German Speaking Contracts Manager

Location
London (Greater), London (Central), Surrey
Salary
£33k-£37k + benefits
Posted
02 Feb 2017
Closes
02 Mar 2017
Ref
PTR 2302
Job function
Management
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Our client is an award winning, dynamic and forward thinking tour operator, now seeking a German Speaking Contracts Manager to join its busy team due to success and expansion. This exciting role entails a wide range of tasks in which no day will be the same:

  • Ensure hotels are re-contracted within specified deadlines
  • Identify ‘must-have’ hotels within a destination and contract where appropriate
  • Undertake travel of around 18 weeks of the year to maintain relationship with hoteliers/ground handlers and embark on contracting trips.
  • Negotiate added-value deals, overrides and special offers
  • Regularly monitor competitor pricing and availability in line with demand
  • Liaise with yield team to ensure maximum profit
  • Register with relevant tourist boards to gain information and to increase company profile
  • Manage the supplier relationship throughout the period of the contract

Essential Requirements

  • Contracting experience within travel is a must
  • Fluently in German and English
  • Strong negotiation skills, pro-active, dynamic, passionate, and a team player
  • Able to develop and maintain strong and trusting relationship with hoteliers
  • Highly accurate with an excellent attention to detail
  • Well developed written and verbal communication skills
  • A solid working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook

Benefits

  • Lucrative salary
  • Varied job role
  • State of the art offices
  • Pension
  • Career progression
  • Opportunity to work for a forward thinking tour operator, within a friendly team in which you will be rewarded for your hard work.

To apply click APPLY NOW, any questions give us a call on 0208 393 9925 and our dedicated team can assist in locating the right opportunity for you.

www.platinumtravelrecruitment.co.uk