Senior Project Manager - Meeting & Events

Job description

We are currently recruiting in Kuoni Tumlare Meeting & Events a Senior Project Manager M&E with previous experience within the MICE industry to join our passionate team in Germany or Austria. This position can be home based or office based in Frankfurt, Germany.

 Candidates should ideally be coming from an event agency or a DMC and have previously worked with a wide range of clients at senior levels.

We’re always looking for talented, creative and target-oriented people who share our passion for events. In exchange for commitment, our organization offers a great working environment and the chance to take the lead on some exciting, high-profile events

Responsibilities include

  • Lead the full scope of a given event, and manage team members participating in the project
  • Complete end-to-end handling of the event/ project
  • Create, plan and deliver large-scale events for a variety of foreign clients across the year
  • Responsible for the project/ event logistics, including all land arrangements
  • Develop concepts, create new products and bring novelty and creativity in the M&E offer
  • Run a number of different events in parallel and manage a wide range of third parties
  • Supplier management prior, during and after the event
  • Negotiating with third parties to maximize value creation
  • Client and account management to ensure repeat business
  • Budget management and post event reconciliation
  • Risk Management and resolution

Job requirements

The ideal candidate for this position must have:

  • A natural curiosity and passion for the MICE/ hospitality industry
  • A willingness and ability to share own knowledge and expertise
  • Positive attitude and good interpersonal skills
  • The ability to prioritize and multi-task in a complex environment
  • Be a self-starter with ability to work independently
  • Be willing to travel internationally

Essential requirements:

  • 5 years’ experience in the MICE/ hospitality industry
  • In-depth knowledge of various destinations in Europe
  • Experience with leading projects and project teams
  • Fluent in German and English. Written and verbal language skills are essential
  • In-depth knowledge of MS Office programs, especially Excel and PowerPoint