Regional Travel Program Manager - Middle East

Souq.com, An Amazon Company - Dubai ,United Arab Emirates

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Experience Needed:
7 to 10 years
Career Level:
Manager
Job Type:
Full Time
Salary:
Confidential
Languages:
Arabic, English
Vacancies:
1 open position
About the Job

Key Responsibilities:

  • Regional travel policy reviews and recommendations for updates
  • Ownership of EMEA travel site contents
  • Cooperation with travel partners and internal stakeholders
  • Contribute to OBT Optimization and process Improvements
  • Manage escalations/ quality & service issues
  • Collaborate with EMEA Travel Manager on supplier management (TMC, Car Rental, Hotel, Airlines, ground transportation, technology vendors…)
  • Amazon GEMS/Tradeshow process reviews and updates
  • Regional Travel updates for all travel POC, maintain communication-flow with key stakeholders
  • ·Cooperation with AP/travel expense and other teams on streamlined and best solutions
  • Travel program trainings, education and communication
  • Cooperate with Travel Team on regional and global projects
  • Cooperate with travel team on the implementations of new processes in EMEA and the regions, new acquisitions integrations
  • Partner with the EMEA Travel Manager to manage the day-to-day operations of the travel organization including the travel service center
Job Requirements

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • At least 7-10 years in travel related industries (travel management, TMC hotel, and airline)
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Experience in travel management; Experience in people leadership and team management
  • Understanding of travel procurement, travel RFPs/tenders in various categories; ability to analyze travel data reports;
  • Familiarity with pricing and contracts with different categories of travel supplier
  • Strong customer orientation
  • Good relationship building internal customers and suppliers
  • Ability to prioritize in a complex, fast-paced environment

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Analytical skills, problem solving, MS (excel, word, ppt); good communication (written and verbal) and negotiation skills in English
  • Knowledge of another language, Arabic will be an advantag
About this Company

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