Travel Industry Commercial Manager Swindon

Location
Swindon, Wiltshire, England
Salary
Up to £49000 per annum + Company bonus, pension & medical benefits
Posted
26 Mar 2019
Closes
23 Apr 2019
Ref
21830
Contact
Helen Cassin
Job function
Commercial
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
My client is an extremely successful tour operator who are based in the Swindon area, I am currently recruiting for an experienced Commercial Manager. This role is a fundamental part of the business strategy, the ideal candidate will provide commercial insight into future opportunities and risks and will take responsibility for daily decisions in order to increase profitability and volume of the business. This company really are taking the travel industry by storm, growing on a daily basis and their plan is to continue to grow..now really is the time to join them and be part of this exciting company!


THE JOB:
* Provide monthly P&L forecast targets within agreed timeframe.
* Build and take responsibility for the monthly Marketing plans.
* Based on ROI and Product Focus
* Business needs (from Cruise lines)
* Analyse daily trading against KPI plans and make adjustments to marketing plans as necessary.
* Maximise ROI by product is achieving KPI or above
* Maximise ROI by marketing source are achieving KPI or above
* Review product performance and yield products to ensure maximum returns
* Track performance of all yielding decisions
* Collaborate with Product and Marketing teams in order to deliver the monthly sales P&L and retention plan
* Flag any issues in delivering the monthly sales P&L and retention numbers
* Management of Cruise Line funding
* Give clear direction to the Global Head of Trading on commercial business performance and provide solutions to issues where possible
* Participate in weekly and monthly trading meetings with Global Heads and Directors
* General analytical tasks

EXPERIENCE:
* Strong Analytical skills and the ability to turn data into information for decision making
* Advanced skill base in Excel essential including pivot tables.
* Experience of working in a fast-paced environment and able to deliver under pressure
* Self-driven, with a positive outlook, and a clear focus on high quality
* Proven numerical and analytical skills
* Excellent communicator and team player
* A passion for the travel industry a real advantage
* Able to work extended hours on occasions when required
* A quick thinker with a commercial outlook.
* Articulate with a resilient attitude and able to explain business decision's
* Ability to multitask and manage multiple priorities
* Previous pricing and yield management experience preferred (not essential)
* Accounting experience would be beneficial but not essential.

THE PACKAGE:
The successful candidate for this role can expect a very competitive basic salary in the region of £49000 plus there are fantastic company benefits which include company bonus, pension and medical benefits

INTERESTED?
If you would like to be considered for this amazing new Commercial Manager role please follow the link and click "apply" send your CV to helenc@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk or call Helen Cassin on 01293 850647 for more information

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