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CV, Portfolio Manager, Pharma Sector Targeting The US

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 32496
(05/30/1990, female)
List top 5 skills: conferences, head of content, life sciences, pharmaceuticals, portfolio manager, production
Short Bio:

I am a Portfolio Manger in the pharmaceutical sector and have been working in the field of conference production for over two years in central London. I have a Masters Degree in Chemistry and four years industrial experience in the pharmaceutical sector. My ability to work well under pressure, coupled with developing and guiding producers, has seen me progress from a Conference Producer to Portfolio Manager within a year and a half.

Current location: 

England, United Kingdom - View on map



Preferred Sector of Employment: 

Pharmaceutical and Science

Spoken languages: 


Locations I am interested in working:

United States


• A highly self-motivated, confident and passionate Portfolio Manager for the Pharmaceutical Sector producing B2B events for C-level industry leaders, with a Masters in Chemistry and four years experience in the pharmaceutical industry.

• A dynamic, loyal, reliable and resourceful leader with excellent communication and time-management skills as a result of training and developing a small team of conference producers. I instil these standards along with others such as reliability, enthusiasm and adaptability in my team of producers and senior producers in order to enhance and improve the quality of our entire pharmaceutical portfolio.

• An organised individual who has contributed to a £625K revenue build on her pharmaceutical events in a year and a half, who is eager to succeed and strives to develop in challenging work environments.

• An outgoing achiever, who has successfully completed a character defining adventure backpacking around Australia alone and recently returned from the US after a successful business trip alone.

Education & Qualifications

University of East Anglia (MChem)
Sept 08-July 12
Masters in Chemistry with a Year in Industry

Oxford Tutorial College, Oxford
Sept 06-June 08
A level: Chemistry, English Literature and Language, Biology

King Alfred’s Sports College, Oxfordshire
Sept 04-June 06
11 GCSE’s

Technical, Professional & Occupational Training

• Media House Training June 14

• Innovative Thinking Workshop Oct 12

• Leadership Course – Residential Feb 11

• Full Clean UK Driving Licence Nov 09

• Excellent Office Skills

Employment History

The SMi Group
Dec 14 – Aug 15
Portfolio Manager – Pharma

The SMi Group
June 14 – Dec 14
Senior Conference Producer

The SMi Group
Sept 13 – June 14
Conference Producer

Informa Life Sciences
May 13 – Sept 13
Conference Producer

Nov 12 – May 13
Research and Development Analyst

NAPP Pharmaceuticals
July 12 – Nov 12
Quality Control

NAPP Pharmaceuticals
July 10-Aug 11
Student Placement


• As the Portfolio Manager, I report to the Directors daily and work directly with the Marketing Manager and Sales and Sponsorship personnel to maximise sector revenue and performance.

• Interview, recruit, train, mentor, manage and support producers and senior producers to ensure standards of quality are met, speaker expenses are budgeted for and approved, all elements of the production cycle are being carried out correctly and deadlines are hit, in addition to monitoring performance and progress with regular appraisals.

• My aim is to have detailed knowledge of how each event is performing, scheduling weekly meetings with the team to devise a plan of action to maximise event profitability and ensure comprehensive marketing activity.

• Initiate and maintain relationships with KOLs within the pharma series with at least four external meetings a year.

• Identify and prioritise key tasks on a daily basis within a 24 day conference production cycle to meet the KPIs required to ensure a high-caliber and successful event, producing 9 conferences per annum with 2 workshops per event.

• Research, generate and propose new topics to the board of Directors for future conferences in the forward schedule.

• Excellent organisational skills are required along with effective time management and a keen eye for detail when working across different conference projects simultaneously with demonstrable skills in content driven research, brochure design, speaker acquisition, website design and finalising pharmaceutical conference projects.

• Adept at responding quickly to rapid changes in a fast paced environment with multiple deadlines to meet.

• An excellent communicator, conscientious, emotionally intelligent and adapt well to different situations. Senior managers have praised my work and commitment.

• Maintain confidentiality and ensure the smooth running and success of the Pharmaceutical Sector.



I play scrum half for Teddington Ladies and I’m also the Junior Girls Team Manager and Coach. I have my own blog; Rhiannon’s Rugby Union Blog and I am employed by Fifteen Rugby to cover Premiership games on weekends and I voluntarily blog for BT Sport. I also have 8 years sailing experience and have previously been a sailing assistant. I’ve done one half marathon and I’m set to do another in 2016.



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