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Global Corporate Travel Manager

Global Corporate Travel Manager

  • 2021-25155
  • Hercules, California, United States

We are looking for a Global Corporate Travel Manager to join our team.  In this role, you will be responsible for managing and administering Bio-Rad's Global Travel Program and negotiating corporate contracts for cost effective use of travel agencies/services, air, hotels, and rental companies.  As the Travel Manager, you will develop a global travel strategy and implement best practices within the Company's policies and procedures.  You will also provide operational oversight of Bio-Rad's travel agents and various foreign travel personnel.

Responsibilities

  • Negotiate and manage all corporate travel agency accounts.
  • Monitor travel reporting systems for adherence to company travel policy and reporting to senior management.
  • Negotiate and contract with airlines, hotels and rental car companies worldwide.
  • Participate in negotiations for company credit card agreements.
  • Provides prompt and courteous service to company employee concerning travel and general service issues.
  • Operate airline reservation system to review travel information as necessary.
  • Negotiate and administer Concur (or other travel and expense provider) relationship.
  • Provide direction for all company travel policies.
  • Manage two onsite travel agents and various foreign travel personnel.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in business or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 5+ years' experience in travel management, preferably in a corporate environment.
  • Significant experience in travel performing vendor management, contract management, and negotiations.
  • Supervisory and Vendor Management experience.
  • Global travel program experience, including Concur Travel and Expense and AMEX GBT preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to negotiate travel-related agreements.
  • Expert knowledge of travel industry and trends.
  • Strong leader who can develop and drive strategies and has influence across all levels of the organization.
  • Demonstrated analytical and research skills, including the ability to identify issues.
  • Strong organizational skills.

 

Vaccination Requirement:

 

Due to the higher threat of more infectious and deadly COVID-19 variant strains emerging, Bio-Rad recently announced a new mandatory vaccination policy requiring its US employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Bio-Rad will make reasonable accommodations for valid exemptions based on disability, medical, or religious reasons. With this policy, Bio-Rad joins a growing list of companies that are prioritizing sound science and available facts to best ensure the ongoing safety of its employees and the community.

 

About Bio-Rad:

 

Bio-Rad is a global leader providing a broad array of clinical diagnostics and life science research products. With a team of more than 8,000 employees and a global network of operations serving our customers, we help people live longer, healthier lives.

 

Bio-Rad was founded over six decades ago and has continued to provide the healthcare industry with innovative and useful products that help life science researchers accelerate the discovery process and medical diagnostic labs obtain faster, better results.

 

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Agency Non-Solicitation: 

 

Bio-Rad does not accept agency resumes, unless the agency has been authorized by a Bio-Rad Recruiting Representative. Please do not submit resumes unless authorized to do so. Bio-Rad will not pay for any fees related to unsolicited resumes. #LI-BT1

 

 

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