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Sarah Farley

Employee, Director Smart Mobility & Automotive , Autonomous Vehicle R&D Event Portfolio, we.CONECT Global Leaders GmbH

Berlin, Germany

Skills

Key Account Management
Project Management
Relationship Management
Product Development
Business Strategy
Strategic Planning
Budget Management
Association Management
Contract Negotiation
Reporting & Analysis
Conference Management
Event Management
Social Media Management
Business Consulting
Social Impact Projects
Community Development
Community Engagement

Timeline

Professional experience for Sarah Farley

  • Current , since Jul 2018

    Director Smart Mobility & Automotive , Autonomous Vehicle R&D Event Portfolio

    we.CONECT Global Leaders GmbH

  • 1 year and 8 months, Nov 2016 - Jun 2018

    Head of Automotive Programme Development

    we.CONECT Global Leaders GmbH

    Responsible for the Automotive Series event portfolio at we.CONECT, a business unit of we.CONECT Global Leaders GmbH. Undertaking market analysis of trends in the automotive industry. Contextual development and project management of high-end business events. Approaching and acquiring high-level industry speakers (C-Level, SVPs, Directors, Heads of). Main areas of interest: Connected & Automated Driving, Smart Mobility, ADAS, Telematics, Security, Software, Agile, HMI & UX

  • 1 year and 1 month, Oct 2015 - Oct 2016

    Project Manager

    Freelance

  • 2 years and 3 months, Jul 2013 - Sep 2015

    Key Account Manager in Conference Logistics & Association Management

    K.I.T. Group GmbH

    Key Account Manager for an international, medical charity. Responsible for the strategic development of the organization as well as project management of their annual conference.

  • 2 years, Aug 2011 - Jul 2013

    Project Manager & Conference Logistics Coordinator

    K.I.T. Group GmbH

    Project management of an annual conference for an international, medical charity. Responsibilities included logistical planning, venue management, budget control, contract negotiations with external suppliers, content management and production of conference materials, organization of social events, promotion of conference, speaker management, conference catering, client liaison as well as the production of reports, both financial and for conference statistics.

  • 3 months, May 2011 - Jul 2011

    Project Manager

    Fortunas Table Catering

    Coordination of catering services for private events including weddings and photo-shoots in Berlin and Brandenburg. Scheduling of daily operations and logistical planning of event delivery. Maintenance of financial and administrative records as well as client/supplier liaison.

  • 1 year and 8 months, Sep 2009 - Apr 2011

    Project Officer

    Homes for Islington

    Project management of a complex portfolio of community-led initiatives as well as essential building maintenance projects for social housing in the London Borough of Islington. Engagement and consultation with key stakeholders - tenants, leaseholders, community groups as well as local politicians. Procurement and commissioning of contractors, engineers and architects. Submission of planning applications and financial management of public funds.

  • 2 years and 1 month, Sep 2007 - Sep 2009

    Graduate Housing Management Trainee

    Homes for Islington

    Traineeship in the social housing sector with a focus on research, strategy, policy and project management. A broad role with set placements in social housing departments - Community Development, Policy Development, Underoccupation and Overcrowding, Regeneration, Debt Control, Homelessness and Rehousing, Estate Management.

Educational background for Sarah Farley

  • 1 year and 9 months, Sep 2007 - May 2009

    Housing Practice

    University of Westminster

  • 3 years and 9 months, Sep 2003 - May 2007

    German Studies

    University College London

Languages

  • German

    Fluent

  • English

    First language

Wants

Business Development
Key Account/Client Facing roles
Consulting
International Projects
Project Managment
Business strategy

Interests

Violin player - over 23 years’ experience
Member of Äskulap Orchester in Berlin
Reading current affairs and food literature
Reading contemporary and classical literature
Technological innovations and digital health

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