HR Consultancy Firm Event Manager Job in Nairobi Kenya (40K)

A HR Consultancy Firm is seeking a:

Position Title: Event Manager

Location: Nairobi
Position Start: ASAP
Budget: KShs 40,000
Reporting to: CEO

Job Purpose: The holder of the position will be responsible for planning, execution and management of all the firm’s events – Internal & External.

Key Accountabilities

  • Timely Liaison with the internal team to ascertain their precise event requirements
  • Producing detailed proposals for events (e.g. timelines, venues, suppliers, legal obligations, staffing and budgets)
  • Efficient event planning as per standards required.
  • Detailed and approved plans inclusive of budget as per requirements of the event.
  • End to End Event Management including – Site visits, booking event space, arrange food and beverage, order supplies and audiovisual equipment, make travel arrangements, appropriate set up.
  • Propose new ideas to improve the event planning and implementation process.
  • Coordinate Suppliers and 3rd part suppliers – Serve as liaison with vendors / supplier on event-related matters.
  • Troubleshooting on the day of the event to ensure that all runs smoothly
  • Effective execution of events on time and budget.
  • Coordinating and documenting staffing requirements and staff briefings
  • Prepare and share budgets with all relevant stakeholders for sign off pre event
  • Analyse event performance and prepare reports for all stakeholders
  • Establish systems and standards for regular assessment, monitoring and evaluation of the unit against the strategic aims and objectives
  • Assist in the annual budget planning process and regularly monitor expenditures
Qualifications and Experience:
  • A relevant Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in event management.
  • Familiar with a variety of concepts, practices and procedures in Branding & Events
  • Extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals with eye on budgets
  • Wide degree of creativity and latitude
  • Willingness to work for long hours, under stress and a willingness to travel
  • Strong eye for detail and
  • Excellent Oral and written communication
Application Procedure
Please send your updated CV in WORD FORMAT to by 12th February 2016. 
On the subject line please indicate what position you are applying for and within the email please indicate you current salary and expected salary.

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