Travel Manager - DC Metro Region
Washington, DC 
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Travel Manager - DC Metro Region

Location: Washington Metro Area- MD/VA/DC

Req. Number: 4758

Description

M.C. Dean is Building Intelligence. We design, build, operate, and maintain cyber-physical solutions for the nation's most recognizable mission-critical facilities, secure environments, complex infrastructure, and global enterprises.

Our success relies on great people delivering innovative projects and solutions for Fortune 100 companies and the most recognized agencies in government, defense, and security.

Join our more than 3,600 employees worldwide who engineer and deploy automated, secure and resilient power and technology systems; and deliver the management platforms essential for long-term system sustainability. Together we are creating the integrated systems and technologies that shape the built and cyber-physical world.

We offer an excellent benefits package including:

  • A competitive salary
  • Medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance
  • Paid-time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • 401k Retirement Plan
  • Military Reserve pay offset
  • Paid maternity leave

Arranges travel plans and programs for all company employees. Organizes cost effective domestic and international travel itineraries, lodgings, and car rentals. Communicates pertinent information to employees and resolves any scheduling issues. Works with finance and accounting department to ensure that travel arrangements remain within budget. Operates under general supervision.

RESPONSIBLE FOR:

  1. Traveling and continually negotiating with lodging providers for "best pricing" and corporate rates for lodging in support of business unit requirements, costs and benefits.
  2. Managing the operations, contracts and cost allocations for MDC Travel Europe.
  3. Maintaining a 24/7 direct service line point of contact with servicing travel agents. Service provided after hours, weekends and holidays.
  4. Maintaining a 24/7 direct service line point of contact with servicing travel agents. Service provided after hours, weekends and holidays.
  5. Reviews, recommends, establishes and updates corporate wide travel center performance metrics.
  6. Works within company budgetary guidelines to leverage spending and authorizations to maintain zero profitability.
  7. Writing travel procedures and identifies and shares best practices and business processes.
  8. Continually seeking strategic initiatives to explore cutting edge travel technologies.
  9. Oversees the customer request for current per diem and federally applied travel rates provided by the Joint Travel Regulations and Office of Allowances, Dept of State.
  10. Reviews on-line expenses for all travel and negotiates annual RFP's for rental cars, lodging and airline travel.
  11. Approves all travel requests before it's disbursed for payment.
EDUCATION
  1. 11-13 years of experience working as a Travel Manager in a government contracting or corporate environment with an Associate's degree
  2. 8-10 years of experience with a Bachelor's degree
  3. 6-8 years of experience with a Master's degree
LICENSE
  1. Licensed (CTA) Certified Travel Associate
  2. Licensed (CTC) Certified Travel Counselor required
  3. Previous travel agency experience or certificate preferred
ABILITIES
  1. Exposure to computer screens for an extended period of time.
  2. Sitting for extended periods of time.
  3. Reach by extending hands or arms in any direction.
  4. Have finger dexterity in order to manipulate objects with fingers rather than whole hands or arms, for example, using a keyboard.
  5. Listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  6. Communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
  7. Read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
  8. Apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
  9. Identify and understand the speech of another person.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled
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Job Summary
Company
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Associate Degree
Required Experience
11 to 13 years
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