Area Operations Manager - Ireland

Dublin, Republic of Ireland
£32472 per annum
22 Sep 2016
20 Oct 2016
Tim Robinson
Job function
Full Time
Contract Type

Area Operations Manager - Ireland. A fantastic opportunity for an experienced travel and tourism professional to join a global tour company, responsible for leading their operations across Ireland and a team of trip leaders. This role will be 'home-based' but will ideally need to be based close to Dublin.

Area Operations Manager Responsibilities

You will be responsible for the recruitment, management and scheduling of around 14 freelance trip leaders, ensuring the quality of tours and customer satisfaction are maximised at all times. Using your expert knowledge of Ireland you will make recommendations to changes of itineraries and also play a direct role in the contracting of small-medium sized suppliers such as transfer companies, hotels, restaurants and excursions. You will act as a central point of contact for the trip leaders, manage any crisis incidents in line with company procedures and attend board/regional meeting to provide insight to market conditions, customer satisfaction, cost management and so on.

Area Operations Manager Skills Required

  • Excellent knowledge of the Irish tourism sector including product knowledge of attractions, hotels and ancillary travel providers
  • Strong track record in people management and driving team performance
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience of supplier management and contacting new suppliers a distinct advantage
  • Ability to create and implement strategies on product quality, cost management and operational initiatives
  • Flexibility

Area Operations Manager Salary Details

A salary up to 45,000 Euros

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