High School Diploma or equivalent required; Four year college degree in business related discipline or travel industry, or equivalent experience preferred. Travel Management certification preferred.
Minimum five years working within the Travel Management Business required; Minimum five years of Corporate Travel Management experience preferred; Experience working with Conference/Event Planning Departments preferred.
In depth knowledge of air, hotel, auto and other travel related areas required; Knowledge of online booking tools and MS Office suite required; Prior experience in corporate travel programs with financial firms preferred. Strong administrative management skills preferred.
Manage and coordinate all travel related services for Federated. Directly oversee the relationship with our travel services vendor.
Serve as primary point of contact for all internal and external communication related to Travel; advise travelers regarding passport and visa requirements, TSA rules and applications, rates of currency exchange and other travel-related details as needed.
Monitor travel alerts and work with travel agency to ensure affected travelers are located, contacted promptly, and assisted through any travel disruptions.
Develop, maintain, and communicate travel policies in conjunction with other interested parties such as Accounting, business managers, and in some cases, Executive Staff.
Identify opportunities to leverage company airline, lodging, car rental and hotel volumes thus reducing costs while enhancing the traveler experience.
Present proposals and recommendations to management on cost savings initiatives and improved service related to Travel.
Working in partnership with the Procurement Department, manage, coordinate and negotiate contracts with airlines, ground transportation vendors, rental car agencies, hotels, etc. to obtain cost savings while preserving a reasonable travel experience.
Work closely with travel agency to establish service level expectations, review travel requirements, monitor industry trends, and identify improvement opportunities.
Responsible for the creation, review and reconciliation of various reports, statements and invoices; provide reporting on exceptions, cost trends, and develop reports as required by management.
Manage the oversight and administration of the travel on-line booking tool, Concur, to include updates, new users, and profile changes.
Revise, develop and maintain travel intranet site for travelers to access real-time information in a central location.
Conduct ongoing training with employees assuring travelers have the most current information regarding processes, policies, and latest updates to online booking tool.
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (overtime as required)
Federated Investors Tower – Twenty-first floor
Cooperative attitude and effective interpersonal and communication skills with employees, clients and vendors
Demonstrate decision making, problem solving and analytical skills with particular attention given to detail and accuracy
Demonstrate flexibility and the ability to work as a member of a team
Must be able to work independently
Must be service oriented
Demonstrate creativity and originality
Ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines
Ability to promote a positive corporate image
Federated Investors, Inc. offers a competitive salary and benefits package along with a professional environment.
Since 1955, millions of investors in the United States and around the globe have relied on Federated Investors, Inc. (NYSE: FII) for world-class investment management. Federated has grown to become one of the nation's largest investment managers with $366 billion in assets under management.
Federated has honed its disciplined investment process over a half-century to deliver style-consistent inv...estment products, including 123 domestic and international equity, fixed-income and money market funds, as well as a variety of separately managed accounts. Federated's diversified product line is distributed through more than 8,400 financial intermediaries and institutions who assist investors in meeting their unique objectives. For additional information about Federated Investors visit FederatedInvestors.com.