Team Leader Düsseldorf Region (m/f/d)

Join the Rhine-Ruhr 2025 Organizing Committee (OC) team and create unforgettable FISU WORLD UNIVERSITY GAMES with us.


A summer with distinction.

In 2025, the world comes to the Rhine and Ruhr to celebrate sports, science and culture. In 5 cities, up to 10,000 athletes and officials from 170 nations will compete for twelve days - in 18 sports. Here standards are set.

The densest university landscape in Europe meets the most sports clubs in Germany' in an exceptionally sports-mad region.

In short:

The perfect place for the FISU WORLD UNIVERSITY GAMES!

The perfect place for you.

To strengthen our team, we are looking for the next possible date for a  

Team Leader Region Düsseldorf

In the implementing company of the Rhein Ruhr 2025 FISU World University Games Full-time / 40 hours per week / limited with a reason in kind until late summer 2025.

The position is located in the Operations department. As Team Leader, you will make a significant contribution to the successful execution of the event by leading a team together with the Team Leader Sport. You will be responsible for the planning, implementation and execution of all events in the Düsseldorf region. Your focus will be on the operational side.

We would entrust you in particular with the fulfilment of these tasks: 

  • Technical management of the Düsseldorf operations team

  • Development and responsibility of the program in the Düsseldorf region in close cooperation with the team management Sport, this includes:

    o Coordination of the internal departments in the planning and implementation process in relation to Operations and in line with the Sports division.

    o Coordination with external stakeholders such as resident institutions, external service providers and authorities

    o Responsibility for the organization, implementation and follow-up of meetings and appointments related to the Düsseldorf region

  • Planning of requirements and processes, as well as organization of set-up, conversion and dismantling plans in the area of operations (especially venue, overlay, infrastructure, technology, etc.)

  • Preparation and processing of contract and contract award documents in cooperation with internal departments

  • Planning and implementation of all measures required to comply with all legal and event-related safety regulations

  • Coordination and management of service partners and service providers

  • Management of employees of the Düsseldorf team  

  • Budget responsibility and budget control for activities within the Düsseldorf region

You bring the following skills & knowledge with you: 

  • Several years of experience (at least 5 years) in the implementation of events

  • Completed relevant studies or successful training as an event management assistant

  • Experience in the implementation of legal requirements in the field of events, e.g. VStättV

  • Local knowledge of event venues is an advantage

  • Proven experience in project management

  • Experience in the coordination, management and control of several parallel service providers

  • Good knowledge in the use of Office-365

  • Good technical understanding

  • High degree of flexibility and willingness to work hard

  • Friendly and open manner, ability to work in a team

  • Pleasure in working independently

  • Very good organizational skills

  • Very good knowledge of German and English

We are a young & growing organisation in the heart of the Rhine Ruhr Innovation Hub. In the OC, you will play a leading role in the successful planning and implementation of the Games.  

Besides a unique team & great emotions, we offer: 

  • A varied & exciting job with room for creative ideas and your own creative freedom 

  • A dynamic & growing environment with an open & diverse corporate culture   

  • Short decision-making processes with teamwork at eye level   

  • Performance-related remuneration based on TV L with a special annual payment 

  • Flexible working hours with the possibility of mobile working 

  • 30 days holiday per year 

  • A 49 Euro public ticket / Deutschland-Ticket

  • Modern office equipment adapted to the needs of a planning team for a major sporting event 

If the personal requirements fit, the job will be evaluated with the remuneration group TV L 14.

We are more than just an ordinary major sporting event. That's why we want you in your uniqueness, just as you are, with all your facets. With us, everyone can be who they want to be and who they are.   

We welcome all applications, regardless of gender, nationality, ethnic and social origin, religion, disability, age, sexual orientation and identity. Applications from people with disabilities will be given special consideration if they are equally qualified. As an implementing agency, we strive to specifically promote women for management positions. Therefore, women are strongly encouraged to apply.  

Sounds good? 
Then we should get to know each other!

Please send us your application documents (CV & letter of motivation), stating your earliest possible starting date, by 06.06.2023  at the latest to bewerbung@rhineruhr2025.com (maximum file size 5 MB). If you have any technical or organisational queries, you can also contact us by e-mail.   

Please note that confidentiality risks and unauthorised access by third parties cannot be ruled out when communicating by unencrypted e-mail.

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