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London, Greater London, South East, England
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Events And Experiential
Head of Live Projects & Operations-10974
If you're an experienced, highly strategic, and forward-thinking events professional with a strong Brand Experience Agency background, looking to level up in your career within a Global Events Agency then continue reading below!
DNA Recruit has partnered with a Global Events Agency who are looking to hire someone to catapult their business to new heights in the role of Head of Live Projects. A highly strategic, operations and delivery focused position which will oversee a core team of 18 skilled events specialists, with the aim to diversify the businesses client base and expand on the services they offer, focusing on content and creative solutions as part of their portfolio. If you're looking to work within a tight-knit team with strong work ethics, highly collaborative approach and passion for the events they deliver, then this could be the place for you!
Drive strategic evolution by creating short and long term vision for the team, prepare reports and presentations for the Board as well as provide progress reports at all meetings. Act as a go-to person for operational, commercial, and client relationship guidance. Forecast resource needs, strategically allocate team members to projects, approve high value budgets and maintain them, improve project lifecycle processes and collaborate on budget forecasting with the FD. Collaborate on developing RFP teams and challenge client briefs if necessary, addressing escalated delivery issues, evaluate client profitability and identify and secure new business opportunities. Develop training material for new joiners, participate in performance conversations, provide guidance on reporting lines and team structures and most importantly, be an accessible leader!
A natural, experienced leader, well-versed in motivating and empowering the team, acting as a role model, coach and mentor, particularly when inevitable challenges arise. Emotionally intelligent individual, able to set standards and moderate authority and support, knowing the value of when to listen. We are ideally looking for someone who has previous experience of delivering growth and has worked within an agency to deliver a change of strategy with a proven record of delivering these visions and taking an agency to their next phase of success.
Extensive, proven experience and knowledge of the events industry, holding senior level positions and providing strategic input at Board level. A willingness to "get your hands dirty" in order to support the team in achieving deadlines while managing demands from multiple workstreams and stakeholders.
This is a great opportunity for an experienced Head of Live Projects to join an incredible company and work on some of the best events in the industry. If you are interested, then please send me your CV via the "link" to be considered and I can then get in touch with you should your skills and experience be what our client is looking for.
Please note you must have the right to work in the UK for your application to be considered.
UK and International travel will be required for this role, thus flexibility with a valid Passport is essential.
Job Reference: GK10974
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DNA is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community and welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds. Although we try to respond to all applications, unfortunately due to the high number we receive we are unable to respond to all of those who are unsuccessful.
DNA Recruit deliver dynamic recruitment, search and talent solutions and provide insight, knowledge and credible introductions necessary for client side and agency roles. Areas we specialise in - New Business, Account and Project Management, Strategy and Planning, Events, Experiential, Creative and User Experience Design, Technology, Product, Marketing and Data roles for permanent, contract and freelance recruitment, search and selection, talent advisory and consulting across the UK and globally.
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