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

Date Posted: 4/16/2018

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Job Description

Job ID: NOB002010

About Us

Nobel Biocare is a world leader in the field of innovative implant-based dental restorations – from single-tooth to fully edentulous indications. Nobel Biocare offers you a great place to work by giving you the opportunity to grow and be recognized for your effort and achievements.


The Head Global Congresses & Events leads a team responsible for the planning and execution of a set of pre-defined Global events, defined as scientific meetings, congresses and trade shows, in which Nobel Biocare has decided to participate, or chosen to organize. Furthermore the role includes the logistical responsibility for staging of internal events and bigger internal meetings. This position works closely with other members of the Global Sales Development department , the Marketing Department, Nobel Biocare’s Business Units, country subsidiaries as well as external suppliers. Frequent interaction with the members of the Leadership team of the company is also part of the expectations on this role. Budget management and vendor negotiations are key responsibilities of the Head Global Congresses & Events.

  • Lead and motivate a strong and result-oriented team of Event project managers.
  • Overall responsibility for the planning and execution of defined Global Events projects.
  • Overall responsibility for the logistical planning and execution of defined internal events and meetings.
  • Ensure planning, execution and follow-up of all event projects within responsibility, to the highest of quality standards with the aim to continuously improve and raise the bar of customer experience.
  • Ensure the timely communication and promotion of events, the planning of onsite support material; printed matter, films, grip stock etc.
  • Stakeholder in the selection and of speakers or special guests to events under responsibility.
  • Logistically responsible for all podium and other training & education activities staged at events.
  • Vendor and supplier selection in collaboration with Procurement, close vendor management and responsibility for the continuous review of performance to trigger improvement.
  • Coordinating venue management, caterers, stand designers, contractors and equipment hire.
  • Lead contact person with associations in the dental field who organize scientific meetings and trade shows for the profession.
  • Planning of business objectives per event, e.g. sales and leads objectives and as well as marketing messages in close collaboration with the Global Sales department and the Marketing department
  • Detailed budget planning and close budget control/follow-up to ensure strict cost control.
  • Constant evaluation of how to develop customer experience before, during and after events.
  • Development and implementation of Event Guidelines for Nobel Biocare’s market companies (subsidiaries) as well as turn-key Event concepts.
  • Reporting on key performance indicators (KPI's) assessing events against ROI:  generate leads, traffic and registration for T&E and online store, sales, visits at corporate forums etc.
  • Post-event evaluation: customer's surveys, business objectives, budgets including information gathering and analysis as well as producing reports for event stakeholders, in collaboration with Manager Event Marketing.
  • Establish an overview of global event activities of main competitors.

Job Requirements


  • Proven experience of managing successful global events, including developing event strategies, plans and concepts, managing event logistics
  • Solid budget management experience
  • Mastering the teamwork approach and excels in working in an interdisciplinary and multicultural environment.
  • Ability to steer guide and execute with equal precision and enthusiasm.
  • Very strong project management skills with attention to detail.
  • Extraordinary ability to handle stress.
  • Strong presentation skills. 
  • Available for travel and work at non-regular hours when necessary
  • A doer mentality beyond the regular.
  • Fluent in English (spoken and written)
  • Fluent in German (spoken and written)
  • Any other languages an advantage

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 62,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $16.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #133 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,300% over 20 years.

At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.