SELECTION OF CHEF DE MISSION AND MANAGERS

Office

The offices of Chef de Mission and Manager ‎are volunteer.

Interview

Applicants  will be interviewed and scored under the following general areas of competence:

1.         Knowledge of Paralympic Sport

2.         Team Management Capabilities and Expertise

3.         ‎Management of Human Resources

4.         Personal Management

5.         ‎Marketing Management

6.         Media  Management

Period of Engagement

The successful candidates will assume volunteer duties from the date of the appointment until a month after the conclusion of the games/championship.

Financial Arrangements 

A stipend is given to cover authorized  expenses in connection with work ‎relating to the game/championship from the date of the appointment to the expiration thereof. The Chef de Mission and Manager(s)  will receive a per diem from the date of travel to the games/championship until their return.

SUMMARY OF PRE-GAMES DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE CHEF DE MISSION

The primary duties and responsibilities are to:

  • Liaise with the Director assigned to the event
  • Establish and execute  a Strategic and Operational Plan for the event
  • Collaborate with stakeholders‎ particularly technical officials, coaches and athletes
  • Attend official meetings and functions
  • Assist with recruitment of volunteers/personnel for the event
  • Attends official functions and meetings
  • Perform all other duties and responsibilities as required.

SUMMARY OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE CHEF DE MISSION DURING THE EVENT

‎The primary duties and responsibilities will be to:

  • Treat all team logistics‎ and arrangements
  • Supervise the management team in the execution of their roles
  • Attends Chef De Mission meetings
  • Act as lead spokesperson for all operational matters
  • Maintain continual contact with the Director for the event, manager(s), ‎official(s) coach(es), athletes
  • Interface with the Local Organizing Committee, its servants and/or agents
  • ‎Interface with the national media and the domestic media where the event is being held
  • ‎Perform all other duties and responsibilities as required during the event.

SUMMARY OF POST EvENT DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE CHEF DE MISSION 

The primary duties and responsibilities will be to:

  • Prepare a final report on the event to include any recommendations
  • Conduct post-event management de-briefing meeting
  • Participate in any post-event meetings and press conferences
  • Attend an exit interview with the Director for the event and other designated Directors
  • Perform all other duties and responsibilities as required.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE MANAGER(S)

‎The Manager(s) shall prior to, during and after the event, provide support to, and, where relevant and upon instruction, deputize for, the Chef de Mission in the execution of his or her duties and responsibilities.

The Manager(s) shall perform all operational  duties and responsibilities as required and be subject to the direction of the Chef de Mission.

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