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Manager Global Congresses & Events in Kloten, Switzerland at Nobel Biocare

Date Posted: 2/7/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: NOB002879

About Us

Nobel Biocare is a world leader in the field of innovative implant-based dental restorations – from single tooth to fully edentulous indications. We offer dental implant systems, high-precision individualized prosthetics and CAD/CAM systems, diagnostics, treatment planning, guided surgery solutions and biomaterials. We support customers throughout their professional and practice development. Our headquarter is in Zurich, Switzerland, and we have around 34 direct sales organizations worldwide. Nobel Biocare is a member of the Danaher Corporation, a diversified technology leader.


Do you have a solid experience in managing corporate events and congresses on an international level? (in healthcare industry ideally). Do you make sound decisions quickly while being effective and efficient in a high-paced, high-pressure environment? Come and join us. You will be responsible for project managing Nobel Biocare's own events and the company's participation at trade shows, from planning to execution and follow up.
You will also take on sub project responsibilities for large scale projects and coaching of subsidiaries on the implementation of standardized operating procedures (Blue Book) for event projects. You will maintain the process and tasks related to speaker management, issuing contracts and coaching team members on the standardized operating procedures.

  • planning, coordinating and implementing event concepts and marketing campaigns/activities of highest quality to increase market visibility and market appearance
  • strict adherence of the project budget and Danaher compliance rules and regulations.
  • coordinating venue management, caterers, stand designers, contractors and equipment hire
  • managing and negotiating with event agencies and suppliers
  • scheduling workshops and lectures in proximity to the event
  • coordinating staffing requirements and staff briefings
  • launch readiness: plan and coordinate that all product and concept launches are properly integrated at the event planning, execution and follow-up tracking activities
  • development of marketing/communication plans and material for each event e.g. e-mailing, brochures, leaflets, videos, templates, social media, event applications etc. and coordination via GMT
  • ensure that all marketing and communication for and at an event have a clear "Call to Action"
  • transformative marketing (TFM)/lead management: consistent lead and data capture at events, integrated data into sales force, provide markets with follow-up measures and provide consistent track of lead data
  • setting, maintaining and measure ROI targets for each event project
  • liaising with local market, requesting and implementing their input, feedback and requests
  • coordinating suppliers, handling client queries and troubleshooting on the day of the event
  • overseeing the dismantling and removal of the event
  • post-event evaluation: customer's surveys, business objectives, budget and lead management
  • best practice sharing within own event department and other marketing stakeholders
  • Required willingness to travel internationally up to 20% of full work time.

Job Requirements


  • Excellent organizational skills and time management
  • Solid experience in marketing and communication
  • Solid experience in budgeting and financial management
  • Ability to establish productive relationships at all levels and to work effectively in a matrix environment
  • Ability to establish a positive and collaborative team environment
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Positive and flexible approach to problem solving.
  • Conceptual and strategic thinking
  • Innovative and creative mindset, ability to set event apart from competition
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong written and spoken English, any other languages, especially German, an advantage
  • 3-5 years+ experience in management of global congresses and events with > 400 participants
  • Experience in negotiating and working with vendors from the event industry (AV, booth builders, registration, communication)
  • Proven background in medical or pharmaceutical industry a strong advantage
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Education: MS, BA in Marketing or equivalent experience
  • Multi-tasking
  • Stress-resistant
  • Thorough and responsible
  • Assertive but respectful
  • Ability to problem-solve and work independently in a dynamic, challenging and busy environment.
  • Multi-tasking and adhering to numerous deadlines.

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher's Dental Platform is a $3B global business focused on all aspects of dental care.  With the intention to spin-off the Dental Platform to become its own public company in the second half of 2019, “Dental Co” will become one of the largest and most innovative dental companies in the world.  We are changing the face of dentistry with our differentiated portfolio of products designed to serve every dental professional’s need. It is our mission to make our dentist's work simpler and better connected so more patients are cared for in a shorter time. Our dental brands include traditional consumables and equipment (KaVo Kerr) and specialty products (Ormco and Nobel Biocare).

To be considered for this role, applicants must be either Swiss citizens, EU-nationals or have the legal right to live and work in Switzerland.

For agencies: please, note that we only accept direct applications. Submission of candidates from unsolicited third parties does not create any implied obligation on the part of Nobel Biocare/ Danaher group