Senior Manager Global Travel, Expense & Corporate Cards

Tampa, FL, US
Apr 25, 2019
Required Education
Associate Degree
Position Type
Full time
Amgen discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen was one of the first companies to realize the new science's promise by bringing safe, effective medicines from lab, to manufacturing plant, to patient. Amgen therapeutics have changed the practice of medicine, helping millions of people around the world in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis, and other serious illnesses. With a deep and broad pipeline of potential new medicines, Amgen remains committed to advancing science to dramatically improve people's lives. Amgen is committed to unlocking the potential of biology for patients suffering from serious illnesses by discovering, developing, manufacturing and delivering innovative human therapeutics. This approach begins by using tools like advanced human genetics to unravel the complexities of disease and understand the fundamentals of human biology.

The Role is:

Global leader for all Travel, Expense and Corporate Card programs

Reports to: Director of Employee Services

Responsible for:

  • Strategic development of Global Travel, Expense and Corporate Card programs.
  • Leadership of a diverse global team consisting of staff, vendors and external workers.
  • Establish and implement global strategy for Travel, Expense and Corporate Card programs
  • Global stakeholder engagement and communication
  • Driving organizational accountability of compliance with internal policies and procedures to ensure consistency, operational efficiencies and financial responsibility.
  • Oversee and manage special projects, audits and RFP initiatives.
  • Monitoring of global programs performance against strategic priorities and provide Executive updates to global stakeholders.
  • Global vendor oversight ensuring performance standards are meeting SLAs and ROI objectives
  • Drive compliance with all legal and regulatory rules & guidelines by internal staff and outside suppliers. Manage and administrate meeting technology platform.
  • Partnering with global colleagues on new country set ups & program roll outs
  • Portfolio Management and resource planning (internal and external resources) for department with day-to-day management of program manager operations.
  • Managing, developing and coaching staff
  • Complete oversight and development of best in class programs (Travel, Expense & Corporate Card)

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree & 2 years of project, travel, or meetings experience


Master's degree & 4 years of project, travel, or meetings experience


Bachelor's degree & 6 years of project, travel, or meetings experience


Associate degree & 10 years of project, travel, or meetings experience


High school diploma / GED & 12 years of project, travel, or meetings experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experienced finance leader with proven track record of success in building high performance teams and programs.
  • Strategic thinker with excellent communication skills and able to present complex data to a wide range of audiences.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously within a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent financial acumen and experience managing $MM programs.
  • Must be data oriented and have strong analytical capabilities.
  • Able to access complex facts & circumstances and apply critical thinking to make sound decisions/recommendations.
  • Possess a continuous improvement mindset within a passion for innovation and automation.
  • Ability to manage escalations and RCA issue reviews/investigations.
  • Proficient with audit procedures/processes.
  • Previous experience leading a large matrixed financial program within fortune 500 corporate environment
  • 5+ plus years of people management
  • Deep understanding of corporate Expense and Travel programs
  • Prior experience in disbursements, expense, travel or finical planning
  • Working knowledge of compliance, legal and regulatory guidelines related to SOX controls