Client Solutions Project Manager

Client Solutions Project Manager

Ovation Global DMC is the leading Global Destination Management Company. We have been servicing associations, corporations and agencies in 100+ destinations throughout Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, North America, and South America for more than 25 years. With our extensive local expertise, creativity, and resources we specialise in designing and executing your event objectives from logistics to exclusive high-end programmes.


We are super excited to be recruiting a Client Solutions Project Manager to join the Ovation Portugal team based in Lisbon.


Who you are: 

Within this new role, you will be the main responsible for the successful delivery of RFPs for Portugal. With strong communication and organizational skills, you function as a liaison between Sales and Operations. You are the person who ensures that the client needs outlined in the brief are met through winning proposals. Then, once the business is won, the project is handed over to Operations flawlessly, ensuring all prior work is properly documented and shared.


You are a multi-tasker with the ability to work on multiple projects at the same time whilst ensuring quality, innovation as well as timely delivery of proposals at all times.


You have a true passion for Portugal as MICE destination and are constantly on the lookout for the newest venues and to-dos to ensure we are ahead of our game. You are a team player who feels like a fish in the water in an international ambience.


Besides being our star when it comes to proposal development, you are also able to support our Operations team onsite when the event agenda calls for extra support, displaying your skills as an experienced Event manager.


Skills and requirements  

  • 3 – 5 years of experience in the MICE Market as Project manager/Event manager (ideally DMC)
  • Excellent knowledge of Portugal as MICE destination
  • Proven experience in budgeting and Event proposal writing
  • An extensive MICE supplier network
  • Proficient in, Microsoft products
  • Experience with SAP CRM and/or Cvent is a plus
  • Good written and verbal communication
  • Proficient spoken and written Portuguese and English communication skills; fluency in other languages is a plus
  • Creativity, curiosity, high energy level, and an enthusiasm for meeting and working with a wide range of individuals
  • Comfortable engaging with multiple stakeholders and can effectively articulate and defend your decisions both orally and in writing
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to make decisions and to prioritize tasks as well as remain calm under stress
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work both autonomously and as part of a team
  • Exceptional attention to detail and ability to deliver high-quality solutions
  • Eagerness to learn
  • Portugal and international travel may be required
  • Interest in and knowledge of sustainable event design valued

** Please refrain from applying if you do not meet these requirements**



  • A fun, ambitious culture. We take our work seriously – but not ourselves!
  • An open-minded, progressive company that encourages creativity and innovation
  • Endless opportunities to work in a diverse and dynamic environment alongside colleagues in a global agency
  • Job security of a full-time permanent position
  • A hybrid, flexible working environment
  • TOIL – time off in lieu of hours worked
  • Continuous learning and development opportunities via our internal L&D tools (online and offline L&D suites as well as Mentorships) plus a yearly Global Academy
  • Access to resources from our Culture Club for Diversity and Inclusion
  • Paid parental leave
  • Paid birthday leave
  • Flexible working hours
  • Flexible holidays after one year in the company


Ovation is part of MCI, are an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.


If you are passionate about events but your like more the proposal planning process, Ovation Lisbon is waiting for you!


    11 October, 2023


    Project Management
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