Portfolio Director - Oil and GasBahrain, Bahrain - 3403356

Informa Exhibitions
  • Portfolio Director - Oil and GasBahrain, Bahrain Jobs in Bahrain - 3403356

    Informa Exhibitions
  • 2 - 3 Years
  • Bahrain - Bahrain
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Job Description

Job Purpose To take charge of three mature biennial Oil & Gas events and modernise the look and feel, improve sales channels, hit annual growth targets, and build a happy, cohesive and motivated portfolio team Innovate Manage very high level key external stakeholders; build their confidence and trust; become a central, dominating, well liked figure in the events stakeholder community In collaboration with the event teams and Executive Director, plan, deliver and evaluate events in line with strategic plans, brand guidelines and within budget Lead the achievement of event targets through effective team management Identify opportunities for event growth Identify and validate new event launches Launch events every 18 months and build team capacity for effective execution Develop innovative ideas for event features and content to attract and enhance visitorclient experience Implement effective people management practices to drive performance and results Establish and maintain key stakeholder relationships Attain thorough knowledge of historical event performance, current run rate and provide accurate forecasting Control the events P&L, costs and headcount to ensure profit targets are metkey dimensionsMain Duties & ResponsibilitiesEVENT MANAGEMENT Lead the development and maintenance of a strategic plan Oversee and monitor the strategic plan to ensure it is carried out on time and to budget Agree the annual exhibition budget and cascade this to team members Uphold the brand reputation of Informa as the premier exhibition & events provider at all times Ensure that the planned exhibition growth and targets are achievable with available resources Be responsible for and ensure compliance with company Health and Safety standards Create event content and features with the team that will ensure longer term visitor interest and or commercial success, Evaluate event effectiveness and recommend strategies for improvementEXHIBITION FINANCE AND ACCOUNTING Control and manage exhibition costs within budget through monthly reviews with team appraisals Liaise with the finance team to ensure compliance with event budget is met Ensure all documentation required is completed accurately and on time Track and document all revenue and cost transactions and communicate with the accounts departmentEXHIBITION SALES Oversee event sales targets for team members Lead and manage the sales team through monitoring sales activities and performance in coordination with the Sales Director Schedule regular sales meetings in order to review performance and productivity and provide guidance and direction, lead by example by bringing in sales and sponsorship deals Analyse rebooking statistics and identify ways to maximize client retention Strategize and produce opportunities for the exhibition teams to increase non square-metre sales Provide opportunities for growth within each exhibition profileEXHIBITION MARKETING Create useful, internal working relationship with the Marketing Department Contribute to the marketing strategy and oversee the execution of marketing plans and schedules in collaboration with the event marketing team Monitor marketing activities and ensure they are executed on time and in-line with marketing plans Work closely with the Marketing Department to designcreate copy for marketing materials, websites and digital media Monitor database growth in appropriate markets and feedback on improvementsEXHIBITION OPERATIONS Establish a useful, internal working relationship between the Sales and Marketing team and the Operations Department Continually liaise with Operations Department with respect to floor plans and ensure client requirements are maintained Closely adhere to logistics plans Assist and provide support to the Operations team onsite, pre-, during and post-eventREPORTING Ensure timely reporting to ensure any issue areas are Identified Complete weekly reporting structure Prepare monthly project reports Prepare annual event budgets and forecastsPEOPLE MANAGEMENT AND LEADERSHIP Create an environment which encourages teamwork and collaboration Assist in the hiring and retention of qualified and professional staff Effectively manage team members which includes Setting clear expectations and objectives Providing regular and structured feedback & coaching sessions to drive a high performance culture Ensuring the effective on-boarding of new team members Providing training and support Managing the performance management process in line with company standards Initiating recognition programs to reward and recognise individual and team achievement Identifying team members for promotionadvancement and creating development plans with the HR team Taking disciplinary action ifwhen necessary in conjunction with the HR team Continual development of management and leadership skills Any other duties commensurate with the grade and level of responsibilitypersonal specificationSMinimum Educational Level Educated to degree standard ideally in a business or event management fieldBackground Knowledge, Skills & Experience Significant experience in a senior role within the exhibitions or Oil & Gas sector Extensive people management skills and experience especially give proof of managing complex key external stakeholders successfully Experience with working in a pressured working environment Speaks and writes clearly and fluently in English at all levels Proficient in the use of Advanced MS Office including intermediateadvanced Word and Excel Thorough understanding of regional business culture Good understanding of the regional oil & gas marketKey Behavioural Competencies Effective communication at all levels internally and externally Trustworthy and discrete with sensitive information Positive approach to team work Effective negotiation skills Remains calm and approachable under pressure Promotes a learning environment through leadership and example Flexible and adaptable Creative thinking skills for problem solving Ability to work under pressure and within changing priorities and deadlines Customer focus Decision making Result-driven Attention to detail and accuracy Planning and organising Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines Interpersonal skills Time management Creates a happy and approachable working environment

Profile Summary

Type:Company Job

Eligibility:Any Graduation.

Industry:Advertising / PR / Event Management

Function:Finance / Treasury

Deadline:13th Aug 2025

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