Contracts Manager

Job Description

This is the perfect purchasing job for a candidate with worldwide contracting experience. Ready for a new career challenge? Call us today.

With over 30 years operating holidays to the Mediterranean our client is also now known for offering exciting touring holidays that offer great value for money. This family run travel business has a lean structure but a wealth of experience to support each other across departments. A passion for travel and offering quality products & Service can be seen within each member of staff, including those in a European office. This online travel company have good commuter links from London.

As a contracts manager you’ll be tasked with managing the relationships with hotel partners. This will include regular visits abroad to cement the partnership, to negotiate and agree on rates and promotional activity.

The ideal candidate for this travel job in purchasing will be someone with an exposure to hotel contracting, so maybe a contracts executive looking to for a step up the career ladder but you will ideally be coming with a minimum 3 years’ experience working in a hotel contracting department. In terms of skill set, the contracts manager must be a strong negotiator, have the ability to quickly establish mutually beneficial working relationships and have excellent communication skills.

This exciting tour operator job will be covering a worldwide portfolio and will require frequent overseas travel.

In addition to hotel contracting, the contracts manager is also responsible for the brochure production, the web content, combined with supporting the Head of Product with adhoc tasks.

Please Note: Due to high volumes of applications, only successful applicants will be contacted.