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CONTRACT DESCRIPTION 

 

CONTRACT TITLE: Event Operations Manager

NO. OF POSITIONS: 1 position available for a suitable candidate.

LOCATION OF CONTRACT: UK/IRE based at various Summer festivals, concerts, stadia and events throughout the UK and Ireland. 

CONTRACT VALUE: Negotiable and dependent on candidate’s application and level of qualifications and events experience.

DURATION OF CONTRACT: 3 year contract for 5 months per annum to be renewed in year three for a subsequent 3 year period.

TIMELINE OF CONTRACT EACH YEAR: Seasonal contract from May – September for 2019-2022 with training and job shadowing commencing Summer 2019.

MAIN PURPOSE OF CONTRACT: Part of the UK/IRE Management Team responsible for the effective and profitable planning, delivery and execution of annual events and venue contracts.

KEY TASKS / RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Project Management of all major events.
  • Procurement and liaison with all suppliers.
  • Plan and direct all aspects of the organisation’s operational policies, objectives, and initiatives.
  • Responsible for the attainment of short and long term operational goals.
  • Directs the development of the organisation to ensure future growth. 
  • Manage Administration.
  • Encourage each group to take responsibility for performance. 
  • Foster team building by encouraging individuals to share knowledge. 
  • Provide direction and leadership to the management of other personnel. 
  • Enhance and or develop, implement and enforce policies and procedures of the organisation by way of systems that will improve the overall operation and effectiveness of the organisation. 
  • Conduct change management initiatives to streamline event operations. 
  • Complete costing sheets for all events and manage individual budgets to ensure that a positive outcome is always achieved.
  • Champion ISO. 
  • Ensure health and safety is at the forefront and is adhered to at all times.
  • Prepare and contribute to tender bids and quotations as required.
  • Any other reasonable request.
  • Play a significant role in long-term planning, including initiatives geared toward operational excellence. 
  • Oversee overall operational management, planning, systems and controls.
  • Hiring of infrastructure. 
  • Supervise and support operational supervisors and operatives on an on-going basis. 
  • Manage events and contracts. 
  • Drive operational excellence. 
  • Introduce new initiatives to encourage continuous improvement.
  • Reporting directly to Ryans Cleaning CEO, Pat Ryan.

KNOWLEDGE / EXPERIENCE / SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Leadership, Strategic Planning, Management. 
  • An energetic, forward-thinking individual with high ethical standards and an appropriate professional image.
  • A strategic visionary with sound technical skills, analytical ability, good judgment and strong operational focus. 
  • A well organised and self-directed individual.
  • Fluency of the English language.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Experience of managing a team of staff with a hands-on approach. 
  • Significant exposure to major event management. 
  • Budgetary control and commercial awareness. 
  • Project Management. 
  • Microsoft Office.
  • Full Clean Driving Licence would be an advantage.
  • Professional Indemnity / the capacity to put policy in place would be an advantage.
  • Tax Clearance Certification would be an advantage.
  • Strong knowledge of Health and Safety – IOSH or an equivalent qualification would be an advantage.
  • A proven track record contracting within the Events Industry would also be an advantage.

HOW TO APPLY: Please send a Cover Letter along with a copy of your CV to Ryans Cleaning CEO, Pat Ryan on pat.ryan@ryanscleaning.com

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