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Events Manager

Job Reference 517293 Profession Customer Experience and Loyalty | Guest Experience and Satisfaction

Hotel or Entity Sabah International Convention Centre Managed hotel

Kota Kinabalu
East Malaysia
Sabah is moving towards high-end tourism with the construction of its first dedicated convention centre. A prestigious development by Yayasan Sabah Group encompassing 15 acres of land with a total built-up area of over 92,000 m2, the Sabah International Convention Centre (SICC) is targeted for opening by 2020.

The SICC offers 5,300 m2 column-free convention hall, 5,300 m2 exhibition hall alongside with 20 meeting rooms, 4 VVIP meeting rooms and 3 VVIP lounges as well as a world standard performing arts hall with a permanent two-tier seating for l,250 audiences.


Job Level Job/National under local employment status (or Foreigner already entitled to be recruited for this role) More information
Fixed-term contract: No
Status Full Time
Anticipated Start Date 02-12-2019


shaukhi hashim


Level of Education
Bachelor / Licence
Areas of study
Hospitality Management
Professional experiences
3 to 5 years
Languages essential
Optional languages

Essential and optional requirements


* Diploma / Degree in Hospitality / Business or related fields

* Minimum 5 years’ exposure as an Assistant Event Manager or Event Manager role particularly in 5-star Hotel or Convention Centre

* Highly focused and have excellent communication skills and practices a hands-on approach of management style

* Has a solid portfolio backed up with references of previously managed events (weddings, meetings, parties, corporate events, etc)

* Excellent time management and communication skills, both verbal and written

* Ability to oversee multiple projects independently

* Sales skills and an aptitude for building productive business relationships

* Proficient in all MS Office programs

* Effective problem solver and displays confidence in making operational decisions

* Ability to lead and inspire the team to achieve organizational goals

Key tasks


* Planning of event from the start to finish according to requirements, target audience and objectives

* Communicating, maintaining and developing guests’ relationships

* Has a sound understanding of the Convention Centre’s layout and set up capabilities

* Delivering events on time, within budget that meet guests’ expectations

* Managing operational and administrative functions to ensure specific projects are delivered efficiently

* Providing leadership, motivation, direction and support to the team

* Ensuring excellent customer service and quality delivery

* Development, production and delivery of projects from proposal right up to delivery

* Setting, communicating and maintaining timelines and priorities on every project

* Proactive approach to handling issues and troubleshooting any emerging problems on the event day

* Commitment to compliance with all insurance, legal, health, and safety obligations