Luxury Product Manager - Caribbean

Location
London, England
Salary
Market Rate
Posted
23 Sep 2016
Closes
21 Oct 2016
Ref
17913
Contact
Regis Banza
Job function
Product
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Are you an experienced Product Manager with fantastic knowledge of the Caribbean? My client is a luxury long-haul tour operator who sells high end holiday packages worldwide. They are seeking a proven luxury Product Manager with solid experience of negotiating & contracting rates for hotels and ground services in some of the most luxurious resorts in the Caribbean. If you display exceptional Caribbean product knowledge, strong business relationships with hoteliers & DMC's in the Caribbean, commercial acumen and negotiation & pricing skills please apply now! My client have a dynamic, friendly & vibrant working environment and are offering a highly competitive salary.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
* Build strong relationships with suppliers in the Caribbean
* Create & develop contracts
* Negotiating & contracting rates for hotels and ground services in the Caribbean
* Responsible for developing business to the Caribbean
* Product costing & pricing strategies
* Lead & implement of the negotiation strategy to ensure the company's best commercial positions are attained
* Responsible for all allocations & inventory
* Regular analysis on price & product offering with the competitors
* Identifying new product development opportunities through competitor analysis, and customer research to achieve competitive ground costs and contracting
* Represent company at applicable trade shows, giving a full report on return

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
* You will have previous contracting experience for the Caribbean
* Strong negotiation skills
* Ability to work under pressure & to tight deadlines
* Strong commercial acumen
* Product knowledge & travel experiences to the Caribbean is an advantage
* Travel industry background is required

THE PACKAGE:
The successful candidate can expect an attractive salary dependent on experience.

INTERESTED?
To apply for the role of Product Manager please click 'Apply' now. Alternatively please email Regis at Travel Trade Recruitment on: regis@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk