We are looking for a Meetings and Events Manager to lead and support the Welcome Events Planners Team and work collaboratively with our meeting rooms bookers, hospitality and chef managers and client stakeholders in order to deliver five star services across our clients offices. We are looking for a commercial and people manager who has the ability to inspire and motivate their team through reward and recognition, training and development to ensure that the highest standard of client care is delivered to all internal staff, visitors and our colleagues in other service departments.
We are looking for someone who can help drive the service forward and upward, adhering to budgeted costs, compliance and standard operating procedures. We are known as an employer that invests in its people, providing fantastic learning and development opportunities to help develop our teams to their full potential. We offer a fantastic spectrum of tailored development opportunities ranging from bespoke in-house apprenticeships to nationally recognised training programmes.
We are looking for a proactive individual with the ability to think outside the box. They must have a people mindset, putting the needs and welfare of their team first. Secondly a commercial mindset utilisinging resources and working in collaboration with the hospitality teams to deliver a five star service, thinking outside the box in order to accommodate requests. Ideally we are looking for someone with experience of managing multiple and varying events in a busy environment across many offices throughout London and the regions; meaning they are able to manage their time effectively and support their teams when needed depending on business requirements. Preferably, the individual will be confident in creating new processes and not be afraid to put innovative ideas forward.
Our client is one of the Big Four Auditors and is the second largest professional services firm in the world. They are always looking to improve, innovate and evolve their services and expect their service partners to drive this from the front. Portico are responsible for all Welcome Services, Floor Hosting, Room Bookings, Events and Switchboard working as One Team with our partners in BaxterStorey and Benugo across the UK and Ireland.
Shift pattern: 40 hours per week and In accordance to business needs
Closest tube station: London Bridge for one office & Charing Cross or Embankment for the other, as well as Regional travel.
Salary: between £39,999.99
Other benefits we offer:
BUPA Private Healthcare (T&C’s apply)
Meal of Duty
Bespoke Training & Development programme and apprenticeships
Discounts available from HAPI & Heartbeat app, from high street shops to holidays and cinemas
28 Days holiday inclusive of bank holidays