The main responsibilities of the role include :
Support in the development of operational strategies for implementation in respect of servicing the needs of VVIP, VIP and other internal and external stakeholders;
Assist in the command and control operations center and assist in the management of the Protocol entities database and Secretariat IFT system;
Assist in the implementation process and recording of all expo Expo 2020 official ceremonies and visits of domestic and international Protocol dignitaries prior to and during the expo event periods, to utilize the information in the development of the protocol guest group system;
Develop Event Time Protocol communications process through a Protocol Coordination Centre mechanism and coordinate the Protocol advisory services for Expo 2020 Dubai leadership in respect of ceremonial and protocol related matters;
Refine and establish appropriate information collection procedures for international and domestic dignitary programs to be utilised in the protocol guest group system;
Deliver coordinated information advice and assistance to relevant governmental organisations in respect of visits by VVIP, VIP and other guest categories;
Keep a record book for each guest group including individuals as a reference document for future expo 2020 visits and periodic confirmation with internal and external stakeholders of all information circulars related to expo 2020 protocol engagement;
Assist in the implementation and coordination of the protocol guidelines in respect of national day and other expo 2020 ceremonial matters.
Ensure these procedures are communicated through the diplomatic channels as required.
4+ years of experience in high level protocol organizational roles, with strong leadership and interpersonal skills, as well as :
A Bachelor's degree within a relevant field;
Strong diplomatic, management & operational capabilities. Approachable, active listening skills and encourages growth and team work with the department and organization;
Confident, capable collaborative manager, with exceptional attention to detail and time management;
Project management, financial and planning management skills;
Strong communications skills, collaborative, cultural sensitivity and negotiation skills.