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OPERATIONS MANAGER - OUTDOOR EVENTS

OPERATIONS MANAGER - OUTDOOR EVENTS

Job Title: OPERATIONS MANAGER - OUTDOOR EVENTS
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Gloucestershire, England
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ADAP
Reference: 16606/001_1548407900
Contact Name: Live Recruitment
Contact Email: laura.s@live-recruitment.co.uk
Job Published: January 25, 2019 09:18

Job Description

OPERATIONS MANAGER
£COMPETITIVE
GLOUCESTERSHIRE

LK16606

With continuous growth there has never been a better time to join this exciting event business!


THE COMPANY

Partnering with some of the most iconic large scale event venues, festivals and brands; this forward thinking events company support over 400 of the UKs best events and reach over 15 million people each year. Centred on the provision of on-the-go F&B this company offer varied services across their 5 divisions to deliver enhanced customer experiences for each of their diverse clients. With in-house divisions covering the provision of catering, event bars, full logistics, technologies and concessionaires management; they can offer bespoke, individual solutions or work seamlessly together to provide a full delivery service. Established since 1975 and originating as a family business; this company offers a fantastic culture and they take pride in providing support to develop staff to enable them to be the best they can be.

They are now seeking an Operations Manager to join their team; you will be given the chance to work within a fast paced and exciting environment, as part of a dynamic, close-knit and sociable team.


THE ROLE

Due to ongoing growth they are now looking for an Operations Manager to join the team. Working specifically within their concessions division this is a broad role encompassing operational delivery of their broad portfolio of projects.

Key responsibilities will include:

*Working with the Account Manager to action all operational requirements
*Developing and circulating the operational plan
*Managing forecasting and orders for all equipment/stock
*Booking and organising logistics of all equipment for events
*Organising logistics for stock, staffing, etc.
*Working closely with other internal departments to ensure successful delivery
*Implementing health & safety procedures and risk assessments
*Managing budgets in relation to the operation functions
*Leading the operations team by example and mentoring Operations Leads
*Overseeing the successful delivery of events onsite

THE CANDIDATE

Candidates must have experience managing operations in an event-lead industry; ideally from a festival or outdoor events environment however candidates from an AV, production, exhibition design & build or large scale venue environment may also be considered. Strong organisational skills and the ability to lead a team are key attributes for this role. Most importantly we are looking for candidates who are passionate about the outdoor events industry and are keen to progress in a forward thinking business!

Live specialises in all disciplines (and at all levels) across marketing, creative and events. If this position isn't quite what you're looking for please visit www.live-recruitment.co.uk to view all of the opportunities we are recruiting.

Alternatively - forward this role onto someone in your network and take advantage of our £350 reward scheme for anyone recommended who we place!