Travel Manager

Swinburne University of Technology

Location
Hawthorn
Start Date
22-03-2019
Closing Date
23-05-2019
Sector(s)

Education & Training

Salary
HEW 8: $97,837 - $105,518 + 17% superannuation + benefits
Vacancy Type
Contract
Work type
Full-Time

 

About the job
As our Travel Manager you will be responsible for the administration and continuous improvement of an agile, flexible travel management offering that caters for Swinburne’s needs. In this role you will be the subject matter expert for our travel services and will provide the necessary training and support on our travel systems and processes.

Reporting to the Director, Procurement you will be required to implement key change recommendations across the travel program that will deliver an improved planning, booking, cost management and travel experience for staff, students and guests of the University.

To be successful in this role you will be a people person, have strong communications skills, and be able to maintain positive relationships with key suppliers and external stakeholders of the University to ensure the effective management of supplier contracts. The ideal candidate will have previous experience within the travel industry and have a solid understanding of corporate travel programs, or held a similar role within the Higher Education sector.

About Swinburne
Swinburne is a progressive university that aims to increase Australia’s capacity in science, technology and innovation as the drivers of modern, internationalised economies and workplaces. Our university is focused on high-impact global research, high-quality teaching and active engagement with both industry and the community.

About you
To be successful in the role, you will have:

  • Postgraduate qualifications or progress towards postgraduate qualifications and extensive relevant experience; or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.
  • Deep experience and knowledge of the travel industry and effective corporate travel programs
  • Excellent organisational and planning skills, including experience implementing change programs (preferably within the Higher Education sector or other comparably complex environments)


A full list of the selection criteria is available within the position description

Benefits

  • Enjoy a 50% study fee reduction
  • Participate in regular staff and management development programs
  • Discounted annual Myki cards are available to Swinburne staff


Further information and how to apply
The diverse culture within Swinburne is a source of strength. We are proud to be recognised by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality 2018 and of key initiatives such as our Pride@Swinburne Strategic Action Plan and our Reconciliation Action Plan which are integral components of our 2025 vision to be world class university creating social and economic impact through science, technology and innovation. Swinburne has also received the Victorian “High Commendation” Multicultural Excellence Award (Business Category).

To view the position description or to start an application click on 'apply' at the bottom of this page and submit a resume and cover letter which addresses the following Key Selection Criteria:

  1. Deep experience and knowledge of the travel industry and effective corporate travel programs
  2. Excellent organisational and planning skills, including experience implementing change programs (preferably within the Higher Education sector or other comparably complex environments)


For further information about the position, please James Meyer, Recruitment Consultant via email jamesmeyer@swin.edu.au.

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Recruitment team on staffrecruitment@swin.edu.au

Should you require further support for an interview due to special needs or consideration, please contact our Diversity Consultant, Dr. Walter Robles, on inclusion@swin.edu.au. For support or queries related to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment, please contact DeadlyCareers@swin.edu.au.

Applications close at 5pm, Friday 5 April 2019

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