Field Hockey Canada > Commonwealth Games Canada seeks Chef de Mission for 2014

Commonwealth Games Canada invites nominations for the position of Chef de Mission of the Commonwealth Games Team in Glasgow, Scotland, July 23 – August 3, 2014.

The volunteer Chef de Mission must be available full-time to attend the Commonwealth Games from approximately: July 15 – August 6, 2014.  This position also requires a substantial time commitment from the time of appointment: June 2012 through to the Games in July/August 2014.

The role of the Chef is quite broad with both political and hands-on operational functions. The duties of the Chef will include, but not limited to: Participation in the 2014 Games, several pre-Games visitations to the host site, mission staff selection, partners and stakeholder meetings, mission staff meetings and regular conference calls, and in association with the CGC office, the development and implementation of the action plan for the Canadian Team Mission.  The successful applicant will be expected to participate fully in all phases of the preparation, administration and completion of the Games Mission.  Considerable time, effort and level of responsibility is required for this position, thus candidates are asked to carefully consider their nomination.

Qualifications and a job description are included with this Call for Nominations.  Candidates will be evaluated according to the qualifications outlined.  The interviews and selection of the Chef de Mission will take place in May 2012 with the successful candidate will be expected to assume responsibilities effective July 2012.

For further information regarding this position or the 2014 Commonwealth Games, please contact the CGC National Office, c/o Kelly Laframboise.

A letter of application, Curriculum Vitae (maximum three pages) and three to five references (with permission to contact them) must be received, electronically, not later than 4:00 pm (ET) on Monday, May 14, 2012.

Commonwealth Games Canada

Attention: 2014 Chef Selection Committee

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