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Current Vacancies

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Location
Posting Date
Project Manager - Contractual
Doha Qatar
2018/11/19

What we are looking for

 

The Project Manager is the project custodian who works hands-on on all project components including Marketing, Sales, Operations, and Finance while leading the project team and closely collaborating with relevant internal departments.

 

Main Tasks

 

  • Develop strong knowledge about the IPEC event by debriefing with the team and attending the event’s kickoff meeting with the relevant stakeholders
  • Share and coordinate event requirements from each department throughout the event.
  • Respond quickly to pressing tasks and last-minute requests from the client and focus on delivering an excellent customer service
  • Contribute to developing the event marketing strategy
  • Lead event planning and debrief sessions with the relevant internal teams such as marketing, database, and operations, ensuring client requirements are met
  • Develop and analyze the event budget through accurate cost assessment in coordination with the project director and the accounting and finance team
  • Provide necessary input to accounting and finance for budget consolidation
  • Coordinate with the operations team onsite to ensure the smooth running of the event
  • Prepare the post show report in coordination with internal teams and submit to the Acting General Manager

 

Do you have what it takes?

 

Education: BS /BA required, MBA is a plus

Experience: Minimum 7 years in a sales position preferably in the exhibitions industry with 3 years in a supervisory position.

Previous experience selling exhibition stands or sponsorship packages or advertising sales in a B2B environment

Language: English and Arabic. French is a plus

Skills:

  • Strong, proven consultative seller with excellent sales figures
  • Experienced and effective negotiator with excellent communication skills
  • Ability to network and account manage senior people and government counterparts
  • Strong knowledge of sales processes and structure and ability to build a sales pipeline and provide quantitative reporting to management
  • Strong business planning, forecasting and cost control skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines
Operations Coordinator
IFP Lebanon
2018/11/01

What we are looking for

 

 

 

We’re looking for a multi-tasking superstar to join our dynamic operations team and execute the after-sales operations of assigned IFP Events and ensure seamless after-sales coordination and excellent customer service.

 

 

 

Main Tasks

 

 

 

  • Update the show(s) floorplan using the existing floor management tools (e.g. AutoCAD) as per the Head of Department’s input

     

  • Assemble and consolidate received space contract forms (SCFs) for local shows and dispatch them to the Accounting & Finance department’s assigned show accountant

  • Update the previous and new shows’ exhibition manual when needed and test it with the Operations Head of Department, concerned Project Manager, and the CIO before it is uploaded online

  • Send the exhibition manual OEP link to international clients copying the International Sales Coordinator and the concerned International Sales Key Account Manager

  • Process visa requests and hotel accommodations for specific events (exhibitions or conferences)

  • Update the database of potential and previous exhibitors in local shows and/or outgoing shows on the CRM when needed

  • Prepare delegates’ and foreign speakers’ invitation letters and provide them with excellent customer service regarding their accommodation, transportation and other requests

  • Inspect all booked stands and spaces during the build-up phase, ensuring that build-up standards are met (correct spelling of name boards and compliance of stands space and size restrictions with the signed space contract forms)

  • Follow up with contractors and suppliers on the distribution of all utilities (such as furniture, appliances, fascia boards, etc.) indicated in the exhibition manual

  • Provide excellent customer service to exhibitors as part of the show management activities (distributing badges, gift items, exhibitors’ kit, etc. and directing exhibitors to their stands)

  • Follow up with contractors and exhibitors on the dismantling of stands making sure that all dismantling rules and deadlines are respected

  • Prepare a modification report for on-site updates of floorplan, stand specifications, and extra orders, and send it to the Head of Department and concerned Project Manager

  • Participate actively in the operations team’s internal debrief and in the overall project debrief with the concerned Project Manager

  • Work closely with the Senior operations coordinator and head of department on special projects where needed

 

 

Do you have what it takes? 

 

 

 

Education: BS /BA in Business Management or Business Administration is required

 

Experience: Minimum 3 years in an operational job requiring extensive organization and coordination, preferably in the trade shows and exhibitions industry

Language: High Proficiency in English and Arabic.

 

 

Skills:

 

  • Excellent interpersonal, coordination, and organization skills

  • Excellent customer service skills

  • Strong follow up skills

  • Strong attention to details

  • Strong multitasking skills

  • Solutions and results-oriented

 

Internal Auditor
IFP Lebanon - Hazmieh
2018/10/30

 

What we are looking for

 

We are looking for an objective Internal auditor to add value and improve our operations by bringing a systematic and disciplined approach to the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes. The successful candidate will possess a thorough knowledge of accounting procedures and a sound judgement.

 

Extensive travel to Erbil and Baghdad is required

 

Main Tasks

 

  • Perform and process accounting entries in a timely manner and allocate costs to related events and cost centers
  • Identify loopholes and recommend risk aversion measures and cost savings
  • Conduct follow up audits to monitor management’s interventions
  • Handle supplier payments and update aging of payables and receivables
  • Check and manage the treasury position
  • Perform monthly reconciliation of bank and sister companies’ or intercompany accounts
  • Perform end of month and end of year closing tasks
  • Prepare and submit the required financial statements on a monthly basis
  • Prepare and analyze the annexed reports to the financial statements
  • Assist HR Department on any request regarding monthly payroll preparation
  • Coordinate with HR on the end of service indemnity procedures
  • Prepare cost analysis of events and business activities of the station
  • Analyze station’s events budgetary control sheets and report variances to the Group Accounts Manager
  • Coordinate with sales regarding clients’ accounts
  • Issue invoices and credit notes to clients according to sales requirements
  • Update the sales report and send to concerned stakeholders
  • Send supporting documents for every event
  • Liaise with external auditors when needed
  • Ability to manipulate large amounts of data and to compile detailed reports

 

 

Do you have what it takes? 

 

Education: BS in Accounting or Finance required -  MBA / CMA / CPA is a plus

Experience: 4 to 5 years in internal auditing

Language: High Proficiency in English and Arabic.

Skills:

  • Knowledge of accounting principles (IFRS)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Excellent communication and organization skills
  • Integrity and dependability in fulfilling obligations on time
  • Strong follow up skills
  • Strong attention to details

 

CVs longer than one page will not be considered. Please submit or send a ONE PAGE CV. A one page cover letter is optional.

 

 

We Want You! - Open Application
IFP Group

Dear rule breakers and questioners,

who push boundaries and challenge conventions, 

we're on a constant lookout for your Talent. 

We Want You!

 

A ONE PAGE CV helps you deliver the most important information about yourself. CVs longer than one page will not be consideredA one page cover letter is optional.

 

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