8 days ago

Event Manager

Swiss Re

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About Swiss Re
This is your opportunity to join Swiss Re Group - one of the world's leading wholesale providers of reinsurance, insurance and other innovative forms of insurance-based risk transfer. Our business at Swiss Re is about understanding and analysing the major risks that concern the world - from natural catastrophes to climate change, from ageing populations to cybercrime. We combine experience with expertise and innovative thinking to create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. And we enable the risk-taking essential to enterprise and progress. This is only possible with around 10,000 truly exceptional Swiss Re people across our group worldwide.

Event Manager

About the role
As a member of the Conference Services team you will:
  • Develop, plan, organize, coordinate & execute Swiss Re conferences, meetings and events in Swiss Re premises and external locations
  • Development of event concept solutions for internal and external customers in compliance with the Swiss Re specific rules / instructions, business aspects and quality standards
  • Acting in an entrepreneurial capacity by providing the best solution to the client
  • Leading event projects and coordinating all involved parties/interfaces
  • Plan and monitor the logistics of events, such as venue set up, technical infrastructure, security, transportation and staff planning
  • Key Account Management to the customer and the various internal and external service providers
  • Provide onsite support during the event as required (extended hours, including weekends, may be involved)
  • Post event production (i.e. invoice handling, supplier debriefing, evaluation of guest feedback, final costs statement vs. budget, documentation, etc.)
  • Event-Budget development and monitoring
  • Coordinate and monitor invitation and registration management
  • be embedded in a team of other Conference Business Partners and Conference Administrators
  • Manage and secure optimal event supplier relationships
  • Participate in cross functional projects
About the team
The Conference Services team of Corporate Real Estate & Logistics (CRE&LO) is looking for an Event Manager. In this role, you will plan and execute meetings, events and conferences for internal customers (Swiss Re employees) as required by the business to guarantee the highest standard levels commensurate with Swiss Re's image and quality expectations. You will act as a Key-Account Manager to various business units ensure that requirements for the business are delivered as well as collaborate with other internal stakeholder such as media production, AV services and catering to delivery harmonized services.
About You
You have
• Proven project and event management experience and know-how (ability to direct complex events from concept to execution)
• Strong verbal and written communication skills, ability to work in a fast paced environment while managing multiple projects.
• Excellent organisational skills
• Proven ability to work under pressure
• Experience working in an environment with high ranking executives (e.g. CEO, Executive Board)
• Minimum 3 years' experience in event management and conferencing, preferably in an event agency, conference or corporate environment
• Strong client counselling skills (Key Account Manager, Project Manager or similar) and ability to act as an team player are a must
• Degree in MICE, Hospitality or similar

You are
• Thought partner, able to influence others and manage complex senior stakeholder interactions
• Entrepreneurial and with a commercial mindset, capable of spotting opportunities to improve and deliver services / solutions more effectively
• Fluent in German and English / any other language a plus
• Autonomous and independent, proactive and resilient: willing to go the extra mile to deliver outstanding results
• Curious and willing to challenge the status quo
• Professional and positive
• Self-motivated and able to work both independently and within a global, multicultural team
• A strong team player with a self-starter mentality
• At ease with working in complex organizational structures with multiple reporting lines
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Location: Adliswil