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Event ManagerUnited Kingdom
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Nothando Mpala

Event ManagerUnited Kingdom
About me
I am result driven, self-motivated, resourceful individual with an in depth understanding of all aspects of the project lifecycle, overall business improvement, and events management. I have strong leading and supporting experience in a multitude of technical projects across a broad range of sectors, including healthcare, IT, Media, events and non-profit organisations. In addition, I am punctual, conscientious, willing to learn and able to work well both independently and as part of a team. I am able to deal with high profile clients with a commercial approach to solving problems and developing business ideas and initiatives. Finally, I have a great eye for detail, well organised and always willing to work to the best of my abilities.
Projects credited in
  • Beauty Despite Cancer
    Beauty Despite CancerCEO, Founder of Cancer Education UK and Powerbase member, Mary Oladele recently launched her first Beauty Despite Cancer event to celebrate women this International Women’s Day. It was a phenomenal turn out, with women from different backgrounds sharing their experiences with cancer and their most vulnerable moments. In attendance was the likes of the Mayor of Kensington and Chelsea Will Pascall. Follow Cancer Education UK on IG for updates on all their upcoming events: @Cancer_eduk
  • An Evening With Boss Ladies
    An Evening With Boss LadiesPowerbase Partnerships and Recruitment Manager, Jessica Ogbeta was invited by General Assembly to join a panel of awesome women sharing their stories of trials, tribulations and successes within their endeavours. It was an inspirational and talented set of women who shared their stories about getting started and breaking into their respective industries in a conversation led by We Are F Founders, Federica Attanasio and Federica Pecis. The panel also included: Grace Picking - Program Manager,
Work history
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    Events CoordinatorHult Prize Foundation
     - London, United KingdomFreelance
    -Hosted different businesses pitch rooms and liaised with judges about score sheets. -Assisted with creating and setting up numerous zoom rooms for different pitch rooms. -Co-ordinated the communications between judges and team members. -Ensured that all documentation was circulated to the right teams leads and start-up businesses. -Participated in the training and coaching of all participants over 20 different countries and judges via zoom and other virtually platforms.
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    Events LeadWOTC Magazine
     - London, United KingdomFreelance
    -I managed a 6 day virtual summit with a total of 27 sessions, over 30 hours of speaking time, with 100+ phenomenal female trailblazers talking whilst over 50 cities tuned in. -Developed and maintained full-scale, project plan and proactively managed changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans. -Lead in core project teams meets and assisted in planning the various stages of strategy, planning, implementation and execution -Acted as client’s main point of contact from kick off through execution, training to completion. -Managed the production of set and media team for Streamyard and other virtual platforms over a week long summit. -Managed suppliers such as decorators, catering and production team as well as setting virtual platforms. -Continuously monitor tasks and project assignments, ensuring event schedule is being met and schedule changes are addressed and communicated.
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Skills
  • Project Management
  • Events
  • Marketing
  • Production
  • Administraion
  • Events Planning
  • HR Administration
  • Decision-making
  • Account Management
Education
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    Scrum Master Certificationthe knowledge academy
    London, United Kingdom
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    Events Management with Marketing and CommunicationsThe Event Academy
     - London, United Kingdom
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