Our client is an award winning and global tour operator, due to success and expansion, now seeking an experienced Contracts Manager to join its dynamic team. This role is ideal for a current contracting manager seeking something a little different in which you will be rewarded for your hard work.
This exciting and varied Contracts Manager entails a wide range of tasks in which no day will be the same, this includes:
- Target number of new hotel products
- Ensure all hotels are re-contracted
- Negotiate with suppliers/ regularly monitor to ensure the best rates are provided.
- Negotiate special offers and exclusive deals with all hotels throughout the year.
- Undertake ongoing analysis of product and quality within contracting area to maintain consistent product offering for clients.
- Conduct required number of business trips (around 12 – 15 weeks) to improve relations with suppliers and negotiate best in market rates in line with business requirements.
- Contracting experience within the travel industry for Eastern & Central Europe
- Fluency in English
- Strong negotiation skills
- Pro-active, dynamic, passionate team player
- Able to develop and maintain strong and trusting relationship with hoteliers
- Highly accurate with an excellent attention to detail
- Well-developed written and verbal communication skills
- A solid working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
- A driving licence
- Lucrative salary
- Sociable working hours
- Career progression
- Leisure facilities
- High spec offices
- Friendly team
- Varied job role
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