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Head of Strategy & Solution APAC (m/f/d)

Job area:  Corporate Client Solutions
City:  Shanghai
Date:  Jul 31, 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.

Our department Sourcing Solutions is at the heart of our consulting & solution offering for global corporates. We enable global corporations to build a best-in-class hotel program by combining strategic procurement consulting services with cutting-edge technology and analytics. Our global sourcing consultants manage the entire hotel procurement cycle from benchmarking, rate negotiation to implementation, and ongoing optimization – all the while managing global projects with customer stakeholders and consultant peers around the world. Our state-of-the-art Sourcing program has grown significantly in the past five years, and today we help more than 150 large global corporates. As global leader in hotel travel management, our sourcing solution is at the forefront of our innovation agenda.  


We are looking for a Shanghai based Head of Strategy & Solution APAC (m/f) to lead a regional team of Sourcing Consultants and Account Managers Sourcing.


Your challenges

  • Lead corporate customer projects with high strategic importance to HRS as executive sponsor
  • Maintain smooth operations of sourcing projects assigned to your region on a day to day basis
  • Prioritize work and solve resource conflicts for team members with other regional sourcing teams
  • Ensure adherence of use of standards and processes by Sourcing Consultants and Account Managers Sourcing
  • Ensure sufficient coaching, training and knowledge sharing of the team


Your commitments

  • Degree in Business Management or Business Studies
  • Several years of experience in the field of Consulting/Management Consultancy or any comparable consulting role in the Corporate Management
  • Experience in the travel, tourism or distribution industry is seen as a plus
  • Ability to think conceptually, but also willingness to get “his/her hands dirty” during implementation
  • Confidence in dealing with customers and partners in presentations and workshops
  • Ability to successfully lead a high performing team to be best in class
  • High Project Management skills


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

Job Segment: Consulting, Tourism, Travel Industry, Project Manager, Technology, Travel

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