German Speaking Contracts Manager

  • Job Reference: 00000763-1
  • Date Posted: 2 August 2017
  • Recruiter: Platinum Travel Recruitment
  • Website: http://platinumtravelrecruitment.co.uk/
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £35,000 to £37,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Up to £37k + benefits
  • Sector: Hospitality & Leisure, Hotels, Travel Agency, Tour Operators/Wholesale, Tourism
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Our client is an award winning, dynamic and forward thinking tour operator, now seeking a German Speaking Contracts Manager to join its busy team due to success and expansion. This exciting role entails a wide range of tasks in which no day will be the same:

  • Ensure hotels are re-contracted within specified deadlines
  • Identify ‘must-have’ hotels within a destination and contract where appropriate
  • Undertake travel of around 18 weeks of the year to maintain relationship with hoteliers/ground handlers and embark on contracting trips.
  • Negotiate added-value deals, overrides and special offers
  • Regularly monitor competitor pricing and availability in line with demand
  • Liaise with yield team to ensure maximum profit
  • Register with relevant tourist boards to gain information and to increase company profile
  • Manage the supplier relationship throughout the period of the contract

 

Essential Requirements

  • Contracting experience within travel is a must
  • Fluently in German and English
  • Strong negotiation skills, pro-active, dynamic, passionate, and a 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

Benefits

  • Lucrative salary
  • Varied job role
  • State of the art offices
  • Pension
  • Career progression
  • Opportunity to work for a forward thinking tour operator, within a friendly team in which you will be rewarded for your hard work.
 
 

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