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JES Travel Retail Jobs

UM029051 - Business Planning Analyst Asia Travel retail - Hong Kong - Philip Morris International - Apply here

You will be employed in Hong Kong under Philip Morris Travel Retail Limited(PMTR). PMTR operates as a subsidiary of Philip Morris International, Inc. We are looking for a diligent and results-oriented Finance Business Partner to support the Manager of Business Planning for PMI Duty Free business in Asia. In this role, you will be responsible for providing comprehensive financial analyses and insights that contribute to the decision-making process of the Asia BU.

As a trusted finance business partner, you will collaborate closely with the Asia commercial teams and HQ finance team to drive financial management and performance analysis. Your contributions will be instrumental in shaping the strategic direction of the business and achieving key objectives.

Business Strategy, Planning, Budgeting & Rolling Forecasts:

a) Manage the preparation of rolling forecasts and OB, ensuring alignment with strategic plans and incorporating key assumptions.

b) Provide analyses on volume and financial results against budget and monthly updates on YTD & RF financials vs Budget / RFs.

c) Support the business by providing financial analyses on commercial initiatives, generating scenarios, and making recommendations to achieve objectives.

2. Pricing:

a) Prepare pricing committee approval for proposed pricing initiatives.

b) Oversee the end-to-end process for planned and ad-hoc price change decisions.

c) Collaborate with the Pricing Office to identify pricing opportunities and ensure timely execution throughout the financial year.

3. Controllable Costs:

a) Assist commercial teams in evaluating the return on investment for initiatives, providing guidance and support for investment decisions, and establishing metrics and targets.

b) Present decision options to improve business results, based on clear commercial and functional drivers.

c) Contribute to the development of business and commercial scenarios, considering high-level financial impact.

4. Reporting and Others:

a) Prepare timely and accurate reports on business performance.

b) Support corporate audits by addressing queries and ensuring the availability of requested supporting documents. c) Handle ad-hoc requests and conduct additional analysis as required.

UM23051 - Directeur de Programmes - Levallois-Perret, France - Lagardere - Apply here



Rattaché.e à la EVP du département Concept Design & Construction, le.a  Directeur.trice de Programmes a la charge d’assurer le pilotage de l’ensemble des projets confiés à la direction. Ses responsabilités sont de définir les objectifs quantitatifs et qualitatifs du programme, de définir les ressources et organisation nécessaires à la réussite de ce même programme, de piloter le programme et d’en évaluer les performances après livraison.

1/ Piloter le pôle Management :

  • Encadrer une équipe de quatre personnes,

  • Recueillir les contraintes et les besoins des équipes techniques,

  • Réaliser le pilotage budgétaire du pôle (ressources, OPEX).

2/Garantir la qualité du management au service :

  • En lien avec la cellule PMO, définir, maintenir, assurer le respect des processus, y compris, l’utilisation des outils et définir et superviser le respect des bonnes pratiques des Key Account Managers réseaux/projets/tenders,

  • Assurer la collecte, l’analyse et la diffusion du retour d’expérience.

3/ Développer le portefeuille réseaux/projets/tenders en s’appuyant sur les responsables ad hoc :

  • Accompagner les équipes dans la définition de la stratégie de compte (réseau) et plus généralement dans les réflexions prospectives,

  • En lien avec les Key Account Managers, contribuer à la définition de la stratégie des projets/tenders, superviser le respect des contrats réseau (client interne) et affecter les ressources aux projets/tenders,

  • En lien avec la cellule PMO, définir les indicateurs de performance des réseaux/projets/tenders et définir, piloter et optimiser les plans de charges, en lien avec les responsables de réseaux/projets/tenders,

  • Mener des chantiers d’excellence opérationnelle,

  • Mesurer et piloter la performance coût-qualité-délai du portefeuille des projets/tenders et mener les actions correctives,Mesurer et piloter la satisfaction réseau (client interne) et mener les actions correctives

  • Piloter les risques réseau (client interne) et projets, et mener les actions préventives ou correctives.

UM22053 - Recruitment Specialist Global - Avolta - Madrid, Spain - Apply here

The Recruitment Specialist Global Functions will be responsible for sourcing, attracting, and hiring top talents for various positions within our global organization. The position holder maintains and controls the consistency of the entire recruitment pipeline from candidate experience, through ATS administration to reporting. By that, the Recruitment Specialist Global Functions is actively in charge of executing all recruitment steps for a number of various positions in different office locations all over the globe.

The Recruitment Specialist Global Functions reports to the Recruitment Lead Global Functions. This position is based in Madrid, Spain.



  • Independently manages the full recruitment cycle including job postings, active search, screening, interview scheduling, interviews and offer negotiations

  • Sources candidates through various channels including job boards, social media, professional networks, recruitment agencies, and employee referrals

  • Controls the ATS recruitment pipeline across all global functions, and guarantees compliance throughout the entire process

  • Ensures complete recruitment reporting requirements are fulfilled (incl. ATS and Sharepoint) and provides reporting overview to leadership

  • Develops strong relationships with candidates and ensures a positive candidate experience throughout the recruitment process

  • Maintains and follows-up on the regional administration of the list of internal opportunities

  • Builds and maintains strong relationships with external recruitment partners and university connections

  • Builds and promotes diverse and inclusive talent pools in collaboration with the hiring managers

UM22052 - Accounts Receivable - Harding+ - Avonmouth, U.K. - Apply here

About the role:

Due to sustained growth, we are recruiting for an Accounts Receivable role.  This newly created role increases our accounts receivable capability, taking responsibility for all non-cruise AR invoicing.

The role is based in Avonmouth and offered on a hybrid working basis – 2 to 3 days per week.

Compensation – competitive salary, bonus scheme, pension, 4 x life assurance, healthcare, 25 days leave annually (including Christmas shutdown)

What you will be doing:

  • Responsibility for all sundry and sales order invoicing

  • Partner with the business to improve data quality and process

  • Posting of all VAT commission invoices

  • Support in the production and management of our debtor reporting

  • Ownership of staff purchasing process

  • Responsibility for all non-cruise query resolution

  • Responsible for all ad hoc credit control activity

  • Provide cover for the cruise AR activity

  • Assist with identifying and implementing control-based improvements to systems and processes

UM22051 - Senior International HR Partner - Gebr Heinemann - Hamburg, Germany - Apply here

You will be an important part of the People & Culture (P&C) team and will play a pivotal role in supporting our international organization.

In particular you will 

  • Be the first point of contact to our Sales Directors at headquarters, the Managing Directors and P&C teams internationally in terms of all P&C related topics

  • Ensure regular communication with the international organizations in order to foster effective and collaborative working environments as well as facilitate knowledge sharing and collaboration among international teams to leverage best practices and achieve synergies 

  • Partner with cross-functional teams to embed P&C considerations into international initiatives by providing specialized knowledge in international HR regulations, supporting with retail perspective, cultural sensitivity to enhance project success

  • Provide insights and guidance on organizational structure, change management, succession planning and employee engagement initiatives, implementation of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion strategies, taking into account the overall P&C strategy 

  • Take the lead on international career management incl. identification of talents and skill development needs, robust support to ensure talent mobility and succession planning worldwide

  • Provide tender support by incorporating People & Culture strategies into proposals as well as providing support afterwards in setting up new locations and playing a pivotal role in establishing a professional People & Culture function

UM04052 - Procurement and logistics officer - dnata - Dubai, UAE Singapore - Apply here

The P&L Officer role will oversee the procurement of spare parts, consumables, and services for Airport Ground Support Equipment (GSE) and Cargo Handling Equipment for dnata Technical Services, in collaboration with Emirates Group Procurement. The responsibilities include the sourcing and buying of goods or services, Purchase Order creation, expediting, invoice payment monitoring, and managing the vendors ongoing performance, according to company policy, procedures and governance.
Responsible for the sourcing, evaluation and negotiation for one group of specific, complex and high value commodities or services to achieve value for money at the lowest total cost of ownership and best competitive position for the company in accordance with best practice Procurement & Logistics techniques.

Job Outline:

·       Source, pre-qualify and evaluate suppliers to assess what services and products they are qualified to provide thereby ensuring that the correct products and services are available.

·       Independently decide on and authorise supply orders and contracts for values upto AED 5,000. Where contract values exceed this financial limit, analyse and prepare reports & recommendations for review & approval at P&L Superintendent/P&L Manager/dTS Manager.

·       Receive complex or high value purchase requisition and enquiries from Departments, confirm and / or help define department requirements and issue for enquiry.

·       In conjunction with User Departments, develop tender documents to produce detailed specifications (including gathering Legal and Insurance advice) and to subsequently issue for tender to obtain equal and competitive quotations. For tenders of high complexity, the job holder will also work with the line supervisor in the development of the tender specifications.

·       Negotiate contract prices and terms and conditions for one group of complex and /or high value commodities or services to ensure that the Companys best contractual and commercial position is attained.


·       Prepare initial documentation of Commercial terms and Operational requirements (Contracts) for review by P&L Superintendent.


·       Ensure that all aspects of the contracts and purchase orders placed are satisfied in accordance with user requirements.


·       Identify and advise Procurement and User Department management of any problems with the company procurement activity and supply base and propose solutions.


·       Carry out in depth Supplier performance monitoring and measurement analysis and make recommendations to Procurement and User Department management for improvements in the service and quality provided to internal customers. Close liaison with User departments is required to develop a close relationship and understanding of their needs.

(*) JES Travel Retail Jobs offers travel retail roles with direct links to HR depts and does not as standard promote recruitment agencies.  However, where we are 100% confident in the services of a recruitment office and where we believe that job seekers can benefit we do promote roles linked to a recruitment agency albeit with a note stating this case.

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