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Sourcing Manager – Meetings & Events – Virtual


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Location: Oklahoma City OK

Company Name: American Express Global Business Travel

Occupational Category: 13-1121.00,Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners

Date Posted: 2020-02-08

Valid Through: 2020-03-09

Employment Type: FULL_TIME

Description:

The Sourcing Manager will negotiate critical program components based on knowledge of program requirements from initial request through contract completion and turnover; this includes recommending supplier and destinations options and solutions. Proactively negotiates prices and contracts, and creates reasonable preliminary budgets. Communicates with key business advisors and suppliers on a timely basis, information relative to strategic meetings management program operations. Follows standard operating procedures for all sourcing activity. Negotiates and contracts between 100 - 200 programs worldwide on an annual basis, however, the scope of this position is dependent upon assigned account/programs and may vary from client to client. The ideal candidate has excellent communication skills, ability to make others feel at ease, has a strong grasp of business/social etiquette is a self-starter with procurement management, meetings management, client management and people management experience, ideally at very senior levels. Up to 10%-15% travel required. Performs other duties as required.
• *Location**
United States>Texas>Virtual Location

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American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) is the world's leading business partner for managed travel. We help companies and employees prosper by making sure travelers are present where and when it matters. We keep global business moving with the powerful backing of 16,000 travel professionals in more than 140 countries. Companies of all sizes, and in all places, rely on GBT to provide travel management services, organize meetings and events, and deliver business travel consulting