Operations Director

Location Dubai
Job type: Permanent
Salary: 25,000 - 30,000 AED
Contact name: Carlota Adsuara

Contact email: talent@esmosrecruitment.com
Job ref: 32767
Published: 2 months ago

The Operations Director for a Trade Show Exhibitor plays a crucial role in ensuring the successful planning, execution, and management of all operational aspects related to all shows. This position requires a strategic thinker with strong leadership skills, attention to detail, and a passion for delivering exceptional experiences to exhibitors and attendees alike.

Experience Requirements:

  • Proven experience in trade show/event operations management, with a minimum of 8 years in a leadership role.

  • Strong project management skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities simultaneously.

  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills.

  • IOSH Certified

  • Knowledge of basic AutoCAD, Smartsheet, Monday.com and other event management software and technology tools.

  • First Aid Knowledge/training is desirable.

  • Sound commercial awareness – management of budgets for events and keeping within the budget set.

  • Knowledge of industry trends, best practices, and emerging technologies in trade show operations.

  • Ability to work under pressure and adapt to changing circumstances.

  • Strong leadership and team management skills.

  • Attention to detail and a commitment to delivering high-quality experiences.

  • Create an environment which encourages teamwork and collaboration.

  • Setting clear expectations and objectives.

  • Providing regular and structured feedback and coaching sessions to drive high performance culture.

  • Experienced with working in pressured working environments.