Temp - Senior Meeting & Events Procurement Specialist

Location
Tarrytown, New York, US
Posted
May 26, 2018
Ref
13462BR
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Contract
Position Summary

Known for its scientific and operational excellence, Regeneron is a leading science-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, invents, develops, manufactures, and commercializes medicines for the treatment of serious medical conditions. Regeneron commercializes medicines for eye diseases, high LDL-cholesterol, atopic dermatitis and a rare inflammatory condition and has product candidates in development in other areas of high unmet medical need, including rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, pain, cancer and infectious diseases.

Summary:

The Meeting & Events Specialist must have a strong background in developing and managing meetings sourcing and provide strategic leadership to guide, train, and coach stakeholders on meetings sourcing best practices. This is a hands-on position with day-to-day interaction with company meeting planners.

Responsibilities:

• Responsible for coordinating offsite meetings with preferred hotel partners or other vendors including hotels, conference centers, meeting venues.
• As the CVENT system administrator work within CVENT software to distribute Request for Proposals (RFP) to venues, attendee registration sites and track meetings metrics.
• Work with venue to ensure sleeping rooms, meeting space, catering requirements and AV requirements are included in contracts and contract meets company standards.
• Support the negotiation and management of contracts with meeting vendors including venue, ground transportation, food and beverage, AV and team building activities.
• Prepare contracts for signature in accordance with our meetings and travel policies.
• Create and manage attendee registration sites.
• Develop and maintain strong vendor relationships.
• Serve as liaison between business area representatives and vendors.
• Responsible for communicating logistical details of meetings to internal stakeholders and all event vendors.

Requirements:

• CVENT system experience required
• Strong negotiation skills
• Detail oriented and deadline driven
• Strong business acumen and industry experience preferred
• Creative problem-solver and team collaborator
• Strong oral and written communication skills
• Ability to work concurrently on multiple tasks/projects
• High quality customer service orientation with both internal and external clients
• Ability to actively look for ways to assist others and exceed customer expectations
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Word, Excel and PowerPoint
• The ability to build strong working relationships with strategic partners (both internal and external.)
• Strong sense of urgency to get things completed as quickly as possible.
Education
• Bachelor's Degree
Experience
• 5+ years relevant experience
• Experience managing multiple projects simultaneously

This is an opportunity to join our select team that is already leading the way in the Pharmaceutical/Biotech industry. Apply today and learn more about Regeneron's unwavering commitment to combining good science & good business.

To all agencies: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of Regeneron about this opening. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at Regeneron via-email, the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of Regeneron, unless such search firms/employment agencies were engaged by Regeneron for this position and a valid agreement with Regeneron is in place. In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of the Regeneron agency engagement process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.

Regeneron is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Requisition Number: 13462BR