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

City:  New York City
Job area:  Corporate Client Solutions
Job field:  Sourcing
Seniority Level:  Mid-Senior level
Date:  Jan 19, 2022

We are looking for a Procurement Solution Consultant US (m/f/d) to lead and manage strategic consulting projects for our 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!1


Your challenges

  • 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

For this exciting mission you are equipped with...

  • University degree (e.g., in Business Management or similar)
  • 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
Req ID:  11701

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