Job description / Role
Charterhouse is working with an established and highly regarded 5 star luxury hotel in Doha, who is looking to hire a Director of Conference & Events to oversee the full conference and events team.
Your main responsibilities will be to lead and drive the team, provide the structured strategic leadership needed to develop the conference and events portfolio and reach the revenue targets. You will make sure you are constantly up to date on all that is happening within the conference and events space both in Qatar and across the region, making sure your team is as well. You will take full responsibility for the full conference and events portfolio, making sure all events are executed seamlessly and maintaining brand standards and guest satisfaction at all times.
The successful candidate should currently be a Senior Manager or Director of Conference and Events, ideally within a 5 star property or an extensive conference facility. You should have a proven track record managing a team of 5 or more and have extensive market knowledge. Preference will be given to candidates from an established, reputable, luxury 5 star brand. Middle East experience is essential and Qatar experience is preferred. Due to the scope of the role preference will be given to Arabic speaking candidates.
About the Company
The Charterhouse brand and business was launched in Dubai and the Middle East in April 2004 by a team of international recruiters and management consultants, after its inception in Sydney, Australia in September 2003. Charterhouse Middle East is now positioned as the leading regional recruiter within its area of disciplines and functional markets.
Charterhouse offers professional and bespoke contingency and retained search services to all sectors of the market. Service quality is guaranteed, thanks to a particular focus on flexibility. Charterhouse was the first international search and selection business to establish Dubai as its base. The growth in the Middle East region has been mirrored by Charterhouse globally, with offices now in Abu Dhabi, Qatar, Hong Kong, Singapore, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney.