Corporate Travel Manager*The Corporate Services Manager is responsible for ensuring the right corporate services for our employees while ensuring the services provided meet agreed to SLA's at a competitive cost. Corporate services include air travel, ground transportation, fleet management, office supplies, meeting & event planning. This will be accomplished by: managing both outside vendors and internal employees, reviewing and enhancing our policies and identifying cost savings opportunities.Responsibilities:Manage the relationships with our corporate services vendors. This includes partnering with Global Strategic Sourcing to review and negotiate service agreements, ensuring the vendors deliver agreed to services by measuring performance, identifying opportunities for improvements and addressing shortfalls. Establish and communicate SLAs for all Corporate Services to employees. Define metrics and key performance indicators to measure the effectiveness of service delivery. Conduct regular reviews of financial and operational performance with the overall goal of identifying levers that will improve financial performance and manage risk.Own the policy development and enforcement for all corporate services. Keep abreast of the latest industry trends and maintain alignment with company strategy. Develop and adjust corporate services policies to improve processes, reduce risk, and provide cost savings. Develop processes and procedures to measure and enforce these policies.Manage internal resources and ensure the delivery of both internal and external corporate services.Identify and implement opportunities to lower the cost and increase the quality of corporate services. This includes existing services as well as services not currently managed at a corporate level.Requirements:7-10 years prior experience in corporate travel, fleet, and event management related activities at a global company.5 years of people management experience.Expert corporate travel industry know-how, including use of online booking tools and TMC reporting packages.Mature vendor relationship management - experience dealing with major suppliers in key categories including, but not limited to, airlines, hotels, transportation.Strong priority management and attention to detail, including ability to prioritize multiple assignments and deadlines accurately under pressure.Demonstrate strengths in the areas of service and team skills, including evidence of ability to work independently and in close conjunction with others.Proven people management and personnel development skillsMust think strategically; identify issues and find a reasonable solution.Budget managementStrong oral and written communication skills, as well as interpersonal skills, in order to effectively build relationships with internal and external clients, present business recommendationsExperience dealing with a variety of constituents in a professional mannerAbility to draft and conduct complex RFPs, score, recommend course of action based on responsesProficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint.Bachelor's degree in Business (or equivalent) required from an accredited
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Mission Statement Avispa Technology provides cutting-edge workforce solutions accompanied by the most positively communicative and transparent experience for our clients, candidates, and employees. Our business clients experience unparalleled staffing solutions with access to diverse and exceptional talent from a world-class team of recruiters and dedicated Employer of Record services. For our W2 contractor clients we provide a pathway to superb contract, contract-to-hire, and direct hire employment at stellar companies across a variety of industries. Avispa Technology’s Worker Wellness Programs retain talent long-term through generous compensation, nationwide PPO medical benefits, weekly pay, 401k, and retirement plans. Engineered to Serve VMS Programs Avispa Technology has been engineered during the recent rise of Vendor Management Systems (VMS); our approach is firmly rooted in technology and web-based applications that are leveraged in all aspects of our business. Our tech-savvy recruiters are expert users of all major VMS services and their industry knowledge ensures we hit the ground running with our clients’ VMS and workforce programs. Avispa has a deep understanding of how best to serve large enterprise VMS programs and our highly responsive program management drives our success. Our Chile office was founded simultaneously with our Silicon Valley global headquarters in 2011 to provide employment for the booming American expatriate community in Santiago. It is from this technical recruitment center that Avispa’s recruiters work tirelessly, ensuring sunrise to nightfall coverage across the United States. All of our nearshore employees in Chile are young, professional Americans with innate technical aptitude and experience in the American business culture and the latest employment trends and opportunities. Clients Avispa primarily serves the high-tech sphere and has leading clients in Interactive Entertainment, Media (Film, TV and Online), Internet Services, SEO, Social Media, Digital Marketing, Media, Gaming, Cloud Services, Data Storage, File Sharing, and Networking. Avispa also has strong ties with clients in Oil & Gas Services, Healthcare, and the Retail/Service sectors. Whether your organization is a stealth startup, a Fortune 500 powerhouse, or anything in-between, Avispa has the resources to optimize your workforce.