Booking Back Office Deputy Supervisor, Commentary Positions and Telephony

FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022TM

General Information

Start Date: ASAP
Department: Booking & Liaison
Location:  HBS Offices, Boulogne-Billancourt, France
Manager: Booking Back Office Manager


The key mission of the HBS Booking department is to fulfil Media Rights Licenses’ (MRLs) requests for services (at the Venues and the IBC) and to subsequently schedule and allocate unilateral services and facilities during the FIFA World Cup Qatar™ and its Final Draw.

The Booking Back Office Deputy Supervisor, Commentary Positions and Telephony is working with his Supervisor allocating services, checking the MRLs technical setups and liaising with the relevant entities to ensure a smooth delivery of services.

Required qualities are:

  • Service-oriented behaviour
  • Calm under pressure
  • Proactive and able to take initiative
  • Sense of responsibility
  • Great involvement and enthusiasm

Required Skills

  • Knowledge of broadcast operations and good understanding of Media Rights Licensees needs related to audio and commentary services
  • Excellent IT skills, in particular MS Word and Excel
  • Detailed, organised and thorough in checking documents (Excel documents for customs)

Main Responsibilities

  • Ensure a smooth coordination with Engineering and Venue Operations staff in charge of the delivery of the commentary and telephony services at the Venues and the IBC
  • Collect and update information and technical details related to the quantities of resources available and their technical specifications
  • Follow up with the special requests made by the MRLs at the Venue and the IBC
  • Check the availability and allocate the commentary services requested by the MRLs
  • Allocate the telephony services in conjunction with FIFA IT and the local Telecommunication Services provider
  • Produce and distribute the Match Reports and Operating Instructions to the HBS operational departments


  • English (fluent spoken & written)
  • French (a plus)
  • Any other one (an advantage)

Please Note: This job description is a true reflection of the expected responsibilities for this position at the time of writing, but it is not an exclusive list of the tasks to be undertaken as they may evolve over the time. HBS staff needs to have a willingness to undertake other tasks than those listed in this job description as required.

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