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Strategy Consultant Procurement Projects (m/f/d)

City:  Cologne
Job area:  Business Consulting & Steering
Job field:  Sourcing
Seniority Level:  Mid-Senior level
Date:  Dec 30, 2020

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 Strategy Consultant Procurement Projects (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 hotel procurement projects from benchmarking analytics to strategy development to negotiation and implementation of hotel programs for our client. #LI-RD1
Your challenges
  • Be the project leader and contact person for global Sourcing Consultants involved on local level: responsible for information sharing, global steering, reporting to global customer contact and HRS internal stakeholders
  • Analyze the existing hotel program of multinational companies and identify focus destinations for hotel sourcing
  • Provide simulation-based validation of potentials for cost saving and process optimization within comprehensive global sourcing strategies
  • Consult HRS corporate customers on their hotel strategy and develop customer specific concepts for hotel RFPs
  • Manage the global procurement projects in consideration of the customer-specific decision-making structures
  • Coordinate the international project teams and the accompaniment of the strategy implementation
  • Coordinate across projects with all involved specialist departments
  • Present on a national and an international level before decision-makers on the customer’s side
  • Support the management in the acquisition of sourcing customers
  • Drive internal improvement projects
Your commitment
  • Degree in Business Management/Studies
  • 0-3 years of experience in the field of Consulting/ Management Consultancy or any comparable consulting role in corporate management
  • Advanced project management skills
  • Industry experience in the travel, tourism or distribution segments desirable
  • Confidence in dealing with customers and partners in presentations and workshops
  • Excellent MS Office skills
  • 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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