manager will create a monthly e-newsletter for USA Boxing’s membership, sponsors and media members.

    Crew Members with Nike ACG
    Closing: April 1, 2008
    As part of its ground-breaking Sweetspots project, Nike ACG is offering the opportunity to join the crew on an all-expenses-paid trip to South America to film next winter’s first Sweetspot. The group will consist of a filmer, photographer, director and a journalist to showcase Nike ACG riders in their element.

    Vancouver 2010

    Consulting Services for Aboriginal Participation Projects
    Closing: January 28, 2008
    This Request for Expressions of Interest and Statement of Qualifications is issued by VANOC to prequalify consultants who are interested in working on various Aboriginal participation projects in collaboration with the Aboriginal Participation, Torch Relays and Cultural Olympiad teams.

    Olympic and Paralympic Medals Designs
    Closing: January 30, 2008
    This Request for Proposals is issued by VANOC to obtain proposals from artists, designers or creative teams to work in cooperation with the VANOC Brand & Creative team and the Royal Canadian Mint to design Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic medals and/or medal ribbons and medal containers.

    Screenline Commercial Vehicle Survey
    Closing: January 31, 2008
    TDG Screenline Survey for 2010 Olympics Background: A 'screenline' is an imaginary line along a river (e.g. Fraser River) or municipal boundary (e.g. Boundary Road between Vancouver and Burnaby). Dangerous goods / commercial vehicles traveling on major roads over these screenlines e.g. Port Mann bridge or Hastings Street, would be observed and counted. This information would be used to understand and describe the number of dangerous goods vehicles in Greater Vancouver, with a focus upon OLYMPIC related sites and key OLYMPIC transportation routes.

    Perimeter Intrusion Detection System
    Closing: February 25, 2008
    The Purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to seek a qualified Contractor to implement electronic security services that provide intrusion detection and assessment for the major venues of the 2010 Olympic Games in British Columbia.

    View the Vancouver 2010 Job Opportunities page to search volunteer and full-time positions.

    Vancouver2012 offers RSS feeds for daily updated job and procurement opportunities.

    London 2012

    Security Risk Manager
    Closing: January 23, 2008
    The job purpose is to ensure that LOCOG’s venue security risk management framework is established and that all risk management processes associated with LOCOG’s Games time “in venue” and “theatre-wide” security responsibilities operate appropriately.

    Security Executive
    Closing: January 23, 2008
    The key purpose of the job is to provide executive support to the Head of Security on all core security issues with particular focus on research, reviews, business planning and programme management.

    Construction Design & Management Coordinators
    Closing: January 24, 2008
    The Contracting Authority is seeking to select a panel of Construction (Design and Management) Coordinators (CDM-C) to provide interim cover, potentially at short notice, until the permanent appointment of a Coordinator is made through the design team of a project. Alternatively the CDM-C cover may be novated to the design team of that project becoming the permanent CDM-C. The location of the services will cover the area in or around the Olympic Park and all venues including those venues such as Lords, Horse Guard Parade, Greenwich Arena, etc.

    Senior Manager, Recruitment
    Closing: January 31, 2008
    An excellent opportunity for an experienced resourcing specialist to join the LOCOG HR team to play a lead role in developing and implementing the resourcing strategy for all paid staff through to 2012.

    Technical Manager, Business Technology Services
    Closing: February 1, 2008
    Vacancy for an individual to work in the Business Technology Services team and be responsible for the design, provision and operation of the architecture and data network services.

    Venue Project Manager
    Closing: February 1, 2008
    Role for an individual in the delivery of specific Olympic and Paralympic venues.

    IP & LP Gas and Potable & Waste Water Networks Ownership and Operation
    Closing: February 18, 2008
    The ownership, operation and maintenance of a potable water and waste water services network to the Olympic Park and Stratford City Developments sites.

    Check out CompeteFor , part of LOCOG’s new Business Network, which matches companies with thousands of opportunities supplying London 2012 contractors. Companies will be able to advertise through CompeteFor with up to 20 percent of all London 2012 supply chain opportunities expected to go through the system.

    Additional Opportunities

    2008 North American Indigenous Games :
    Presentation Medals-Corporate & Protocol Gifts and Promotional Items

    Closing: January 25, 2008
    To secure design input and pricing for the Presentation Medals for the Cowichan 2008 North American Indigenous Games.

    International Table Tennis Federation
    Bidding to Host the 2011 Junior World Championships
    Closing: January 31, 2008
    The ITTF is seeking candidates to host the 2011 Junior World Championships.

    Bid Process open for 2014 World Championship
    Letters of Interest must be sent by April 30, 2008

    Contracts Recently Awarded

    VANOC added Sun Microsystems of Canada Inc. to its Official Supplier category as the Computer Network Server Supplier to the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. To read more, click here .

    Watson Steel Structures is reported to have won the contract to provide the structural steel framework for the new 80,000-seat London 2012 Olympic Stadium. To read more, click here .