Broadcast Venue Engineering Manager

Temporary, Full-time · Frankfurt am Main

The job
The Broadcast Venue Engineering Manager (BVEM; m/f/d) will report to the Engineering Manager Venue Infrastructure based in Nyon, Switzerland and during the event at the IBC. At each venue the BVEM will be part of the UEFA Core Venue team consisting of the Broadcast Venue Engineering Manager (BVEM) Broadcast Engineer (BE), Broadcast Venue Manager (BVM) and a Venue Assistant. The BVM will coordinate with the UEFA Venue Manager at each stadium for all non-technical issues and the BVEM will take full overall responsibility at each venue for all technical/engineering facilities and operations including management of all suppliers. The BVEM will also liaise with the UEFA Venue Technical Manager within the Technical Services department for any technical issues or coordination as needed. There will be two BVEMs based in Frankfurt, each looking after 5 venues. The Frankfurt based BVEMs will each be allocated to a venue during event time, and they will also hand over the other 4 venues (documentation and drawings) they planned to event time BVEMs at each venue.
The frame
Starting date: asap
Application deadline: 15 July 2022
List of relevant tasks & responsibilities
  • Implement and work on, coordinate and execute all technical operations, infrastructure and needs for the Euro 2024 venues
  • Documentation – reports, drawings and all relevant planning documentation
  • Setting up and technical operations and delivery of technical services on all relevant matches
  • Oversee the technical planning, operations and delivery of the matches
  • Liaise with the Venue Technical Manager with the planning and coordination of all broadcast technical infrastructures at the venues
  • Coordinate the broadcast systems, cabling, power supply and all related technical installations and testing at each venue of the Euro 2024
  • Hand over to event time BVEMs at each venue
  • Ensure delivery of all multilateral and unilateral technical services to the highest standards during the matches – ensure full broadcast specifications are met and maintained
  • Manage the technical teams at the Euro 2024 venue, including technical operations center, cabling, commentary, OB van, Power coordination and all other technical suppliers
  • Implementation of emergency plans
  • Oversee venue dismantling after the last match at each venue
  • Reporting to and liaising with the Engineering Manager Venue Infrastructure
  • University degree or equivalent qualification
Work experience
  • Minimum 10 years including experience working on major sporting events
  • Experience working in a Live Broadcast environment delivering solutions including OB facilities and host broadcast facilities
  • Experience in working with IT solutions in a broadcast environment is recommended
  • Experience working on major sporting events in a technical and broadcast capacity
Set of Skills
  • German (not required but recommended)
  • English (Proficient)
  • ACAD (Proficient)
  • Computer-literate: Office 365 - esp. Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, Teams, Visio (Advanced)
  • Strong team player
  • Good communicator
  • Quick understanding and attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Strong multitasking abilities and meeting deadlines
  • Strong on documentation & drawings
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.
We are looking forward to hearing from you!
Thank you for your interest in EURO 2024 GmbH!

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