Deputy Operations Manager (RHS Chelsea Flower Show)

Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
£27000 - £32000 per annum (commensurate with experience)
Posted
17 May 2018
Closes
30 May 2018
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Deputy Operations Manager (RHS Chelsea Flower Show)

 

80 Vincent Square, London, SW1P 2PE

35 hours per week

£27000 - £32000 per annum (commensurate with experience)   Permanent Contract commencing immediately  

The successful candidate will support the Operations Manager in planning and implementing the operational elements of the RHS Chelsea Flower Show which annually installs, amongst other things, 800 trackway panels, 2100m² of shell scheme, 1600m² of scaffold and a Great Pavilion over 10000m², before opening to 169000 visitors and serving almost 25000 glasses of champagne.

The RHS Shows department organises a number of major events including the RHS Cardiff Flower Show, RHS Chelsea Flower Show, RHS Chatsworth Flower Show, RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show and RHS Flower Show Tatton Park. In total the shows welcome more than ½ million visitors per year.

The post involves the planning and management of the show infrastructure, services and facilities to satisfy the needs of the visitors, in addition to contractors, staff, exhibitors and sponsors. The remit includes undertaking independent projects and taking responsibility for managing specific contracts and suppliers.

Experience of event planning and delivery is essential as is knowledge of project management and health & safety procedures. Please note for six weeks of the year you will be working on site which will involve staying away from home for some of the period, and evening, weekend and bank holiday working.

To apply please visit our website via the link.

All applications should be received by 4pm on the closing date which is 30th May.

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