Rimini Street, Inc

Global Corporate Travel Manager

US-TX-Dallas | US-IL-Chicago | US-NV-Las Vegas
Job ID
2018-3857

Job Description

Rimini Street, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMNI), a global provider of enterprise software support products and services, seeks a Global Corporate Travel Manager resident in one of our US offices (Dallas, Chicago, Las Vegas)

 

Rimini Street views all of our employees as partners, and is committed to providing an exciting, participatory and team oriented work environment. In addition to our very competitive compensation packages, be prepared for challenging professional growth and fun along the way in our work hard, play hard corporate environment.

 

Position Summary

 

Reporting to the VP of Finance Operations, this individual will manage the Corporate Travel program which includes oversight of all aspects of corporate travel and policy (commercial air, rail, hotel/ground transportation, and other travel logistics) on a global basis. Work with internal administrative staff to understand the travel requirements and facilitate the negotiation process to secure preferred corporate rates. Act as liaison between all business units and vendors to coordinate special group service requests or seek compensation for deficient service.

  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop, maintain, and administer Global Travel Policy with consideration for regional differences and cross functional coordination as needed.   Continue to refine the Corporate Travel program as needed.
  • Champion the Corporate Travel program and the usage of the Company’s travel booking tool, emphasizing industry best-practices and emerging tools / technologies
  • Partner with internal stakeholders on the planning and execution of any travel aspects of large and small scale meetings and events, such as annual Sales Kickoff meetings, Global Services Delivery conferences, sales training, and marketing events around the world
  • Owner of the Company’s travel booking tool in Concur, oversee rollout to new markets and ensure controls are well-designed and operating effectively
  • Build strong working relationships with our Travel Management Company and internal functional departments
  • Create and manage data metrics to track supplier performance and cost effectiveness of travel programs; analyze and report on business performance relative to peers and best-in-class practices. Seek avenues to enhance cost savings and efficiencies
  • Assist in the audit of travel expenses submitted by employees for reimbursement
  • Lead the selection process of preferred vendor programs - negotiate directly with vendors to renew contracts and participate in the selection process for new regions / vendors
  • Monitor the travel budget and ensure travel and accommodations are within the approved budget and in accordance with business policy
  • Assist executives and employees with booking travel arrangements and issue resolution
  • Ensure that the Company and its employees get full credit for any travel or other loyalty programs
  • Coordinate travel and accommodations for consultants and vendors using the Company’s travel booking tool, by working closely with project managers, department heads or their designee
  • This role may require occasional travel

 

Additional Duties and Responsibilities

  • Other job related duties and responsibilities and special projects that may be assigned from time to time

Qualifications/Skills/Experience

Minimal Qualifications  

 


Location

  • Rimini Street, Inc. US office (Las Vegas, Dallas, Chicago)

  

Education

  • BS/BA degree or equivalent

 

Experience  

 

  • 7+ years of experience managing an internal corporate travel program or related corporate travel industry experience is required
  • Strong knowledge and experience with the workings of Airline, Hotel and other travel programs
  • Familiarity and experience with Global Distribution Systems and online booking tools;
  • A focus on customer service to enhance individual travel experiences, both business and leisure
  • Familiarity and/or experience with Concur is essential 

 

Skills  

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including proven ability to present information to all levels of personnel including corporate executives 
  • Fundamental analytical skills to evaluate proposals, contracts and budgeting needs
  • Ability to think strategically, effectively manage change and work well in a fast-paced environment with conflicting priorities
  • Solid understanding of basic financial and accounting principles is needed
  • High degree of responsibility, initiative and professionalism
  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Process- and detail-oriented, and highly organized
  • Strong administrative skills with the ability to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously
  • Solid working knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications and Salesforce

Company Description

Rimini Street, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMNI) is a global provider of enterprise software products and services, and the leading third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software products. The company has redefined enterprise software support services since 2005 with an innovative, award-winning program that enables licensees of IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP and other enterprise software vendors to save up to 90 percent on total support costs. Clients can remain on their current software release without any required upgrades for a minimum of 15 years. Over 1,330 global Fortune 500, midmarket, public sector and other organizations from a broad range of industries currently rely on Rimini Street as their trusted, third-party support provider.

 

The company is widely recognized by clients, leading industry analysts (including Gartner, Forrester, Constellation Research and Nucleus), and financial analysts as the leader in a large, fast growing market with tremendous upside and an extremely strong value proposition that resonates with CIOs and CFOs. With tight IT budgets and flat global economic growth, IT and procurement professionals are actively looking for proven methods to cut costs while improving service. Rimini Street enables organizations to free up budget for strategic business initiatives by delivering savings of up to 90 percent on total maintenance and support costs.

 

Be Treated Like the Best

  • Rimini Street hires only the best – and provides the compensation, bonus and benefit programs appropriate for proven top-performing professionals. We want our employees to have an opportunity to share in the financial success that results from our dedication to service excellence, high-quality deliverables and an unparalleled client experience
  • No bureaucracy, thousand-page rule books or politics — just everyone working together to build a great company through service excellence and client success
  • Work hard, play hard environment – Rimini Street is a group of hard-working professionals who are passionate about achieving success, but we also enjoy opportunities to meet up at fun company events
  • We are also passionate about giving back to our communities around the world, with plenty of opportunities for volunteering and charity through the Rimini Street Foundation
  • All Rimini Street professionals are encouraged to grow and learn new skills

 

Accelerating Company Growth

  • Trading on Nasdaq: RMNI
  • Over 1,450 active clients, including 85 of the Fortune 500 and Global 100
  • 47 consecutive quarters of sequential revenue growth
  • 2017 Q3 revenue results of $53.6 million, a quarterly increase of 32% year over year

 

Recent Industry Recognition

  • Listed as a 2017 Top Workplace in the Bay Area by the Bay Area News Group
  • Named an Inc. 5000 company for the seventh consecutive year, and recognized as one of America’s fastest-growing private companies with three-year revenue growth of 172%
  • Honored with 11 Stevie Awards in 2017, including 5 awards for delivering excellence in customer service
  • Received 7 Golden Bridge awards including Technology Company of the Year

 

 

To learn more about how Rimini Street is redefining the enterprise software support industry, visit http://www.riministreet.com

 

Rimini Street is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender or gender identity, disability and protected veterans status or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

Please Note:  Rimini Street does not accept resumes submitted by recruiting/staffing firms unless specifically requested by Human Resources.  Unsolicited resumes will be ineligible for referral fees.

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