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Strategy Consultant Procurement Projects Italy (m/f/d)

Job area:  Business Consulting & Steering
City:  Milan
Date:  Aug 1, 2019

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 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 clients!
 
Your challenges
  • Lead multiple strategic projects for global corporate clients on hotel sourcing
  • 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 to generate savings and ensure traveller 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

Your commitment
  • Very good university degree (e.g., in Business Management or similar)
  • Fluency in Italian and English, spoken and written
  • Excellent MS Office skills, esp. Excel
  • First experience in the field of Consulting/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 an fast-paced, challenging but rewarding job
 

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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