Date : 2017-06-12 2017-06-30
Job Category : FIFA U-17 World Cup LOC
LOC FIFA U-17 WORLD CUP INDIA 2017
Position: ICT Venue Officer
Area: Operations Department
Reports to: Parmeet Singh Bhatia, ICT and Accreditation Manager, Local Organizing Committee
Place: Host Cities [Guwahati, Kolkata, Goa and Kochi]
Type of Contract: Conditions to be confirmed by the Organization
Email Application with CV to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Email Subject: Operations – ICT Venue Officers
Application Deadline: 30 June, 2017
India will host the FIFA U-17 World Cup in 2017. It will be the first time the country?hosts an event from the world football governing body. This is the third most?important event of the FIFA calendar, with 24 countries playing 52 games in 6?venues across India. It has been a key stepping stone in the careers of a large part of?world football stars, among them 16 senior World Champions and will be the most?important event ever to be hosted in Indian football history.
The tournament has a huge worldwide reach, with an estimated global audience?from almost 200 different countries, which is a golden opportunity to show India?throughout the world, its cities, culture and the capability of organizing an event of?the highest standards.
The FIFA U-17 World Cup will have a lasting influence in Indian Football, upgrading?the infrastructure, setting up proper game operations standards and improving the?overall quality of the game. Undoubtedly, the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 is?primed to be a game changer for Indian Football.
The ICT Venue Officers will work closely with the Accreditation & ICT Manager to oversee the planning and delivery of Information & Communication Technology for the Local Organising Committee of the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 across all facilities and at any ancillary events. The selected candidate is required to develop a clear understanding of all requirements, research products, service providers and available quality specifications for his/her area.
This job description works as a reference of the responsibilities involved in this position. The ICT Venue Officers will work closely with the Accreditation and ICT Manager to oversee the development, implementation, use and decommissioning of IT resources. The candidate must have a broad knowledge of emerging technologies to provide guidance and expertise in aligning the LOC short and long-term IT needs.
The ICT Venue Officers may be expected to work before or after normal working hours and from different competition locations in order to troubleshoot and address technology problems and to implement software and hardware upgrades and modifications. He/she must work together with internal LOC teams and FIFA IT and any other relevant stakeholders to account for the overall overlay planning, scheduling and delivery for the event.
Personnel in Charge:
Will be agreed by the Head of Operations and Accreditation & ICT Manager once this hiring process ends and there is a definite plan for this area.
This job description works as a reference of the responsibilities involved in this position. It is expected that the employee will execute other reasonable tasks asked by the Tournament or Project Directors.