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Manager Sales Strategy & Steering (m/f/d)

City:  Cologne
Job area:  Business Consulting & Steering
Job field:  Business Consulting & Steering
Seniority Level:  Mid-Senior level
Date:  Sep 14, 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.

The Corona pandemic has changed the way we collaborate and work together globally. However, nothing is replacing a face-2-face conversation and business travel is starting to return. HRS is hiring top-notch talents to shape the relaunch of travel in a world after CoVid-19.


We are looking for a Cologne based Manager Sales Strategy & Steering (m/f/d) to reinvent the way we sell in a digitalized world, generate insights from sales data and take responsibility strategic projects (e.g., new product launches, market entries and sales concepts). #LI-RD1


Your challenges

  • Be an integral part of our strategic initiatives, e.g., development of new business models and market entry strategies and prepare top management presentations
  • Support local sales teams to deliver highest sales results by identifying insights from data on improvement areas and by facilitating “problem-busting” in close collaboration with other internal departments
  • Act as an interface to our Business Intelligence and Marketing department for data requirements, analyses and reporting standards
  • Foster transparent benchmarking and best practice sharing to identify improvement opportunities and build up competitive intelligence on relevant players and trends
  • Conduct performance management analyses for our global sales teams and derive insights for sales leadership as well as our global Sales Strategy & Steering team
  • Be part of the global Sales Strategy & Steering team to jointly drive standardized performance management and best practices on a global level

Your commitment

  • An outstanding academic degree in Business studies or similar
  • Ideally 2-3 years of work experience in either a management consultancy or sales or performance management-related role
  • Excellent analytical skills to synthesize business implications out of complex data
  • Experience in project management
  • High goal orientation, passion for problem-solving and high emotional empathy to work with interdisciplinary teams and cultures across the globe
  • Fluency in English


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 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:  8281

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