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American Express Global Business Travel Project Analyst - Global Servicing Products in Charleston, West Virginia

Global Servicing Products – Project Analyst

Positioned at the intersection of commerce and travel, American Express Global Business Travel offers its customers a comprehensive network, service dependability, and deep insight to help move people and businesses forward. American Express Global Business Travel provides leading travel solutions, integrated consulting services, proprietary research, and end-to-end meetings and events capabilities. These innovative offerings enable clients to optimize the return on their travel and meetings investments.

American Express Global Business Travel is part of one of the world’s largest travel agency networks with locations in 140 countries worldwide.

As a new company that is ready to change the travel management world, we have an unprecedented opportunity to transform the landscape thanks to our relationship with American Express and to a new entrepreneurial spirit. We are looking for talented, passionate, committed candidate to help propel our new organization forward and create technology solutions that excite our customers.

Job Description

In this highly visible customer centric capability role, you will be driving the global rollout of the new GBT traveler facing technology products. As a Project Analyst you will be assisting in managing a portfolio of projects, managing the day-to-day operation of the program, and providing status updates. Your immediate goal is to ensure successful global migration of GBT customers to the new traveler profile platform.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead projects to achieve global migration of GBT customers to the new traveler profiles platform and to decommission legacy platforms

  • Understand the platform architecture and dependencies necessary for deployment or migration

  • Create and manage project plans including managing project resources to ensure strategic goals are met. Establish and monitor project success metrics

  • Assist in managing multiple geographically and functionally dispersed stakeholders to drive program objectives and ensure scope and approach are understood across stakeholder community

  • Monitor the progress of all concurrent migration activities/ projects and ensure timely and effective communication of the status and assessment of risks/issues

  • ­Oversee quality assurance and ensure appropriate levels of end-to-end testing are undertaken

  • Assist with preparation and delivery of project status presentations to senior leadership

Skills

  • ­Must have strong understanding of project management life cycle and various methodologies such as Agile and PMP

  • ­Minimum 5 years of managing projects in a product delivery or technology projects environment

  • Demonstrate a proven track record of results through metrics and KPIs

  • Able to work effectively and efficiently toward aggressive goals in a complex, diverse, virtual team environment with multiple and changing demands

  • Compelling verbal and written communications and influencing skills, across multiple countries and cultures, must be fluent in English

  • Strong analytical and strategic thinking skills with strong technical aptitude and ability to understand complex technical platforms

  • Strong presentation and negotiation skills combined with an ability to interact effectively with senior leaders and stakeholders in conveying product direction, strategy, and projects and requirements

  • Highly organized and detail oriented

  • Recognize and solve problems quickly and escalate as appropriate. Stay calm under pressure

  • High proficiency in MS Excel, MS Word, MS Project, MS PowerPoint, MS Visio, MS SharePoint

  • Expertise in at least one GDS and at least one online booking tool or third party traveler profiles product preferred

  • PMP certification preferred

Educational requirement: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.

Location: United States Virtual

Location

United States>Arizona>Virtual Location

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American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) is the world’s leading business partner for managed travel. We help companies and employees prosper by making sure travelers are present where and when it matters. We keep global business moving with the powerful backing of 16,000 travel professionals in more than 140 countries. Companies of all sizes, and in all places, rely on GBT to provide travel management services, organize meetings and events, and deliver business travel consulting.

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