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Head of Conferencing Job Vacancy in Kenya

Our client, a midsized company is seeking to recruit a suitable candidate as their head of conferencing.
 
Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Required to work in consultation and collaboration with the relevant clients and organizers.
  • Required to supervise all the staff members under the department.
  • Provide advice on protocol matters.
  • Develop internal guidelines and procedures to promote awareness within the organization of conference practices and procedures.
  • Review procedures and processes as well as propose ways to improve and modernize them in line with best international practice.
  • Manage complex logistical arrangements for major events including negotiation with travel agents, hotels and other service providers to ensure the most attractive and cost effective terms.
  • Ability to develop policies, strategies, guidelines and procedures relating to the management of conferencing.
  • Able to prepare and manage accounts for conferences based on given budgets and ensuring compliance with the organizations rules and regulations.
  • Plan, evaluate, organize, and direct the activities of the Conference and events planning, Audio Visual setups and Administrative Assistant, and oversee the activities of Conference Services Operation through the individuals mentioned above.
  • Ensure that department personnel are following all procedures, policies, and guidelines, as established by the organization.
  • Have responsibility for anticipating needs, forecasting results, analyzing and arranging work processes for personnel in the department.
Education and Experience
  • Relevant Degree or Diploma.
  • At least 5 years experience in conference management experience with overall responsibility for events at a senior level.
  • The ability to deal confidently and effectively at the highest level clients and with international organizations.
  • Excellent communication, organizational, analytic and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to lead a team.
  • and project planning, coaching and developing individual and team resources;
  • Computer proficiency.
  • Ability to work under pressure and multi task.

Qualifying candidates should send their application letter together with detailed Curriculum Vitae to recruitment@odumont.com before COB 20th June 2013.

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