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Candidate 6115

Meetings & Events Business Partner
£70,000 to £80,000
Full Time/Permanent
In-person Events
Planning & Strategy
London

August 2021 – present                                  Meetings & Events Business Partner – BCG (Boston Consulting Group)

 

  • Responsible for partnering with the Global Chief of Staff and team for the strategic planning and delivery of the flagship global program (audience 2500+ pax) in accordance with goals and objectives set by the CEO.
  • Acting as the liaison between the internal stakeholder and the Meetings & Events team to bring together the following services: sourcing, city/site selection, venues, suppliers, technology platforms and event operations strategy
  • Leading the operations team (25 people+) to successfully execute design, logistics (including meeting space management, food and beverage, evening events, etc.), technology, production, communication, and security
  • Responsible for selecting suppliers and managing the delivery of outsourced elements – such as DMCs, freelancers and event agencies – including RFPs, interviews, appointment, onboarding and managing subsequent relationship
  • Building trust with the stakeholders - creating transparency throughout planning journey, providing true leverage to the teams, creating value, and enhancing flagship event's experiences.
  • Able and ambitious event leader with over 13 years’ experience in the global Meetings & Events industry. Excellent interpersonal skills, able to build and develop high performing international teams to deliver on business goals and deliver world class events.
  • Adept at establishing and maintaining close relationships with suppliers and stakeholders – extremely comfortable at communicating across all levels of seniority
  • Highly pro-active character with strong organisational, financial management and people management skills