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Health & Safety Manager

Employer
Meeting Point Youtravel Tourism LLC
Location
Europe
Salary
Depending on Experience
Closing date
27 Oct 2021

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Job Purpose Overview:

The remit of Health & Safety Department is to monitor the quality and health & safety standards within the business portfolio of hotels and accommodation and work with suppliers to improve standards as necessary. Additionally provide support to our agents requiring information to help them confidently purchase our products

Key Responsibilities:

  • Working alongside various departments within the wider business liaise with the hotels and DMC in destinations to gather, improve and monitor the standards in terms of quality and health and safety.
  • Owning the processes and functions for completing Health and Safety auditing for the company.
  • Maintaining and updating data held in the company regarding each hotel globally on offer to our customers.
  • Defining and delivering a training program to be embedded throughout the global business for local staff to be able to support the business in delivery of a safe and high quality product in all destinations.
  • Supporting the customer supporting teams to find solutions with suppliers when trying to achieve customer satisfaction in the face of a complaint or incident relating to quality and standards.
  • Developing a UK team to manage functions and processes to develop and maintain quality services overseas.
  • Responsible for implementing an emergency response and crisis management process and policy in line with the company Safety Management Standards (SMS) and deliver training to all global destinations to Be ‘ready for anything’.
  • Managing the safety and standards of a portfolio of over 10,000 online accommodations overseas through a direct and self auditing program.
  • Establishing processes to support communications with B2B operation and provide support to the direct customers.
  • Working collaboratively and negotiating with suppliers and agents to deliver the agreed SLA and provide a safe travel environment for all mutual customers.
  • Responsible for destination visits annually to fulfil the company due diligence requirement for auditing.
  • Ownership of health & safety mailboxes.
  • Other ad hoc duties as detailed by either GM or other

Skills & Abilities

  • Commercially driven
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong strategic thinker
  • Strong team player
  • Ability to establish and grow a working relationship
  • Ability to thrive in a demanding environment
  • Ability to communicate ideas clearly and effectively both verbally and - 2 - in writing
  • Stakeholder management skills including diplomacy and tact
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships
  • Analytical skills and ability to successfully interact with employees and internal/external partners to solve problems and achieve goals
  • Strong time-management abilities and organisational skills
  • Resourceful, resilient, tenacious
  • Public speaking experience
  • Politically astute and mindful of the corporate agenda
  • Fast learner

Qualifications

  • A strong academical background 

Knowledge & Experience

  • Knowledge of the ABTA and FTO recommended standards in terms of hotel safety.
  • Experience of working in an overseas Hotel purchasing or support role
  • Working travel experience essential.
  • Strong customer care skills.
  • European languages knowledge beneficial.
  • Experience working within travel preferred but not essential.

Work Placement

  • Work from any of our European offices or based at home, Extensive travel necessary.

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Company

Youtravel.com is a leading accommodation-only supplier, offering travel agents and tour operators exclusive access to quality hotels and resorts around the world.

Part of the FTI Group, Youtravel.com offers some 8000 hotels across the globe with an ever-expanding portfolio. Current destinations include the popular Mediterranean holiday hot-spots of Spain, Greece,Turkey, Cyprus and the Canaries, further afield resorts available include Egypt, Morocco and Tunisia, and long-haul, destinations such as USA, Mexico and the Caribbean and the UAE.

Accommodation ranges from riads and villas, to three and four-star resort properties and luxury five-star hotels. Board options are available from self-catering to all-inclusive. Prices are checked daily to ensure competiveness and all properties meet strict levels of quality and service.

Working with Meeting Point International in 20 countries worldwide, Youtravel.com customers can be assured of a warm welcome in resort and will receive any assistance required to make their stay go smoothly.

Launched in 2006, Youtravel.com operates UK, Germany, Greece, Italy, Sweden, Ireland, Norway, Russia and France. Youtravel.com acts as principal for its customers and trade partners.

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