Events Operational Manager (CR183)

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Full Time
  • Post Date: 11 Jan 2019
Job Description

Our client, an extremely successful and well known event hiring company based in the Boland region is looking for an Operational / Logistics / Warehousing Manager to join their highly skilled creative team.

The role entails optimization of their logistical, inventory and warehousing systems through management and collaboration within a broad team structure and engagement with key stakeholders. 


* Required to work closely with the team leaders and their teams to collectively produce a successful event. 

* Ensure that all staff are well managed, to improve productivity and ensure that staff are motivated   and productive.

* Ensure smooth operation throughout each event.

* To handle operations, logistics and quality management for multiple projects from entry level to finish.

* Logistics management and inventory control of all equipment, materials and any other items.

* Source for materials and act as a negotiator to obtain cost-effective prices from suppliers.

* Quality management of all equipment / materials and any other items.

* Ensure that the warehouse is maintained in a neat and tidy condition and housekeeping is done on a regular basis.

* Ensure effective systems are in place to obtain the above mentioned.


* 2 – 3 years’ solid experience in the event industry. 

* Possess a good network of suppliers and contractors contacts. 

* Highly competent with excellent audio visual / electrical knowledge and hands-on skills. 

* Able to take “common-sense” initiatives and make sound judgements and decisions. 

* Effective crisis management. 

* Good time management. 

* Good negotiation and interpersonal skills. 

* Able to negotiate in the interest of the company. 

* A passion for events and communication with an accurate eye for details. 

* Ability to handle pressure, multi-task and work within tight schedules / deadlines. 

* Calm, resourceful, independent and vigilant

* To be able to work extended hours and on weekends if and when needed. 


R25 000 – R30 000 (negotiable depending on experience) 

Company vehicle


Monday – Friday 08:00 – 17:00, availability over weekends required during peak season / mega events

Please use the following reference number in the subject line of your email:  CR183 when applying for this position. Please submit your CV in Word Format to  Kindly consider your application unsuccessful should you not receive feedback within 1 week.