Event Operations Manager

London United Kingdom
35 hours / week
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We have an exciting opportunity for an Event Operations Manager to manage the operational delivery of multiple events each year in UK and overseas.

We want individuals who demonstrate initiative, an inquisitive mind, an obsession with making things better, a passion for solving puzzles, the humility to laugh at themselves, the willingness to ask for help when they are over their heads, and the ability to deal (healthily) with multiple projects, tight deadlines, and demanding partners.

Working with the Operations team and Exhibition Directors, the Operations Manager will control all on site-related activity and infrastructures ensuring high levels of customer satisfaction, achievement of deadlines, compliance with Health & Safety regulations and full budget control.

Based in Richmond with the RX UK Operations team you will be an excellent multi-tasker with a good project management and strong interpersonal skills.

The job:

This position will involve the following main responsibilities:

  • Liaison with exhibitors, contractors, venue staff and RX UK teams on all aspects of on-site activity.

  • Overseeing the organisation of manuals and relevant documentation.

  • Working with the ED to ensure that all H & S regulations are complied with.

  • Approving stand designs and overseeing floor plan layouts ensuring the best yield.

  • Working at UK and overseas venues.  There is a considerable amount of travel involved for both site visits and organising the exhibitions

The candidate:

This position requires a focused, enthusiastic and confident professional who can demonstrate:

  • Experience of Operations Management within the exhibition industry

  • Good relationship building and interpersonal skills especially with regard to other cultures

  • Project Management

  • Experience of having direct reports

  • IOSH Managing Safety Certificate

We know that embracing our variety, diversity and differences will make us all stronger. At RX, we give everyone the ability to grow unlimited.

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that womenpeople of colour and people with disabilities are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At RX Global we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace therefore if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles!

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