Project Manager – UAE

Closing date for this position is January 2024


Reddoor54 is a specialist UAE-based event and sports brand activation agency, with offices in Dubai and London. We work with some of the world’s biggest sports, brands and partners to create dynamic and innovative sporting experiential activations and events across the region and worldwide.


The opportunity exists for an enthusiastic, driven, and strategically minded Project Manager to join the Reddoor54 team, assisting with the planning, management and execution of projects across our diverse international events portfolio. The desired candidate will be report into the Project Director & will be based in our Dubai Office with regular international travel. This is a broad operational role working on multiple Reddoor54 projects and to tight deadlines and will require being away from home for extended periods of time.


The role requires a varied skillset with the ability to work across a diverse event portfolio, supporting the wider Reddoor54 team to service its clients’ needs:

Strategy & Planning

  • Full turn-key PM to not only oversee the planning and production but to actively manage the live operation on event days
  • Site management skills, understanding of the basic Health and Safety and task prioritization of working on an active event build site
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills to plan, prioritize, and execute multiple projects simultaneously while meeting tight and reactive deadlines
  • Ability to think and to develop innovative ideas and concepts that align with clients’ brand objectives and deliver impactful event activations
  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills to identify and address project issue, making timely adjustments to keep projects on track
  • Attention to detail and ability to maintain a proficient standard of accuracy in all project documentation, contracts, and reports
  • Flexibility to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, adjusting plans and resources as needed to accommodate changing client needs or unforeseen circumstances
  • Knowledge of event production and logistics, vendor management and technical requirements.
  • Manage and oversee event budgets, reporting on status updates regularly to the Project Director

Leadership & Coordination

  • Be an excellent communicator and team player
  • Liaise regularly with other departments and stakeholders to ensure alignment
  • Delegate responsibility but oversee team travel and welfare during events
  • Contribute good insights in internal meetings
  • Encourage and develop best-practice across the business
  • Support a team of skilled professionals to deliver a wide range of activities ensuring high standards of engagements

Monitoring & Evaluation

  • Manage work in progress (WIP) documents and oversee delivery of regular client reports
  • Post event administration ie budget reconciliation, supplier invoicing, client payments
  • Be personable with client and efficient at providing regular client updates, organising, and hosting regular conference calls, and face-to-face meetings
  • Support in the production of post event evaluation to inform future events


  • Competitive Salary
  • 30 Calendar Days (Inc. Public Holidays as per UAE Law)
  • Annual Discretionary Company Bonus – up to 8% (3% Company & 5% Individual)
  • Remote and on-site working
    • Operational delivery site hours 7am – 7pm with regular breaks
    • Remote hours: 9am-5:30pm with 1 hour for lunch
  • Health Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Reports to Project Director
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