Hotel Purchasing Executive

Location
South West London, London, England
Salary
£24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted
15 Feb 2019
Closes
15 Mar 2019
Ref
21660
Contact
Helen Newton
Job function
Purchasing
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Are you able to negotiate the best possible hotel rates and conditions for leisure groups across Europe; and ensure that requested hotels are of the required quality, standard and location? A Hotel Purchasing Executive is required for a busy office in London.
The Job:
*To negotiate ad-hoc group rates, terms and conditions
*To confirm group space at suitable properties within budget
*To ensure the hotels sourced are of the standard and quality required
*To build, develop and maintain strong business relationship with suppliers
*To source alternative solutions when the requested locations/hotels are unavailable.
*To communicate clearly with the sales team making sure information is received & understood
*To enter information regarding hotels confirmed in computer systems
*To keep up to date with market changes and new developments (i.e. new hotels, etc.)
*To manage and resolve possible complaints by liaising with suppliers and Operations/Sales
* To deliver within deadlines
*To follow departmental or team guidelines and procedures To prioritize workload according to deadline
Skills Required:
*Good organizational skills, high level of accuracy and attention to detail
*Outstanding negotiation skills
*Good knowledge of independent and chain hotels around Europe
*Ability to work individually and as part of a team
*Proactive individual capable of working under pressure
*European languages will be an advantage
*Word, Outlook, Excel
*Flexible and adaptable to changing priorities
*Must be self-motivated, positive, confident and committed to deliver best possible result
The Package:
*Salary of £24,000 - £26,000
*Contribution of up to £600 per annum towards the company's private medical cover scheme.
*Luncheon Vouchers to the value of £250 per annum.
*Discretionary Christmas bonus.
*Discretionary end of the year bonus dependent upon the success of the company during the year.
*Extra day's holiday for every year of service after the first year, up to a maximum of 25 working days a year (5 week's paid holiday per annum)
*Hours: 9 - 5.30 with 1 hour lunch break. July/August and Nov/Dec 9 - 5
Interested:
*If you would like to apply please click 'APPLY' or email your CV to helen@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk or call Helen on 02038879444



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