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Working Student Strategic Consulting Germany (m/f/d)

City:  Cologne
Job Function:  Sales
Job Area:  Procurement
Seniority Level:  Student
Date:  May 17, 2023


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 motivated students to gain first real business experience, combining consultancy, procurement and project management. Join us to support strategic consulting projects for our global corporate customers and help our global clients optimize their global hotel spend. Get your first insights into the role of a strategic consultant and assist managing global hotel procurement projects from benchmarking analytics to strategy development to negotiation and implementation of hotel programs for our clients!


  • Support 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
  • Assist consultants and derive a procurement strategy to generate savings and ensure traveller satisfaction
  • Manage projects with the 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


  • Passionate about strategic thinking and working in a results-oriented environment
  • Confident in dealing with presentations and workshop
  • Flexibility to adapt to a fast-paced, challenging but rewarding job
  • Ability to think ‘outside the box’ and find solutions to seemingly complex problems
  • Very good project management skills
  • Excellent analytical skills and ability to derive insights from big data
  • Excellent MS Office skills, esp. Microsoft Excel and Power Point
  • Excellent communication skills orally and in written and skilled in leading and collaborating with interdisciplinary and international teams
  • Excellent team building skills, ability to work well in a team and inspiring others to achieve result that exceed what was believed to be possible.
  • Fluency in English and German (>C2) spoken and written (other European languages are a plus)
Req ID:  16756

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