Aviation Manager

Location
Cheshire, England
Salary
Plus company benefits & Bonus
Posted
12 Sep 2017
Closes
10 Oct 2017
Ref
19256LHA
Contact
Lisa Harding
Job function
Management
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
We are seeking an experienced Travel Industry Aviation Manager to join one of the UK's fastest growing travel businesses, to work closely with the head of aviation and commercial. You will be responsible for the day to day account management of the airline portfolio. We are looking for a commercially minded manager with excellent negotiating and strong influencing skills.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
-Manage the portfolio of key airline accounts whilst building strong business relationships
-Negotiate and contract commercial deals and rates
-Ensure all commercial deals are maximised to exceed targets
-Analyse sales performance of airline partners and ensure the business is up to date with sales performance, issues and opportunities
-React to any aviation issues that may arise, and liaise with relevant departments to adopt collaborative working
-Ensure airline tactical offers are promoted in an effective and timely manner
-Oversee the distribution of all airfares through the GDS and in house systems
- Office based role, Monday to Friday 09.00 - 5.30

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
You will have previous experience of working within a similar role, whilst having strong negotiation skills and commercial awareness. You will have excellent account management and relationship skills, as well as knowledge of airline contracts and ideally existing contacts within the aviation industry. You need to have GDS experience to an advanced level.

THE PACKAGE:
A competitive starting salary is available for the successful candidate and this is negotiable and dependent on experience. In addition there will be a bonus and extensive benefits package, as well as solid opportunities for career development.

Interested:
To apply for this exciting travel position, please send your CV to Lisah@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk, call Lisa on 0161 9236120 or 'Apply Now' and follow instructions.

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