Venue Procurement Manager, Events

3 days left

Recruiter
Albany Appointments
Location
London, South East England
Salary
28000.0000
Posted
23 Jul 2017
Closes
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Venue Procurement Manager (Events)

An exciting opportunity for a talented Venue Procurement Manager, looking for a challenge in their events career sourcing world-class venues for a global organisation.

Working for one of the world’s leading conference companies, who put on international events, the Venue Procurement Manager will be joining a dedicated events team who deliver best in class event experiences.

The Venue Procurement Manager will be responsible for sourcing venues, understanding all key venue requirements, event challenges and business objectives for internal stakeholders.

Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Proactively engaging and managing internal stakeholders to understand their event needs
  • Managing multiple sourcing projects, communicating and advising on progress and delivery timeframes
  • Negotiating contracts and commercial terms with existing and new suppliers, in the best interests of the business
  • Supporting the plan to reduce the overall number of suppliers by consolidating spend with fewer, strategically selected vendors
  • Understanding and utilising systems and technologies to drive incremental improvements

Ideal Candidate:

  • 2-3 years of large scale venue sourcing projects ideally with a focus on US market
  • Experience managing own projects & lead on key vertical
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Analytically strong: comfortable manipulating large volumes of data
  • Tenacious and commercially minded, with a willingness to challenge current practice and convention

Location: London

Salary £28,000 + 25% bonus

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