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(Senior) Specialist Congresses & Events I&I

Req #: 1700469
Location: Munich, BY DE
Job Category: Administrative Support
Work Location: Joseph-Wild-Strasse 20 MÜNICH 81829
Organization: Celgene GmbH
Schedule: 40
Employee Status: Full time
Job Type: Regular
Job Level:
Other Locations:Germany- Munich


Celgene is a global biopharmaceutical company leading the way in medical innovation to help patients live longer, better lives. Our purpose as a company is to discover and develop therapies that will change the course of human health.  We value our passion for patients, ​quest for innovation, spirit of independence and love of challenge. With a presence in more than 70 countries, and growing - we look for talented people to grow our business, advance our science and contribute to our unique culture.

Under the direction of the Senior Manager Congresses & Events, this individual will be responsible for the planning, organization and flawless execution of Celgene’s presence at relevant national and international congresses and events.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Is responsible for the planning and independent organization and execution of selected national congresses, commercial events & medical education events – in close cooperation with the Senior Manager Congresses & Events..
  • Key contact person for the Business Unit I+I with regards to organizing congresses and events which fall into the responsibility of this individual
  • Representation of Celgene’s congress and event team at national and international congresses
  • Management of customer invitations and attendance of Celgene staff, respectively
  • Support and independent negotiations (contracts, rebates, cancellation policies) with hotels, vendors and other suppliers. 
  • Representation of the Congress & Event team at national Celgene meetings
  • Planning and execution of comprehensive projects related to improvement of congress & events management, e.g. development of IT-based solutions etc.
  • Oversees key legal and administrative processes being relevant for congress and event management
  • Plans and attends onsite visits for future congresses in close agreement with the Senior Manager Congresses & Events

Skills/Knowledge Required:

  • Strong identification with Celgene’s values
  • Highly motivated and proactive self-starter with ability to outperform in a fast-paced environment.
  • Clear understanding of the organizational & planning aspects of congress/event management.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills combined with strong cross-functional teamwork and collaboration skills.
  • Strong background in marketing and/or project management
  • Very strong experience in managing Congress/Event industry suppliers/agencies.
  • Several years of experience in pharma industry
  • Service-oriented attitude towards internal and external customers.


  • Highly motivated self-starter with ability to outperform in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong customer focus with constant delivery of service excellence
  • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written) with ability to communicate with stakeholders at all levels of the organization
  • Proficient in Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Communication, motivation and persuasive skills
  • Self-management: Accurate and organized
  • Open-minded


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