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Travel Team Leader

Shanghai, China

Job Description

Position Summary 
This position will be responsible for the travel service team. The team will consist of about 10-12 travel counselors and will serve our premium card members in the areas of (1) booking air tickets using, 
(2) servicing hotel bookings/requests within the designated hotel programs. 
• Managing staff resources including recruitment, employee development and handling performance management process for all team members. 
• Oversee daily operations and address any issues or problems. 
• Ensure best work practices are adhered to by managing Quality Control errors and Airline Debit Memo (ADM). 
• Ensure service levels are met by analyzing call statistics and managing resources accordingly. 
• Handle escalated customer issues with a view to immediate resolution. 
• Provide updates on the business unit to Travel Manager and BD team on a regular basis and co-ordinate monthly team meetings.
“Please note, salary increases in case of a lateral move are provided only on an exception basis and in line with compensation guidelines.”


Required Qualifications 
• Minimum bachelor degree 
• Strong communication skills in both written and oral English and Chinese (Mandarin). 
• Extensive working knowledge of travel industry / air industry / accounting practices 
• Strong time management, organizational and interpersonal skills 
• Experience in leading and managing others, coaching, leadership and motivational skills. • Ability to meet deadlines and works well under pressure in a professional and efficient manner. 
• Commitment to customer service. 
• Prior experience in travel industry / air industry environment preferable.
Offer of employment with American Express is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background verification check, subject to applicable laws and regulations.

ReqID: 18007327
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time