Contracts Manager Italy

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REF: JPRS17589 - Full Time - South East - £Excellent

A unique opportunity has arisen to join this established Tour Operator as Purchasing Manager. Reporting to the Head of Purchasing you will develop and deliver holiday products that match existing and first time buyers requirements in line with quality expectations, maximising gross profit across the product range for the Italian market. You will be commercially astute and hugely knowledgeable of this market identifying commercial opportunities and be aware of the UK travel marketplace, new developments and competitor activity, combined with market intelligence you will deliver winning product onto the marketplace.

  • Strong negotiation skills of hotel beds, special offers and other commercial advantages that maximise tactical marketing opportunities
  • Ensure supplier contracting process is conducted as efficiently as possible
  • To develop, contract and implement the product portfolio by specified deadlines as agreed.
  • Excellent supplier relationships in order to ensure maximum commercial and operational cooperation for the Italian market
  • To work closely with the Commercial and Marketing teams to ensure that stock levels of flights/beds are acting appropriately to maximise sales.
  • Product innovation
  • Be willing to travel to Italy extensively

To be considered for this purchasing travel job you will have a proven track record in Contracting/Purchasing in Italy with the ability to draw on your network. Fluency in Italian is essential.
You may currently be a Market Manager, Contracts Manager, Destination Manager or Purchasing Manager working in a Tour Operator, Online Travel Agent or Wholesale environment seeking an exciting new travel job with one of the travel industries most credible companies.

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Please Note: Due to high volumes of applications, only successful applicants will be contacted.  


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