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Consultant Procurement Solution EMEA (m/f/d)

City:  Cologne/Paris/Amsterdam
Job area:  Corporate Client Solutions
Job field:  Sourcing
Seniority Level:  Mid-Senior level
Date:  Sep 20, 2022

HRS AS A COMPANY

HRS is reinventing the way businesses and governments STAY, WORK 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.

 

BUSINESS UNIT

Our value proposition in Procurement Solutions initiates and completes the supply chain of: Intelligent Procurement, Smart Booking and Invisible Payment. It aims to achieve a continuous, cyclic optimization in such supply chain. Within, we initialize the preferred program’s optimization with the ingestion of all internal and external spend and behavioral data associated with the customer’s hospitality activities. Based on the consolidated data we develop a market strategy for the customer and deliver an optimized hotel program recommendation that mitigates direct and indirect cost factors as well as the increase of the traveler’s satisfaction. Once the optimal hotel program is aligned with the customer, we initiate the negotiation with suppliers to contractually agree on the best conditions to be supplied within the optimal hotel program, compliant to renewed procurement strategy, before then ensuring its full and correct availability across booking channels and adherence in financial reconciliation.

 

POSITION

We are looking for an India based Consultant Procurement Solution EMEA (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! 

 
CHALLENGE

  • 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, ensure traveler satisfaction, sustainability, safety & security
  • 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
  • Bring vertical expertise to our clients

 

FOR THIS EXCITING MISSION YOU ARE EQUIPPED WITH...

  • Ideally consultancy background (2+ years)
  • Passionate about strategic thinking and working in a results-oriented environment
  • Confident in dealing with customers and partners in 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 university degree (e.g., in Business Management or similar)
  • 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 spoken and written (other European languages are a plus)

 

PERSPECTIVE

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.

 

LOCATION, MOBILITY, INCENTIVE

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.

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Req ID:  15422


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