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Conference Manager

Job Title: Conference Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Dubai
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q91514
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: NVD.52035.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: January 21, 2013 06:54

Job Description

A fantastic opportunity has a risen: a Conference Manager is required for a rapidly expanding and innovative Multinational Events company based in Dubai. The ideal candidate will have existing relationships in the Events sector within the GCC region. Major Responsibilities: * Researching and writing content of conference programs * Inviting high level speakers for conferences * Making decisions and solving problems - analysing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems * Estimating the quantifiable characteristics of products, events or information * Communicating daily with the management team, planning work schedules and checking client requirements * Ensuring compliance with health and safety, licensing laws and other legal regulations * Develop budgets for Conference Programs, and complete all financials including invoicing clients and distribution of monies to proper accounts * Oversee requirements for rooms, meeting facilities, food, materials, A/V equipment, etc * Gather and analyse sponsor/attendee evaluations and distribute results to appropriate management personnel, with recommendations on potential improvements * Follow up with unsatisfied sponsors/attendees * Achieve budget goals, through close monitoring of revenue and expenses, and proposal of corrective actions if needed Person Specification: * Excellent command of the English language, written and spoken (Arabic desirable) * Ability to work in a multicultural environment * Significant experience in business, meeting, and planning is required including proven budget management abilities * Budgeting and financial control skills * Project management experience * Deadline driven * Trustworthy and discreet with sensitive information We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible. Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.