Senior Project Manager

Optima Recruitment
Milton Keynes
18 Apr 2019
04 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Project Manager

This agency is highly dynamic and creative, always striving to plan, engage and create a new and exciting way to hold corporate events and conferences.

Working across the UK, Europe and USA, they know how to hold an event at a large and fabulous scale!

Job description

  • Manage and oversee the update of the operational process on a regular basis or as and when required
  • Manage and oversee the update of the Project Management Tool to reflect project timelines
  • Manage and oversee the delivery of multiple sized projects of varying complexity within client timeframes and budget specified
  • Set, communicate and drive timelines and priorities within each project
  • Communicate, maintain and develop client relationships
  • Manage and oversee supplier relationships
  • Adhere to client specific SLA’s and process requirements where necessary
  • Provide leadership, motivation, direction and support to your project team
  • Travel to on-site inspections and project manage events onsite as and when required
  • Manage and oversee negotiations throughout the project life
  • Manage and implement regular communication and attend meetings within the project team to provide project status updates
  • Attend 'kick off’ meetings 'briefings’ and 'de-brief’ meetings as and when required
  • Develop, mentor and coach all direct reports ensuring periodic meetings to discuss progress and review development plans
  • Provide consistent leadership, motivation and direction to all team members

Person Specification:

  • Previous experience of working with Pharma clients is essential
  • Congress Management experience would be advantageous
  • Must have experience of working in a corporate background
  • Excellent attention to detail and organisation skills
  • Passion for what you do, a desire to be all engaging, creative and keen to build a unique service offering in-house

Additional Information:

  • Based in Milton Keynes
  • £40,000 - £45,000
  • 25 days holiday per year plus bank holidays
  • Discretional Annual Profit Related Bonus (not guaranteed) (Must have worked for the company for 6 months to be eligible)
  • Health Insurance
  • Pension 4% contribution
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Commission for all New Client Business introduced (% paid for the first year of business)
  • Flexible Working (Business needs will always prevail therefore all successful candidates need to be prepared to attend office up to 5 days if required however, and where appropriate, managers may assign work from home at their discretion).

We appreciate the time you took to apply for this vacancy, however due to the high level of applications that we receive, we can only respond to successful candidates. In the meantime, please check out our website to read more about our company and privacy policy.

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