Travel Coordinator

Austin, TX, US

Job Description / Skills Required

Overview:

The Travel coordinator reports directly to the Global Travel Manager and Works in conjunction with the travel global team and employee-center (e-center) to ensure global trip execution and travel related support. They will also work with the following functions:
Accounting to ensure accurate, complete, and timely processing of travel invoices as well as supporting employee expense reports’ issues
IT/IS – to ensure any technical, travel related issues will be addressed in a benefit of travelers
Legal department to complete and timely processing of travel agreements
HR – to ensure policy alignments and relocation support
Responsibilities:

The main responsibility of the Travel Coordinator is to audit (approve/reject) coordinate and execute the travel plans and arrangements smoothly, within Policy and budget.

Audit all incoming travel requests according to Travel and expense Policy
Reduce travel spend by managing business contacts with airline, hotels and rental cars representatives, etc. ticket prices, managing business terms and agreements
Act to ensure safe and efficient travel operations, in accordance with organizational policies and guidelines
Research, negotiate, and secure rates with airlines, car rental companies, and hotels
Serve as a general resource of knowledge and point of contact for travel-related issues for Mellanox employees, visitors; assist employees with travel-related issues or concerns
Review and ensure all contracts
Perform special projects and assignments as directed, specifically yearly Sales Conference event flights, transportation and other aspects if required
Present travel guides and policies, data analysis and recommendations
Manage payments/approving invoices and maintaining all travel related records and documents
Qualifications:

2+ years of experience in corporate travel or a related field is required
Concur knowledge – is preferred
BI and/or Cognos analytic tools’ experience is preferred
Ability to work independently but also to be a part of a team
Well-organized, able to multitask and prioritize with attention to details
Positive attitude, patience and persistence
Expert-level experience in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and on-line travel related search
Excellent communication (written, verbal and oral) as well as organizational, management and negotiation skills
Willingness to be flexible if needed during off-hours for cross-coverage and/or issues resolution
Ability to train new employees on the Mellanox Applications/Tools (Concur and/or other tools) as needed
Out-of-box thinking and emergency/crisis management (as needed – global threats, etc)

Education and Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree required with travel, tourism or hospitality degree preferred
Company Description:

About Us
Mellanox Technologies was founded in 1999 and has headquarters in Sunnyvale, CA and Yokneam, Israel. We are a leading supplier of innovative end-to-end InfiniBand and Ethernet connectivity solutions and services for servers and storage. We offer market-leading solutions that include adapter cards, switches, cables and software to support InfiniBand and Ethernet networking technologies. Our products optimize data center performance and deliver industry-leading bandwidth and scalability. In addition, we serve a wide range of markets including high performance computing, enterprise, data centers, cloud computing, big data and Web 2.0. We are constantly reinventing ourselves to stay ahead of the market and bring game-changing products and services to the industry.

About You
Mellanox is an incubator for talent. We are a strong believer in developing our people and giving them the tools to succeed. We have a very competitive compensation package as well as frequent internal product training to keep people updated on new technologies. We are a fast growing company with a positive energy that comes from our team members' internal drive to develop, market, sell and support cutting-edge products and services. Mellanox often promotes from within and there's a sense of family that comes from the top down. We are committed to the community and donate 1% of our annual profit to charity as well as participate in green initiatives to reduce our carbon footprint.

Benefits
Mellanox Technologies offers a competitive benefits program including medical, dental and vision insurance, 3-weeks’ vacation, 10-paid holidays, sick leave, x2 annual salary Life Insurance/AD&D, 401K with company contribution, ESPP, and Stock (RSUs). At Mellanox, the work of each individual makes an impact on the success of our company. If you are looking for a rewarding career, talented colleagues and a great environment where you can challenge yourself, grow and lead, Mellanox is the right place for you.
Additional Information:

Equal Employment Opportunity

Mellanox is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, religious creed, physical disability, mental disability, age, medical condition, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic characteristics, gender identity/expression, or any other characteristics protected by federal, state or local law. Our management team is dedicated to this policy with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activities and all other terms and conditions of employment. If you need assistance to perform your job duties because of a physical or mental condition, please let our Human Resources department know.