Hotel Contract Manager

Recruiter
Platinum Travel Recruitment Ltd
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
17 Jan 2019
Closes
29 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Our client is a successful, global and dynamic travel firm who bring incoming tourists across the globe to Europe and provide accommodation and related online products.
Due to remarkable growth, we are now seeking 3 Contract Managers for Germany, Switzerland and the Spain area to join the Contracts & Purchasing team in the London Head Office.
This role is ideal for a travel professional with experience in contracting within the Germany area, seeking something a little different in which you will be rewarded for your hard work.
Your career begins here, duties include:
* Contracting hotels and be fully accountable for negotiating rates, terms and conditions with hotels.
* Negotiate special offers and exclusive deals with all hotels throughout the year.
* Closely monitor the room production and work with all the relevant parties to stimulate growth of bookings, room nights and revenue.
* Undertake ongoing analysis of product and quality within contracting area to maintain consistent product offering for clients.
* Conduct some business trips to improve relations with suppliers and negotiate best market rates.
* Address and resolve any issues with suppliers.
Essential Requirements
* Contracting experience is a must within the travel industry.
* To be considered for the contract manager in Spain - fluency in Spanish is required for this post.
* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
* Ability to develop close working relationships with suppliers to achieve optimum results.
* Ability to keep up with the market trends and adapt work towards it.
* Available to travel up to 10 weeks maximum a year.
* Knowledge of German an advantage but not essential for the contracting role in the Germany area.
Benefits:
* Healthy salary
* Use of luxury leisure facilities
* Career progression
* Travel perks
* Healthcare
* Pension
* Varied job role
* The opportunity to work for a friendly and dynamic company in state of the art offices, in which you will be rewarded for your hard work.
Give your travel career a boost and apply today. Please email a cover letter highlighting why you feel you are suitable for this post with all applications

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