Purchasing Manager - UK

London (Central), London (Greater)
£DOE + Bonus
06 Sep 2016
06 Oct 2016
Job function
Full Time
Contract Type

Our client is a well-established and leading tour operator that specialises in tailor-made holidays to the most exciting long-haul destinations including The USA, Australia, Indonesia, and Latin America to name a few. A market leader, this business focuses on their customer’s needs, always aiming to not just meet, but constantly exceed expectations. Best known for the competitive deals they offer and amazing customer service they provide, it’s no wonder this business has done so well.

Working for one of the leading travel companies, our client is seeking an experienced and successful contracts manager for the UK. The position will form part of the purchasing team and as a hotel contacts manager, where you will be responsible for sourcing and securing rates and promotions within your designated market. Also working closely with the product and marketing teams, you’ll ensure pricing and destination exposure is maximised.

The successful candidate will come with knowledge of the UK. You may currently be in a similar senior travel job in tour operating, an accommodation only provider or an online travel agent, or you may be working in a product job in tour operating, pulling UK product together. This senior travel job may also suit someone that is currently working in an executive travel job or purchasing support role looking to step up into a hotel contracting senior travel job.

The key characteristics for this individual will be someone who can negotiate, communicate well with all levels of management and have the flexibility to travel on a regular basis.

Please Note: Due to high volumes of applications, only successful applicants will be contacted.

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