Events Manager

Vacancy for: Communications and External Relations

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Reporting Channel/Interactions:
• Reports directly to the Head of Department  Supervises Events Coordinators on daily basis
• Provides functional assistance and direction to University Services/F&B operation
• Interacts with all university departments and students, as well as outside suppliers/caterers, government officials, agents/organizers

Educational Background:
• University degree in General Management/Marketing or Hotel Management

8+ year proven experience in Events Management/Operation

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Plan and execute all university functions from start to finish according to requirements, target audience, objectives and time-plan
• Coach, supervise and train Events Office team
• Prepare annual events plan and budgets, as well as ensure adherence
• Source and negotiate with vendors and suppliers for best possible offers
• Coordinate all Event Operations with the team
• Define Event Office KPIs and conduct respective evaluation of the Events Team
• Come up with suggestions to enhance the Events Operation & overall satisfaction rate
• Measure and evaluate Event Feedback for continuous improvement objectives and prepare reports
• Ensure daily events are completed smoothly and engage to resolve any problems that might occur
• Handle any ad-hoc assigned duties related to the dept.

Job-related Skills:
• Computer Skills: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Internet and e-mail
• Project Management Skills Organizational & Problem-solving Skills
• Knowledge of KPIs for Event Management Outstanding Communication and Negotiation ability
• Customer-service oriented
• Team player with Leadership skills

Language Skills:
• Arabic – Fluent (Written & Spoken)
• English – Fluent (Written & spoken)
• German is an asset

Post Date: Monday, August 9, 2021

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