Glasgow based recruitment agency Search Consultancy has signed a Tier 2 deal to become the Official Recruitment Agency for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games as the recruitment programme to fill 1,044 jobs begins, with 1,044 days to go.
The UK multi-sector recruitment specialist, headquartered in Glasgow, will be responsible for attracting and recruiting 1,044 people from now until the Opening Ceremony on 23rd July 2014, equating to a job a day.
Glasgow 2014’s workforce will be central to the success of the Games and will comprise a vast number of roles across a range of sectors, from technical sporting roles to corporate positions to event management.
With jobs advertised locally and via the Glasgow 2014 website at glasgow2014.com/jobs, the search for dedicated, skilled and talented individuals to make up the Games workforce will start from today.
Attending the announcement, Jon Doig, Chief Executive, Commonwealth Games Scotland said: “From our extensive experience of the Commonwealth Games, it is vital that the organisers appoint the right people to the right roles at the right time. Quality, experienced staff operating to the highest professional standards give the participating teams the confidence that their needs are being met and that the Games will be a success. We welcome Search on board in this specialist area and wish them all the very best in their quest to achieve this.”