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Managing Consultant - Global Vertical Lead Procurement Solutions (m/f/d)

City:  Cologne
Job area:  Business Consulting & Steering
Job field:  Procurement
Seniority Level:  Director
Date:  Sep 1, 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 looking for Cologne based "Managing Consultant - Global Vertical Lead Procurement Solutions (m/f/d)" to change the world of business travel with us! Your task will be to lead the strategic direction for our global accounts, and turn our customer´s trust in customer´s success. #LI-RD1


Your challenges


  • You are responsible for managing global programs and initiatives for our accounts coming from the Fortune500 segment OR tech customers or industry/manufacturing verticals
  • This team and its members report directly into the CEO of the HRS Group due to the strategic importance of these accounts
  • In alignment with their strategic goals you define and implement initiatives helping them to reach their strategic targets based on our 5S consulting framework (savings, satisfaction, sustainability, safety, & security)
  • You lead the commercial P&L of HRS towards these accounts and derive value for both the customer and HRS and lead also commercial discussions
  • Take ownership of the implementation of initiatives in collaboration with our internal experts and manage a complex project matrix organization across multiple regions
  • You are acting as the one responsible face to the customer and its regions, nonetheless being supported by operational teams, strategic consultants and solution experts
  • At the end you get to know the entire value proposition of HRS and act as your own entrepreneur within the HRS organization

Your commitment


  • An outstanding academic MA degree in Business studies or similar
  • 5+ yrs of experience in leading program/project management in a procurement consultancy with a focus on global (tech customers or industry/manufacturing customers)
  • Ability to analyze data and derive pro-actively strategic initiatives out of them aimed at achieving customer success
  • Strong project management skills and proven track record to lead multiple project tasks
  • Strong business acumen and good negotiation skills
  • You enjoy high performance and fast changing environments.
  • You possess a high degree of self-motivation, pro-activeness, forward thinking and assertiveness in order to manage customer expectations as well as driving internal collaboration
  • Experience in building a long-lasting senior stakeholder network within the customers organization on a global scale
  • Business level fluency in German and English


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:  9741

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