-Reporting to the Head of Department you will ensure that all sales and margin opportunities are maximised through negotiation of all ground product rates
-Liaising with multiple sources, obtaining exclusive added value offers and achieving agreed contribution targets.
-Management of core buying strategy for a given region.
-Sourcing and purchasing of all ground products and services at market leading rates in accordance with health and safety and operational requirements.
-Responsible for the increase of sales to your given destination through.
-Develop an in depth knowledge of the product range and ensure to take every opportunity to grow in-house sales and margins
-Price management of product within the in-house booking system to deliver volume while maximising returns.
-Ensure that all contracts are 100% accurate, loaded on CMS at all times and are delivered to agreed timescales.
-Destination market analysis and trends
-You'll have responsibility for driving and developing the DMC programme for the company across key areas of the world including Africa, SE Asia, South America, India, USA and Europe
-Ensuring that our partners touring products meet the strategic aims and high standard of service for the business.
-Responsible for all DMC partners globally owning the negotiation of commercial and product relationships, agreements and ensuring the best rates are obtained.
- You'll conduct travel trends and wider market research to identify new areas of opportunity thus maximising sales to our customers.
*Previous experience of product management and a demonstrated record of successful product development within a specialist scheduled tour operator.
*Strong worldwide travel knowledge.
*Proven negotiation skills demonstrated through prior negotiation of high value commercial agreements.
*Experience of putting product fulfilment agreements to tender.
*Excellent communication skills.
*Strong commercial, analytical and numeracy ability.
*Proven track record of being able to prioritise workload whilst remaining reactive to the needs of the business.
*Ability to multi-task and assist with the co-ordination of several projects simultaneously.
*A competitive starting salary is available for the successful candidate and this is negotiable and dependent on experience.
*In addition there will be a bonus and extensive benefits package, as well as solid opportunities for career development
*Benefits include - flexible working, free breakfast daily, generous holiday entitlement, bonus and pension scheme
Please follow the instructions to apply, attaching your CV> For further information, please contact Gemma on or email
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