Group Business Travel Consultant

South East London, London, England
£25000 - £29000 per annum
26 Feb 2019
26 Mar 2019
Joe Bartholomew
Job function
Full Time
Contract Type
Do you have a passion for Events and Business Travel? Have you handled large group travel bookings on Galileo? A new and exciting opportunity is now available for a Group Travel Consultant to work with one of the fastest growing independent travel management companies in the UK.

The Role:

Providing a high touch service to all clients, offering a consultative and knowledgeable experience throughout the group travel and flight fulfilment process. Working closely with the flights team providing a proactive approach to workloads, ensuring a strong team spirit whilst sharing knowledge amongst the wider events team.

Key Accountabilities:

*Central point of contact for clients, suppliers and internal team members.
*Booking of group reservations through Galileo GDS and other systems.
*Management of travel suppliers and negotiation of fares and terms and conditions.
*Setting and implementing group travel schedules and general practices.
*Budget management and reconciliation.

Additional Duties:

*To ensure that all administration, both internal and external is of the highest standard.
*To identify and manage work load priorities for the wider team and escalate issues as they arise.
*To develop and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues in the appropriate offices.
*To be able to work flexible hours when necessary.
*To provide a meet and greet airport service as required
*To increase productivity.
*To ensure all invoicing is accurate and up to date.
*To manage credit card reconciliation.
*To ensure all SLA's and KPI's are consistently met.

Person Specification:

*A minimum of three years of corporate travel experience is a must.
*A proven track record in delivering group flights projects.
*Proficient with using the Galileo GDS, along with the airline specific web-based and drop-through systems.
*Experience in using the Microsoft Office suite, Excel and Word in particular.
*Strong administration, communication and attention to detail skills.
*Excellent fare and ticketing knowledge, including published, net, group and consolidator fare types.
*Ability to balance and effectively prioritise a heavy and pressured workload to meet deadlines.


To apply for the position of Groups Travel Consultant please Click 'apply' to submit your CV

This role is being managed by / Tel: 0203 887 9444

Please note that only candidates who meet the shortlisted requirements will be contacted

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