French Speak Product Manager - Tour Operator, Edinburgh

Location
Edinburgh, Scotland
Salary
Benefits & Bonus
Posted
22 Sep 2016
Closes
20 Oct 2016
Ref
17776TC
Contact
Victoria Apted-Bagnall
Job function
Product
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Are you a Product Speciailist, within the travel industry and look for an exciting, new challenge? Do you have French language skills?

French Speaking Product Manager required for a fast growing online department within this busy, hugely successful Tour Operator located in Edinburgh.


JOB DETAILS:
The core duty here is to be responsible for managing the hotel & apartment suppliers, selling the products and directing the product strategy within this small team.

There is a broad scope within this role, responsibilities including:
-Have a flexible approach to your work, within this very varied role.
-Use French language skills, on a regular basis.
-Develop and implement this department's product strategy.
-Negotiate contracts with accommodation partners.
-Work to maintain strong and trusting relationships with suppliers.
-Liaise with suppliers to ensure best possible prices.
-Negotiate offers with accommodation suppliers.
-Manage inventory ensuring sufficient inventory is on sale at all times.
-Train partners on how to sell effectively through this operator's online booking site.
-Check prices regularly to ensure this booking site is positioned appropriately within the online market place.
-Use sales data to identify and report on key product & sales trends.
-Deal with any customer service issues & complaints that may arise.


EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
The ideal candidate will be suitably experience, passionate about progressing in their product career, bringing their experience, enthusiasm & knowledge to this Product Manager role.
You will have strong attention to details, strong communication skills, personable & patient and have the ability to develop & maintain relationships with customers / suppliers.
It is an advantage to have knowledge of Europe, ski products & destinations, Canada & USA - but essential to have all, just advantageous.
You will use French Language Skills, on a regular basis.


THE PACKAGE:
A very competitive salary is on offer here with benefits and bonus in addition. Working hours are office days, Mon - Fri, 09:00 - 17:30.
This really is a fantastic company to join, at a very successful time of their growth, seeing you genuinely progress personally & professionally.


INTERESTED?
If you're keen to be considered for this excellent Product Manager position, please send your CV to victoria@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk or call Victoria on 0141 248 5222.

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