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Global Workforce Specialist - Travel & Relocation

Sydney – Full-time

At Canva, we create tools that empower the world to design. Our mission is to democratise design and empower creativity for anyone and everyone, on every platform! Inspired by a team of talented thinkers, an amazing culture and remarkable growth trajectory – we’re out to change the world, one design at a time.

Since launch in August 2013 we have grown exponentially, amassing over 60 million active users across 190 different countries who have created more than 5 Billion designs. We are one of the world’s fastest-growing technology companies and we have only achieved about 1% of what we are hoping to do!

About the team

The People Team’s mission is to create the most effective and engaged company in the world. The People Operations and Shared Services teams are responsible for empowering employees through centralised employee support and solutions that are built for scale. Our mission is to create an employee experience where everyone can thrive and make an impact at Canva through; access to timely, accurate and human HR advice; the development and implementation of progressive, employee-centred policies; efficient easy-to-navigate processes and technology that support a world-class people team built on a strong operational foundation.

About the role

In this role you will support the evolution of Canva’s Global Workforce team. You will be involved in delivering travel, relocation services and advice. You will own the internal and external relationships including global mobility service providers. 

This is a new function for Canva, so you’ll need to be comfortable with setting up process flows that work for both the business, our existing and future Canvanauts! 

You will partner with Talent Acquisition, People Partnering, Finance and Legal along with other key group and speciality stakeholders across the business to create strategies, reporting and analytics across global mobility programs.

You will make recommendations to the business against requests for global mobility, travel, budgets and relocations, providing timely and accurate advice.

What You'll Do:

  • Build out our ‘self-service’ travel model to ensure that people are empowered to make sound travel & mobility decisions
  • Point of escalation for travel queries from Canva employees and Leads
  • Own the relationship with our external platform for travel bookings, TripActions
  • Adapting our Company Travel Policy to edge-cases and business needs
  • Respond to and action travellers feedback, communicate product feedback to our Trip Actions account managers
  • Source, negotiate and maintain partnerships with preferred providers (e.g. 57 Hotel, Urbanrest)
  • Oversee travel needs for our programs (e.g. Internship program)
  • Oversee the group travel needs, including travel for large events  (e.g. Canva conferences, business guests, acquisitions)

About You:

  • You’re a great communicator. You can talk to anyone and in front of a crowd. You know how to communicate tactfully, whatever the situation. 
  • You love working collaboratively. You can collaborate across multiple teams in the company to solve business problems. 
  • You’re customer focused. You listen, you understand, and you deliver speedy and quality results.
  • You’re highly organised. You are detail oriented and excellent at prioritising to get things done in a fast-paced environment. You’re not easily overwhelmed. 
  • You’re highly adaptable. You welcome change, and have the ability to problem solve and quickly iterate.
  • You’re eager to learn. You have a commitment to constantly developing yourself.

Canva is currently one of Australia’s hottest technology startups and has been ranked Australia’s #1 place to work. We mean it when we say we want to create a workplace that you love coming to. Our culture is unlike anywhere else and our offices are designed with workspaces for every mood, to help you do great work. At Canva you can be part of a company that is growing rapidly, building a product that users really love. 

Psst - We have two in-house chefs that whip up amazing breakfasts and lunches for the whole team - check out what's cooking at: https://instagram.com/canvalife 

Being a Force for good. One of our core values at Canva, “Being a force for good” means we are actively working towards a world that isn't just good for a small few, but one that’s good for everyone. We believe deeply that bringing together diversity of thoughts, perspectives and expression is key for building the best product for our equally diverse community. To achieve this, we need to constantly work towards making Canva the best place to work, for everyone.