Cree

  • Travel Coordinator

    Job Locations US-NC-Durham
    Requisition ID
    2018-6281
    Category (Portal Searching)
    Supply Chain
  • Job Description

    The Travel Coordinator position oversees a variety of travel-related functions at the Cree Durham headquarters. Primary accountability is to provide oversight and active management of the corporate travel program. Activities include: domestic and international travel reservations, assistance through an on-line tool, Passport and Visa preparations, interface with contracted host agency, and effective oversight and adherence to the Cree travel policy. This person will be a primary contact for all travel related matters and must possess superior knowledge and skills related to travel protocol.

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Industry knowledge of global geography and international fare process for complex international itineraries
    • Advanced level of knowledge in the booking tool and procedures associated with travel along with keeping current on travel management programs and industry trends
    • Responsible for ensuring adherence to policy guidelines and management of overall travel spend
    • Responsible for Visa and Passport preparation and processing, including expediting requests as needed
    • Track exceptions to policy and work with appropriate constituents to ensure adherence to guidelines or recommend changes
    • Assist travelers with questions regarding the on-line booking tool 
    • Assist international travelers with questions on complex international itineraries
    • Develop a keen sense or corporate culture to effectively address travelers' needs through various feedback mechanisms
    • Demonstrate "expert level skills" with the on-line booking tool — so that others see this position as the 'go to" person for all travel related questions including air travel, other transportation, hotel, rental cars, etc.
    • Proactively identify ways of improving the travel experience for Cree travelers while keeping the overall travel spend at a minimum level
    • Ability to function in a fast paced, high-touch, and demanding environment

     

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Five to ten years experience in the travel industry
    • Five years of experience working with Apollo
    • Self motivated, works with limited direction
    • Highly intelligent and extremely skilled
    • Strong work ethic, willing to do whatever it takes to complete tasks on a timely basis with quality results
    • Professional and energetic demeanor
    • Organized and resourceful, able to multi-task and prioritize
    • Skilled in travel agency on-line booking tools
    • Advanced skills in MS Office
    • Strong interpersonal (written and oral communications, logic and decision-making) and organizational skills
    • Strong project management and problem resolution skills
    • Able to deal effectively with complex issues
    • Strong conflict resolution and customer service skills
    • Possesses unquestionable integrity and ethics
    • Positively contributes to the team environment

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Proficiency in more than one GDS
    • Knowledge of Concur Online Booking Tool
    • Extensive international construction and faring of complex multi segment/destination itineraries

    Overview

    Since our beginning 30 years ago, we have introduced innovative and disruptive solutions that enable a more efficient, productive and safer world. We continue our leadership in developing market-leading lighting-class LEDs, lighting products and semiconductor products for power and radio frequency (RF) applications. We believe in unlocking the power and potential of technology, enabling the world to do more with less. We aim to transform the way people experience light and are also leading the innovation of Power/RF products that move us toward a more energy efficient future.

    Be part of our future and have a direct impact while working for an organization that provides a place to work alongside brilliant people, a competitive total rewards package, and a problem solving culture. We invite you to submit an application if you feel we would be a good fit.

    We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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