Operations Consultant

Travel Trade Recruitment
South West London, London, England
£30000 - £32000 per annum + + Discretional Bonus
Closing date
15 Dec 2023

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Full Time
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Job Details

We are currently seeking an experienced Operations Executive to join our team, as the Operations Executive your role will be filling the gap between when a group is confirmed and when it is allocated to an operator and goes into full operations.

The Job:

  • To ensure that all necessary information has been provided by the Business Development Team during the hand-over process.
  • To cross-check the file and the itinerary and services against that of the client to ensure that they are the same and in agreement and to identify any discrepancies and resolve these with the client at the earliest stage possible.
  • To ensure that no supplier options or deadlines are missed.
  • Identify and highlight any services such as entrances which may need to be booked early and where necessary, to book these.
  • To deal with all suppliers such as hotels, coach companies and restaurants as and when necessary before hand-over to an Operations Executive.
    To correspond and communicate with clients and answer any queries they may have during this time. This sometimes involves providing them with requotes or pricing on additional or changed services.
  • Building close working relationships with clients and suppliers.
  • Researching and sourcing new product and obtaining rates.
  • Preparing the files for eventual hand-over to an Operations Executive.

Skills Required:

  • Good geographical and product knowledge of the UK and Europe
  • Previous Operations experience of the UK and Europe (one year minimum) is essential.
  • Good negotiating skills
  • Proven organisational skills.
  • Good communication skills
  • Tourplan - desirable but not essential.
  • Team player
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines.
  • Ability to multi-task

The Package:

  • Salary £25,000 - £32,000 dependent on experience
  • Luncheon vouchers to the value of £250 per year after 6 months
  • Annual discretionary bonuses, dependent upon the performance of the company


  • If you would lime to apply for the above vacancy, click 'APPLY' or call / email Helen 02038879444 or helen@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk


Travel Trade Recruitment handles vacancies from hundreds of employers each year. We have a wide variety of permanent and temporary job opportunities within all sectors of the travel industry, including business travel, tour operations, retail travel, and reservations.
We want to help you find the ideal travel industry job, make the next career step, and maximise your potential. We do this by finding out about you, as well as what is important to your career goals and lifestyle aspirations.

We also offer CRS training courses in the four major systems of Galileo, Sabre, Amadeus, Worldspan, and can advise which course would enhance your career.
Find more details at www.traveltradetraining.com

Travel Trade Recruitment won three awards in 2009 for Best Travel Recruitment Consultancy, including 'Best UK Travel Recruitment Consultancy' at the Globe Travel Awards, Star Recruitment Consultancy at the Travel Bulletin Awards, and Travel Recruitment Company of the Year at the recent British Travel Awards. We are an official ABTA Industry Partner, Members of the Institute of Travel and Tourism (IATA) and the Recruitment and Employment Confederation.

All information supplied to Travel Trade Recruitment will be dealt with confidentiality. Your details will not be passed onto a Client without your specific permission.

Our service to job seekers is completely free. Contact your nearest office and speak our friendly consultants for free advice, or register for our online recruitment services at


London Office
Tel: 0203 887 9444
Email: london@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk

Birmingham Office
Tel: 0121 222 2624
Email: birmingham@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk

Manchester Office
Tel: 0161 923 6120
Email: manchester@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk

Leeds Office
Tel: 0113 394 4147
Email: leeds@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk

Scottish Division
Tel: 0141 248 5222
Email: scotland@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk

Temp Division
Tel: 0203 887 9444
Email: temps@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk



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0203 887 9444
3rd Floor, 1 Aldgate

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