United Kingdom

European Hotel Contracts Manager – beach hotels/resorts
To £45k plus bonus

A Contracts Manager is required to negotiate with beach properties/resorts in Europe.

Key duties:

*Deliver acquisition plans through new hotel contracting, management of inventory, rates and
supplier relations
*Use tools to analyse hotel/destination performance and to prioritise actions
*Evaluate market trends and competitor activity and provide analysis and recommendations
*Secure best inventory and most strategically competitive rates through on-going account
management during purchasing and trading periods
*Accountability for growth and development of assigned geographical areas
*Ensure quality across product portfolio
*Conducting product training/briefing for sales staff


*Previous experience of contracting for the package holiday market
*Excellent negotiation skills
*On and off-line experience in travel
*Strong commercial drive to succeed through the best product and service offering
*Excellent communication skills, able to influence and develop strong relationships with a wide range
of audiences
*Experience working with senior levels, is self-confident and capable in building proactive and
meaningful relationships
*Ability to work and thrive in a multi-tasked, fast paced environment
*Ability to influence internal and external decision makers
*Knowledge of another European language would be desirable but not essential

James Roberts is managing this vacancy.

Click to apply.

Progressive Personnel is a leading international travel & hospitality recruitment consultancy with offices in England, Scotland, United Arab Emirates and South Africa.

Applicants must have the legal right to live & work in the country where the vacancy exists. We regret we are only able to contact shortlisted candidates, but we may retain your details on our database and consider you for future openings.

Reference Number: TM642A_144256838235283

Posted: Fri 18 Sep 15

Note: This job advertisement is no longer active.

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