Product Manager - Airline

Location
Near Redhill (Surrey)
Salary
Negotiable Depending On Experience
Posted
09 Jul 2018
Closes
09 Aug 2018
Ref
1015
Job function
Management
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Product Manager - Airline

Leading Tour Operator - Surrey

Salary Negotiable Depending On Experience

Are you an experienced Product Manager or Contracts Manager with experience within the Airline Industry?

Jewels Travel Recruitment are working with a Leading Travel Company who due to expansion are seeking an experienced Product Manager/ Contracts Manager to negotiate and manage relationships within a portfolio of key Airline Accounts.

As Product Manager/ Contracts Manager you will account manage a portfolio of key airline accounts to negotiate excellent commercial terms and competitive rates alongside day to day account management.

Responsibilities:

  • In charge of a portfolio of Airline accounts and your role is to manage those supplier relationships to achieve excellent commercial agreements
  • Negotiating annual airline agreements, including overrides, marketing funds and a number of seats for staff trips (educationals, conferences etc.)
  • Obtaining and reporting on detailed competitor and supplier market knowledge
  • Analysing product/sale reports to identify trends and growth opportunities on a weekly basis
  • Tracking override agreements via both reports and airline revenue reports in order to achieve department targets on a weekly basis
  • Accurately forecasting of overrides
  • Analysing and benchmarking fares across all key airlines and the ability to use this analysis to influence suppliers
  • Maximising key commercial relationships
  • Working closely with the Trading team to ensure sales are driven to the best airline commercially
  • Working closely with the wider aviation team to ensure all airlines remain on sale and any process changes linked to fare contracts, ticketing etc are communicated
  • Collaborating with relevant colleagues to confirm and work towards the annual airline strategy

Essential Requirements:

  • Account management, product or contracting experience within the Airline/ Aviation Industry
  • Strong negotiation skills & experience
  • Target & results driven

How to Apply

Please apply to advert or via Jewels Travel & Hospitality Recruitment website with a copy of your CV.

Please note only suitable candidate will be contacted for this position. If your skills are not what the client is seeking for this position your CV will be added to our database where you will be considered for other roles as they become available that match your skills and experience.

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