Head of Operations and Logistics Job in Nigeria

 HRLeverage Africa - Our client, a leading event management company that specializes in creating memorable and impactful events for a diverse range of clients, from corporate organizations to private individuals.

They are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Head of Operations and Logistics

Location: Lekki, Lagos
Employment Type: Full Time

Job Description

  • Our team of experienced professionals is committed to delivering exceptional event planning and execution services, ensuring that every event we manage exceeds our clients' expectations.
  • As the Head of Operations and Logistics, you will be responsible for overseeing the operational and logistical aspects of our event management services.
  • You will lead a talented team of operations and logistics professionals to ensure the seamless execution of all events, from pre-planning to post-event evaluation.
  • Your strategic thinking, problem-solving abilities, and strong attention to detail will be crucial in delivering exceptional event experiences for our clients.

Key Responsibilities
Operations Management:

  • Develop and implement comprehensive operational strategies and policies to support the efficient delivery of Oaken Event Limited's services.
  • Oversee the operations team, providing leadership, guidance, and mentorship to ensure they are equipped to handle the demands of event planning and execution.
  • Continuously assess and optimize operational processes, identifying areas for improvement and implementing streamlined workflows.
  • Collaborate with the event management and creative teams to ensure that operational considerations are integrated into the overall event planning and design.

Logistics Coordination:

  • Manage the logistical planning and execution of all events, including venue selection, vendor coordination, transportation, and on-site event support.
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with venues, suppliers, and other event service providers to secure the best deals and ensure reliable service delivery.
  • Develop and maintain detailed event plans, checklists, and contingency plans to anticipate and address potential challenges.
  • Oversee the procurement and management of event equipment, materials, and supplies, ensuring they are available and in good condition for each event.

Risk Management and Compliance:

  • Identify and assess potential risks associated with event operations, develop mitigation strategies, and implement appropriate risk management protocols.
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant health, safety, and environmental regulations, as well as venue-specific policies and requirements.
  • Establish and manage event insurance coverage, permits, and other legal considerations to protect the organization and its clients.

Qualifications & Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Event Management / Logistics / Operations Management, or a related field.
  • Minimum 8 years of progressive experience in event operations and logistics management, ideally in the event management industry.
  • Exceptional project management skills, with the ability to coordinate multiple events and projects simultaneously.
  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making abilities, with a proven track record of implementing effective solutions.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams and external stakeholders.
  • Proficient in using event management software, logistics planning tools, and other relevant digital technologies.
  • Thorough understanding of event industry regulations, health and safety protocols, and risk management best practices.
  • Ability to work under pressure, manage tight deadlines, and maintain a calm and composed demeanor in high-stress situations.
  • Passion for the event industry and a commitment to delivering exceptional operational and logistical support.
  • Passion for the event industry and a commitment to delivering exceptional operational and logistical support.

N2,910,000 - N3,427,000 annually

Application Closing Date
22nd July, 2024.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CVs to: resume@hrleverageafrica.com Or temitopeo.hrleverageafrica@gmail.com using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.