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Dream Job: Director of Operations, Exhibitions and Events

Jobs like this don’t come around too often.

The Monday Group are currently recruiting for a prominent leader in the exhibitions and events industries, who are looking to bring on board a Director of Operations due to continued growth and expansion.

The role:

  • Reporting to the company directors, you will be responsible for the overall performance of the key operational divisions of the company including the production, warehouse and logistics teams.
  • Key working relationships with your HR Manager, Finance Manager, creative design team and the sales & marketing team
  • As a senior member of the leadership team you will play a key role in driving the success of the entire company
  • You will help develop and cascade the organisation’s strategy to the department heads, their team supervisors and regular staff.
  • You will instil the company culture and ethos of operational excellence throughout the company
  • Implement appropriate reward and recognition strategies to align personnel with company goals
  • Plan by prioritising customer, employee and organisational requirements
  • Facilitate interdepartmental meetings and skills training as required to ensure the commercial objectives are being achieved and adequate support is being provided to all employees
  • Assist in recruitment and development of the management team to achieve agreed objectives
  • Report to the directors on performance targets, leadership and vision challenges of the organisation
  • With the business forecasting record company performance over the next 12-18 months, you will be passionate and hungry to build your own future with a business leader mindset.

Candidate profile:

  • You will already be an accomplished senior manager in the exhibitions, events or hospitality industries with a strong understanding of event production and logistics.
  • A demonstrated ability to lead, motivate and inspire high standards of performance.
  • Proven experience with workforce planning and leadership development.
  • Tertiary/degree qualifications in business management desired.
  • Proven ability to design organisational change initiatives and influence change at all levels of the organisation.
  • A consultative approach to leadership with the a high degree of emotional intelligence and interpersonal skills.
  • Executive level communications skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to contribute to overall business strategy and success.

Salary and benefits:

  • Highly attractive executive level package to suit candidate skills and experience.
  • Performance related bonuses.
  • Onsite parking.
  • Contribute to the continued success and growth of a highly regarded company.

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