Contracting Manager Europe for Golf Travel Provider

10 May 2017
09 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Contracting Manager (Europe) for Golf Travel Provider
Farringdon, London
Monday - Friday 9am - 5.30pm
£30,000-40,000 annual salary (depending on experience) + annual bonus + benefits

My client, a multi-award winning, high growth Golf Travel Provider based in Farringdon are currently looking for a Product/Contracting Manager to join them, managing new and existing key accounts with a net worth in excess of £10million. The successful candidate will be responsible for negotiating rates, promotions, terms of business and allocations with new and existing venues within their given European territory. Continuously working in line with the company strategy and liaising with various departments to secure delivery of high level product to the company's sales teams.

Main duties shall include but are not limited to;
*Take full control of current portfolio of European based Product within your given territory, ensuring its continued successful delivery
*Actively seek and identify new Product to the company portfolio, within your given territory and pass leads to other team members for other territories as applicable
*Ensure that all supply chains remain open to enable sustained growth of the destination/s; negotiate allocations and monitor availability, sourcing alternative options as appropriate
*Successfully negotiate the strongest commercial terms of business with suppliers on behalf of the company to ensure we remain industry market leaders
*Annual travel to new and existing venues, within your given territory in Europe to assist with any account management issues, re-negotiations of terms or to close new business etc.
*Working closely with other areas of the business; organise the planning and delivery of offers/rates for associated marketing campaigns
*Producing and delivering statistical and sales presentations to both internal and external stakeholders
*Continuously monitor and review account and product success, identifying trends, analysing competitor pricing strategies and reporting where appropriate
*Creating and monitoring budgets for areas of responsibility, adapting where necessary to respond to unforeseen circumstances

The successful candidate should;
*Posses extensive product / contract negotiation experience, gained within the outbound travel industry (essential)
*Have previous knowledge of Golf Courses, Hotels & Resorts within European destinations (highly advantageous)
*Be fluent in a 2nd European language (highly advantageous)
*Be highly experienced in account management and supplier relations
*Have a good working knowledge of Microsoft office and Google Docs
*Be confident and professional presentation skills
*Be numerically sound
*Have a strong work ethic, with willingness to learn and flexibility to adapt
*Have a flexible approach to travel where the business requires

**Please apply online with your CV and note that only successfully shortlisted applicants will be contacted**

Adecco is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.