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Senior Manager - World Majlis

Dubai, UAE Posted 2019/02/07 11:20:30 Expires 2019-04-08 Ref: JB3885524

Department Definition

The Visitor Experience Integration team helps provide site intelligence to the entire Expo 2020 Dubai organisation. Concepts are documented, integrated and woven into captivating journeys and visitor experiences. – Acting as guardians to help align the theme, vision and values of Expo 2020; documenting, gathering and maintaining updates; expanding the collection of experiential content; helping contributors transform ideas into deliverable projects that can be integrated into the site design and visitor facing information such as digital screens, guides, publications, maps. The team is also responsible for the organisation and delivery of the World Majlis, the Expo’s thematic signature programme, before and during the Expo 2020 Dubai.

Opportunity Responsibilities

The Senior Manager World Majlis reports to the Director of World Majlis and is responsible for the development and delivery of all aspects of World Majlis content before and during Expo 2020.      

 Main responsibilities for this role include:

- Work with the director lead to develop and deliver annual plans for the World Majlis;

- Manage the development and delivery of content for each World Majlis;

- Manage the marketing and communications aspects of each World Majlis event;

- Collaborate with the programming team to ensure strong alignment between the World Majlis programme and other relevant thought leadership activities and focused weeks;

- Manage the knowledge platform and website of the World Majlis and proactively recommend ways to improve its quality and reach; this includes World Majlis publications;

- Develop and implement plans to maintain contact with the network of thought leaders and interested individuals including public/private local and global schools, universities,relevant experts and influencers in the area;

- Liaise and collaborate with key stakeholders, with a particular emphasis on Expo 2020 Bureau, International Participants, Partners and School Programme;

 - Support the department with budgetary reviews and planning;

- Support the department with monitoring and planning against agreed milestones;


8+ years of relevant experience as well as: 

- A Bachelor’s Degree holder in related field, with preference for Master or advanced degree;

- Experience in thought leadership space;

- Experience in curating content for thought leadership events;

- Excellent analytical and communication skills;

- Attention to detail and follow-up a must;

- A strong track record of delivery;

- Ability to manage a team;

- Demonstrated strong interpersonal ability and collaboration skills;

- Demonstrated effective Communication skills;

- Demonstrated ability to be resilient to change in evolving circumstances;

 - Ability to converse in another language desirable;

- Ability to manage stakeholders;

Opportunity Details

Job Location Dubai, UAE
Employment Status Full time
Opportunity Information Job Openings
Number of Vacancies 1

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