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Product & Purchasing Manager

Employer
Succeed Recruitment Solutions
Location
Chester / Homeworking
Salary
Highly competitive plus excellent benefits
Closing date
21 Nov 2021

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Job Details

We have several, brand new and fantastic opportunities for commercially aware, Product & Purchasing Managers to join the team of an expanding, well known travel organisation. Based in our client’s Chester office (or from home), the role of Product & Purchasing Manager will support the business in driving forward our client's product ranges in line with an ambitious growth strategy.

Previous experience is a similar role within the travel sector is essential for the position and in return, our client can offer a highly competitive salary DOE, plus excellent industry benefits. Hours of work are Monday – Friday 9am – 5.30pm.

If this role is of interest to you, please contact us today for a confidential chat, or apply online.

Role of Product & Purchasing Manager:

  • Full responsibility for negotiating market leading rates, exclusive offers and availability with suppliers
  • Accountability for the trading performance of designated destinations and product lines
  • Creation of the product strategy for designated destinations using market research, competitor analysis and performance reviews
  • Development and management of strong supplier relationships (at all levels) across a range of product types and across a range of international destinations
  • Working with internal stakeholders to develop and drive forward the supplier connectivity strategy
  • Ensuring all designated Product lines and suppliers adhere to full Health and Safety requirements
  • Developing and sourcing funding for marketing opportunities from suppliers
  • Supporting the sales teams with product training and information

Skills required for the role:

  • Previous experience working within a Product/Purchasing role with the travel industry
  • Strong knowledge of the online travel sector
  • Strong knowledge of supplier connectivity technology
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Confident decision maker
  • Proactive and enthusiastic
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint)

If you’re interested in learning more about this Product & Purchasing Manager role, please contact Succeed Recruitment Solutions or press the apply online button now!

Not for you? Then please visit our website to view the other exciting roles we have available; www.succeed-recruitment.com

Succeed Recruitment Solutions - for the best Travel jobs, Multilingual jobs and Contact Centre jobs.

Company

Succeed Recruitment Solutions is a specialist recruitment consultancy dealing with roles across the travel sector, including Airline, Business Travel, Cruise, Conference & Events, Contact Centre, Hotel/Hospitality, Homeworking, Leisure Travel, Multilingual, Retail Travel, Tour Operations & Travel Technology.

We partner with some of UK’s leading organisations, recruiting from entry level right up to senior management positions. Whether you’re a candidate looking for an exciting career opportunity or a client looking to fill an urgent vacancy, we’re with you every step of the way.

We’re renowned for the highly personal service we offer and have a singular aim for clients and candidates – success!

If you want to speak to people who will take time to understand exactly what you’re looking for and are prepared to go just that little bit further to help you achieve success - you’re in the right place! At Succeed, we place huge emphasis on finding roles which will not only match your skill set but will offer you the working environment and career potential you deserve. 

We enjoy excellent relationships with our clients and want to spend time getting to know you so that we’re able to confidently recommend you to them and them to you. By taking the time to do this, we can be sure the fit will be a good one. We also understand how important feedback is to our candidates and will always provide this following an interview or assessment day – we know only too well that there’s nothing worse than being left in the dark after all your hard work and preparation! 

To find out more about how we can help, or to view our current vacancies, please visit our website; www.succeed-recruitment.com or call us on 0161 408 0357 / 0358 for a confidential chat. We look forward to hearing from you!

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Telephone
0161 408 0357 / 0358
Location
Peter House, Oxford St
Manchester
Greater Manchester
M1 5AN
GB
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