Subcontracting Assistant - Events Specialist


Job Details


Kings Ferry Gillingham - Head Office

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time


£24,000 per annum

Closing Date

29/07/2022 22:45

Join us on the Journey...

We have a fantastic opportunity to join our team at the Kings Ferry Travel Centre Gillingham, part of National Express Transport Solutions as a Subcontracting Assistant - Events Specialist.  

The purpose of the role is to deal with all large event enquiries and requests that require
subcontracting from internal and external stakeholders. The post holder would be required to
manage the event from conception to delivery.

What you’ll do...

  • Take ownership and manage events
  • Responsible for procuring vehicles at the best possible rates
  • Develop relationships with suppliers to help secure rates and availability
  • Work closely with the rest of the subcontracting team to help deliver team targets and
  • objectives
  • Understand client requirements and develop a bespoke plan for each event
  • Ensure any incidents with events are investigated promptly and appropriate actions taken
  • Collaborate with colleagues from across the business to deliver events
  • Support Service Delivery Manager with reporting and analysis as required

What you’ll need…

  • Experience within supply chain management within the travel industry is beneficial 
  • Prior experience in negotiation and managing supplier relationships
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, delivering exceptional customer service
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and reactive environment
  • Strong networking and stakeholder management skills

In return for your hard work and commitment you will receive...

  • A National Express Coach pass for yourself and family discounts
  • Company pension 
  • Access to a portal that provides a variety of deals and discounts including travel, days out, cinema, mobile, car and many more
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme which is free counselling and support to improve your wellness
  • Paid Annual leave
  • Opportunity to take part in the Cycle to work scheme

Things To Note...

At National Express, we are really proud of our health and safety record and as a result, we operate a Drugs and Alcohol Policy which is applicable to all employees.

As part of your initial assessment, we will complete Drug and Alcohol testing and you may be subject to random tests during your employment.



Your place in our world

Service Delivery Manager
Subcontracting Assistant - Events Specialist