Title:  Sourcing Travel - Consultant

Location: 

Jersey City, US

Date:  Apr 3, 2021

 

Chain IQ is an independent, global service company providing strategic, tactical and operational procurement for its clients. Chain IQ operates from its main centers – Zurich (headquarters), New York, London, Singapore, Mumbai and Bucharest – and is currently servicing more than 20 countries (including China, Hong Kong, Japan and Australia).

 

Chain IQ is growing! In order to provide our clients continuously with an excellent service, we want to further strengthen our team in Jersey City, NJ and are therefore looking for you!

 

 

Purpose:

We are seeking a dynamic, client-focused resource to join our US team based in Jersey City, NJ. The candidate must have experience in end-to-end sourcing of travel-related initiatives.

 

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Supporting the lead global travel sourcer in conducting sourcing initiatives — including air, hotels, meetings, car services, travel technology tools, etc. — which vary in terms of scope and scale, both global and domestic
  • Managing the process of market tenders and subsequent evaluation of bid proposals across a cross-functional team to determine supplier selection
  • Understanding business requirements and shaping deals to meet those requirements
  • Drafting contracts based on standard terms and conditions
  • Negotiating contracts to achieve optimal commercial terms
  • Maintaining market awareness of the travel landscape and contributing to sourcing area plans and business development
  • Establishing and maintaining strong relationships with our business partners, key suppliers and multiple client groups
  • Adhering to the Chain IQ corporate standards, including using the defined sourcing tools and processes in delivery of sourcing initiatives

 

Requirements:

  • Educated to Degree
  • Minimum 5 years with relevant experience in procurement and the travel industry
  • Proven capability of running multi-million dollar sourcing projects
  • Experience in understanding contracts and contract drafting, with limited requirement for specialist legal support
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Strong proficiency in data analysis, pivot tables, and PowerPoint presentations
  • Client/stakeholder focus within the corporate environment with the gravitas to influence senior stakeholders
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, often to tight deadlines, and deliver results
  • Experience in working with market leading sourcing tools and systems
  • Professional team player, motivated and highly flexible

 

Did we pique your interest? We would be pleased to receive your full online application via the "Apply now" button. 

Information for employment agencies: We only accept direct applications.


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