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Senior Consultant Strategy & Business Development (m/f/d)

City:  Cologne
Job area:  Business Consulting & Steering
Job field:  Business Consulting & Steering
Seniority Level:  Associate
Date:  Jun 14, 2022


HRS is reinventing the way businesses and governments work, stay and pay in today’s dynamic global marketplace. HRS’ advanced platform technology is extending its reach beyond hospitality to meetings, office space management, payment efficiency and crisis recovery.

Beyond cost savings in the global post-pandemic economy, HRS clients gain from an unrivaled focus on essential aspects including safety, security and satisfaction.

HRS is also recognized for its award-winning Green Stay Initiative, technology that helps corporate hotel programs achieve their NetZero targets, and its groundbreaking Crew & Passengers Solution, which leverages automation to elevate experiences for air and rail operations.

Founded in 1972, HRS works with 35 percent of the global Fortune 500, as well as the world’s leading hotel chains, regional hospitality groups and payment providers.


We are looking for a SENIOR CONSULTANT STRATEGY & BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT (m/f/d) to support our group-level activities and continuously define, detail and drive our group-wide strategy into HRS markets.


  • Create data-driven analyses and recommendations for Senior Management and Ownership
  • Work closely with and prepare presentations for the HRS Leadership Team
  • Take ownership in various strategic projects and workstreams that aim at defining HRS’ multi-year development plan and go-to-market approach, through shaping new business models, driving new market entries (incl. mergers & acquisition and post-merger integration)
  • Support strategic initiatives within the HRS Group from concept to realization and drive the initial implementation phases of strategy-induced projects throughout the organization
  • Continuously coach HRS colleagues in terms of project management and efficient communication skills – both written and verbal – through close alignment in joint projects thereby driving the professionalization of the HRS Group
  • Research global markets, competitors and trends
  • Quickly assume a high level of responsibility


  • An outstanding academic degree in Business studies or similar
  • 2-4 years of experience in a top tier strategy consulting, corporate development or leading e-commerce player or start-up
  • Passionate about delivering coherent and data-driven analyses
  • Conceptual, analytical, and structured way of working
  • Eagerness to solve complex tasks in interdisciplinary teams and matrix organizations
  • Passion about working in a pragmatic, fast changing and results-oriented environment
  • Fluency in English, spoken and written, German a plus


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 attractive remuneration is in line with the market and, in addition to a fixed monthly salary, all necessary work equipment and mobility, will also include an annual or multi-year bonus.

Req ID:  12184

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