Event Manager


Impact Africa Summit is a clinical research conference to attract over 500 African Researchers, Health professionals, and global pharmaceutical industry professionals/ companies. The focus is to improve health research, health data and innovation to enable healthcare reform in Africa. We are looking for an event manager/organizer to work with the IMPACT AFRICA team in providing project direction, planning, organization and promotion of Impact Africa, be responsible for a smooth running, effective management, using excellent interpersonal skills and commercial awareness is required.

Job Descriptions

  • Develop original ideas for event
  • Negotiate prices with suppliers and vendors
  • Book venues, equipment and supplies, entertainment
  • Hire and supervise contractors and vendors
  • Liaise with team on project direction and execution
  • Communicate daily with management team, planning work schedules
  • Manage budgets and financial plans
  • Carry out troubleshooting where necessary and address challenges as they arise
  • Ensure all deliverables are made available in due time
  • Be responsible for all project budgets from start to finish
  • Collaborate with internal groups by providing critical information pertaining to the conference
  • Providing support and timely information to speakers leading up to the conference and managing the onsite experience for speakers and participants during the conference

Skills

  • A creative approach to problem solving
  • High level attention to detail
  • Good influencing, negotiation, sales and marketing skills
  • Good knowledge on budgeting and a general financial awareness
  • Good communication and people skills
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Good negotiation, sales and marketing skills

 

 

 

Qualification

A graduate with a degree (Bachelor’s degree/HND) in any field ,however  relevant experience in event planning and management  with a degree in any of the following field is an advantage:

  • Business and management studies
  • Communication and Strategy
  • Event management
  • Hospitality management
  • International business
  • Travel and tourism

Method of application

Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to info@impactafricasummit.org