Venue Technical Manager

Befristet, Vollzeit · Frankfurt am Main

The job
In 2024, the UEFA EURO will be played all over Germany. To organise a EURO is a challenging task and we need fantastic, dedicated people in all sectors.
At the end of the planning phase (12/2023) for EURO 2024, we will start deploying the implementation teams to each of the EURO 2024 venues. The Venue Technical Manager (m/f/d) will start his/her journey with an intensive 3 weeks of training at the EURO 2024 Hub in Frankfurt, where the core planning team of Technical Services & Overlay will hand over the implementation planning for the respective venue. Right after a short holiday season, the Venue Technical Manager will move to the venue, where he/she will get the stadium ready for the tournament and overseeing technical operations during the event time. A close cooperation with the core teams of all other projects in Frankfurt an Nyon will be a key success factor.

Technical Services & Overlay Core Values
  • Acts openly, is approachable, shares information, listens to others, is not judgemental and encourages diversity
  • Favours team success over personal ambition, establishes cross-divisional cooperation and collaborates with the football community 
  • Strives for the best possible outcome, raises the standards of European football and contributes to UEFA’s positive reputation
The frame
Start date: 01.12.2023
End date: 31.08.2024
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany/ Respective EURO 2024 Venue

Application deadline: 31.05.2023
List of relevant tasks & responsibilities
  • Ensuring an excellent cooperation with stadiums’ technical managers, engineers and technicians;
  • Acting as a link between UEFA EURO 2024 projects in Frankfurt and Nyon and the venue;
  • Liaising with the suppliers of Technical Services & Overlay, supplying services in the subprojects of Broadcasting (TEC) Power, Venue Power, Media Tribune Overlay, Sound Systems, Venue TV Services, Containers, Temperature Control Systems, Tent Structures, Camera & Presentation Platforms, Temporary Pitch View Studios, Cable Bridges, Water & Waste Water supply, Health & Safety, Technical Approval, Media Services and infrastructural adaption required in the venues;
  • Ensuring the establishment of a local Venue TECH team which acts in an open-minded, flexible and service-oriented manner in planning and implementing tournament operations;
  • Supporting other members of the TECH team in organising site visits and gathering of information;
  • Conducting detailed technical surveys of stadiums to document existing technical infrastructure;
  • Working closely with venues to delineate responsibilities and maximise the use of existing infrastructure;
  • Liaising with other UEFA EURO 2024 projects and suppliers to ensure consistency across venues;
  • Ensuring that Technical Services & Overlay sub-projects are implemented in accordance with agreed milestones and service levels;
  • Ensuring that the services at the venues are delivered in line with agreed budgets;
  • Ensuring that general administrative, reporting, knowledge management and debriefing processes are complied with and delivered to the required standard.
Work experience
  • More than 6 years of experience working in event production
  • 1 to 3 years of experience working in an international environment
  • 1 to 3 years of experience as technical project lead in event production including line management responsibility
Set of Skills
  • English (Proficient)
  • German (Basic)
  • French would be an asset 
  • CAD (Auto CAD) (Basic)
  • MS Office (Advanced)
  • MS Project (Basic)
  • Project Management (Advanced)
  • Adhering to principles and values
  • Adapting and responding to change
  • Can handle pressure
  • Elaborating strategies and concepts
  • Very well organized and self-driven
  • Strong in planning and organisation
  • Working with people
  • Extensive knowledge of the event production industry in Germany and across Europe
About us

In 2024, Germany will host the 17th edition of the UEFA European Football Championship. Staging the biggest European sports event provides a unique opportunity for UEFA and DFB to jointly organise a celebration of the best of European Football, on the basis of excellence, sustainability, and passion. This flagship championship aspires to be a role model for other UEFA competitions, as well as leaving strong legacy for the future of European football. EURO 2024 GmbH, joint venture organisation between UEFA Events SA and DFB EURO GmbH, is responsible for the operational planning and implementation of the tournament.

The EURO 2024 GmbH values diversity and strives to be inclusive in everything we do. We aim for everyone to have equal access to our organisation regardless of sex, gender identification, sexual orientation, age, disability, religion, ethnicity, nationality, or any other personal trait. If you have any particular requirements in respect to the recruitment or interview process, please mention this in your covering letter so that we can ensure adaptions are made when there are barriers identified.

Employee benefits

  • Contribute to and help shape the staging of Europe's biggest sporting event

  • Varied and challenging tasks

  • Working in a unique, exciting and sporty environment

  • Mobile working possible up to 40% per month

  • Regular team events

  • A wide variety of employee benefits

  • Personal benefits, such as company health management, company pension scheme, free hot and cold beverages at the office

Vielen Dank für Ihr Interesse an der EURO 2024 GmbH!

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