Palo Alto Networks Travel Associate in Bengaluru, India
At Palo Alto Networks® everything starts and ends with our mission:
Being the cybersecurity partner of choice, protecting our digital way of life.
We have the vision of a world where each day is safer and more secure than the one before. These aren’t easy goals to accomplish – but we’re not here for easy. We’re here for better. We are a company built on the foundation of challenging and disrupting the way things are done. We’re looking for innovators who are as committed to shaping the future of cybersecurity as we are.
Disruption is at the core of our technology and on our way of work to meet the needs of our employees now and in the future through FLEXWORK, our approach to how we work. We’re changing the nature of work from benefits to learning, location to leadership, we’ve rethought and recreated every aspect of the employee experience at Palo Alto Networks. And because it FLEXes around each individual employee based on their individual choices, employees are empowered to push boundaries and help us all evolve together.
Palo Alto Networks is looking for an experienced and highly motivated Travel Associate to join our exciting, fast-growing company. The Travel Associate will work closely with all members of the global travel team in support of the global travel program and strategic vision as outlined by the Global Travel Director in support of Palo Alto Networks initiatives; this role reports to the Operations Organization. The Travel Associate will interface and partner cross-functionally with the internal travel team, the Global Travel Director, and Managers. The Travel Associate will also work with key internal stakeholders, including Accounting, Finance, Sales, Safety & Security, Marketing, HR, etc.
The Travel Associate position is responsible for supporting the initiatives to ensure the success of the global Corporate Travel Program and the global travel team. In addition, she/he engages stakeholders and travel partner firms in coordination with the Global Travel Program initiatives.
Collaborate with Global Travel Director and Travel Managers on WW Travel Program initiatives.
Support corporate travel initiatives within the overall Global Travel program in concert with the Global Travel Managers and Global Travel Director.
Provide tactical support during contract negotiations, data analytics, Hotel RFP processes, etc.
Communicate Travel Policy and Travel best-practices in a consistent manner
Provide tactical support during new country TMC, Concur, and BTA rollouts
Coordinate standardized internal and external communications with stakeholders, third-party representatives, etc., under Global Travel Initiatives.
Assist with managing internal communication platforms.
Review compliance of supplier contract records validating status & record accuracy.
Engage travelers to ensure an exceptional traveler experience in each perspective region.
Conduct monthly review of supplier invoices as needed.
Work with our corporate travel management company as necessary, especially with any service concerns.
BS/BA degree or equivalent experience, and 3+ years’ work experience in a Travel Industry related role.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and strong organizational skills.
Knowledgeable and basic negotiation skills and understanding of basic commercial terms, ensuring successful partnerships are established with key suppliers.
Solid data and reporting skills.
Our Global Travel team has extensive travel management and project management experience in multiple industries. This team has a dedication to success and a consistent track record of success in all aspects of management of the Palo Alto Networks global corporate travel program.
Our team leadership establishes clear objectives, defining and implementing profit improvement initiatives. If you have a passion for corporate travel with the knowledge and experience we want you!
We’re trailblazers that dream big, take risks, and challenge cybersecurity’s status quo. It’s simple: we can’t accomplish our mission without diverse teams innovating together. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for all qualified individuals with a disability. If you require assistance or accommodation due to a disability or special need, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Palo Alto Networks is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity in our workplace, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or other legally protected characteristics.
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