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Operations Manager, Events - Coventry

Basic Salary 60k + Benefits
Ref: 418 Date Posted: Wednesday 10 Jul 2024

Top reasons to work as an Operations Manager for this Events client:

  • Basic salary to £60k per annum.
  • Option for company car (use of company vans)
  • Hybrid working; blend of Events, HQ (Coventry) & Home.
  • Working 40 hours per week: 5 days in 7 (include weekends depending on events)
  • Exciting Events company working on high profile events such as F1 & Premier League games.
  • Strong presence in the UK events sector and continuing to expand.
  • Brand new role owing to strong growth, joining at an exciting time.
  • Excellent career progression: natural path to become Operations Director.
  • Pivotal role leading the Operations Team.
  • Rewarding blend of strategy, operations and on the ground at events.
  • Collaborate and work closely with the Senior Management Team and MD on projects.
  • 23 days holiday + bank holidays.

Typical responsibilities include:

  • Deliver complex zone ex event plans including HVM, TM, Car Parks, Security & Stewarding whilst managing direct reports at other key venues,
  • People Management of the Ops Team, recruitment, training & work with HR Lead.
  • Lead all service lines including but not limited to Event Traffic Management, SIA DS & CCTV Security, Event Stewarding, Hostile Vehicle Mitigation, Event Parking & Sales.
  • Ensure all events have an operations pack including up to date risk assessments, traffic management plans, crowd management plans & commercial plans.
  • Work in partnership with other function heads to anticipate future operational needs, managing resources efficiently and effectively to meet requirements.
  • Management of all company equipment, stock, vehicles and uniforms across the UK
  • Compliance.
  • Implement strategies to ensure company growth and services development, managing our operations and retaining customers.
  • Support the Senior Management Team with the production of content for quotes/tenders and attend presentations as required.

Essential Requirements:

  • Proven experience in an operational / events environment.
  • A natural leader with a proven track record of effective coaching and mentoring in events.
  • Must hold UK Driving Licence, extensive UK travel.
  • Live within a daily commutable distance of Coventry Head Office.
  • Hold Lantra 12D M6.
  • Demonstrates excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite, with outstanding attention to detail.


  • L4 Spectator Safety
  • SIA DS license
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