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Kelly Services, Inc.

Global Travel Agency Sourcing Consultant

Kelly Services, Inc. - Spring, TX

Job Description
Kelly Services has an outstanding opportunity as a Global Travel Agency Sourcing Consultant in Spring, TX.\r
\tProvide insight into best practices and make recommendations to optimize the travel agency scope of work, service delivery configuration and compensation model.  Identify opportunities for adopting best in class approaches to solve existing needs and predicting future challenges and changes in the travel market (consolidation, disruption, etc.)\r
\tProvide consulting services in the development of selection criteria and evaluation methodology to create, issue, and evaluate a formal travel agency request for proposal. Optimize travel agency costs while ensuring effective support and delivering an enhanced user experience.\r
\tResponsible for collecting regular feedback from stakeholders to inform the long-term travel roadmap / strategy and ensuring the travel agency service offerings match the business needs\r
\tCollaborate closely with the category teams to align travel agency service delivery decisions with overall Company and Category goals. Identify, evaluate and manage Category dependencies. Assist in prioritization/phasing of defined deliverables.\r
\tResponsible for aligning the roll-out / implementation of the strategy with the operational teams and other key stakeholders\r
\tDevelop and manage communication plans supporting the project; including, but not limited to, status reporting, management of issues and risks. Communicate program status, metrics, and goals regularly and clearly with stakeholders.\r
\tBachelor’s degree in Business or equivalent work experience\r
\t5 – 10 years Travel Operations / Travel Agency Sales / Travel Consulting experience desired\r
\tStrong understanding of the Global Business Travel marketplace, including working knowledge of business travel service delivery\r
\tHigh degree of competency with project management including: project planning, issue and risk identification and management, tracking dependencies and milestones, and communication of overall project status\r
\tExperience in developing and executing supplier sourcing strategies, including the development, execution and evaluation of requests for proposal\r
\tProven ability to work cross functionally in a global, multicultural environment to drive the implementation of new features as well as resolve operational issues\r
\tStrong quantitative, analytical and problem solving skills, combined with a high level of initiative and ability to thrive in a multi-tasking, fast-paced environment. Flexible, able to meet changing requirements and priorities.\r
\tExcellent oral and written communication skills, including process flowcharting, formal business solutions documents, executive presentations. Detail-oriented and industry-specific knowledge, yet able to simplify complex concepts into layman’s terms for greater understanding and execution.\r
\tCreative problem solver - able to challenge and propose solutions which challenge the status quo\r
\tStrong customer service focus\r
Important information:   This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch.  To be considered for this position, you must apply now to submit your resume.  If you have questions about the position, you may contact the recruiter recruiting for this position (Matt Baldwin:\r

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Kelly Services, Inc.


Global Travel Agency Sourcing Consultant Kelly Services, Inc. - Spring, TX, United States


Location: Spring, TX

Company Profile:
William Russell Kelly founded the company in Detroit on October 7, 1946, operating as the Russell Kelly Office Service. He is widely credited with pioneering the modern temporary help industry. The company was renamed Kelly Girl Service in 1957, and it became Kelly Services® in 1966 to reflect the growing services of the company. Established in the International Marketplace In 1968, Kelly Services opened its first international office in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The company’s first European office opened in 1972 in Paris, France. Today, we offer a full suite of outsourcing, consulting, and staffing solutions—delivered globally from over a 70-year heritage of dynamic talent innovations. Total Sales Revenue in 2016 was $5.3 billion. Fortune U.S. Rank Kelly Services is currently ranked 490 in the Fortune 500 list of America’s largest companies.