VNI Engineering Services Manager

Job title: VNI Engineering Services Manager

Company: Milano Cortina 2026

Location: Milano

Job Description: Company DescriptionTake the chance to work for the Organization in charge of delivering one of the biggest and most prestigious events in sport field! Feel the Olympic and Paralympic energy joining us at Fondazione Milano Cortina 2026, leaving a mark in the sport history!BREAK THE ICE!Fondazione Milano Cortina 2026 is the Organizing Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games of 2026, carrying on the organization, promotion and communication of the sporting and cultural events related to the next Winter Games.We are driven by the following values: respect, determination, legacy, engagement and sustainability.Milano Cortina 2026 will be the first large-scale Olympics in history: 9 Olympic venues, 21 provincial capitals, 2,300 municipalities directly involved, over an area of 22,000 square km.The Milano Cortina 2026 Organizing Committee has been established in 2019 with the purpose of organizing Olympic and Paralympic Games in compliance with the Host City Contract signed jointly by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the two cities of Milano and Cortina and the Italian National Olympic Committee (CONI).Furthermore, the Italian Paralympic Committee, the Regions of Lombardy and Veneto, as well as the Autonomous Provinces of Trento and Bolzano/Bozen are all partners in this major national-level project, with the support of the Italian Government.PositionThis position is an integral part of the Venues & Infrastructure (VNI) functional area and will support the team to deliver the project in line with the agreed milestones, project plans and budgets.The key areas within Engineering Services include:· Mechanical Services· Electrical Services (small power)· Hydraulic Services· Cabling Containment· Lighting & Rigging· Acoustic· Structural ServicesIn particular, he/she will:

  • manage planning and execution for a number of competition and non-competition venues, or for a number of commodities;
  • manage the definition of scope of works and production of technical documentation for external engineering consultancies when needed;
  • be in control of the budget implications of any proposed Engineering solutions and be aware of budget constraints and design to a budget;
  • support the VNI team in the preparation, collection and checking of the technical documentation needed to run tenders;
  • support the VNI team and statutory roles in place in the collection and checking of all the documentation needed to file for building permit and temporary fit-for-use certification;
  • manage relationships with service providers / contractors to ensure efficient and effective delivery;
  • ensure a high standard of relationship management and service with all internal functions, partners, stakeholders and contractors and the like;
  • share ideas and information with the team and contribute to the team environment;
  • be aware and comply with the Corporation’s health and safety policies, standards practices and program.


  • qualification in an Engineering field;
  • excellent language skills in English, knowledge of one or several other Olympic movement official languages is an advantage;
  • IT-experienced, knowledge of usual office software + technical drawings software
  • knowledge in the highlighted Engineering Services fields;
  • capability of managing multiple dedicated contractors, in charge of planning and project delivery;
  • Experience in previous Olympic Organizing Committees or Multi Sport / Cultural Events is an advantage

Other informationFondazione Milano Cortina 2026 is committed in building an inclusive and diversified working environment, striving to guarantee equal opportunities for all workers (L.903/77).


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