Corporate Travel Manager (Procurement)

Location: Warsaw, PL

Who we are 

For over 50 years, SimCorp has worked closely with investment and asset managers to become the  

world’s leading provider of integrated investment management solutions. We are 2,800+ colleagues with a broad range of nationalities, educations, professional experiences, ages, and backgrounds in general. 

SimCorp is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to building a culture were diverse perspectives and expertise are integrated in our everyday work. We believe in the continual growth and development of our employees, so that we can provide best-in-class solutions to our clients.  

While striving to deliver client value, we believe it is vital to consider our people and our planet in every business decision we make. Acting responsibly is not optional. It is essential. 

Why this role is important to us 

Meeting and connecting with people are a core element in what we do – whether for internal purposes or as part of our commercial relationships. A strong organization is therefore required to support travel activities in order to manage our employee’s safety, provide user friendly and effective solutions as well as manage related costs.  

Furthermore, the role ensures that our Event Managers and other colleagues in Group Marketing and Communications are supported in their work with vendors. 

The team 

The position is organized under Group Procurement where you will become one of a team of 10 working out of Copenhagen, Warsaw and Manila. We work hard, have fun, and are recognized throughout the organization for our skills, service mindedness and results.  

We offer an attractive position where personal initiative, ambition and perseverance can bring you far. SimCorp is constantly growing, and Group Procurement is increasingly relevant to support our journey as a successful company in the FinTech industry.  

What you will be responsible for 

Travel:

  • Supporting corporate travel in the broadest sense and with the following volumes (Annual spend of 10 m€, 33 office locations, 15,000 transactions p.a.; 12 local and regional Travel Managers in EMEA, APAC and North America).

  • Maintain and continuously adapt SimCorp’s travel platform, including addition of new entities 

  • Execute Vendor Governance with the travel agency 

  • Animate the Travel community in SimCorp and process relevant information to travelers


Payment solutions:

  • Engage with other vendors providing services to the travel platform 

  • Manage and update the corporate Travel Policy and ensure compliance 

  • Analyze, report and act on travel data 

  • Ensure validity and competitiveness of selected hotels 

Events and MarCom support:

  • Assist Event Managers and other relevant staff in vendor selection and contract negotiation  

  • Larger events, conferences and meetings 

  • Services related to Group Marketing and Communication 

  • Ensure awareness and compliance with the Procurement Policy, hereunder onboarding of new stakeholders 

  • Manage contracts (renewals, renegotiations, follow-up…) in close collaboration with stakeholders 

  • Develop and execute planning, vendor segmentation and governance for the category  

  • Analyzing business processes, identify and realize possible optimizations, drive savings and remove redundancies 

What we value (our requirements) 

  • A relevant Bachelor’s degree is preferred  

  • Minimum 3 years' experience as Travel Manager

  • Managing booking platforms and travel agencies 

  • Negotiating hotel and event agreements 

  • General knowledge about and interest in procurement 

  • Insights from similar positions as Category Manager for Marketing/Communication and/or Travel 

  • Being structured, self-starting and with drive 

  • Good IT understanding 

  • Excellent analytical and language skills (fluent English) 

  • Taking ownership and initiatives, challenge and propose in coherence with Team 

Next steps 

Please send us your application in English via our career site as soon as possible, we process incoming applications continually. To make sure you receive our emails please check your junk/spam folder and add SimCorp to the safe list of your e-mail contacts. 

Please note: Only applications sent through our system will be processed. 

For further information about the position, please contact Per Rex, Global Procurement Director at +45 4032 4001.