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Director of Sourcing, Revenue Management and Analytics (m/f/d)

Job area:  Executives
City:  Cologne
Date:  Aug 12, 2019

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 looking for Director of Sourcing, Revenue Management and Analytics (m/f/d) to provide superior analytics and insights for our sourcing customers. The role can be based in the EMEA or North America region. 


Your challenges

  • Lead a 10-15 heterogeneous team comprised of business-oriented sourcing intelligence managers, but also BI Consultants and Data Scientists
  • Develop a revenue management strategy to be applied in outsourced hotel procurement area for big multinational companies
  • Strategically build superior Intelligence based on comprehensive data model for end-2-end HRS value proposition especially with focus on HRS Sourcing Solution
  • Develop sophisticated Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning algorithms and methodologies to enable better forecasting and prediction of market developments (e.g. average rates and market prices), automated handling of data (especially spend data handling of our corporate customers) and continuous improvement of our recommendation algorithms
  • Provide the Sourcing Solutions team with the revenue management and analytical backbone to drive savings for our customers and high-quality hotel programs
  • Reports to Global SVP Sourcing (who reports to CEO) and works closely with Sourcing Consulting to support best in class consultancy for our global team of hotel procurement consultants
  • Maintain and further develop existing BI tools for sourcing process
  • Coordinate with other BI / Analytics teams at HRS


Your commitment 

  • A strategic mind-set and a clear vision how to use data to grow the HRS Sourcing Intelligence
  • Business sense – a clear focus on how customer needs can be translated into analytics and how analytical insights can be used for consulting insights for our sourcing consultants
  • Several years of working experience in a revenue management and data analyst, or data/commercial strategy role, with experience of managing small teams
  • Proven track-record of using data to drive business insights and commercial decision making ideally with a focus on Machine Learning/Artificial Intelligence
  • A degree in Data Science, Information Technology, Economics, Statistics, Business Administration, or any other related field
  • Advanced structured approach of business requirement management and very good project management skills
  • Fluency in English, spoken and written
  • Knowledge of SQL, Python, R, Microstrategy (level to manage team members working in this tools)


Your rewards

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 35 locations in all continents and we inspire more than 1.500 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

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