Role details

Managing Director

Belfast   •   £100,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Managing Director
  • General Manager

About Our Client

Belfast Waterfront and Ulster Hall Limited is a new arms length company in the process of formation, with Belfast City Council as its sole shareholder. It will operate both the Belfast Waterfront and the Ulster Hall venues on behalf of Belfast City Council.
A Board of Directors will shortly be appointed and will be tasked with making commercial decisions in a rapid and aggressive market. It will have an independent chairperson, with a reputation and track record as a business champion, a broad network of contacts and considerable commercial credibility. The Board will comprise a total of four directors and an independent chairperson, with the Council's Chief Executive and Deputy Chief Executive acting as observers. It will include people from diverse backgrounds who have specialist skills and experience to support and enable the Managing Director to achieve success.
The Board and Managing Director will be solely focussed on the successful delivery of strategic and commercial objectives, as set by the council, dedicated to meeting the financial targets, guaranteeing an economic and social return on investment for the council, funders and the city's rate-payers.
Both venues will be managed by a team employed directly by the Company. The Managing Director will be the senior executive officer, and will report to the Chair of the Board of Directors.

Job Description

We are appointing a new Managing Director to drive this strategic agenda and deliver its commercial objectives. If you are a knowledgeable, proven business executive capable of leading the Belfast Waterfront and Ulster Hall Limited, a newly created councilowned company, we want to hear from you.

The Successful Applicant

You will have a proven track record of operating in a similar role and delivering strategic and commercial objectives for a large conference venue, preferably on the international stage. You will also have previous experience of building strong, customer-focused teams combined with experience of managing significant financial and staff resources.

Along with your CV, you must provide supporting information which clearly demonstrates how you meet the essential criteria as set out in the Employee Specification for the role.

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What's on Offer

Circa £100K plus attractive package

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