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Manager, Travel - Americas

Join our team as a Travel Manager in Auburn Hills, MI, and lead the optimization of our Regional Travel program across North and South America. Take charge of budget management, supplier relationships, and travel policy enforcement, driving cost efficiency and exceptional service while shaping the future of travel processes.


About The Role

  • To take responsibility for the annual travel budget in so far as the role can control or influence spending behavior. This includes driving best practice travel behavior, travel pricing, and influencing usage as far as possible.
  • To take responsibility for all travel reporting, on all levels and in all regions. This includes managing suppliers, and bringing to Management attention any relevant trends, individual, regional and by supplier.
  • Assist all syncreon travelers in day to day travel requirements, as required.
  • Takes responsibility for travel in all syncreon regions, including N AMR and S AMR.
  • To gain the best service for the best price from all travel providers globally.
  • To take responsibility for constantly reducing or minimizing travel costs globally. This will include personal cost reduction targets.
  • To enforce the syncreon Travel Policy via our travel booking platform.
  • To take responsibility for the entire ‘process’ of managing syncreon travel, including managing the existing processes, but also actively looking forward and updating and improving the process.
  • Supplier Management (Air, Car Hire, Hotels) including Order Book Management, Order Progression and Supplier Performance Review and any contractual relationship.
  • Ensure compliance with all Legislative requirements for products within the category
  • Individual adhoc negotiations for special event
  • Responsibility for checking of adherence to expense note policy
  • Provide procurement support for other Regional Indirect Purchasing categories (e.g.  Information Technology, Professional Services) as assigned



  • 5+ Years of travel management experience
  • Bachelors degree in business or related field
  • Strong commercial negotiation skills including  contracts and agreements
  • Experience implementing travel programs across North and South America
  • Ability to communicate and influence at Sr. levels of the organization
  • Deep understanding of travel systems and platforms
  • Demonstrated history of cost control



DP World offers exciting and challenging roles within a growing international organization. We strive to hire and develop the right people, locally and globally; stimulating personal growth and self-development within an informal atmosphere. We offer a market competitive compensation package.

About DP World
We are the leading provider of worldwide smart end-to-end supply chain logistics, enabling the flow of trade across the globe. Our comprehensive range of products and services covers every link of the integrated supply chain – from maritime and inland terminals to marine services and industrial parks as well as technology-driven customer solutions. Both syncreon and Imperial are part of our family. 
We deliver these services through an interconnected global network of 295 business units in 78 countries across six continents, with a significant presence both in high-growth and mature markets. Wherever we operate, we integrate sustainability and responsible corporate citizenship into our activities, striving for a positive contribution to the economies and communities where we live and work. 

Our dedicated, diverse and professional team of more than 97,657 employees from 158 nationalities are committed to delivering unrivalled value to our customers and partners. We do this by focusing on mutually beneficial relationships – with governments, shippers, traders, and other stakeholders along the global supply chain – relationships built on a foundation of mutual trust and enduring partnership. 

We think ahead, anticipate change and deploy industry-leading digital technology to further broaden our vision to disrupt world trade and create the smartest, most efficient and innovative solutions, while ensuring a positive and sustainable impact on economies, societies and our planet.

DP World is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO). We strongly believe that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success and we make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, gender, disability, race, religion or belief.
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