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Business Travel Operations Manager

Platinum Travel Recruitment
£55k-£65k + bonus + perks
Closing date
25 Mar 2024

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Business Travel
Full Time
Contract Type
Job function

Job Details

We are seeking an experienced Senior Business Travel Operations Manager to join a highly successful travel management company. Hybrid working model based in the Midlands.

This would be an exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Business Travel Operations Manager or a senior section supervisor or possibly a strong Senior Operations Team Leader looking for their next challenge ensuring the smooth and efficient running of the corporate / business travel team.

Salary is negotiable depending on experience.

Senior Business Travel Operations Manager Duties:

  • Collaborate with travel agencies, hotels, and airlines to negotiate contracts and secure competitive rates for corporate travel.
  • Management of the operational function to maximise efficiency.
  • Supervise the team ensuring comprehensive training and adherence to travel policies.
  • Manage relationships with key partners, fostering strong partnerships to enhance service quality.
  • Budget accountability of the Business Travel department, reporting directly to the Board.
  • Performance management. Ensuring talent developed though KPIs, review meetings and constant training provision for improvement.
  • Supplier management and negotiation, ensuring compliance with operating licenses and other trading and industry standards.
  • Foster relationships with key trade organisations, including attending events to maintain a high level of awareness of products, services, and trends in the wider marketplace.
  • Talent Management – to identify, develop, mentor, coach consultants to ensure succession planning and employee engagement.

To be considered for this post the Senior Business Travel Operations Manager role the applicant MUST have senior operational experience within business travel. Hybrid working flexible a few days week in the Midlands office.


Our Story – Travel Recruitment Specialists

Platinum Travel Recruitment have become recognised specialists within the travel industry for many years. Our consultants possess a profound depth of knowledge of the travel industry having worked within travel, with an array of contacts throughout the UK and beyond. 

This is just one of the factors that allows us to provide a superior recruitment service. We ensure that our clients have access to the cream of the crop within the travel industry and candidates can enjoy exciting career-enhancing opportunities. The services that we provide to our clients and candidates show that we are not just recruiters; we are HR professionals, career advisors and experts in the travel industry.

Having two offices strategically placed in the Midlands and Surrey, close to London, this enables us to service a large geographical area and provide that face to face contact for both clients and job seekers.

Strategic in our thinking with a responsive approach to future needs, we think far beyond the conventional recruitment process by conducting a thorough analysis of both our candidates and clients.

Our experienced consultants manage the full recruitment process, screen and test each potential applicant matching the job specifications ensuring time is not wasted on unsuitable candidates. Our open, honest and committed approach will ensure that you reach your goals. So, let’s link up and chat what success means to you.


Why use Platinum Travel Recruitment?


Ability to supply professional pre-scanned travel candidates screened from consultants with years of experience in the travel industry.

Quality applicants rather then quantity.

We appreciate locating the right candidate can be a challenge. We save you time and money on locating candidates by short listing, database searching, head hunting and advertising the vacancies at no cost.

With our strong marketing prescience we are able to target the best applicants right from the outset.

Interviews are only organised for applicants clients wish to see free of charge. Once the candidate is placed a competitive fee will be charged with free trial periods for candidates starting with your organisation.

Many clients use us on an exclusive basis as we listen to requirements and offer the highest level of customer satisfaction whilst understanding your business needs.

If you are looking to expand your company or need recruitment advice feel free to call us on 0208 942 4103


Assistance with the interview and application process

Our experienced and qualified consultants will listen to your requirements in locating the right role and progress your career

Able to provide free career advice on your next move

We have a range of roles including Reservations, Business Travel, Marketing, Product, Management plus more many more exciting opportunities to enhance your career.

Our service is free and kept strictly confidential.

Utilise your experience and achieve your goal – send us your CV today

Company info
Coombe Croft, Howell Hill Grove
KT17 3ER

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