Business Travel Consultant - Global Servicing - UK Virtual

Business Travel Consultant - Global Servicing - UK Virtual United Kingdom

American Express Global Business Travel
Full Time United Kingdom 10.56 - 12.04 GBP Today
Job description

Amex GBT is a place where colleagues find inspiration in travel as a force for good and – through their work – can make an impact on our industry. We’re here to help our colleagues achieve success and offer an inclusive and collaborative culture where your voice is valued.

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American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) equips companies of all sizes with the insights, tools, services and expertise they need to keep their travellers informed, focused and productive while on the road. With approximately 12,000 employees and operations in nearly 120 countries worldwide, American Express GBT empowers customers to take control of their travel programs, optimizing the return on their travel and meetings investments, while, more importantly, providing extraordinary traveller care.
We’re moving faster than ever and introducing new products, services, and strategies that will revolutionize the travel industry and bring greater value to our business customers. Our clients’ success expands our success, so we put our heart and soul into helping our clients achieve results that exceed all expectations. As the world’s largest travel management company, we are continuing to build alliances with key travel leaders and suppliers throughout the world, strengthening our position as a quality provider to companies of all sizes. Get ready to make impressions that will last.
Our Global Servicing team provides a premium customer service to a wide range of travellers including VIP and multi-national clients, who require assistance outside of their normal business hours. You must have the ability to deliver a high level of service, together with good time management and be able to multi task.
You will need to successfully deliver a premium customer service on each and every call, providing all the care and dedication that our clients deserve. In return, you will receive a range of outstanding incentive benefits, as well as a wealth of training and career development opportunities with one of the best employers in the world. Global Servicing is open between 08h00 and 18h00 Monday to Sunday. This role will require frequent weekends and you will need to be able to commit to the 12 week shift pattern as an absolute requirement for this role. This shift structure will receive an additional shift premium.
  • As a Global Servicing travel consultant you’ll be dealing with a range of inbound travel related issues from customers around the world, which will involve the ability to be proactive and resolve issues as they arise.
  • This will be in the form of a variety of travel arrangements, including booking flights, car hire, accommodation, ferries, etc.
  • You will need to successfully deliver a premium customer service on each and every call, providing all the care and dedication that our clients deserve. In return, you will receive a range of outstanding incentive benefits, as well as a wealth of training and career development opportunities with one of the best employers in the world.
  • Coaching, developing and mentoring new members of the team. This would include new hire, contractors, and new team members. Sharing knowledge and best practice and to assist team members in a timely manner.
  • Maximize the benefits of GBT’s desktop applications and telephony to deliver a superior experience to business travellers.
  • Prioritizing your workload effectively on an on-going basis.
  • Deliver expectations on individual/shared team goals and support all business Key Performance Indicators.
  • Proactively access performance tools to check on and improve performance.
  • Take ownership and act in accordance with all GBT policies and procedures, e.g. accurately updating workday, payroll, being familiar with company changes and communications.
  • Complying with all legal standard requirements, which include mandatory training, compliance and sanctions.
  • Use quality tools as the primary ticketing tool, and all agents to take responsibility in ensuring necessary quality checks have been put in place to allow the tool to work correctly for ticketing and invoicing.
  • Professional telephone manner.
  • Excellent travel product knowledge.
  • Excellent customer services.
  • Experience of Sabre.
  • Good all round knowledge of airline fares i.e. IATA Fares, Nett Fares, Corporate fares etc.
  • Ability to understand customers requirements whilst still adhering to their travel policy.
  • Full comprehensive Business Travel bookings experience.
  • Excellent teamwork.
  • Excellent time management.
  • Ability to be able to prioritize workload & work well within a pressured environment.

United Kingdom - Virtual Location

The #TeamGBT Experience
Work and life: Find your happy medium at Amex GBT.
  • Flexible benefits are tailored to each country and start the day you do. These include health and welfare insurance plans, retirement programs, parental leave, adoption assistance, and more.
  • Travel perks: get a choice of deals each week from major travel providers on everything from flights to hotels to cruises and car rentals.
  • Develop the skills you want when the time is right for you, with global tuition assistance, access to over 20,000 courses on our learning platform, leadership courses, and new job openings available to internal candidates first.
  • We strive to champion Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in every aspect of our business at GBT. You can connect with colleagues through our global Inclusion Groups, centered around common identities or initiatives, to discuss challenges, obstacles, achievements, and drive company awareness and action.
  • Wellbeing resources to support mental and emotional health for you and your immediate family.
  • And much more!
All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to age, gender identity (including pregnancy, childbirth, reproductive health decisions, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, race, color, religion, creed, national origin, disability, veteran status, citizenship or marital status. It is our policy to maintain an equal-opportunity environment free from intimidation, harassment or bias for our candidates, colleagues, clients and suppliers.
We are committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. Please, let your recruiter know if you need an accommodation at any point during the hiring process. For more details, please consult
GBT Recruitment Privacy Statement
What if I don’t meet every requirement? If you’re passionate about our mission and believe you’d be a phenomenal addition to our team, don’t worry about “checking every box;" please apply anyway. You may be exactly the person we’re looking for!

Business Travel Consultant - Global Servicing - UK Virtual
American Express Global Business Travel
Jersey City, United States
Paul Abbott
Unknown / Non-Applicable
10000+ Employees
Company - Public
Travel Agencies
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