Events Operations Manager Job in Nairobi Kenya

Job Title: Events Operations Manager
Industry: Hospitality
Location: Nairobi
Salary: Competitive based on experience
Our client is in the hospitality industry and is looking for an experienced candidate to fill in the position of an events operations manager. 
He/She will be responsible for providing stewardship on smooth execution of events’ activities undertaken.


  • Implementing events operational strategies and develop cohesive and integrated plans based on the markets specificities and size, portfolio and business objectives.
  • Responsible for the execution of the events calendar in respect with the budget and the execution
  • Managing the allocated events’ budget, optimizing the effectiveness and creating transparency of the budget’s use following Finance guidelines and tools, objective setting and consistent tracking.
  • Developing, measuring, analysing and reporting on events performance based on set KPIs
  • Optimization and harmonization of events management
  • Manage and maintain inventory of event equipment including exhibit booths, printed material and branded promotional items
  • Follow-up with onsite events staff for post-event documentation including attendee lists and evaluation forms
  • Tracking return shipment of event equipment and supplies
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or a related field of study
  • Ability to inspire confidence and trust in interactions with other functions and Business Unit leaders.
  • Experienced in overseeing budgets and resources
  • Experienced in selecting and managing industry vendors
  • Ability to develop strategic plans and implement
  • Strong analytical skills and data driven ability to analyse outcomes
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills with a demonstrated ability to work with cross-functional teams and to encourage and support others to achieve their objectives.
  • Results oriented with strong time management skills, highly organized and driven to succeed.
How to Apply
If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Events Operations Manager) to  on or before Wednesday 11th January 2016
Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV
N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing
Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted
The Recruiting Manager
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