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Job listing closed on 3 May 2024
26 Apr 2024

Logistics Coordinator

🇬🇧 Wembley, UK
Full Time
2+ years exp.

As a Logistics Coordinator, your focus lies in resource planning, budgeting and leadership to ensure the smooth execution of all logistical operations for events at Wembley Stadium. You'll oversee receiving, warehousing, and dispatch with meticulous attention to detail, maintaining accurate inventory records and ensuring proper asset control. Beyond logistics, you'll play a crucial role in maintaining the cleanliness and presentation of logistical areas and performing routine maintenance tasks to ensure machinery functionality.

Safety and compliance are paramount, so you'll collaborate closely with the stadium operations team to meet health and safety regulations. Working alongside Club Wembley, you'll organise tasks to meet their specific needs and ensure timely resource deployment. Additionally, you'll supervise casual workers and support departments like the post and print room, contributing to the success of events at our venue.

Your role is essential for delivering exceptional experiences for all involved. By adhering to established procedures and efficiently completing tasks, you'll ensure seamless logistical operations for every event, while also demonstrating effective resource management and leadership.

What will you be doing?

  • Coordinate logistics for events, completing tasks and duties as needed.
  • Supervise logistics casual labour and ensure completion of event day logistics tasks.
  • Supervise logistics operations, including receiving, warehousing, and dispatch and perform routine maintenance tasks for warehouse machinery.
  • Collaborate with the Operations team to meet event deadlines.
  • Coordinate with Club Wembley for logistics requirements.
  • Monitor and manage budget expenditures.
  • Work in accordance with the logistics charter and contribute to delivering the Wembley Vision.
  • Maintain accurate stock inventory records and electronic administration systems.
  • Assist in asset control under the Logistics Manager.
  • Maintain cleanliness and presentation of central stores, loading bay and service road.
  • Act as a traffic marshal to facilitate safe operations.
  • Ensure compliance with health and safety regulations.
  • Ensure timely deployment and accurate segregation of netting and provide support in the post and print room when required.
  • Adhere to procedures, especially those involving risk assessments or H&S management.
  • Executes additional tasks as required in order to meet FA Group's changing priorities.
  • Comply with all company policies and procedures to ensure the highest standards of health, safety and wellbeing can be maintained.
  • As part of The FA's commitment to ensuring a safe environment for everyone in football, every employee will be required to complete a DBS check. The level of the check required will be based on the activity of the specific job role and in line with legislation and government guidance.

Please note, due to the nature of the role, this will be full-time on site at Wembley Stadium and will not be a hybrid position.

What are we looking for?

Essential for the role:

  • Experience within an event logistics environment.
  • Experience in leading a Casual crew team.
  • Ability to work in a warehouse/loading dock-type environment.
  • Possession of a Forklift licence.
  • Knowledge of stock-take procedures.
  • "Can do" attitude and a team-based culture.
  • Numerate and literate skills.
  • Capable of working well independently and working well under pressure.
  • Ability to make decisions confidently using own initiative.
  • Good listening skills.
  • Good knowledge of manual and computerised requisition procedures.
  • Ability to work unsociable hours and weekends.

Beneficial to have:

  • Training in H&S Management, risk assessments, and COSHH.
  • Understanding of compiling risk assessments.
  • Smartsheet document understanding.

What's in it for you?

We are committed to ensuring everyone can flourish in their roles, to achieve this we have unique office spaces under the arch of the iconic Wembley National Stadium, which is the home of English Football. We are also delighted to offer a world-class, Elite Performance Centre, St. George's Park in Staffordshire which is an exceptional setting to develop and inspire high-performing England teams and leaders.

We pride ourselves in offering a competitive salary as well as great opportunities to develop and grow in your role. But that is not all; we also have a range of exciting benefits, some of which can be found below:

  • Access to event day tickets at Wembley Stadium, alongside a host of regular internal events throughout the season encouraging you to connect and learn with your colleagues and look after your mental health and wellbeing.
  • Free, nutritious lunches, at Wembley Stadium and St. George's Park.
  • Free private medical cover.
  • A contributory pension scheme.
  • An additional Thank You days leave, volunteering days as well as 25 days annual leave.
  • A hybrid working model offering greater flexibility.

For more information on what it is like to work at The FA, please visit our FA Careers page,

Our Organisation

The Football Association [The FA] is the not-for-profit governing body of football in England. It is responsible for promoting and developing every level of the game, from grassroots through to the professional game, and generates significant revenue to support investment into English football each year.

The FA oversees England international teams across men's, women's, youth and disability football, as well as running the National League System and FA Competitions including the Emirates FA Cup, Barclays FA Women's Super League, FA Women's Championship, and Women's Adobe FA Cup, and the world-class facilities of Wembley Stadium and St. George's Park, all with a purpose to Unite the Game and Inspire the Nation.

We currently work within a hybrid working model whereby the expectation is to work from your contractual location for part of the week, and as and when required by the team. The remaining days can be worked remotely. We will continue to monitor this model and it may be adjusted in future if deemed necessary.

Your contract with The FA will specify a fixed location of either Wembley Stadium, St. George's Park or our Processing Centre, unless the role is advertised as a homebased contract. The contractual location of this role can be found at the top of this advert on our FA vacancy page.

The FA, For All, For You

Our equality, diversity and inclusion strategy forms an integral part of our long-term commitment to using our influence across English football to create a game free from discrimination.

A Game For All outlines three key strategic commitments – Lead the Change, Be the Change, and Inspire the Change – which will ensure tackling discrimination remains a core priority for English football for years to come.

We are a diverse workplace, aspiring to represent football across the country. The Football Association actively promotes inclusion and diversity, encouraging you to be the best version of yourself at work.

We welcome applications from everyone and are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. If you have any particular requirements in respect of the recruitment or interview process, please mention this during your application.

As part of The FA's commitment to ensuring a safe environment for everyone in football, every employee will be required to complete a DBS check. The level of the check required will be based on the activity of the specific job role and in line with legislation and government guidance.