Supplier Value Analyst
|Employment Type:||Full Time|
|Description:||Montrose Travel, a $300 million travel company has an exciting and critical position, responsible for driving performance and optimizing supplier partnerships and revenue in North America. The position will assist in developing strategies, plans and programs to satisfy and exceed contracted partner performance expectations, deliver exceptional value to clients, and achieve exceptional revenue targets. The role is responsible for delivering on our commitment to travel partners as a highly effective and beneficial distribution channel. |
The successful candidate must be a self-starter; able to prioritize and manage multiple tasks, projects and negotiations simultaneously; own deliverables end to end; manage people in an inspirational way and thrive in a dynamic environment. The successful candidate must have superior communication, analytic, presentation and people leadership skills. The candidate must also be able to work with multiple stakeholders across different levels of the organization.
|Duties:||•Assist in the development and implementation of strategies that evolve and expand our supplier model, driving dependable, premium compensation for the unique value our Travel Network delivers to supplier partners|
•Serve as day-to-day preferred supplier partner operational contact to optimize network access and coordination.
•Develop and execute initiatives that improve the customer value proposition and strengthen profit margins.
•Own the financial achievement of supplier revenue goals and targets
•Educate and sell preferred suppliers to both internal/external customer audiences through the creation of systematic/regular communication and marketing plans, incentives and updates on supplier offers, in collaboration with Marketing, Supplier Procurement and Finance.
•Monitor and track supplier performance with ability to identify trends or issues and develop plans and strategies that enable us to optimize results and demonstrate its key value as a travel supplier channel.
•Work effectively to engage supplier partners with Client Management, Operations, Sales and other internal teams to develop and help preferred suppliers capture new business opportunities
•Provide MI/BI support for revenue forecasting, supplier negotiations and ad-hoc analyses
•Build and enhance other internal partnerships to ensure that Supplier Relations and the business achieves stated goals and objectives
|Qualifications:||•Relationship building: Builds effective relationships through positive communication that motivates and influences others. Is an honest, trustworthy, and valued team member, and actively sets and is involved in achieving team objectives.|
•Managing complexity: Is able to work effectively in a highly complex, diverse and changing environment. Adapts well to, and is motivated by change, while maintaining focus on key business goals and personal objectives.
•Innovation: Embraces creativity and innovation, and is open to new ideas. Innovates to improve current working practices / products / technologies to provide business opportunities and results.
•Problem solving: Takes initiative to identify current and potential problems and determines the best solution. Involves and/or manages the people and resources required.
•Communications: Develops clear and concise communications that motivate wide audiences and drive results
•Personal Effectiveness: Produces outstanding results both professionally and personally by being proactive and committed. Continually focuses on achieving positive results.
•Bachelors degree in business administration or communications preferred
•5+ years’ experience in Supplier Relations, TMC and/or the Travel Industry
•Strong knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint and other analytic tools.
•Excellent communications, marketing and presentation experience preferred
•Financial analysis experience and ability to identify trends preferred
Our fun loving company has the feel of a small family business without the small size.
In addition to a great work environment, Montrose Travel offers a comprehensive range of benefits designed to fit your needs. Some of these include:
•Comprehensive medical and dental plans, with Section 125 cafeteria plan (pre-tax).
•401(k) Plan with generous annual employer match.
•Lucrative Incentive Programs.
•Numerous paid holidays.
•Two weeks paid vacation based on longevity.
•Discounted travel opportunities.
•Recognition and camaraderie building social events.
•Opportunity to earn travel awards.
If you feel you meet these criteria, come join our very successful, progressive and fun Travel Management Company…APPLY NOW.