Senior Business Travel Team Leader

West End, London, England
£28000 - £33000 per annum
11 Apr 2017
25 Apr 2017
Darren Cole
Job function
Full Time
Contract Type
Are you an experienced Business Travel professional looking for your next challenge?
Do you feel ready to step up for the next chapter in your travel career?
Recruiting now for a Senior Business Travel Team Leader!
Working for a high profile client within an implant you will need to be at the peak of your experience and display ultimate professionalism.

Job Description

As the Senior Business Travel Team Leader you will help ensure the effective and smooth running of the day to day operation of the travel desk.
Regular business travel consultants are not just what are required for this role. Due to the nature of the Clientele, this role requires a high level of industry knowledge and experience [but not exclusive to] in order to handle the versatility, flexibility and commanding levels required.
Being able to work closely with the ever important PA's and Senior Management is imperative as integrating to the lifestyle of this international group is a must.
A fast moving, innovative and proactive company requires a similar likeminded person to help manage its travel. Of course, with this comes an exciting and rewarding place to work and thrive.

Duties Include

*Provide highly responsive and cost effective but at the same time creative ticketing, estimates and information through Sabre or third party partners accordingly
*Manage and update Client profiles
*Understand and ensure travel policy compliance, systems and processes
*Create and maintain good relationships with airlines and hotels
*Offer a VIP Concierge style service including restaurant and theatre reservations
*Assist with passport and visa requirements
*Handle and assist with corporate hospitality and Client entertaining where necessary
*Handle and assist on Conference & Event bookings as per the companies specific requirements often on a worldwide level (may involve some escorted travel)
*Provide updates or status reports [verbal or written] to senior management
*Implement and oversee any new or existing technology to facilitate the Company or client accordingly
*Assist in sourcing new travel partners i.e. consolidators in order to benefit the healthy growth of Company
*To ensure training to the highest calibre
*Monitoring and reporting good office skills
*Understanding and help managing trade and points schemes

Experience Required

The right candidate will slip effortlessly into their world, whilst maintaining the ability to keep their feet on the ground.
*Have used Sabre & Galileo (CRS) to make reservations, amendments, ticketing & re-issues
*Been working on Business Travel for at least 5 years
*Highly motivated, confident and enthusiastic individual, who is pro-active with the best interpersonal skills and able to thrive whilst providing truly excellent customer service.
*Ideal candidates will be able to demonstrate proven experience of handling discerning, multi-national VIP clients for this major business Travel Company and client
*Hold a BA / VA Fares and Ticketing 1 & 2 or equivalent

The Package

The salary range is very competitive from £28,000 to £33,000 plus excellent benefits.

To apply for the role of Senior Business Travel Team Leader
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For questions:
Call Darren on 0207 347 5060

Please note that due to the high volume of applicants, only successful candidates will be contacted