Recruitment Opportunities

Associate Safety Officer – Liverpool FC

We have an exciting opportunity for someone to come and join the Stadium Operations Team as an Event Safety Officer who will ensure all legislation and regulation requirements are met to enable activities in the Stadium take place in a safe and controlled environment. Working in this role you will ensure that the Safety Policies are adhered to for all events whilst ensuring a best in class customer experience is delivered.

What does this role involve?

On a day to day basis you will:

Collaborate with the Concert and Events Management team to plan all elements of major event delivery, completing all documentation required to ensure safety certificate and stadium safety policy are complied with.

Perform the role of Safety Officer as outlined in the Green Guide/Purple Guide-Guide to Safety at Sports Grounds / Guide to Safety at Music & Other Events.

Work with the Senior Safety Manager in relation to the preparation of all contingency plans and documentation in support of the Ground Safety Certificate.

Determine the safe capacity numbers using industry standard criteria and devise and agree with local authority and police the traffic management strategy and management plan.

Devise and agree a crisis management plan and agree with relevant internal and external stakeholders for each event.

Co-ordinate and ensure adequate trained resources pre, during and post major events, to deliver events in a safe and compliant manner.

Complete pre and post-event briefings and inspections, back up with written documentation as required within the Safety Certificate.

Ensure that there is in place a clear system of communications, both inside and outside the stadium for use by safety/security personnel.

Liaise with outside bodies such as the Certifying Authority (LCC) and emergency services etc. as and when necessary.

Ensure that safety/security/medical staff are appropriately trained and deployed.

Manage all stewarding resources and ensure that they are appropriately trained and deployed.

To coordinate and carry out emergency evacuation procedures and other duties as laid down in the Operations Manual.

In collaboration with the Stadium Manager, ensure pre-match inspections of the Stadium are completed and recorded.

Ensure that the requisite number of security staff are strategically and tactically evaluated and deployed to carry out any security requirements associated with the event.

Ensure all post event reports and investigations are completed and take remedial action as and when required.

Ensure all relevant records are collected and maintained appropriately.
Undertake safety duties toward European away fixtures and pre-season tours as required. This would include responsibilities involving pre-match planning reconnaissance visits, ticket collection point logistics and match day safety and security duties and responsibilities associated with UEFA and the fixture.

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for somebody with experience of working in an Event Safety role with strong knowledge of safety regulation within a Sporting Events context. You will have previous experience of liaison with safety regulatory bodies and working on security arrangements and strategies. You can balance safety requirements with customer service. To be eligible to apply you must hold level 4 Spectator.

To make this role a success you will need to be a great communicator, both written and verbal, with excellent negotiation skills. You are somebody who can problem solve and confidently make decisions under pressure. This role will involve working with IT systems so you will be comfortable using technology.

This is a full-time permanent role working 35 hours per week on a 5 from 7 contract which will include working evenings and weekends.  Your main base will be Anfield Stadium, with some travel needed.

To reward your hard work and commitment we offer a competitive salary, 25 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays and the option to purchase up to an additional 5 days. You can join the pension scheme where the Club will match your contributions up to 5%.  You will have access to our benefits kit bag where you can get high street discounts in tonnes of local shops and restaurants and the opportunity to get involved with volunteering opportunities to give back to the local community.  Working at Liverpool FC means you are part of an icon of global sport, a brand with an exceptional heritage. Hundreds of millions of people across the globe are devoted to the Club, but there is more to Liverpool FC than the scale of its fanbase. 126 years of success and heartache has forged a truly unique identity. Working for Liverpool FC makes you more than just an employee, you are an integral part of the world`s greatest football family.



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