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EMEA Travel Manager

Work mode:  Hybrid
Onsite Location(s): 

Warsaw, MZ, PL

Additional Locations:  N/A

Diversity - Innovation - Caring - Global Collaboration - Winning Spirit - High Performance

At Boston Scientific, we’ll give you the opportunity to harness all that’s within you by working in teams of diverse and high-performing employees, tackling some of the most important health industry challenges. With access to the latest tools, information and training, we’ll help you in advancing your skills and career. Here, you’ll be supported in progressing – whatever your ambitions.

 

About the role: 
EMEA Travel Manager will be responsible for leading Boston Scientific’s EMEA Travel Program & Category Sourcing. Continually identify and implement new opportunities for Cost Savings and Cost Avoidance and proactively tracks progress toward these objectives. Monitor industry trends and mitigate potential cost impact. Collaborate with other functions (i.e., Global Security, Global Compliance, GBS etc.) to ensure efficient processes, clear procedures, and safety protocols to allow for seamless/transparent travel operations, customer service and traveller well-being. 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Day-to-day accountability for travel operations for the EMEA.
  • Support Global Travel with sourcing, negotiating & supplier selection with travel suppliers that provide the best overall value for BSC.
  • Support Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) initiatives.
  • Facilitate new contract development and reconstruct sub-optimal, existing contracts.
  • Monitors the cost and performance against major contracts in the Travel program.
  • Drive cost reductions to meet business targets.
  • Distribute travel management reports throughout EMEA (i.e., KPI, Scorecard, Dashboards, Compliance reporting, savings) and provide strategic direction.
  • Provide guidance for travel related inquiries and manage urgent travel related issues as needed.
  • Periodically, review Global Travel Policy and recommend changes where appropriate for EMEA.
  • Develop local policies and procedures for the operation of Travel activities.
  • Manage the EMEA relationship between BSC & the Travel Management Company, other category suppliers as appropriate (i.e., Meeting Management Company, Corporate Card Provider etc.) and Online Booking Tool Partner
  • Participate in supplier quarterly Business Reviews and annual Business Planning Sessions
  • Maintain/provide content for EMEA Travel SharePoint sites and booking tool portals.
  • Support, influence and execute Global Travel strategies in alignment with EMEA stakeholders.
  • Conduct benchmarking projects and analysis to determine best in class opportunities, where appropriate
  • Report accomplishments and communicate initiatives and other issues to leadership and within EMEA Business

 

Requirements:

  • BS/BA Degree in related field and/or equivalent experience.
  • 3+ years of managing travel operations for a global organization.
  • Fluent English language skills
  • Strong sourcing, negotiating and supplier selection skills.
  • Strong communication skills (written, verbal, and presentation). 
  • Comfortable with a change, a demonstrated ability to react and respond to a fast-changing environment. 
  • Ability to travel to international BSC sites as needed and for industry conferences.
  • Work effectively with minimal supervision, with the courage to make decisions and accountability for results. 

   
 

We offer:

  • Work in international environment with a global leader
  • Attractive employment conditions
  • Benefits: life insurance, private healthcare, sport card, launch card, Employee Assistance Program, parental policy, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, bonuses
  • Trainings and language courses
     

 

Requisition ID: 578702

 

As a leader in medical science for more than 40 years, we are committed to solving the challenges that matter most – united by a deep caring for human life. Our mission to advance science for life is about transforming lives through innovative medical solutions that improve patient lives, create value for our customers, and support our employees and the communities in which we operate. Now more than ever, we have a responsibility to apply those values to everything we do – as a global business and as a global corporate citizen.

 

So, choosing a career with Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) isn’t just business, it’s personal. And if you’re a natural problem-solver with the imagination, determination, and spirit to make a meaningful difference to people worldwide, we encourage you to apply and look forward to connecting with you!


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