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  Senior Global Event Manager
Roche (F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG)

Senior Global Event Manager
The Senior Global Event Manager generates an annual event business plan for the re-sourcing and delivery of events within product marketing plans.
Responsible for the management of selected high profile events.
Develops strong relationships with external suppliers/agencies and manages their performance
Guides Lifecycle Teams on event best practice.
Acts as a centre of excellence for event management within Pharma Business.
May manage/ mentor a Global Event Manager
Specific responsibilities:

The Senior Global Event Manager is a global role based in Basel HQ and requires frequent travelling.
Reports to: Head of Global Event Management.

Responsible for:
Provision of cost effective budgets.
Provision of external agency briefs.
Timely delivery of high quality events.
Overall coordination of the project management required for selected events.
Development of best practice solutions for events.
Compliance with healthcare event guidelines.
Possible line management of a Global Event Manager(s)
Qualifications: Bachelors Degree
Experience: 10 years +
Languages: English : Speak / Write Fluently
Job-Type: open-ended
Remuneration: unspecified
Permit Type: International
Region: Basel
You’re someone who wants to influence your own development. You’re looking for a company where you have the opportunity to pursue your interests across functions and geographies, and where a job title is not considered the final definition of who you are, but the starting point.

Ideally a business administration or marketing qualification with a specialty in Event management/tourism/ hospitality.
A tourism/Event management qualification is advantageous.

Extensive Event management experience (8-10 years), preferably within the pharmaceutical industry.
Has managed large international events with a clear objective, timeline and required outcome.
Has worked in a multinational and fast paced environment.
Procurement experience - has managed contracts with external agencies/suppliers.
Has experienced high levels of pressure and demanding event participants.
Has worked with a product team and is experienced in product positioning/branding/key marketing messages.
Had to do Budgets and reporting.
Has managed people - including mentoring and career planning.

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Who to contact:
Martin Erschbamer Contact HR: M. Erschbamer
Phone number: +41 61 68 85977

At Roche, 80,000 people across 150 countries are pushing back the frontiers of healthcare. Working together, we’ve become one of the world’s leading research-focused healthcare groups. Our success is built on innovation, curiosity and diversity, and on seeing each other’s differences as an advantage. To innovate healthcare, Roche has ambitious plans to keep learning and growing – and is seeking people who have the same goals for themselves.

The headquarters in Basel is one of Roche’s largest sites. It is home to the Corporate Executive Committee, the Pharmaceuticals and Diagnostics Divisions and the global business functions. Roche Basel also covers the entire business chain from research, development and production through to marketing. Over 8,000 people from more than 60 countries work at the site.