Job details

Location
Riyadh
Negotiable
Job Type
Contract
Ref
PR/084055_1700973127
Posted
3 months ago

Job details

Location
Riyadh
Negotiable
Job Type
Contract
Ref
PR/084055_1700973127
Posted
3 months ago

*Please note that this is a 4-month fixed-term contract. This role requires immediate availability.

Aspire has partnered with a prominent events and entertainment organiser based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. With a rich history of successful projects, they strive to deliver exceptional experiences to their clients and audiences.

We are seeking an experienced Event Operations Manager for a fixed-term contract to oversee the operational aspects of an upcoming art event in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The Operations Manager will play a crucial role in ensuring the seamless execution of events, and meeting or exceeding client and guest expectations.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate closely with the event planning team to comprehend the event needs and expectations, shaping comprehensive event operation plans and timelines.
  • Oversee all logistics, including venue selection, transportation, catering, audiovisual equipment, and requisite permits.
  • Delegate responsibilities, establish performance benchmarks, and provide guidance to improve the team's productivity and efficacy.
  • Originate and negotiate contracts with suppliers and vendors, ensuring compliance with budgetary constraints.
  • Supervise vendor activities for timely delivery and top-notch services.
  • Supervise and orchestrate on-site activities the during event, promptly addressing any issues or unexpected challenges.
  • Monitor and regulate the event budget, ensuring expenditures align with the allocated budget.
  • Implement optimal practices and quality control measures for impeccable event execution.
  • Collect feedback and conduct post-event evaluations to drive continuous improvement.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in event management, hospitality, business, or a closely related field.
  • Demonstrated expertise in event management and operations.
  • Robust organisational and project management abilities.
  • Exceptional leadership skills and proficiency in team management.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal capabilities.
  • Proficient use of event management software and tools.
  • Adaptability to thrive in a busy and high-pressure environment.
  • Ability to work flexible hours in accordance with event schedules.
  • Fluency in Arabic and English is a must.

We Are Aspire is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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