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Manager Strategy and Business Development (m/f/d)

City:  Cologne
Job area:  Business Consulting & Steering
Job field:  Business Consulting & Steering
Seniority Level:  Mid-Senior level
Date:  Dec 6, 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 a Cologne based Manager Strategy and Business Development (m/f/d) who is keen to take on a leadership role in the future and become part of our highly dedicated strategy team in our headquarter.


Your challenges

  • Lead strategic projects within the HRS Group from concept to realization, including multi-project management 
  • Create data-driven analyses and recommendations, prepare and lead discussions on project steering with Senior Management and Ownership
  • Drive alignment between interdisciplinary and international project teams as well as external partners 
  • Coach business units and functional leaders on strategic matters
  • Take the lead on projects such as shaping new business models, driving new market entries (incl. mergers & acquisition and post-merger integration) and steering the professionalization of the HRS Group


Your commitment

  • A top 10 percent university graduation, preferably with a degree in business administration 
  • At least 4 years of experience in a top tier strategy consultancy or leading eCommerce company
  • Experience with leading and completing multiple projects in parallel and collaborating with interdisciplinary and international teams 
  • Conceptual, analytical, and structured way of working 
  • Enthusiasm when solving complex tasks 
  • Passion about working in a pragmatic and results-oriented environment 
  • Ability to quickly build credibility and trust with all levels in an organization 
  • Fluency in German and English, spoken and written


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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