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  • Golden Opportunities: Business Opportunities Across The Olympic Movement


    02/03/08


     
    Featured Opportunities:

    Sport England
    Press and PR Officer
    Closing: February 13, 2008
    Sport England is looking for a PR professional able to build the company’s reputation, raise awareness of its role and help us inspire more people to take part in sport in the run up to London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

    International Canoe Federation
    Submit proposals to present at International Conference on Paddling for Persons with a Disability. The conference, hosted by Canoe Kayak Canada, will take place March 27 to 30, 2008, in Montreal, Canada.
    Click here to submit proposals.

    Vancouver 2010

    Food and Beverage Program for Athlete Villages
    Closing: February 15, 2008
    This Request for Expressions of Interest and Statement of Qualifications is issued by VANOC to prequalify Food Service Contractors capable of providing design advice, implementation, management and operation of the food service program within the two Athletes' Villages; one in Whistler and a second in Vancouver.

    Call for Artists: Vancouver Convention Centre Expansion Project, Public Art Program
    Closing: February 18, 2008
    Professional artists are invited to submit their credentials for consideration by VCCEP. Artists who are experienced in creating large, permanent, urban scale works for interior and exterior locations and artists who have worked in collaborative projects are invited to enter. With one exception, this Call is restricted to Canadian artists (artists born in Canada or permanent residents of Canada).

    The Supply and Delivery of Heat Exchangers
    Closing: February 19, 2008
    Quotations are invited for the supply of heat exchangers for the City of Vancouver's Neighborhood Energy Utility (NEU) proposed district heating system for the Southeast False Creek (SEFC) and Olympic Village in Vancouver as set out herein in Schedule A, for the City of Vancouver.

    The Supply of Controls and Energy Metering

    Closing: February 19, 2008
    Quotations are invited for the supply, testing and commissioning of controls and energy metering equipment (or components) for the City of Vancouver's Neighborhood Utility Energy (NEU) district heating system for the Southeast False Creek (SEFC) & Olympic Village in Vancouver, BC.

    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.

    Licensees for Housewares
    Closing: February 26, 2008
    The Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (“VANOC”) intends to prequalify potential licensees for the non-exclusive manufacturing, sale and distribution of licensed Housewares carrying VANOC trademarks and branding as detailed in this Request for Expressions of Interest and Statements of Qualifications.

    Licensees for Winter Sports Equipment
    Closing: February 26, 2008
    The Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (“VANOC”) intends to prequalify potential licensees for the non-exclusive manufacturing, sale and distribution of licensed Winter Sporting Equipment carrying VANOC trademarks and branding as detailed in this Request for Expressions of Interest and Statements of Qualifications.

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

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    London 2012

    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.

    Equality and Inclusion Personal Assistant
    Closing: February 11, 2008
    Vacancy for an individual to provide broad based administration and/or secretarial support that will facilitate the efficient operation of the Equality & Inclusion Team.

    Personal Assistant to Head of Security
    Closing: February 11, 2008
    Vacancy for an individual to provide PA support to the Head of Security and administrative support to the Security Team and stakeholders.

    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.

    Assistant Venue Project Manager
    Closing: February 14, 2008
    This appointment is for an Assistant Venue Project Manager who brings a good understanding of Project Management related processes and expertise and will work closely with our Venue Project Managers to support the on time, on budget and to specification delivery of those Venues.

    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

    The English Institute of Sport
    Public Relations and Communications Manager
    Closing: February 15, 2008
    PR and Communications Manager will be involved across the range of EIS communications activities, through website development to media liaison. Must be passionate and proactive, and ready to peak in 2012.

    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.

    International Cycling Union
    Assistant to Sports Department Manager
    Closing: N/A
    The UCI is looking to hire a native French speaker, with an excellent command of English, to be an assistant to the Sports Department Manager. Responsibilities include managing the department’s administrative tasks and coordinating or actively participating in various department activities.

    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.

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