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 recruiterbpm@gmail.com 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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