New Job National Meetings And Events Planner In British Columbia

National Meetings and Events Planner
National Meetings and Events Planner

National Meetings and Events Planner

Company : Pwc Canada
Salary : Details not provided
Location : British Columbia

Full Description

A career in Procurement, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to develop and manage the procurement of all goods and services required by PwC for operational and strategic purposes. As a part of the team, you’ll assist in developing our standard practices and compliance infrastructure, managing relationships for both internal clients and suppliers to aid in the strategic selection of suppliers, supplier diversity, and contract negotiations.

What to consider before applying

  • This role will be based out of our Vancouver office

Purpose-led work you’ll be part of

As a National Meetings & Events Planner, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • The National Meetings & Events Planner will assist MES planners on specific events to determine the parameters and procedures for an event

  • Provides a concierge planning service from conception to completion for in house events and external venues

  • Sources required services and vendors both internally and externally to execute the event

  • The National Meetings & Events Planner will coordinate list management and communications around the event. Coordinates and manages logistics of the event

  • Maintains a visible role within the Firm and to outside parties, including suppliers and other planners

  • Maintains contacts and network opportunities within the event planning profession

  • Assist Senior Manager and Manager, MES to maintain and update cost savings and other MES financial reports as required

  • Process event contracts and related forms for MES planners

  • The National Meetings & Events Planner will manage collateral database including managing requests, updating database records, shipping of materials, updating meeting collateral requirements

  • Manage event registration as required

  • Tabulating and consolidating reports for event sponsors or meeting planners

  • Process all event invoices including processing appropriate cheque requisitions for finance

Experiences and skills you’ll use to solve

  • External business experience, with demonstrated skills in event management

  • Experience with virtual events platforms an asset

  • Experience working on a virtual team

  • Demonstrable strong supplier management skills

  • The applicant can expect exposure to confidential matters on certain projects and must maintain a high degree of sensitivity in terms of the handling of any material or information

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills

  • An enthusiastic team player who embraces a diverse workload

  • A demonstrated commitment to valuing differences and working alongside diverse people and perspectives

  • Frequent overtime hours, which may involve early mornings, evenings and weekends

  • Travel may be involved to support in-person events

Why you’ll love PwC

We’re inspiring and empowering our people to change the world. Powered by the latest technology, you’ll be a part of amazing teams helping public and private clients build trust and deliver sustained outcomes. This purpose-led work, and our continuous development environment, will take your career to the next level. We reward your impact, and support your wellbeing, through a competitive compensation package, inclusive benefits and flexibility programs that will help you thrive in work and life. Learn more about us at

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With connectivity being a key enabler of our strategy, we’re striving to become the most connected firm - connected to the market, to our people and to each other. We’ve adopted Activity Based Working, empowering our people with the flexibility to choose the setting most suitable to accomplish their goals for the day. PwC professionals solve important problems by engaging in a diverse range of activities in our offices, from client sites and our homes, building connections with each other and our clients.

Putting the safety of our people and clients first

At this time, PwC does not require, but strongly encourages, full vaccination in order to access its offices. Some of our clients may require vaccination and other restrictions to be in place to access their premises. You may, therefore, be required to be vaccinated and comply with all other restrictions where applicable.

At PwC Canada, our most valuable asset is our people and we grow stronger as we learn from one another. We’re committed to creating an equitable and inclusive community of solvers where everyone feels that they truly belong. We understand that experience comes in many forms and building trust in society and solving important problems is only possible if we reflect the mosaic of the society we live in.
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