Travel - Product Manager

Location
Birmingham, West Midlands, England
Salary
£25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted
29 Mar 2018
Closes
26 Apr 2018
Ref
20283-MHE
Contact
Marie Heaven
Job function
Product
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Product Managers or assistant manager in travel, look this way! Do you have experience as a Product Manager / Assistant Manager within a travel environment? Have you dealt in depth with products across various travel brands? This leading travel provider is looking to recruit an experienced Product Manager to join this great team in Birmingham. Accountable for the development, contracting and delivery of a given product area, you will help expand my clients' product base and help this successful independent travel company go from strength to strength.

Personal Requirements
Thorough knowledge of product and industry awareness
The ability to organise
Have excellent verbal and written communication skills
Have the ability to focus on specific goals
Be energetic an enthusiastic about our product
Be able to work under pressure.

Main duties:
*Maintaining consistent relationships with suppliers and Tourist Boards.
*Monitor competitor activity and pricing against our own.
*Collate figures for product review
*Negotiate and monitor commercial agreements with preferred partners.
*Negotiate exclusive offer deals and incentives and marketing deals with suppliers.
*Investigate the sourcing of alternative suppliers and direct contracts and new products.
*Manage the efficient running of all products within the department.
*Arrange and attend supplier meetings and liaise with HR/Training department to organise training requirements.
*Provide offer and supplier updates to the sales departments 3 times a week.
*Provide all holiday and hotel offers for marketing and liaise with Marketing/Aviation Departments.
*Follow up with suppliers on day to day supplier related issues and complaints.
*Attend industry events on behalf of the company.
*Report on sales results from incentive activities, internally and externally.
*Attend supplier meetings

The package - A great salary of £25,000 - £30,000 plus Great company benefits including discounted travel and company Pension.

Interested? Please call myself Marie Heaven on 0121 450 9776 or send your CV to marie@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk
Or please click the link below to apply.

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