Senior Conference Manager - International Medical Association
Urgent requirement for an experienced Senior Conference Manager to oversee large scale international conferences. 6 months FTC likely to extend.
UK based Medical Federation that has many global achievements including uniting International health communities, working towards the highest standards of physical and mental wellbeing issues and advancing science. They do this via advocacy, events and conferences, strengthening of Member Associations, education and training. They're needing a Senior Conference Manager to oversee forthcoming large-scale congresses. 6 month contract with the opportunity to extend to permanent.
Reporting to the Chief Executive you'll oversee the delivery of large-scale international conferences (5,000+) taking place this summer, liaising with professional conference organisers in each country and the various Committee Chairs. You'll handle logistics and budget management. This is a hands on role with the support of local partners - registration, sponsorship etc - to the PCO, plus you will manage and have the support of a conference coordinator.
* Conference and speaker logistics
* Budget management
* Committee liaison
* On-site delivery - international
* Liaison with local Professional Conference Organisers
* Management of a coordinator
You'll be a solid Senior Conference Manager used to working on international events for 5000 pax + with external international event organisers, plus a proven track record of long-lead programme management, complex speaker logistics, Committee liaison and on-site delivery. You'll have a proven ability to handle instruction of external commercial partners and suppliers, plus oversight of programme activity. Used to liaising with senior academic committees and groups you'll have experience of working within a similar international membership led organization/not for profit and be happy to travel. If you have medical congress experience and/or languages that would be a bonus!
This role is ideally to start ASAP start but with a maximum 1 month notice period. If you have the right skills and experience please click 'Apply' now!