Senior Logistics Manager

Job Type:
Permanent
AED Salary Range:
Any
Salary Description:
Negotiable
Sector:
Event Management Agencies
Region:
UK
Location:
London
Posted:
29/06/2018
Recruiter:
ESP Recruitment
Job Ref:
DC/10978

This award winning event management agency seeks an experienced Senior Logistics Manager who enjoys working across a variety of live event formats. The role supports the delivery of events with a strong logistical focus on events and activations for major corporates and high-profile brands. You will take ownership for all logistical elements and the associated budget on projects, act as the client contact and collaborate with other departments as part of a team to deliver outstanding events. The role is client facing & requires excellent account management skills to maintain and build client relationships. You will also have responsibility for managing the logistics team, so previous experience of managing and motivating staff is key.

Responsibilities include:

Managing clients and client relationships 'end to end' from brief, pitch and throughout the project lifecycle from development to delivery

* Overseeing pre-event delegate management / communication including the use of specialist delegate management systems.
* Identifying appropriate on brand and on budget venues
* Scoping the use of those venues to meet clients brief / expectations and ensure a great guest experience / people flow
* Food & beverage management
* Hostess management
* Registration
* Transport
* Managing logistics freelancers on projects - specialists are used in a number of areas, particularly delegate management, to supplement the in-house team and managing them effectively is a must

Requirements

* In depth experience as a Senior Logistics Manager within a similar size & quality organisation
* Expert knowledge of all logistical elements including managing and developing registration websites, as well managing the process and timeline, venue sourcing, food and beverage, hostess management and transport
* Proven capability to input into projects budgets; up to £2m
* Third party supplier management including managing relationships
* Team leadership experience, ability to line manage, mentor team members and motivate the team

Contact Details:
ESP Recruitment
Tel: 020 7299 2960
Contact: Diane Carters
Email:

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