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Procurement Solution Consultant DACH (m/f/d)

City:  Cologne
Job area:  Business Consulting & Steering
Job field:  Procurement
Seniority Level:  Associate
Date:  Nov 18, 2021

HRS reinvents how businesses Work, Stay and Pay. Counting more than 5.000 corporations and 40% of Fortune 500 companies in our customer base, HRS has emerged to the most trusted platform of digital software solutions in business travel hospitality worldwide.

The HRS platform is composed of three engines that each optimize one core building block along the corporate hospitality supply chain: Intelligent Procurement, Smart Booking and Invisible Payment. Through the integration of those engines into one large data-driven platform approach, our Lodging-as-a-Service value proposition enhances satisfaction of corporate employees and travelers, delivers the highest grade of process automation for corporate stakeholders and ensures strongest compliance end-to-end.

Job Summary

We are looking for a Consultant Procurement Solution (m/f/d) to lead and manage strategic consulting projects for our global corporate customers and help our global clients optimize their global hotel spend. Be our strategic consultant and manage global procurement projects from benchmarking analytics to strategy development to negotiation and implementation of hotel programs for our clients!

Your challenge

  • Lead multiple strategic projects for global corporate clients on hotel procurement
  • Conduct analyses and derive insights from client data and extensive HRS global benchmark data to identify hotel spend optimization potential
  • Consult HRS corporate clients and jointly derive a sourcing strategy with scenario creation to generate savings and ensure traveler satisfaction
  • Manage and drive the sourcing projects with client team members as well as consultant peers across the world
  • Conduct hotel price negotiations for key suppliers and manage negotiations together with our hotel colleagues to ensure best savings for our clients
  • Presents recommendations to clients with a management storyline and convince senior stakeholders of recommendations (e.g. Procurement, Finance, HR Executives).
  • Support the acquisition of new customers as well as the renewal of current customers
  • Work hand-in-hand with our global sales organization (e.g. upselling)
  • Identify areas of growth both internally and externally to drive continuous innovation
  • Provide innovation and constructive ideas to the client and process

Your commitment

  • Very good university degree (e.g., in Business Management or similar)
  • Fluency in German and English, spoken and written
  • Excellent MS Office skills, esp. Excel
  • Experienced in the field of Management Consultancy or any comparable consulting role in corporate management or project management
  • Very good project management skills
  • Excellent analytical skills and ability to derive insights from data
  • Excellent communication skills orally and in written and skilled in leading and collaborating with interdisciplinary and international teams
  • Passionate about strategic thinking and working in a results-oriented environment
  • Confidence in dealing with customers and partners in presentations and workshops
  • Industry experience in the travel, tourism or distribution segments desirable but not must
  • Flexibility to adapt to a fast-paced, challenging but rewarding job
  • Proven background in procurement experience

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.

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Your perspective
You get access to a global network of a globally united and mutually responsible “Tribe of Intrapreneurs” that is passionately dedicated to renew the travel industry and while doing so reinvent the ways how businesses stay, work and pay. Our entrepreneurial driven environment of full ownership and execution focus offers you the playground to contribute to a greater mission, while growing personally and professionally throughout this unique journey. You will continuously learn from a radical culture of retrospectives and continuous improvement and actively contribute to making business life better, smarter and more sustainable.

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:  8642


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