Oaktree Capital Management

Senior Analyst, Corporate Travel Manager

US-CA-Los Angeles
Job ID
2017-1422
Job Department
Corporate Services

Company Overview

Oaktree is a leader among global investment managers specializing in alternative investments, with $99 billion in assets under management as of June 30, 2017.  The firm emphasizes an opportunistic, value-oriented and risk-controlled approach to investments in distressed debt, corporate debt (including high yield debt and senior loans), control investing, convertible securities, real estate and listed equities.  Headquartered in Los Angeles, the firm has over 900 employees and offices in 18 cities worldwide.

 

For additional information please visit our website at www.oaktreecapital.com.

Responsibilities

Based in downtown Los Angeles, the Corporate Travel Manager will be part of the Global Corporate Services team.

Responsibilities include:

  • Establish and maintain Oaktree’s global T&E policies and programs;
  • Oversee and negotiate rates/contracts with all of Oaktree's global travel-related service providers, including:
    • Travel Management Companies (TMCs);
    • Contracted airline and hotel discount programs;
    • Car service vendors;
    • Online booking tool maintenance;
  • Negotiate contracts or rates with travel service providers;
  • Manage Oaktree’s Corporate Card program, including policy, reporting and administration of card access;
  • Drive compliance with T&E policies and procedures;
  • Coordinate with regional administrators to ensure the effectiveness of Oaktree’s T&E policies and programs;
  • Administer employee training on T&E Policy, Concur Travel and other aspects of Oaktree’s travel program;
  • Serve as system administrator for online booking tool globally;
  • Deliver management reporting on travel spend, volume and trends; identify and recommend cost savings strategies or initiatives;
  • Provide analytical data for travel related RFP’s and annual negotiation processes;
  • Publish quarterly travel newsletter, maintain travel page on Oaktree Central and other communications;
  • Monitor global events and traveler safety (duty of care), and liaise with Human Resources and Business Continuity on any incidents;
  • Stay abreast on travel industry trends and changes that may impact Oaktree’s travel program and policies, and proactively identify updates or opportunities; and
  • Manage other areas of Corporate Services where needed.

Qualifications

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a travel management role, preferably with experience managing private air travel and group meetings/events;
  • Negotiating contracts and savings with service providers;
  • Leading travel-related projects with some direction and sponsorship from management;
  • Analyzing large data sets and producing management reports; and
  • Intermediate to advanced Excel, Office, Word, and PowerPoint skills.

Personal Attributes

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills; proficient business writing skills to clearly and professionally distribute office wide communications;
  • Outstanding follow-up and organizational skills with a strong attention-to-detail;
  • Self-starter with a proven ability to take initiative and committed to achieving results and has a strong sense of ownership and follow-through;
  • Exercises good judgment and makes recommendations and decisions that balance a variety of factors and are supported by a sound fact base to achieve an optimal outcome;
  • Hard-working with strong dedication to the position and company; and
  • Team-oriented with strong integrity and professionalism.

Education

Bachelor’s degree is required.

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