Lincoln Electric is a global manufacturer of the highest quality welding, cutting and joining solutions ranging from simple to complex. With over 120 years of service excellence, we are committed to employing talent that will support our strategy to foster innovation and a first class experience for our customers. Lincoln Electric, where the actual is limited and the possible is immense.
Req. ID: 21370
PURPOSE: The Global Corporate Travel Manager will be responsible for the strategy and execution of Lincoln Electric's global travel program. This role will drive the global service strategy while providing a positive travel experience at a competitive cost.
JOB DESCRIPTION (DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES):
Develop & implement strategic policies and programs for Corporate Travel globally
Lead expansion of the travel program to new locations around the globe
Ensure global compliance in all aspects of travel procedures
Drive continuous improvement of the global travel programs while reducing costs
Oversee all travel arrangements (air, hotel, ground transportation, groups & meetings)
Manage relationships with vendors and travel management company
Negotiate contracts and/or rates with all travel service providers
Provide advice on travel documentation, insurance, etc.
Interact with various global leaders within the company regarding the travel program
Drive the implementation and success of all travel technology
Analyze travel spend data to identify trends, gaps, and opportunities for improvement
Evaluate ongoing initiatives for continuous improvement of the global travel program
Collaborate with the expense reporting team to identify and implement synergies
Assumes additional responsibilities as needed or directed in support of the Company's 2025 Strategy.
Proven experience as a corporate travel manager (min 5 years' experience in the Global Business Travel Industry)
Strong knowledge of experience and service delivery, international challenges, technologies, best practices, new trends, processes & compliance
Minimum of 5 years experience handling complex projects with a variety of stakeholders and timelines
Experience managing direct reports
Strong communication & presentation skills (oral and written), with the ability to influence various levels of the organization and adjust style to fit audience
Excellent vendor negotiation skills
Detail oriented with an analytical mind and strong business acumen
Proficient in Microsoft Office, Concur, and GDS
Bachelor's degree preferred, or equivalent experience
Training in a Travel & Tourism program is a plus
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.
Lincoln Electric is a $3.2B publicly traded company (NASDAQ) with over 11,000 employees around the world. With operations in over 56 manufacturing locations in 19 countries, we are well positioned to continue this partnership and poised to grow with our customers. As a part of that continuing legacy, you will contribute to a new generation of innovation and experience the pride that comes with being part of the solution to the world's challenges. It is a great time to be part of the welding industry!
Lincoln Electric does not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters. Resumes submitted to any employee(s) of Lincoln Electric without a signed vendor agreement, by the Manager of Recruiting & Training, will become property of Lincoln Electric. Verbal or written commitments from any other member of Lincoln Electric will not be considered binding terms. Lincoln Electric will not pay a fee to any third-party recruiter that has not coordinated their recruiting activity through the Recruiting Department.
Employment Status: Salary Full-Time Function: Administration Section: Lincoln Cleveland (US10)
EOE, including disability/veterans
Nearest Major Market: Cleveland Job Segment: Welding, Manufacturing
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