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Services, Event Management Team, Business Coverage Manager, Senior Analyst / Associate, Hong Kong
November 6, 2019
MORE ABOUT THIS JOB SERVICES Consisting of Corporate Services and Real Estate (CSRE) and the Office of Global Security (OGS), our teams drive productivity and enable the firm's flow of business while ensuring its safety and security. CSRE acquires, develops and manages the firm's global real estate portfolio and delivers innovative market development, document management and hospitality related services to internal partners in the firm. CSRE's vision is to provide the world's best workplace to the people of Goldman Sachs. OGS's mission is to protect the firm's people, assets, and reputation and in doing so provides people protection, physical security, fire safety and crisis management. We look for achievement-oriented, creative individuals who perform at their best in a diverse team environment and are motivated by tangible results.
YOUR IMPACT Reporting to the Head of Event Management APAC, the Business Coverage Manager acts as a relationship owner and will partner with the business to develop and lead their event marketing strategy. The Business Coverage Manager will oversee all events and conferences with a keen focus on best practices, commercial excellence and consistency in delivery.
OUR IMPACT We are a global team distributed regionally, with both global and regional responsibilities. The Event Management team acts as an owner for divisional event activities and also the first line of defense (1LoB) to ensure that all events planned and executed are of the highest standard in terms of client experience, commerciality and creativity while exercising a high level of governance.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL The role includes, but is not limited to:
Partners with lead business partners setting annual forecast, and be responsible for event commercial management, service excellence, best practices and innovation opportunities
Partners with vendor teams and is accountable for the oversight, management and execution of divisional events
Understand core goals and objectives of the businesses supported
Identify appropriate key stakeholders/groups/individuals in division to partner with
Financial Controls & Reporting - responsible for building an accurate and thorough annual budget and adherence to that budget. Responsible for weekly approvals with global teams, monthly, quarterly and annual reporting
Team leadership - provide oversight and team leadership for project managers who are staffed on an event or conference for respective business. Be a go-to person for all team members with specific focus on best practices and consistency in delivery
Vendor procurement and management - includes contract negotiation on all specialty initiatives
Protects the firm's and business' reputation
Adherence to compliance and regulatory requirements
Brand and messaging strategy - maintain an overall brand strategy using firm resources
Content and presentation guidance - work with client team to provide guidance on agenda building, material design and speaker and presentation idea generation
Understand and lead protocol objectives for each event during both the planning and execution stages
On-site execution - accountable for overall success of the event
Exercise flexibility and be able to act as a resource to other BCM's and team members
Proactive - follows-up with clients for feedback post events and provides team timely updates (on processes/procedures and best practices)
5 minimum years of experience in event management in a fast-paced corporate organization, experience in managing large-scale conference a definite advantage
Personal integrity, initiative, leadership qualities and the ability to work as part of a team in an environment that demands excellence, time and energy
Serves as an effective role model/strong leadership skills
Ability to develop credibility with clients
Strong communication skills with proven ability to build and maintain relationships
Fluency in English, Mandarin and Cantonese
Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple responsibilities while maintaining high quality standards
Exceptional time management skills and ability to adapt style as the situation requires
A strong sense of commerciality with sound negotiation skills
Knowledge in all aspects related to conferences and event management, including but not limited to budgeting, audio visual, stage production, registration & speaker management
Good knowledge of Asia ex-Japan event venues highly beneficial
ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world.