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Business Travel Manager

Platinum Travel Recruitment
Surrey, Addlestone, Kingston, Wimbledon, Epsom, Guildford, Leatherhead, Weybridge, Bracknell
Up to £40k + perks
Closing date
5 Apr 2024

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Business Travel
Full Time
Contract Type
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Job Details

We are seeking an experienced Business Travel Manager to join a great team, hybrid working model in the Surrey area.

The experienced Business Travel Manager shall be overseeing and be responsible for the whole of the Business Travel department, including account management, staff training and performance management, and have good financial acumen and strong technology skills.

Exciting and varied role ideal for an existing business travel manager seeking career development and something a little different.

Business Travel Manager Duties:

  • Promote and market the company at all given opportunities to maximise potential new business and brand awareness.
  • Ensure quality control is maintained at all times by the department.
  • Conduct staff meetings, appraisals and interviews, and maintain continuous staff development.
  • Be aware of changes within the travel industry, attend meetings and conferences and be the main contact for clients and suppliers.
  • Suggest, implement and maximize all avenues of earnings for the company to increase profitability.
  • Demonstrate “switch selling” to suppliers which provide the highest commission levels.
  • Conduct and maintain supplier negotiations to benefit clients and the company alike.
  • Client liaison, travel policy changes, SLA’s and to ensure clients expectations are excelled at all times.
  • Research, implement and train staff in all areas of technology.
  • Carry out travel reservations on behalf of clients.

Business Travel Manager – Essential Requirements:

  • Experience in management within the business travel industry is essential.
  • Excellent administrative and time management skills
  • Strong attention to detail and analytical skills
  • Strong understanding of travel operations, suppliers, and systems.
  • GDS knowledge essential such as Sabre, Galileo or Amadeus.

Lucrative salary and perks are on offer.

Locations ideal for this post include Addlestone, Kingston, Wimbledon, Epsom, Guildford, Leatherhead, Weybridge, Cobham, Bracknell and surrounding.



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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