Head of Delivery

Recruiter
Major Players
Location
London
Salary
£60000 - 70000 per annum
Posted
19 Feb 2018
Closes
19 Mar 2018
Ref
104687
Contact
Kate Woodcock
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
HEAD OF DELIVERY - £60-£70K - LIVE EVENTS - PERM - AGENCY

This is a really exciting opportunity for an experienced Head of Delivery or Operations to join an established and respected events agency, based in Central London. The role would suit someone who has really solid event production and operations experience but who is maybe keen to be less hands on but more office based and commercially focused. The role would see you reporting into a Senior Leadership Team, working closely with Heads of Finance, Technical, Logistics, Creative, Sales & Marketing to ensure the smooth delivery of not only the client's projects but also the agency.

ROLE
* Taking leadership of shaping the agency's future offering for both clients and internal employees
* Utilising in-depth knowledge of end to end event production, to lead pitches, work with design & creative teams, programme and operationally deliver, while ensuring the running and growth of the agency
* Managing a team of approx.. 7 line reports and bringing a passion for team development, mentoring and objective setting to ensure growth
* Championing a culture of collaboration, creativity and innovation to deliver industry best work
* Working closely with heads of teams to ensure the staff and supplier resource is in place, implementing process and ensuring codes of practice are in place
* Focusing on maximise employee engagement and retention
* Keeping an eye on agency financials, ensuring income, setting forecasts and capitalise on opportunities for growth across all client accounts.
* Developing strategy for agency growth, change management and improvement
* Analysis for individual, project and agency time, ensuring project and resource planning

REQUIREMENTS
* Significant agency experience gained within a live event agency
* In-depth event production knowledge and experience is essential
* A passion for new innovations and technology, with the ability to utilise knowledge to tie in to multi-channel projects - the ability to develop more content and digital driven solutions would be ideal
* Strong commercial brain with the ability to also thing creatively
* Excellent attention to detail
* Passion for team growth and development
* Ability to think strategically about the long term running and delivery of the agency

If your experience matches the above and you're looking for your next, senior level challenge please do get in touch!

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