Product & Purchasing Manager

Location
Kent, England
Salary
£34000 - £54000 per annum + depending upon experience
Posted
20 Aug 2017
Closes
17 Sep 2017
Ref
BB853
Contact
Peter Stratton
Job function
Product
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
The primary role of the Product & Purchasing Manager will be to support the Head of Purchasing in day to day commercial and operational tasks and be the main contact point for overseas suppliers and tourist boards.
You'll need to be numerate, organised and have first-rate communication and negotiation skills, along with an ability to work to deadlines. Conversational level of the Greek language would be an advantage. Experience within the travel industry is a must.

Capability, Knowledge and Experience:

*Excellent negotiation & influencing skills.
*Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
*Fluency, both in written and verbal in the relevant language (where applicable).
*High level of numerical and literacy skills.
*Ability to work on own initiative and remain calm under pressure.
*Plus the flexibility to travel, sometimes for extended periods and sometimes at short notice.

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