Sr Specialist Travel & Events (German)

adidas Porto is one of the company's key locations that supports and runs 4 distinct pillars: GBS, SCM, Tech and Digital. adidas GBS in Porto delivers high-quality services for Travel & Expenses, Wholesale Customer Service, Finance, Accounting, HR Services & Payroll, and Supply Chain for Europe and the Americas. 

 

This role sits within the GBS organisation in the Travel & Expenses team, and its purpose is to provide consultancy, booking support and administration for internal customers in Europe and especially in Germany, arranging meetings & events (M&E), securing compliance, customer satisfaction, process efficiencies and cost savings.

 

WHAT WILL YOU BE DOING?

  • Ensure that the EMEA strategy for T&E is being executed and that legal and tax requirements are met
  • Managing meetings & events requests - organising events and negotiating booking proposals with external vendors
    • Propose, and book group accommodation and other meeting and event-related content securing travel policy
    • Work closely with travel agencies regarding group-related transportation bookings
    • Provide payment services, internal recharges and support administration of event management credit card task
  • Ensure all data follows the standardised process using Cvent (global meeting management tool)
  • Collect and analyse customer feedback and provide input for optimising the M&E Program
  • Conduct training on policies and procedures for travellers, travel arrangers, travel authorisers, executives and suppliers

 

WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

  • Fluency in both verbal and written English and German (mandatory)
  • 4-5 years of proven experience in handling travel/event requests (travel agency, executive assistance, etc)
  • Experience in handling multiple requests and parallel projects/activities
  • Negotiation skills that allow for quick and cost-effective solutions while following proper workflows

 

WHAT ARE WE OFFERING?

  • Competitive salary, benefits and valuable discounts on adidas products
  • Hybrid work policy and flexible working hours
  • Sport-friendly environment, great work-life balance, and flexibility
  • State-of-art office space and conditions

 

Candidates must be currently located in Portugal and already be eligible to take on full-time employment. Only applications with an English CV will be considered.

adidas celebrates diversity, supports inclusiveness and encourages individual expression in our workplace. We do not tolerate the harassment or discrimination toward any of our applicants or employees. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Title:  Sr Specialist Travel & Events (German)

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Porto
TEAM:  Accounting & Finance
State:  13
Country/Region:  PT
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  512109
Date:  Jul 13, 2024