Land Product Destination Manager

£54000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
20 Dec 2013
17 Jan 2014
Flight Centre UK Ltd
Contract Type
Full Time

Flight Centre Global Product (FCGP) is seeking a Destination Leader to join their newly-created team in our Head Office, New Malden (20 minutes from London's Waterloo).

The successful candidate will be responsible for developing a long-term product strategy while managing a team responsible for contracting and distributing land product, building relationships with product suppliers, and delivering quality product for tactical promotions and campaigns. The product contracted and loaded by this team will be distributed to Flight Centre Limited businesses across the UK, USA, Canada, South Africa, India, New Zealand and Australia. Consequently, you'll gain the unique opportunity to work with our product teams from across the globe.

Additional responsibilities:

  • Develop, motivate and lead the team in all functions of staff development and product delivery, including contracting, distribution, adherence to service level agreements, error reduction, customer service and delivery of quality product for tactical promotions and campaigns
  • Build relationships and maintain strong dialogue with selling partners to guarantee delivery of product that meets tactical requirements
  • Build and leverage strong relations with key industry partners including suppliers, tourism offices and key airlines
  • Identify and develop strategic opportunities to drive destination volume

To succeed in this position, you'll need:

  • The ability to interpret financial management reports, manage budgets and deliver targets
  • To demonstrate detailed knowledge of travel industry and Flight Centre Wholesale businesses
  • Excellent knowledge of land product and market trends
  • The ability to effectively managing resources to achieve goals and develop your team
  • A degree in business is desirable

What You'll Gain

The salary for this position is £55,000 and in addition to this, as part of the global Flight Centre Group, you'll receive award-winning benefits that have placed us in the Sunday Times '100 Best Companies To Work For' for nine years, including:

  • Discounted travel and fantastic incentives from the world's top travel providers
  • Industry renowned social events and excellent company culture
  • Exceptional career progression with opportunities across the globe
  • Fast-track leadership programme to develop the future leaders of our business
  • Comprehensive induction, product and leadership training
  • Free and confidential financial advice from our in-house financial advisors
  • Free health consultations, discounted fitness sessions and gym memberships
  • Discounted physiotherapy, massage, reflexology, tax-free bikes and more…
  • Opportunity to take a three month sabbatical after five years