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Global Congresses and Events Manager (m/w/d)

ITech Consult

Posted on Jul 3, 2021 by ITech Consult

Zug, Switzerland
1 Aug 2021
Annual Salary

Global Congresses and Events Manager (m/w/d) - communication/marketing/building relationships/implementation/CEP/project management/english/German


For our client Roche Diagnostic based in Rotkreuz we are looking for a Global Congresses and Events Manager (m/w/d).

We are passionate about transforming patients' lives, and we are bold in both decision and action - we believe that good business means a better world. That is why we come to work every single day. We commit ourselves to scientific rigor, unassailable ethics, and access to medical innovations for all. We do this today to build a better tomorrow. Roche is strongly committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. We strive to build teams that represent a range of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. Embracing diversity enables us to create a great place to work and to innovate for patients.

The Global Congresses Events Team operates as a centre of excellence for customer centric event management within the Diagnostics division as well as driving employee engagement through employee events. The team is part of the global Marketing & Customer Insights Unit.

Areas of responsibility:

- Accountable for the concept development and overall organization and execution of Roche participation onsite, virtually and at international congresses, Roche own events, onsite and global launch meetings

- Develops and delivers results-oriented congresses & events; scope includes event strategy and management, budget oversight, agenda development and collaboration/coordination across multiple stakeholders, measure and report performance; Lead, develop and evolve employee engagement through internal employee events

- Leading project teams in cross-functional set ups as well as project management to ensure high quality of event execution

- Planning and developing innovative congress and event concepts as well as experimental meeting design and ensure the implementation

- Developing and managing a customer experience program (CEP), both on-site and virtually, and being an active host for VIP customer events, using the (CEP), visitor center, showroom and innovation room to tell a comprehensive and differentiated story for our customers

- Supporting, maintaining and enforcing comprehensive event operational standards, policies and procedures

- Share best practices across internal teams and from other parts of the industry, leverage the best practices for continuous improvement

- Coordinating and leading internal and external partner (such as booth building companies, event agencies). Demonstrates success in managing and negotiating with third-party vendors

- Managing teams, suppliers and other contributors to exceptional levels of execution on all assigned deliverables and programs - on schedule, in scope and within budget

- Providing strategic guidance and operational consulting for events & congresses. Provide direction based on overall communication objectives, key messages and target groups

- Ensuring that all congress and event activities reinforce the brand positioning and key messages

Professional and technical requirements:
- Bachelor's degree in Congress and Event Management, Communication, Marketing or related field, or equivalent combination of education and work-related experience required

- Min. 3 - 5 years extensive experience in congress and events management or related marketing fields

- Experienced in building relationships with a large variety of executive stakeholders

- Matrix team leading skills and very good skills in collaborating with internal, external partner teams, customers and vendor/consultants to drive business objectives in a nimble, progressive environment

- Excellent organizational, project management & administration skills with strong customer focus and demonstrated close attention to detail

- Both verbally and written fluency in English and German; French is a plus

- Ability and willingness to travel occasionally (when travel restrictions lifted)

Nice to haves:

- Experience in diagnostics market or pharma

- Strong communication skills in international environment

- Ability to jungle with multiple priorities, flexibility and able to cope with stress in a fast-paced work environment

- Experience in event management software (cent, Virtual Event software, Webinars)

Reference no: 920431SKN

Role: Global Congresses and Events Manager

Industry: Pharmaceutical industry

Workload: 100%

Location: Rotkreuz, Switzerland

Start date: ASAP

Duration: 6 months

About us:

ITech Consult is a certified ISO 9001:2015 Swiss company with offices also located in Germany and Ireland. ITech Consult is specialised in delivering IT candidates for contract work. We were founded in 1997 by IT professionals; hence we well understand what it means to be professionally supported in your search for a new project and being employed.

Reference: 1244888697

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