Group Travel Planner - Temporary

Location
City of London, London, England
Salary
£16 - £17 per annum
Posted
14 Mar 2019
Closes
11 Apr 2019
Ref
52236
Contact
Shannon O'Callaghan
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Freelance

Group Travel Planner - Temporary - £17ph!!- City of London!

This well know groups specialist company in the City of London are looking for a Business Travel Consultant with strong Sabre knowledge to join their team on a temporary basis. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone working in a similar role within an agency or TMC, or with solid experience in business travel and with the drive to take on a new challenge and become an expert in groups. 3 month temp!!

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Overall full project management and coordination of group travel arrangements for up to 1000 passengers
  • Arranging group travel and logistics for air and rail travel
  • Client & delegate liaison, as well as coordination with global teams
  • Negotiating with suppliers to ensure the most cost-effective fares for the client while maximizing revenue
  • Occasional travel and on-site management when required
  • Preparation of proposals, quotations destination feasibility studies and occasional pitching to clients
  • Budgeting and project financial management
  • Full account reconciliation of projects

COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:

  • Excellent organisational skills
  • GDS competent (preferably Sabre)
  • Experienced in handling complex travel programmes
  • A good team player but also able to work autonomously and take responsibility for own projects
  • Adept at using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Very good verbal and written communication skills
  • Flexible, prepared to work occasional unsociable hours during events, including weekends

If this role is of interest to you, please send your CV to Shannon@candm.co.uk or call Shannon on 02073971295

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C&M Travel Recruitment is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. We are committed to equality of opportunity for all candidates. For more opportunities, please visit www.candm.co.uk

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