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  • Golden Opportunities: Business Opportunities Across The Olympic Movement


    02/17/08

    (ATR) Golden Opportunities is ATR's guide to business opportunities across the Olympic Movement. This week’s featured opportunities include:

    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.

    USA Diving
    High Performance Director
    Submit Resumes by March 30, 2008
    USA Diving is seeking applicants with strong and respected leadership skills and a vision to return USA Diving to No. 1 in the world. The successful candidate will oversee elite level programs from talent identification to Olympic and World Championship success and will be responsible for the development of a seamless athlete pipeline in cooperation with the clubs and coaches throughout the United States.

    Vancouver 2010


    Water Sky Garden - Steel Design Construction
    Closing: February 21, 2008
    The City of Richmond proposes to engage the services of a Steel Designer, Fabricator and Erector to work closely with the project architect on the steel components of a public art piece.

    2010 Olympic Games Portal

    Closing: February 22, 2008
    Bell Canada (Bell) is seeking a proponent or proponents capable of working with Bell and the VANOC to revise the existing portal platform for vancouver2010.com and help VANOC fulfill its online strategy from 2008 through Games-time in 2010.

    Food and Beverage Program Services for all Venues
    Closing: February 22, 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 for all competition and non-competition sites.

    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.

    Integrated Security Services
    Closing: March 11, 2008
    This Request for Expressions of Interest and Statement of Qualifications is issued by VANOC to pre-qualify security firms with the capability and experience in providing integrated security services. The required services are broad and include mobile patrols, static deployment, asset protection, and alarm response and monitoring located at various venues in the Vancouver and Whistler areas.

    2009 and 2010 Cultural Olympiad Events Co-Presentation
    Closing: April 30, 2008
    This Call for Proposals is issued by VANOC to obtain proposals from cultural organizations who wish to participate with VANOC as part of the 2009 and/or 2010 Cultural Olympiad.

    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

    Procurement Manager

    Closing: February 20, 2008
    We are looking for an exceptional candidate to join our Procurement team. Individuals who have excellent relationship skills, understand how major project procurement works and have experienced it are encouraged to apply.

    Internal Audit Manager
    Closing: February 20, 2008
    Opportunity to be part of the London 2012 team, the role involves working closely with the Head of Risk Assurance on all internal audit matters. Individuals with experience in developing and delivering risk based audit plans, delivering Board level reporting and providing timely advice to the management on risk and assurance matters are encouraged to apply.

    Deputy Head of Security
    Closing: February 22, 2008
    Vacancy for a Deputy Head of Security to manage the development and implementation of robust security strategies and plans and to manage the delivery of the security programs.

    Mapping and Directory Project - London City Strategy Pathfinders (CSP)
    Closing: February 22, 2008
    The London Development Agency, on behalf of the consortia that govern the two London City Strategy Pathfinders is looking for an organization or partnership with proven experience in the research, development and delivery of online database solutions to collate data on publicly-funded employment services in East and West London and deliver it in directory form to both a strategic audience and to employment advisors.

    Oracle Systems Administrator
    Closing: February 27, 2008
    Vacancy for an Oracle Systems Administrator to provide systems administration of the Oracle 11i financial information system. The systems administration role covers all aspects of the administration of core financials, I-procurement and HR modules.

    Cultural Project Coordinator

    Closing: February 29, 2008
    An exciting opportunity for someone with strong project coordination and administration skills to join London 2012's Culture Team in the year we launch our ambitious Cultural Olympiad.

    UK-Barking: Construction Work for Buildings Relating to Leisure, Sports
    Closing: March 12, 2008
    The Authority is looking to build a new leisure centre, consisting of a landmark building containing a new 25M swimming pool, a teaching pool, and leisure facilities, to be operational by 2010.

    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
    Mobile Food and Beverage Vendors
    Closing: February 29, 2008
    Expressions of Interest are being requested from mobile food and beverage vendors who wish to participate in the celebration of sport and culture for the Cowichan 2008 North American Indigenous Games.

    World Air Games 2011
    Interested parties host the World Air Games in 2011 are invited to bid until March 17, 2008. The bidding process is open to all cities, regions, FAI member associations, private event organizers and corporate partners.

    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


    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