Event Management Specialist (UAE National)

Inspire Selection

Abu Dhabi, UAE

Ref: NP314-1403

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Seeking an experienced Event Management Specialist who would relish the opportunity to work in a creative university setting. The key area of responsibility will be supporting academic and administrative departments in planning and executing their small and large-scale events.

Some of the duties will be:

*Providing the support that allows the university’s event managers to execute the various elements of events smoothly
*Working across University systems to build event plans and project schedules and timelines.
*Engaging with the full range of event stakeholders, as well as event hosts/sponsors who serve as clients of the Event Strategy and Management unit, to collect and deliver timely information related to event planning and production.
*Engaging with multiple service providers, external contractors and vendors to ensure execution of logistics determined by the event manager and within budget
*Responding to questions and resolving issues in a timely manner
*Planning smaller departmental events and offers consultation to departments as needed


To be shortlisted you will need:

*Knowledge and understanding of event planning principles, requirements and best practices.
*Capacity to master planning logistics and technology for virtual events.
*Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, as well as the ability to work effectively with a wide ranging diverse community
*Diligence in working in an intentional and thorough manner, with strong attention to detail.
*Highly skilled in organizing resources, establishing priorities, and developing, planning, and implementing short and long-term goals.
*Ability to make procedural decisions and judgments.
*Adept at problem solving.
*Highly skilled in the use of computers and related software applications and platforms used in event planning and production.
*Strong service orientation and ability to establish effective business relationships.

*Ideally educated to Bachelors or Masters
***Must be UAE National***

Thank you for your interest. All applications are viewed and evaluated according to the role requirements. We aim to contact shortlisted candidates within 2 weeks. As we often receive a high volume of applications, we are unable to reply to everyone. If you have not heard back from us within 2 weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful.(EH)

About the Company

Inspire Selection is an award winning recruitment agency, headquartered in Dubai which recruits across the Middle East region. We employ highly knowledgeable, professional consultants who are experts in connecting the right people with the right opportunities. Our reputation has been built upon our honesty, integrity and our ability to source candidates of the highest calibre right across our specialist sectors. As a result, we are recruitment partners to a wide spectrum of organisations - from leading blue chip companies to smaller, local businesses. Sectors we cover include HR, Administration, Finance & Accounting, Legal, Sales & Marketing including Digital Marketing, IT, Oil/Gas/Energy, Engineering, Procurement, Manufacturing, Higher Education.

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