Job Opportunity as a Center's Coordinator at the Dubai 2020 Expo

Expo 2020 Dubai
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Job Opportunity as a Center's Coordinator at the Dubai 2020 Expo

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Dubai Exhibition Center is looking for a qualified Coordinator to join the Dubai 2020 Expo in the United Arab Emirates. As part of Expo 2020, the team has developed a 45,000 sqm Conference and Exhibition Center to attract business visitors and bring relevant content to the Expo. The Dubai Exhibition Center is envisaged to host larger events, congresses, exhibitions, business meetings and incentive events from local and international organizations/associations, UAE government entities, global and local companies, Expo partners and International Participants.


The role of the Coordinator - Dubai Exhibition Centre is to support the Dubai Exhibition Centre team with the day-to-day functional operations, ensuring the team are delivering projects as per agreed timelines and maintaining inputs across the various operational systems.

Main responsibilities for this role include:

  1. Support the Head – Dubai Exhibition Centre (DEC) in the day to day running of the Functional Area.
  2. Ensure the DEC team are continually updating and making effective use of the Expo systems and models including Masar, Waseela, Service Model etc.
  3. Assist with updates to Dubai Exhibition Centre program milestones, weekly reporting, procurement plans, risk register and issue log.
  4. Support the wider Programming team in any administrative support required e.g. department branding, team building, formal communications, etc.
  5. Support the development of a positive working culture within the Dubai Exhibition Centre team and wider Programming department. 
  6. Seek to gain further experience within the current regional events, and provide recommendations on any opportunities relevant to the team.
  7. Act as the DEC Super User for the Venue Booking system and ensure all bookings in the DEC are accurate and the calendar is always up to date.
  8. Expo internal project management & reporting across event operations, security, transport, protocol, catering, programming, ticketing, accreditation, IFT, overlay, and real estate delivery.
  9. Support the team’s annual planning, delivery and overall performance, including budgeting, budget control, reporting, and recruitment.
  10. Any other tasks prioritized by the line manager and assigned, as required by needs and working practices.

Required Skills and Qualifications

  1. 3+ years of relevant experience delivering events across multiple industries which could include MICE/Sports/Concerts/Weddings/etc.
  2. A Bachelor Degree within a relevant field.
  3. International experience and understanding of the local event landscape.
  4. Exceptional presentation skills and client relations.
  5. Excellent planning, organizational and project management skills Strong collaboration skills.
  6. Experience in the UAE and contacts within the local events industry.
  7. Experience with the EBMS system.
  8. Effective communication skills.


A salary will be determined with the successful applicant.

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United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Djibouti, Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Comoros, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Mauritania, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Somalia, Syria, Tunisia, Yemen
Country of residence
Any Country
Both gender

Opportunity Information

Opportunity Targeting
Young Professionals, Mid Career Professionals
Monthly salary
Opportunity will take place in
United Arab Emirates
Required Documents

Educational Conditions

Required Specialties
Educational Level
Required Languages
Arabic, English
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Expo 2020 Dubai

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