Head of Event

Managing a team of event managers at various levels on their daily projects’ execution and deliveries

Your new company
Your new company is a leading MNC which specialized in medical conference and education. They are now looking for a Head of Event to manage a team of conference managers. You will be responsible for professional event management services.

Your new role
  • Execution of Regional/local physical virtual events
  • Meet with client to obtain a detailed brief and understanding of requirements
  • Venue-searching to meet client expectations
  • Provision of proposed venue report, with detailed comparison chart Liaison with hotel regarding contract & arrangements
  • Preparation of action plan, including detailed timelines and budget planning
  • Communication with regional & local offices of client company re delegate attendance
  • Provision of regular status report to client, including delegate registration Liaison with invited speakers & VIP guests (travel, accommodation, special requirements)
  • Liaison with internal editorial, design and production teams to produce event materials (invitations, backdrop, quick-stands, abstract books)
  • Liaison with contractors for physical events/technical contractors for virtual events
  • On-site leadership of team, including internal and external briefings
  • Provision of budget report upon completion of event

What you'll need to succeed
  • University degree or above
  • 7 years+ working experience in event management
  • 5 years’ experience in organizing regional and international meetings/conferences
  • Preferably with pharmaceutical event background
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Experience in preparation of budget reports
  • Flexibility in working hours
  • Ability and willingness to travel

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or email to Melanie Fung at melanie.fung@hays.com.hk.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.


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Talk to Melanie Fung, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Hong Kong
6604-06,66/F, ICC, 1 Austin Road West, West Kowloon

Telephone: 22307979

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