The Hang Gliding and Paragliding Commission of the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (CIVL) is seeking a suitable person to act as Competitions Coordinator Officer.
The successful applicant will have some knowledge of hang gliding and/or paragliding competitions and CIVL, good written and spoken English, plus some database/spreadsheet oriented IT skills.
As the work is Internet based, it may be done at a location of the candidate’s choice. Working hours average 8-12 hours per week, but vary with the flying seasons. The person must be in a position to invoice the FAI for his/her work on a regular basis, in conformance with the tax/employment laws in force in his/her country of residence, and in accordance with the rate agreed (20€/hour).
A summary of the work includes:
Receiving and checking applications for sanctioning of Cat 2 events to be entered on the CIVL Sporting Calendar, including ensuring that local organisers have the approval of their national federations, and non-national organisers have the approval of the host federation.
Some first line support of Cat 1 organisers, answering or fielding enquiries on issues such as allocation, exemption applications, entry requirements etc.
Coordinating with the relevant CIVL committees on checking the qualifications of pilots entering Cat 1 competitions.
Tracking progress of Cat 1 championships including; publication of documents, website information etc.
Limited chasing of organisers for incident information and incident report forms.
Running the CIVL World Pilot Ranking System (WPRS), which includes chasing, receiving and uploading competition results, managing the pilots and results databases, dealing with related enquiries arising.
Communicate with FAI office and CIVL Bureau on sanctioned competition related matters and oustanding actions.
Close liaison with the FAI office on competitions concerning the payment of sanction fees and calendar entries.
Close liaison, where necessary, with CIVL President and appropriate CIVL Bureau members.
Communicating as necessary with event organisers and pilots around the world.
Producing reports and analyses on competition trends when requested (twice per year).
Applications must be sent here before April 23, 2015.