Global Supplier Management

Carlson Wagonlit Travel


Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) is a global leader specialized in managing business travel and events with revenues in excess of $20B.  CWT serves companies of all sizes in more than 150 countries and territories.  By leveraging both the expertise of our people and leading-edge technology, CWT helps clients derive the greatest value from their travel program in terms of savings, service, security and sustainability while taking care of travelers.



We are currently looking for a talented and ambitious Global Supplier Manager to join our office in Rome!  As global supplier manager you will be reporting directly to the Senior Global Supplier Manager covering the regions of Italy, Spain, Greece, Egypt and Morocco. Your main objective is to develop and improve revenues and cash rate by negotiating incentive agreements with the Customer Suppliers.



Your main responsibilities include (but are not limited to):


  • Manage a specific portfolio of CWT’s suppliers
  • Review, analyse and understand revenues generated by the Business Development department from our customer suppliers (Airlines, car rentals, railways companies)
  • Formulate, negotiate and implement incentive agreements in order to increase those revenues based of CWT performance
  • Identify incentive areas by defining the KPIs with the vendors
  • Interact with internal stakeholders such as Business Development, Travel services and Commercial / Sales in order to collect information, provide guidelines and support them taking into account Global supply management’s strategies
  • Carry out market intelligence activities to test new business opportunities
  • Work closely with Finance department to provide forecasts of revenue from the Suppliers



  • Degree in business / economics or other related field
  • 5 years’ experience in supply management in an international context
  • Fluent in Italian and English
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Very good knowledge of MS Office (Excel, PPT, Word)
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and sense of empathy
  • Dynamic, initiative-taker with the ability to work in autonomy
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • A third language (Spanish or French) is a plus
  • Experience in the tourism / air industry is much appreciated

Primary Location

IT-IT-Roma No

Employment type


Job Family

Supplier Management Country


Yes, 10 % of the Time


Day Job


S&C_Supplier Management

Job Posting

Feb 1, 2018

Read Full DescriptionHide Full Description
Confirmed 8 hours ago. Posted 30+ days ago.

Discover Similar Jobs

Suggested Articles

One Step Register
Need an account? Sign Up