Live Recruitment
£35000 - 42000 per annum
Closing date
11 Nov 2021
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A longstanding force in its specialised industry, this company have been going from strength to strength for over 200 years and have built an Events and Shows Division like no other. Leading the creation and implementation of some of the largest, most well-known and successful outdoor industry shows this team offer a vibrant and inclusive culture as well as the opportunity to be involved in something really exciting. With ongoing and extensive investment within the sector over the coming years they will be bringing more and more people together through the power of events and making some of the most significant changes in history!


Taking the lead of the planning and implementation of operations for two of the company's main shows the Operations Manager's responsibilities will include:

-Leading the planning of large scale shows from an operation and logistical perspective
-Preparing project timelines and managing resourcing
-Coordinating large teams of external contractors
-Working with various internal departments
-Organising the build of temporary infrastructure
-Driving key stakeholder liaison with the likes of councils, blue light services, licensing authorities, etc.
-Implementing all health & safety process and leading SAG meetings
-Overseeing the operational, logistical and build/de-rig process onsite
-Planning and reviewing budgets
-Managing the Deputy Operations Manager


We are looking for a self-motivated and experienced event professional with a background of operations management on large scale outdoor events. Experience of managing complex builds, having exemplary Health & Safety knowledge and managing a range of 3rd party contractors/stakeholders (in particular councils, blue light services, etc.) is a must. Any experience in people management would be beneficial.
In return you will have the opportunity to work on some truly large scale and exciting projects as part of a young, creative and energetic team.

Live specialises in all disciplines (and at all levels) across events, experiential and exhibitions. If this position isn't quite what you're looking for please visit live-recruitment.co.uk to view all of the opportunities we are recruiting.


Live Recruitment is a specialist recruitment agency for the live events industry looking after the businesses and people who work in event / experiential agencies, corporate clients, venues and associations. Whether you’re looking to build your team or get a new and exciting job in events, you’ve come to the right place.

Our website carries the latest vacancies, careers and job opportunities and is constantly updated with the latest Event opportunities as they become available.

Read our latest article: Will you win the race to scale up your event recruitment?

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0121 616 3500
24 Bennetts Hill
West Midlands
B2 5QP
United Kingdom
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