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Huron Consulting Group Travel Lead in Bangalore, India

The Opportunity

Huron is redefining what a global consulting organization can be. Advancing new ideas every day to build even stronger clients, individuals and communities. We’re helping our clients find new ways to drive growth, enhance business performance and sustain leadership in the markets they serve. And, we’re developing strategies and implementing solutions that enable the transformative change they need to own their future.

As a member of the Huron corporate team, you’ll help to evolve our business model to stay ahead of market forces, industry trends and client needs. Our accounting, finance, human resources, IT, legal, marketing and facilities management professionals work collaboratively to support Huron’s collective strategies and enable real transformation to produce sustainable business results.

Join our team and create your future

Position Summary

Position Summary:

This position typically involves responsibilities related to facilitating travel arrangements, managing bookings, providing customer service, and ensuring smooth experiences for employees. Key tasks may include booking flights, hotels, and rental cars, coordinating itineraries, assisting with visa and passport requirements; resolving travel-related issues or emergencies; and maintaining up-to-date knowledge of travel regulations and trends. Strong organizational and communication skills, attention to detail, and proficiency with booking systems are usually essential for this role.

It is required to independently handle employee business travels and other team events with the support of vendors.

Qualifications

Being a key member of the travel team, the candidate will be required to do the following without compromising on any of the Huron values:

  • 5-9 years’ relevant experience in the travel domain.

  • Manage end to end travel plans pan India efficiently and cost-effectively – airlines, trains, transport, and hotels.

  • Negotiate on best rates through vendors every time there is a travel occurrence.

  • Communicate with the person travelling regularly to keep them updated on logistics.

  • Manage emergency changes/cancellations in a professional and calm manner.

  • Handle visa applications and formalities promptly.

  • Handle all incoming travel requests.

  • The incumbent should have good knowledge of domestic and international critical itineraries/routings (Geographical Knowledge is mandatory)

  • Open to work in a flexible environment, roster off, public holidays and festivals and rotational shifts .

  • Coordinate with multiple departments to ensure quick resolution for the customer to adhere to SLA.

  • Budget and forecasting for travel function including domestic and global operations.

  • Forex transactions experience

Qualification

Knowledge of bulk booking software and technologies like IATA, Amadeus, Galileo preferred. Awareness about international travel regulations, customs, and currencies. Exposure to Global Travel Operations and Mic Travel management. A degree in Hospitality, Travel, Tourism, Business, or relevant field Good command of English, written and spoken. Coordinate with multiple departments to ensure quick resolution for the customer to adhere to SLA. Expect to work on financials (card reconciliation will be an advantage). Ensure the latest updated policies, procedures, desk Instructions are read & complied. MBA in Travel and tourism from a reputed University. Providing consultative multi-country routings for best fares and preferred carrier usage. Counsel clients on efficient, routings for the lowest available fares and preferred carrier usage in coordination with the Huron’s business travel policies. Research and resolve client inquiries/issues at the point of sale. Coach, develop and mentor peers.

Core Competencies/Attributes for Success

Excellent communication skills (written and oral) Exceptional people skills, including the ability to work effectively with a wide group of stakeholders. Ability to take ownership and work independently and take decisions whenever required. Ability to support a dynamic and geographically dispersed team. Should be travel ready. A penchant for detailing and documentation.

Posting Category

Corporate

Opportunity Type

Regular

Country

India

At Huron, we’re redefining what a consulting organization can be. We go beyond advice to deliver results that last. We inherit our client’s challenges as if they were our own. We help them transform for the future. We advocate. We make a difference. And we intelligently, passionately, relentlessly do great work…together.

Are you the kind of person who stands ready to jump in, roll up your sleeves and transform ideas into action? Then come discover Huron.

Whether you have years of experience or come right out of college, we invite you to explore our many opportunities. Find out how you can use your talents and develop your skills to make an impact immediately. Learn about how our culture and values provide you with the kind of environment that invites new ideas and innovation. Come see how we collaborate with each other in a culture of learning, coaching, diversity and inclusion. And hear about our unwavering commitment to make a difference in partnership with our clients, shareholders, communities and colleagues.

Huron Consulting Group offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, and vision coverage to employees and dependents; a 401(k) plan with a generous employer match; an employee stock purchase plan; a generous Paid Time Off policy; and paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Our Wellness Program supports employee total well-being by providing free annual health screenings and coaching, bank at work, and on-site workshops, as well as ongoing programs recognizing major events in the lives of our employees throughout the year. All benefits and programs are subject to applicable eligibility requirements.

Huron is fully committed to providing equal employment opportunity to job applicants and employees in recruitment, hiring, employment, compensation, benefits, promotions, transfers, training, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Huron will not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, religion, veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, creed, citizenship or any other status protected by laws or regulations in the locations where we do business. We endeavor to maintain a drug-free workplace.

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