Our client is a student travel tour operator, helping to create educational tours filled with learning experiences. Their blend of unique online tools and bespoke service enables them to create customised programmes for their clients, resulting in authentic tours with exposure to new languages, people and cultures across the world.
What's in it for me?
20 days annual leave
Tell me more...
This senior job in travel will see the successful candidate able to drive contracting and operations initiatives, within budget, quality and safety limitations within the UK region. You will be developing and maintaining existing supplier relationships, contracting rates and conditions and developing connections with potential new suppliers.
In this tour operator job, you will also lead commercial negotiations, managing high value contracts; be involved in product development; support the tour directors and groups whilst on tour and help with emergency situations if necessary; ensure supplier invoices are processed correctly; work with suppliers to improve efficiency of operations and be responsible for all operational expenses within the region.
Ideally you will have a proven track record as a skilled market manager for the UK.
You may already be in a Contracts Manager job in travel, or in a Purchasing Manager job or be a successful Market Manager within travel and tourism. This tour operator offers a great working environment and empowers its teams to be accountable for their region, thus making this a defining career move and an opportunity to be the face of in this tour operating job in travel.
Please Note: Due to high volumes of applications, only successful applicants will be contacted.
Do I tick the boxes?
- Hotel purchasing knowledge and experience
- Strong negotiation and budget management skills
- The ability to work under tight deadlines
- Experience contracting UK
Recommend a friend for this job
We offer an excellent referral scheme, and for this position we would send you £300* in shopping vouchers of your choice if we successfully placed your referred individual in this position!
Recommend a friend
Please contact us for our terms and conditions