• Sally Davies
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Senior Operations Manager - international conferencesLondon, England

Reference: JO0000002420 Type: Permanent Start: 23/06/2017 Industry: Marketing

Salary: £35000 per annum + plus benefits and bonus; ote £42k

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Operations Manager to join our client, a leading provider of international conferences for the telecoms and technology sector. The role will report directly to the Operations Director. The position of Senior Operations Manager is one of high responsibility and accountability within the operations team. Joining a recently restructured and growing team, you will lead on the operations management for an array of events within the portfolio, along with support from the wider Global operations team. The environment is busy and challenging and you have to be able to work on multiple projects ensuring consistency in delivery.

The Senior Operations Manager will work closely with the Operations Director, project managing the delivery of the events from beginning to end with the operations management team, developing and creating new innovative products that will enhance the customer experience at the events. The position is best-suited to a creative, self-motivated and confident individual who is ready to step-up to the challenge, happy to work individually and as part of a team, and who is willing to fully immerse themselves in the events community. SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: An established track record of delivering world class international conferences and exhibitions Experience in managing, motivating and empowering teams; identifying opportunities for personnel development to further enhance the teams career progression Experience in working with internal stakeholders and external partners Strong communication skills, with the ability to flex as appropriate and build strong relationships Experience of developing and delivering new ideas, even in the face of long established status quo The ability to help create and amend short and medium term strategies Strong financial and analytical skills, with a strong track record of managing, reporting, forecasting and budgeting across multiple events and business plans CANDIDATE COMPETENCIES: Ambitious, energetic, positive and inquisitive constantly looking for the upside and ways of making things better Ideas generated, able to bring ideas to the table with confidence and deliver them through. Charismatic and passionate, able to inspire the team and your peers Determined and driven - happy to break through barriers and challenge the status quo Naturally operate within the values of the organization acting with integrity in order to achieve organizational goals. Proactively manage all aspects of the event, someone who is happy getting their hands dirty and takes time to listen to stakeholders. Whilst the job is based in the London office there will be regular travel to events across EMEA, US and Asia.

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