- Work from home
- Parental leave
About the team
Finance makes it easier for us to win together as a business. Our team works side-by-side with every other team to help bring commercial thinking into what they do and make moves that support our strategic business decisions.
We offer good work-life balance, flexible working arrangements and excellent compensation benefits. We have an empowering and inclusive culture with open and effective management providing career stability
About the role
This is an exciting role for a travel professional to join and manage the Coles Travel Program. Sitting within our Finance portfolio, you will drive improvement and innovation in managing travel and travel costs.
Further, you’ll be responsible for:
To drive compliance to the Travel Policy
To be the functional owner of the Travel Policy, approving content on the Coles Intranet
Drive improvement and innovation in managing travel and travel costs across the Group, including utilisation of credits
To collaborate with Procurement on the RFP (Request for Proposal) for airlines, hotels, car hire and travel management company
To manage the change of our Travel Management Company to another supplier ensuring the transition meets timelines and stakeholders are engaged and managed throughout the transition
To manage the implementation of the Coles preferred suppliers of travel services and drive ongoing supplier performance
Managing relationships with Travel Management Company and travel service suppliers (airlines and car hire)
To take ownership of problems and implement solutions
Manage access levels of Coles users in the Travel Portal Online Booking Tool (OBT)
Approve administrative changes to the OBT with the travel management company
Provide leadership and support to stakeholders including reporting to senior management, assisting Travel Arrangers with complex bookings, and liaising with Group Risk and Group Insurance
Manage communications as required to Travel Arranger
About you and your skills
Ideally, you’ll have:
Min 5 years’ experience in a large corporation
Experience managing external suppliers of Travel Services
Previous exposure to Policy Management an advantage
Tertiary Qualified in Business or related discipline
Candidate must be proactive, self-motivated, be able to drive change and challenge status quo
Candidate must have excellent communication skills (written & verbal), as role will include managing external supplier performance through agreed SLAs and KPIs
Take your next step into something bigger, apply now
With us it’s not about the discounts (although you do get those), it’s about joining a team where your wellbeing and professional development is invested in and celebrating your contributions is the norm. And because everyone leads unique lives, we offer flexible work including work from home, additional leave and parental leave entitlements.
We’re continuing to build a gender equitable team, and a culture that’s just as diverse, inclusive and welcoming as the communities we serve. We encourage applications from people of all ages, cultures (including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples), abilities, sexual orientation and gender identities.
We’re happy to adjust our recruitment process to support candidates with disability. Find out more in the ‘Our Recruitment Process’ section of our careers site.
We’re committed to providing a safe environment for our team members and our customers. As part of that commitment, you will need to be vaccinated against COVID-19 before joining the team at Coles, unless you’re medically exempt. You’ll also need to disclose your COVID-19 vaccination status as part of your application (and possibly provide further evidence of your vaccination status). Thanks for applying, and for your understanding.
Job ID: 65678
Employment Type: Full time