Travel Operations Manager

Location
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England
Salary
£40000 per annum + Pension and holiday allowance
Posted
07 Jul 2017
Closes
21 Jul 2017
Ref
19108DV2
Contact
Dave Vaughan
Job function
Operations
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
My client is seeking a Travel Operations Manager to join their team in the Suffolk area. You will be joining a unique company in a role that will offer a challenge, a slightly different adventure and the chance to be part of a company that is continually growing with its investors. As a Travel Operations Manager in this position you will be working for a company that started out as a new idea but that has developed to become a proven hit. This clients portfolio is ever expanding and this is a fantastic opportunity in the area. Please read on for key duties and experience required.

KEY DUTIES:
* Develop the companies growing reputation further
* Strive to bring a level of excellence to the role and company
* Continual development of new business opportunities
* Liasing with suppliers including negotiating
* Managing the travel operations department
* Offering managerial support to other departments
* Organising the companies themes and tours programme
* Ensuring the front and back office travel systems are fully functional and up to date
* Be willing to commit to the company for the long term
* Reporting to the Managing Director

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
* A successful candidate should have approximately 10 years' experience with the travel industry
* Prior experience of overseeing a travel operations department
* IT literate
* Have reputable contacts with the industry
* Excellent managerial experience
* Strong sales experience
* A driven and passionate desire to succeed
* A high level of organisational skills

PACKAGE;
A highly competitive salary with excellent company benefits including pension and holiday entitlement.

TO APPLY:
Please send your CV in confidence to dave@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk or follow the link TO APPLY- For further information please call Dave at Travel Trade Recruitment on 0121 450 9776.

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