Operations Director -Events - CLOSED

Job description

Operations Director

Our Client a global creative events agency in Dubai is looking to hire an Events Operations Director

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, you will be responsible for Directing the operational management and growth of the Company.  The Operations Director is responsible to supervise and contribute to the successful leadership and management of Project Management and Production according to the strategic direction and supervision of the Chief Executive Officer.

Subordinates  - Project Management and Production Departments

Key areas of responsibility

Operational  Planning & Management

  • Develop and implement the organizations operations strategy in line with achieving the company’s delivery targets and cashflow objectives.
  • Deliver operational elements, demonstrating commercial focus, a structured approach, intelligence and enthusiasm.
  • Along with the Chief Executive Officer, prepare, gain acceptance of the annual operational resources to ensure that budget targets are met, that revenue generation is maximized, and that excessive utilization of resources are minimized.
  • Represent the Company in negotiations with clients, suppliers, government departments and other key contacts to secure the most effective contract terms for the Company.
  • Responsible for the management and positive development of a range of strategic and operational relationships external to the company, working with other agencies at strategic level, in support of mutually beneficial approaches. Establish and maintain effective formal and informal links with suppliers/contractors, major clients, relevant government departments and agencies, local authorities, key decision-makers and other stakeholders generally, to exchange information and views and to ensure that the Company is providing the appropriate range and quality of services and has the necessary structure to remain performant.
  • Contribute to the development of company’s operational strategy through a thorough, current understanding of the local and international markets including local competitive forces that will help increase the company’s market share opportunities.
  • To establish, in conjunction with Production and Project Management Directors to monitor, clear performance targets, both quantitative and qualitative, to significantly improve operational performance.
  • Review of existing operations processes and procedures. Constantly challenge processes or practices and follow through to a satisfactory outcome.
  • Develop and maintain research and development programs to ensure that the Company remains at the forefront in the industry, applies the most cost-effective methods and approaches, provides leading-edge projects and services and retains its competitive edge.
  • Develop and direct the implementation of policies and procedures to ensure that the Company complies with all health and safety and other statutory regulations.
  • Nominating a deputy to carry out the responsibilities of the position in case of absence or whenever the need arises.


Job Summary

  • Industry : Events
  • No of vacancies : 1
  • Job type : Full Time
  • Location : Dubai,United Arab Emirates
  • Experience : 11 to 15
  • Driving License : Not required
  • Visa : To be provided by employer
  • Job code : JB370