UAE jobs: Expo 2020 Dubai is hiring, here are the openings – Khaleej Times

Expo 2020 Dubai is recruiting to fill a number of vacancies as it readies to open its doors to visitors from around the world later this year.
Candidates looking for jobs in the field of accounting, staff management, marketing and communication of senior managerial positions, administration executives, social media monitoring and others can apply for the jobs through its website.
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The six-month long mega event will run from Friday October 1, 2021 till Thursday, March 31, 2022.
List of jobs:
Manager-partner marketing & communication (Marcoms):
The main responsibilities of the role include contributing to the development and execution of the marketing and communication plan; ensuring Marcoms related contractual rights and benefits for each partner are delivered on time; identifying appropriate opportunities for the partners; liaise with internal departments and monitor the review and approval flow of partner assets via Expo brand portal. The candidate should have over six years of experience in marketing and communications, account management or partner management experience preferred, as well as a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university programme preferably in marketing; experience in delivering multi-channel campaigns; and ability to read, write and speak Arabic.
Account Executive – Partner Marketing and Communication
The main responsibilities of the role include supporting team colleagues with coordination and delivery of Marketing & Communications plans; monitor and report the performance of partner campaigns and activity; prepare monthly reporting for department chief, internal Expo stakeholders; monitor the review and approval flow of partner assets via Expo brand portal to ensure timely and efficient turn-around in compliance with brand guidelines; and coordinate partner requests for ad hoc reporting. The candidate should have over one-year of experience in marketing and communications, with preferable account executive or partner management experience, as well as a Bachelor’s degree within the relevant field; experience in delivering multi-channel campaigns, including ATL, social media, email, events & online promotions; and ability to read, write and speak Arabic.
Manager, Social Content
The main responsibilities of the role include overseeing all social media platforms from ideation to content creation, implementation, management and reporting; develop quarterly content road maps; ownership of the social media calendar that captures all marketing and communications activities as well as other social-led activities; conceive, create and execute innovative social media marketing campaigns; develop, plan and execute quarterly social media stand-alone campaigns; manage day-to-day communications and deliverables with the agency among others. The job requires over six years of experience with social media channels; a Bachelor’s degree within a relevant field; deep understanding of the UAE social media scene, culture and trends; experience of working on global social media campaigns for international markets; strong understanding of social media measurement and insights as well as overall digital analytics; and proven experience working on influencer marketing campaigns, excellent project management skills. Arabic language skill is a must.
Assistant Manager, Social Media Monitoring
The main responsibilities of the role include monitoring the Expo 2020’s social media ecosystem and channels; work closely with the head of social media on identifying trending topics and build the social media reporting model for Expo’s owned content. The candidate should have over four-year of experience, a Bachelor’s degree within a relevant field; deep understanding of the UAE social media scene and experience of using social media reporting tools and strong understanding of the native tools each social platform has to offer. Arabic language is a plus.
Head of Marketing – Specialist Programme
The main responsibilities of the role include define and promote a clear value proposition for all component streams of the specialist programme, with a specific focus on the business Programme; identify marketing and communications opportunities to support and enhance the relevance and reach of existing programmes to key audiences; develop a sales and marketing plan specifically targeting the B2B audience with specific targets for generating over 1 million business passes to corporates and take a holistic response to defining the strategic positioning of the specialist programme. The candidates applying for the position must have over 11-year of experience, a Bachelor’s Degree, and experience in delivering multi-channel campaigns, including ATL, social media, email, events and online promotions.
Senior Manager- Programming
The main responsibilities of the role include ensuring an effective management of the required production contractors and suppliers to deliver the projects; manage the risk management framework and ensure the contractor’s compliance with reporting appropriate risk mitigation measures and contingency plans; and lead planning of event time integration of production contractor/s with the wider department and Expo team. People with over 8-year experience, experience with planning and delivery of large-scale ceremonies and shows; knowledge of mega event operational planning and delivery; excellent negotiating, communication and interpersonal skills should apply for this positions.
Manager – Programming
The main responsibilities of the role include liaise with the Expo relevant departments, support the integration with other events and entertainment projects, contractors and suppliers; and lead planning of the production contractor/s event time integration with the wider department and Expo team and support any requirements of Expo Readiness and testing related to the projects. Candidates need over six-year experience in project management and major events delivery, as well as a Bachelor’s educational degree within a relevant field; and experience in delivering large, complex programmes of work.
Senior Manager – Specialist Programme
The main responsibilities of the role include design and deliver Expo Specialist Programme tools and structure, including theme weeks and theme week events, and linkage with International Days and other areas of programming; content development and design for thematic areas across all five programme pillars, including developing concepts for all new Specialist Programme events; manage vendor relationships and lead conversations with International Participants, manage Specialist Programme Office hours, key liaison with Country Managers and Specialist Programme Working Group (SPWG) members; and develop content about Expo’s specialist programme. Candidates with over eight-year experience in international development or global affairs, as well as experience in managing high-level government, policy international organisation, private sector stakeholders; and ability to lead, command respect and to create a sense of cohesion and support in the Director General’s team will be selected for the post.
Lead Manager, Production Control
The main responsibilities of the role include lead the planning, testing and operations for Site Wide Sound, Vision and Lighting control systems across the Expo 2020 Site; recruit and manage the team of operational control staff; and be responsible for daily monitoring and reporting of actions and issues. The candidates must have over eight years of experience in a manager role working on a previous major event programme, leisure attraction, or large precinct environment with specific experience related to C3 safety operations, oublic address voice alarm (PAVA) systems, digital screen control and/or site wide lighting systems, as well as a bachelor’s degree within a relevant field; and Thorough understanding of site wide control systems.
Senior Accountant Inventory
The main responsibilities of the role include align with the logistics team to ensure the accuracy of the stock in the warehouse; assist and be the main finance stake holder in the reviewing and the reconciliation process between the SAP financials and the Warehouse Management System (WMS); participate in the periodic warehouse stock counts; and coordinate with different stake holders from the business, procurement and supply chain to ensure proper structure of items master data for all tactical assets in order to have a common language across the organization.
The individuals must have over two-year experience in events industry, as well as a Bachelor’s degree within a relevant degree (Major in Accounting); SAP Knowledge; and over three-year experience of warehouse and inventory experience.
Senior Accountant – Ticketing
The main responsibilities of the role include maintaining credit limit schedule of each authorized ticket reseller; assist in reviewing and checking of reseller agreements; ensures invoices are posted correctly in the system; liaising with end user departments on the delivery of the Invoices, and invoice dispute settlement; monitoring of bank receipts and collection; and ensuring payment securities are received as per the agreement and liaising with the treasury department for safekeeping . The job requires over two-year experience in events industry, as well as a Bachelor’s degree within a relevant field (Major in Accounting); advanced Excel skills; and knowledge of SAP financials.
Online Retail Assistant Manager
The main responsibilities of the role include daily monitoring the store’s pages ensuring functionality – both Arabic and English; flagging and correcting any errors found among all involved parties; quality control and quality assurance of the online store’s pages; content creation, including the production of visual merchandising of the online store as per the merchandising plan; manage the library of all creative assets; coordinate regular photoshoots with all involved parties (logistics, licensees, studios, the creative studio); and monitor customer reviews and rating. The applicant need to have over four years e-commerce or digital marketing experience, with basic Photoshop/graphic artist experience, as well as fluent in English and Arabic; experience of Microsoft packages, and digital marketing experience.
Payroll Officer
The main responsibilities of the role include on time input all payroll related entries like, educational allowance, travel claim reimbursements, loans or salary advances, overtime entries, etc. received through employee self-service or direct entries on to SAP, as applicable, by validating them in line with policy guidelines; ensure proper validation of all supporting documents or necessary approvals; prepare accurate and on-time end of service of departing employees, and ensuring the exit checklist and applicable clearance and it’s compliance and obtain necessary approvals and employee sign off on required documents.
Candidates applying for the job need to have over two-year experience in managing the payroll of a large organization, hands-on experience in payroll input and processing, including familiarization with UAE labour law and UAE/GCC pensions regulations; and well-versed in MS Office and SAP HR systems and should be an expert in MS -Excel.
Manager – Staffing
The main responsibilities of the role include lead on the design, development and implementation of the site operations training strategy; participate in and provide subject matter expertise with regards to the bid processes for outsourced positions; support the recruitment and onboarding of STM paid staff through various methodologies including the Emiratisation Programme, Expo Generation Programme and Secondee Programme; work with the volunteers and workforce teams to ensure the numbers of Site Operations volunteers required through dot plans is met taking into account multipliers and looking for efficiencies/synergies across the zones, sectors and areas Site Operations will operate; and ensure continuity plans are in place to ensure six months of operations are uninterrupted for site operations from a recruitment perspective.
The candidate with over six-year pf experience in a manager role working on a previous major event programme/Site sized equivalent; experience on planning schedules, shifts and roster for a large team with multiple individual situation related; and experience in managing contractors can apply for the post.
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