Expo 2020 jobs: Learn how to look for job opportunities and apply for the one that's right for you.
The much-anticipated Expo 2020 in the UAE is already creating a trend in the locally and internationally job market, with preparations at their full speed. With 192 countries expected to attend the event, which begins on October 1, the Expo 2020 website offers a list of employment positions in planning, marketing, information technology, operations, facilities management, and hospitality.
If you are looking forward to participating in this mega event by getting an opportunity to work there, here's a list of 18 job vacancies posted on the official Expo 2020 website: till 25/7/2021.
Expo 2020 Jobs
Manager – Products
That is a Mid Senior level position that demands 6-8 years of editing experience and a thorough awareness of the UAE and Expo's worldwide setting. The following are some of the main responsibilities of this position:
- To assist in the writing, editing, and researching DGO communications efforts, including speechwriting, compiling briefings, and liaising with appropriate Expo stakeholders.
Manager – Venue Planning
That is a mid-level senior position. The candidate must have 6+ years of experience in a senior role supporting large complex projects on a previous major event program or leisure attraction - Program or project manager experience supporting large complex projects;
The venue planning manager will be in charge of a specific venue's operational design, planning, preparedness, and delivery on the Expo2020 Site. This function will require involvement with all necessary and dependent external partners and collaboration with all internal business units to plan an integrated operation.
Lead Manager – Site Operations
That is a mid-senior level position. The ideal applicant will have 8+ years of experience in a senior role on a previous major event program or leisure attraction, focusing on Site Operations.
During the operational phase, his main responsibility is to oversee the execution of operations across the site. That is a critical leadership position that will collaborate with various internal business units, departments, and external partners to guarantee that Expo2020 is a success.
Senior Associate - Reporting
The ideal candidate will have at least two years of experience as a Data Analyst, Business Intelligence Analyst, or comparable position. That is a mid-level executive position. The senior reporting associate will be in charge of completing quality checks on imported data, providing quality assurance, and analyzing data provided by departments and functions. He will also create and automate reports and dashboards that effectively communicate analytical results to upper management.
Assistant Manager- EOO
That is a mid-senior level position. The Deputy Manager's job is to support the Operations division's planning, project management, and stakeholder management by working as part of the EOO team.
The candidate must have 4+ years of experience relevant field, a desire to establish and maintain a network among Expo 2020 teams and key external stakeholders to get things done quickly and effectively, and excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills.
Manager – Village Operations
The Manager – Village Operations role is responsible for the day-to-day management of the Expo Village before, during, and after the event until it is disbanded. That is a mid-senior level position. The candidate must have +6 years of experience in a relevant field.
The Operations Manager will oversee expo 2020's interests in opening and operating the Expo Village. This will entail procurement efforts, establishing operational rules and practices, assisting with the transition from construction to operation, and engaging with the Senior Manager to give a high-quality accommodation experience while staying within budget.
Administrator- Cleaning, and Waste
This is an entry-level position. The candidate must have 1+ years of experience in a similar role working within a highly dynamic and complex environment, with specific expertise related to Hard or Soft Services facility operations.
The Administrator-Cleaning and Waste are in charge of assisting the Manager in overseeing and managing the Service Providers who deliver services in their zone. He will be responsible for ensuring that all policies and procedures are followed, including all obligations and accountabilities related to the Expo 2020 Health and Safety Policy and assurance requirements.
Coordinator - Booking Agent
This is an entry-level position. The candidate must have 1 year of relevant experience and good knowledge of inventory management and the hospitality industry.
The Coordinator-Booking Agent will collaborate with the Manager-Room Inventory and the Manager-Demand & Rate Card daily. This is a crucial role that assists the Inventory Manager in establishing a proper balance between Expo assets rooms and 3rd party rooms so that Expo does not overpay for 3rd party rooms while also not reducing the possibilities for revenue from externals staying at the Village or ROVE.
Head- Expo News Service
That is a senior-level job. The candidate must have 11+ years experience in editor roles with the media, running news desks and expertise in journalism, writing quickly and accurately, and excellent knowledge in subbing, editing, and rewriting copy.
As Head of Expo News Service - Communications, you will play an essential role in the Expo News Service team, writing and editing content for external and internal platforms while also contributing to Expo's strategic objectives.
Senior Manager (Covid)
This is a senior position. The candidate must have 8+ years of experience in a similarly demanding and complex role and/or demonstrated practical experience.
The Senior Manager is in charge of Covid-19 testing, vaccination, and other Covid-19 policies for the workforce. The Senior Manager will oversee the testing facilities and the groups who use them (including VVIPs) and staff and outside contractors. In a dynamic, demanding, and ever-changing role, the Senior Manager, will need to collaborate with key Expo2020 stakeholders effectively across the Expo2020 site.
This is an operational role (Expo site) requiring prior operations expertise (in any sector; experience in events or health/wellness programs is ideal) and experience working cross-functionally and being responsible for operations in many physical locations time.
Senior Associate (Covid)
This is an entry-level position. The candidate must have 2+ years of work experience in a similar field.
The Covid-19 task force relies on the Senior Associate for coordination and support. The Senior Associate is in charge of the smooth operation and administration of the Covid Taskforce's principal activities daily.
This is a mid-senior level position. The candidate must have 4+ years of experience in the progressively relevant field, either in the UAE or internationally.
Through Expo 2020, the Associate Manager will launch projects and activities to strengthen the UAE's soft power.
He will also assist the Vice President in managing and executing potential international and regional opportunities to strengthen the UAE's global positioning.
IPO National Day Manager
This is a mid-senior level position. The candidate must have 6+ years of experience in event management at a manager level in a complex, ambiguous and dynamic environment.
Manager National Day Operations is a vital operational post responsible for directing cross-functional planning teams to coordinate the engaged functions' planning, assurance, and approvals activity for a given National Day.
Manager Event Planning
This is a mid-senior level position. The candidate must have 6+ years of experience in event planning at the manager level in a complex and dynamic environment.
Manager Event Planning is a vital operational role that entails managing a team to create daily operational documents for specific days. Throughout the event, the position requires weekend and early morning/late night work (on a rotating basis).
Lead Manager – Planning
This is a mid-senior level position. The candidate must have 8+ years of experience in project management or similar positions.
The Lead Manager – Planning is responsible for leading a team of Planning Managers in coordinating planning, assurance, and approvals activity across several functions and divisions. Throughout Event Time, the position requires weekend and early morning / late night work (on a rotating basis).
IPO National Day Manager (UAE National)
This is a mid-senior level position. The candidate must have 6+ years of experience in Event Management Operations or Project Management at a manager level in a complex, ambiguous and dynamic environment.
Manager National Day Operations is a vital operational post responsible for directing cross-functional planning teams to coordinate the engaged functions' planning, assurance, and approvals activity for a given National Day. The Manager National Day Operations is an essential event operation and coordination role onsite during the implementation of a National Day. Throughout the event, the position requires weekend and early morning/late night work (on a rotating basis).
Coordinator Expo Protocol (UAE National)
This is an entry-level job. The candidate must have 1+ years of professional experience in the protocol, guests' management, public relations, and diplomacy.
The Expo Protocol Coordinator (EPC) serves as the primary point of contact for Protocol-related issues between the allocated Protocol Guests and their accompanying delegation and the Expo 2020 Protocol. The EPC serves as a general aide onsite, managing daily protocol requirements - from the arrival to departure of a Protocol Guest attending an onsite event (Specialist Programming events, Forums, Summits) or any other circumstance involving the presence of a Protocol Guest attending the Opening and Closing Ceremonies, DEC events, Expo Live events, Women Pavilion event, or any other circumstance involving the presence of a Protocol Guest attending the Opening and Closing Ceremonies, DEC events.
Asst Mgr-Programme for People & Planet
This is a mid-level position. The candidate must have 4+ years or more experience in research and/or program management (preferably in the international relations context).
The Associate Manager of Expo's People and Planet Program is responsible for creating and implementing the Flip Your Worldview, International Days, and Vision 2071 programs.
How to Apply for Expo 2020 Jobs?
If you want to work with Expo 2020, you may apply online by following the steps below:
- Go to www.expo2020dubai.com/en/careers for further information.
- Go to the upper right-hand corner of the website and click on the profile button.
- Go to the bottom of the page and click on "Register Now."
- Fill in your first and last names, as well as your email address and password. Read the website's terms and conditions and check the box to accept them.
- You will receive an email confirming your registration. After clicking the link, you'll be prompted to check in with your new login credentials.
- Next, you'll need to complete the procedures to create your profile, including information about your work experience, educational qualifications, and a cover letter that will be linked with your profile.
- After filling out your profile, go to the top panel and click on "Search Opportunities."
- After checking the job vacancy that matches your qualifications and interests, click the 'Apply now' button at the bottom of the page.
The application process is straightforward, with the possibility to personalize each application form with a cover letter.
With Expo 2020 jobs, you'll find your dream job, progress your career with a rewarding and fulfilling opportunity, and make a difference at the world's mega event.
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