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Data Consultant (m/f/d)

City:  Cologne
Job area:  Product & IT
Job field:  Product & IT
Seniority Level:  Mid-Senior level
Date:  Sep 5, 2021

At HRS “We love to make it happen”: We are the global market leader when it comes to tech- and data driven business travel solutions. Our enterprise business offers end-to-end hotel management solutions to more than 7,000 corporate businesses globally to simplify their business travel. State of the art service solutions like strategic consulting & hotel procurement, travel payment and expense solutions or efficient tools to manage corporate meetings and group booking facilitate the travel processes and guarantee savings along the value chain. Today we work globally with the Fortune 500, such as Google, China Mobile, Amazon, Siemens, Hitachi, Alibaba, Volkswagen, WorldBank.

We are currently searching for Data Consultant (m/f/d) to be based in our headquarters in Cologne, to join our Procurement Solutions Data and Analytics department. We are responsible for turning data into insights, services and products for HRS. Around 50 Data Specialists (Analysts, Scientists and Engineers) work together in our Data Community to create solutions that ultimately serve millions of business travelers worldwide.


We provide analytics solutions for our corporate customers and internal stakeholders, to understand their needs and provide greater savings and better traveler experience, both for Top 100 fortune companies (such as Google, China Mobile, Siemens, Hitachi, Huawei, Alibaba and many more) and independent business travelers.


We leverage our rich data landscape (spend data, booking data, rate data, web analytics data, etc.), to enable our business stakeholders and customers with advanced analytical solutions, and provide information on travelers’ behavior, and lodging market. We also bring state-of-the-art algorithms in production, to enhance Search & Booking experience (with personalized recommendations), or optimize the corporate hotel portfolio to the requirements of the customers and the needs of the travelers.

At the moment, we are searching for data consultants to offer consulting and end-to-end hotel management solutions to our corporate businesses globally. These include professional procurement, rate audit, payment and automated invoice processing as well as online group bookings.  Our data consultants closely liaise with Sales Steering Managers in Regions, Sourcing and Marketing and collaborate across the globe with the sales leadership and sales force, to bring the best insights and data expertise to our customers directly. As a Data Consultant you are reporting into our Global Data Consulting team based in our headquarters in Cologne, Germany.


Your challenge

  • Generate customer insights with smart data analysis from a multitude of sources (internal sales knowledge, customer spend data, booking data, CRM), and support design and implementation of Data Products for our Customers
  • Develop customer penetration/ acquisition strategies based on data insights
  • Drive commercial, data, and sales execution of customer strategies by building sales storylines, commercial strategies, business cases and educating

Your commitment

  • Analytical skills, lateral thinking, and experience in solving highly challenging problems, along with an agile mindset and a good understanding of lean development practices
  • Ability to build strong, professional relationships based on trust, collaboration and cultural understanding, combined with good insights into personalities
  • High personal impact through top management communication, listening and influencing skills, such as ability to lead workshops and management meetings with internal departments and clients
  • Fluency in English is a must.


Your reward

At HRS we feel globally united and mutually responsible, a belief that is rooted in our company history and values: Thinking and acting like an entrepreneur, with everyone across the whole company being given the opportunity to take full ownership to deliver on our shared vision every single day.

You will work in a modern working environment with flexible working hours and the option to work from home. Our training and further education offers give you plenty of room for your personal growth and individual development.


The small print – want to know more?
Our global company is located in more than 30 locations in all continents and we inspire more than 850 employees every day. To fuel our international growth we are always looking for passionate experts who have a strong team-spirit and will take on the challenge to pioneer the international B2B travel Industry.

Interested? Have a look at all of our company benefits.
Let´s make it happen – become part of the HRS Group Team.

Find out more about the HRS Group brands and its segments:
HRS Smarttrip              DS Destination Solution                   HRS Group                      HRS Global Hotel Solution

Req ID:  8521

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