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  • Golden Opportunities: Business Opportunities Across The Olympic Movement


    01/27/08


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

    Featured Opportunities:

    International Ski Federation
    Public Relations and Marketing for Campaign
    Initial Concept Proposals Due: February 22, 2008
    FIS is looking for a leading international public relations and marketing agency to bid to become the Lead Agency for implementing “Bring Kids Back to the Snow.” The campaign aims to generate passion for snow activities with the younger generations.

    Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games
    Chief Executive
    The delivery of the Commonwealth Games will involve a wide range of organizations, led by the new Organizing Committee (Glasgow 2014 Ltd), for which we are now seeking a Chief Executive.


    Vancouver 2010


    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.


    Community Wireless Broadband Initiative
    Closing: February 26, 2008
    The City of Vancouver invites interested and qualified parties, including commercial vendors, service providers, non-profit organizations and community groups to submit expressions of interest in response to this Request for Expressions of Interest for a Community Wireless Broadband Initiative.


    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

    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.

    PA to Director of Finance
    Closing: February 4, 2008
    LOCOG is recruiting an experienced Personal Assistant to the Director of Finance, who will also be required to provide administrative support to the Finance top team.


    Systems Accountant
    Closing: February 8, 2008
    Responsible for supporting the financial systems of the business, including maintaining existing reports and the implementation of new reports and processes for LOCOG. Works closely with the Financial Controller in ensuring that systems, controls and procedures operate effectively.


    Operation of Water Supplies
    Closing: February 12, 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

    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, www.usaboxing.org 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.

    Nike
    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.


    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.

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


    Contracts Recently Awarded

    LOCOG announced that Skanska Construction Ltd, Edmond Nuttall Ltd and Balfour Beatty Group Ltd will collectively build infrastructure throughout the Olympic Park. For the full article, click here.