Security Cleared Events Manager

Capita MSP
London, UK
Closing date
1 Nov 2020

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Working within the National Counter Terrorism Policing Headquarters (CTPHQ), the Project Manager will be responsible for providing support to the Senior National Coordinator (SNC) and the Strategy Performance and Planning team (SPP) for the successful planning, delivery and events management of a large International Conference to be held in June 2021. The Project Manager will be directly accountable to and line managed by the Head of Strategy Performance and Planning, and work to fulfil the identified work strands to achieve and host a successful conference.

The Project Manager will be responsible for the day-to-day maintenance of the conference planning and programme and coordination of delegate attendance. They will be responsible for associated project management products; project plans; risk and issue registers - tracking and monitoring updates and managing escalations.

The Project Manager may also be responsible for managing the end-to-end delivery of specific project work packages associated with the conference delivery as directed by the SNC and Head of SPP.

The Project Manager will be able to seek professional guidance from specialists either in a dedicated Programme Management Office (PMO) or the Portfolio Management Office (PfMO), and will ensure implementation of programme / project management processes and standards, as defined by the Portfolio Office Centre of Excellence

Ability to plan, coordinate and manage a large event including associated stakeholders and suppliers.
Ability to create and manage innovative solutions for events
Ability to analyse and use programme and project management information to support effective decision making.
Strong attention to detail, ensuring that reporting and delivery products are accurate and contain the necessary information to support effective decision making.
Good interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively and tactfully with people at all levels.
Good facilitation skills, with the ability to elicit information and agreement from audiences of varying backgrounds.The ideal candidate will prove;

Experience of organising and managing complex large scale events including conferences and exhibitions in a corporate and agency environment for 500+ delegates
Must have an in-depth knowledge of all elements of event production
Must understand the processes and timelines associated with managing events
Experience of working within a project and programme management environment.
Knowledge of or direct experience in applying programme and project management approaches such as MSP and PRINCE2.
Experience with ITIL or Service Support managementYou will be required to hold CTC or SC Clearance

Capita Resourcing operates as an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of gender identity or gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, disability, age, political opinions or trade union membership
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