Kambe Events Ltd: Events / Festival Operations Manager

We are looking for an experienced, dynamic, motivated and passionately ethical Event Operations Manager to join our amazing team as a long-term member to play a leading, central and developing role in the planning and delivery of our portfolio of events including Shambala Festival and Starry Skies.

The Event Operations Manager will hold overall responsibility for the planning and delivery of all operational aspects of our in-house events, contract events and relevant consultancy contracts. 

They will be directly hands on in this role for our major events and contracts. 

For our smaller projects, they will oversee and guide the operational planning and delivery.  They will provide methodology, systems and working templates to ensure our ways of working are consistent and excellent.  They will line manage, mentor and train the individuals who are holding the operations roles.

The role requires being available to work onsite for all of our events.  As a guideline, this will be approximately 6 to 8 weeks of each year and will include weekends and nights.

We are looking for someone to join the team for the long-term and intend that the successful candidate will grow and develop with Kambe Events and be a central part of the company and its future.

The key responsibilities of the Event Operations Manager include:

  • Preparation of Event Production Schedules
  • Production of Event Management Plans (EMP)
  • Oversight of event safety, working with a H&S Advisor where necessary
  • Licensing – Licence & permissions applications, liaison with Statutory Consultees and Safety Advisory Group (SAG)
  • Procurement and recruitment of Operational contractors and staff
  • Oversight of crew, artist and public accreditation
  • Transport management planning
  • Event Control management
  • On site overall event management
  • Security and Stewarding management



Application deadline: 9th April 2021

Expiry date: 
Fri, 09/04/2021
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