Event Programs Co-ordinator (Africa regions)


Uma fantástica oportunidade numa empresa do setor da Energia, que procura candidatos para uma posição de Coordenador de Programas de eventos na África Sub-Sariana. A posição é em Londres.

The Company 
Leading authority in energy sector with offices in the UK, USA, Far East, Africa and Middle East. The Society provides information through publications, events and exhibitions to their members. Importantly, they attract engineers to the industry, and provide those starting off in the energy sector with the skills and leadership qualities that will be needed for the future. Their student chapters in universities worldwide, make it easy for students to network with energy industry professionals. Producing over 140 meetings, workshops, conferences and exhibitions throughout the world, they are a fantastic organisation to join offering great career progression.

The Role
New role supporting the Africa Programs Manager within this leading energy organisation to work on the development and delivery of events, programs and initiatives that will increase membership, member groups and the profile of the association in this expanding region.

Your time will be divided between: Event Management – venues, logistics, committee support, sourcing speakers, exhibitors and sponsorship. Membership Support – handle enquiries, broadcasting new products and services, communicating with Student Chapters, co-ordination with the Africa director. Program Development – Research and network topics and locations, membership growth, encouraging strong membership retention in each region.

You will also support the development of relationships with the ministry and local companies. You will be expected to travel 2 – 3 times a year.

About You 
To be successful in this role, you will have a basic knowledge of the Sub-Saharan Africa region and its challenges, and in particular, what is involved working in this difficult region. You will be used to working with different cultures/languages. English, French and Portuguese are spoken so any languages very useful. The ability to read, integrate and interpret information from multiple sources, write reports, correspondence and present information is essential. Although this is a supporting role, they are looking for someone to develop and progress, so this is a good career opportunity. You will need to be an excellent communicator, a real people person, have a great sense of humour, be tenacious and confident.