Emergency Out of Hours Business Travel Consultant (homeworking)

Travel Trade Recruitment.
Manchester, UK
20 Aug 2019
26 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Homeworking Business Travel Opportunity to work in an emergency Out of Hours team for a Global TMC. Do you have a huge interest in the Business Travel Sector? Or maybe you have a great desire to help people in time of trouble? My client is seeking ambitious individuals who possess exceptional customer service and communication skills to work in a demanding and busy environment (covering night shifts on a rota basis 4 on/4 off)

Job Description:
The ideal candidate will have experience using Amadeus GDS or equivalent experience using similar GDS, as well as being highly motivated and a strong team player. As part of this dynamic team, office or home-based you will be expected to use your initiative to arrange emergency medical travel arrangements for injured persons overseas. This is a fast-paced role that requires attention to detail, fares and ticketing knowledge and strong time management skills.

Duties Required:
*Primarily book travel and accommodation plus secondary back up for bookings for medical staff, clients who carry out schedule charter, and Air Ambulance repatriations
*Arrange schedule, Low cost and charter flights
*Book Hotel/ Train/ Road/ Ferry/Helicopter transfers - Plus anything else required to transfer the traveller to the required destination and back
*Check security risk for the travel in line with the appropriate risk policy
*Handing over to the O.O.H/night team
*On-call duties as required.
*Interest or previous experience in the Travel, medical sectors preferred.

Role Requirements:
*Customer focus is essential
*GDS experience - Amadeus (Preferred) - Cross GDS Training given
*Experienced Corporate Travel Consultant
*Interest or previous experience in the Travel, medical sectors preferred.
*Ability to work to tight deadlines/ strong time-management skills
*Fares and ticketing knowledge essential.
*Professional telephone manner
*Highly self and team motivated
If you are keen to be considered and find out more, please follow the instructions to apply, attaching your CV or call me on 0161 9236120.

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