Airline Contracts Manager

Location
Swindon, Wiltshire, England
Salary
£35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted
04 Oct 2018
Closes
25 Oct 2018
Ref
TM702
Contact
Simon Hurst-Grover
Job function
Management
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Airline Contracts Manager
£40k DOE
Wiltshire

A global travel business in Wiltshire requires an experienced airline contracts manager to negotiate worldwide agreements with airlines. Based in Wiltshire, the role will involve travel to Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

You will define the tour operator's preferred airline partners (ex: Europe, Asia & Africa) ensuring that flights are purchased at exclusive rates with favourable terms and conditions.

You will have experience in a similar role, having excellent contacts with airlines, and have the flexibility to travel overseas as part of the job.

Skill set required:
*Proven knowledge of the airline industry, fares & opportunities to maximise airline relationships
*Capable to use multiple date sources to create airline rate forecasts and best fare opportunities
*A good understanding of commercial risk and ability to identify improvements
*Good communications skills & organization.
*Good knowledge of airlines & various GDS preferable.
*Strong knowledge of fare constructions
*Passion for delivering profitable deals and differentiated product
*Knowledge of Microsoft office applications

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Progressive Travel Recruitment and 14fiftyseven (trading names of Progressive Personnel Ltd., est. 2005) are leading international travel recruitment and PA/household recruitment consultancies with offices in the United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates, South Africa and The Maldives.

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