Travel Product Manager

Location
Chester, Cheshire, England
Salary
Plus company benefits & Bonus
Posted
07 Apr 2017
Closes
05 May 2017
Ref
18796
Contact
Lisa Harding
Job function
Product
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Due to growth my client is g looking for a Product Manager to source, purchase and negotiate all ground arrangements. This is a new venture for this already well established travel company and as such the successful candidate will be expected to have a hands on approach and be willing to get involved across a number of functions.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
My client is a specialist travel company and are looking for an experienced and highly motivated Product Manager to join there Commercial Team. You will need current knowledge of Worldwide Destinations. Working as a Product Manager you will identify and take advantage of the considerable potential growth and for developing the programme in years ahead. This is a permanent full time role working Monday - Friday

Duties required for this Product Manager role:

- You will be responsible for the commercial and operational success of the programme.
- Identify areas of development based on competitor research, market analysis and demand.
- Product Planning & Pricing for products in all Destinations.
- Negotiate & contract products including tours, hotels, transfers, sightseeing products
- Overseas travel to attend tradeshows as required.
- Ensure your product is loaded into our contract Management system in line with commercial needs.
- Maintain and develop 3rd party connected partners.
- Gain allocation
- Gain marketing support
- Communicate effectively with external suppliers & internal departments
- Work with company procedures & policies
- Be a team player

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
This role requires strong influencing skills as you will be dealing with external suppliers and ground handlers, as well as internally with sales, operations, marketing and customer service. You will need good knowledge of Worldwide Destinations, whether this is from contracting or travelling with previous long haul product experience. You will be a highly motivated individual with a strong desire to succeed. Previous experience is required.

THE PACKAGE:
The salary is subject to negotiation.

Please call Lisa on 0161 923 6120 or email Lisah@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk

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