Product Manager

Recruiter
Adastra HR Limited
Location
Salisbury
Posted
10 Jan 2018
Closes
02 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Product Manager Whaddon, near Salisbury. Salary £ 30,000 - £ 32,000 per annum Specialist Journeys is a group of travel companies organising expert-led holidays covering many special interests all over the world. Delivering a range of group tours from end to end, the Product Manager will have commercial and operational responsibility for these tours and to deliver them below budget and above customers’ expectations through thorough planning and commercial management. The Product Manager will lead a small team who have ownership over the design, development, and delivery of tour programmes. A key function is to drive and develop this team to deliver excellence in all aspects of the business. Responsibilities: As Product Manager you and your team will be responsible for: • All existing and new product development • Research and develop innovative new products, meeting standards and reaching commercial targets • Contract and negotiate all product content • Negotiating with suppliers including hotels, tour companies, transfer companies etc • Identify areas of development based on competitor research, market analysis and demand • Overseas travel to recce trips, meet suppliers, attend trade shows • Product changes and supplier relation's management • To recruit and train office and specialist on tour staff The Candidate: • Previous experience in a product role at team leader level. • Excellent leadership skills • Exceptional time management and organisational skills • An excellent communicator who can create a strong focused team ethic • The ability to take in multiple opinions and make decisions • Flexible to travel nationally and internationally as part of the role • Strong commercial understanding Adastra HR is the retained HR consultancy managing the response for this vacancy. All applications will be forwarded to Specialist Journeys. Please do not contact them directly. Adastra HR Ltd do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, or disability and comply with all UK legislation. We are committed to equal opportunities for all candidates. Ref No: AHR/TB/SJ6

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