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Senior Regional Travel Manager

New York, Philadelphia

Join our New York or Philadelphia office as a Senior Regional Travel Manager.

You’ll be responsible for the travel category including the development of regional and market level strategies that continuously improve end-user travel experience, deliver best-in-class commercial results (ROI) and policy compliance. This role will also provide expert level advisory services and reporting to the business with a high-risk management mindset.  

This is a high-profile position that requires strong relationship building skills with senior stakeholders, including regional business COO’s, Global Procurement and Corporate Operations Group leaders. The position also serves as the face and voice of Macquarie for our key industry suppliers and partners. 

Your ability to work collaboratively will be key, as you work closely with other key stakeholder groups such as Global Security, Event Management, Business Resilience and Payment Operations (AP) to ensure travel fulfils a range of compliance, business continuity and other risk related requirements.

You will also develop strong and productive relationships with air, hotel, ground transport, Amex and other travel suppliers to maximize economic outcomes, deliver key mutual objectives, value and leverage to Macquarie.

Bringing your attention to detail you will be responsible for the development of a customer centric and future focused America’s region Travel & Corporate Card strategy that aligns with, leverages and supports the global category strategy.

Your desire for ownership will set you up for success as you participate on the global travel team, assume the strategic ownership of various global initiatives, and deploy other globally led strategies. Lastly, you will be responsible for developing and implementing customized business unit plans and other travel related initiatives from analysis, recommendation, implementation, training, post implementation reporting through to completion and sign-off.

This will be further maximized as you drive best-in-class Americas Travel Management Company (TMC) results, which include:

    • overall performance of TMC operations across the region and policy compliance;  control and optimize the TMC economic framework and travel pricing to maximize Macquarie’s Travel Return on Investment;
    • anticipate and develop alternative service configurations based on stakeholder needs;
    • identifying improvement opportunities in TMC Operations and driving agreed initiatives through to satisfactory completion;
    • delivering proactive and effective leadership of all TMC staff assigned to Macquarie that maximizes performance, output and Macquarie stakeholder satisfaction.

Your drive for continuous improvement is critical as you’ll identify and drive opportunities for continuous process and workflow improvement, cost savings and other efficiencies across the range of direct and indirect travel services. 

If you have 7+ years’ experience in Strategic Travel programs, Procurement and/or Sourcing with a strategic mindset with the ability to formulate compelling strategies and business plans we would love to hear from you.

To start your journey in this exciting role, apply online now or for more information visit

About the Corporate Operations Group

The Corporate Operations Group brings together specialist support services in Digital Transformation & Data, Technology, Operations, Human Resources, Business Services, Business Improvement & Strategy, and the Macquarie Group Foundation. We deliver service excellence to ensure Macquarie is open for business, deliver on transformational change, invest in our people and have deep relationships with our customers. 

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The health and wellbeing of our employees is a priority. We continue to focus on providing a safe workplace for our people, our stakeholders and those who visit us, and are committed to contributing to the safety of the communities where we live and work.

In line with evolving health regulations and many of our industry peers, we require all Macquarie employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof of full vaccination in order to attend the office and to participate in external meetings and business travel, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved or as otherwise required by law.

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion 

The diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths, and an inclusive workplace enables us to embrace that diversity to deliver more innovative and sustainable solutions for our people, clients, shareholders and communities. At Macquarie, you'll be encouraged to be yourself and supported to perform at your best. If you're inspired to deliver on our purpose of ‘empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future’, we want you on our team. If you need adjustments made to the recruitment process, please reach out to your recruiter.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, marital status, gender identity or any other impermissible criterion or circumstance. Macquarie also takes affirmative action in support of its policy to hire and advance in employment of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

We equip our people with the support to work in a range of flexible ways. Talk to us about what working arrangements would help you thrive.

About Macquarie

A career at Macquarie means you’ll have the opportunity to develop and utilise new skills, explore interesting fields and do challenging work that will impact the lives of people around the world—whether it’s accelerating the green energy transition, helping sustain global food supplies, financing social housing projects or investing in essential infrastructure. At Macquarie, we’re empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future.

Our size and international presence means your work can take you anywhere—across business groups, disciplines, sectors and borders. With 17,000+ employees and offices in 33 markets around the world, we’re a truly global organisation.

You’ll be supported by a diverse team where the unique perspectives, ideas and experiences that all of our people bring are valued. You’ll be empowered to address unmet needs in our communities whilst advising and investing alongside our clients and partners. Working with us, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference.

Macquarie is a global financial group providing clients with asset management, retail and business banking, wealth management, leasing and asset financing, market access, commodity trading, renewables development, specialist advisory, capital raising and principal investment.

Find out more at

Job no: COG-961611
Work type: Permanent - Full time
Location: New York, Philadelphia
Category: Mid-level, Other
Group: Corporate Operations Group
Division: Business Services
Recruiter: Stewart Mitchell
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