Travel Industry Contracts Executive

Location
Swindon, Wiltshire, England
Salary
£22000 - £24000 per annum + Plus excellent company benefits!!
Posted
14 Sep 2018
Closes
12 Oct 2018
Ref
21021
Contact
Helen Cassin
Job function
Commercial
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
An exciting new position for a growing travel company based in the Swindon area, this is a key role to manage the operational portfolio and assist in the procurement of worldwide ground stock. As the Contracting Executive you will maintain and support the development of international relationships with both individual ground suppliers and destination management companies.

THE JOB:
_Assist with Stock Requests and administer the contract management process including:
_Maintain a filing control for all requests and status for each negotiation.
_Responsible for filing of contracts, loading of rates and ensuring all contractual deadlines are achieved.
_Monitoring of upcoming liabilities to ensure unsold stock is released to suppliers.
_Own Competitor, Market and Year on Year Analysis of contract rates to support contracting negotiations.
_Ensure stock is obtained and loaded to agreed deadlines with UK and International Product teams
_Assist with the collation and analysis of data for each supplier/region on sales, room nights, year on year growth numbers.
_Liaise with the Operations team to ensure the customer journey is not compromised through the buying of ground elements that are 'below quality standards' expected.
_Ensure legal team and systems team are aligned with supplier agreements.
_Support Legal Contracting with Suppliers
_Ensure 'Buying' timetable is maintained and controlled, calls and trips to deliver agreements are in place
_Support business familiarisation trip requests.
_Highlight high / low stock levels requiring action between operation, product teams and Contract Managers.
_Highlight any contractual risks, compliance and issue escalations to Contract Managers.

EXPERIENCE:
_Good analytical skills and the ability to relay complex information in a concise way
_Able to work well under pressure, whilst maintaining great attention to detail.
_Great numeracy skills
_Is organised and can take ownership of own work
_Is able to manage and prioritise conflicting demands
_Takes responsibility for own decisions, taking into account risk and impact
_Is able to communicate in a professional manner at all levels and build great relationships with both internal and external suppliers.
_To have confidence in own ability
_Takes pride in standard of work
_Strong pro-active, dynamic, passionate and a team player.
_Proven track record of organisational planning
_Good standard of general education to GCSE level, particularly in Maths and English.

DESIRABLE:
_Educated to degree level
_Experience of contract management
_Knowledge of worldwide tourism

THE PACKAGE:
The successful candidate will be rewarded with a fantastic basic salary in the region of £22000 - £24000 plus there are some great company benefits and perks!

INTERESTED?
If you would like to be considered for this exciting new position please follow the link and click "apply" send your CV to Helenc@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk or call Helen Cassin on 01293 850647.

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