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Purchasing Team Manager


Travel Futures
Salary: £25k - 35k per year + DOE + bonus & benefits
Location: Wembley
Job type: Permanent
Contact: The Travel Recruitment Experts
Category: Product Manager Jobs
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A Purchasing Team Manager is required by a rapidly expanding established Inbound Tour Operator to lead a team of enthusiastic travel professionals who are responsible for the purchasing of hotel product from suppliers.  You will lead the team to ensure that the commercial and strategic goals of the company are achieved and clients are placed effectively with suppliers.

As Purchasing Team Manager you will:

  • Lead a team so it operates commercially identifying the opportunity to return quotation enquiries into placed hotels
  • Acquiring a competitive price for our client, within a short turnaround time, at the expected margin for the company
  • Support high conversion rates from enquiries in partnership with the quotes and sales teams
  • Team leadership
  • Negotiation with hotels
  • Management and improvement of processes
  • Recommendation for hotels to be targeted, rates, itinerary building
  • Ensuring supplier relationships are maintained and enhanced

The Purchasing Team Manager will be:

  • Ambitious, wanting to progress in one of Europe’s fastest growing travel companies
  • Knowledge of hotels and prices within London and the UK, ideally Contracting experience
  • Commercially minded with strong negotiation skills
  • A commitment to deliver results
  • A knowledge of our destinations Great Britain and Ireland
  • A positive attitude, problem solving skills and a good sense of humour
  • Strong communication skills

A Purchasing Team Manager is required by a rapidly expanding established Inbound Tour Operator to lead a team of enthusiastic travel professionals who are responsible for the purchasing of hotel product from suppliers.  You will lead the team to ensure that the commercial and strategic goals of the company are achieved and clients are placed effectively with suppliers.

As Purchasing Team Manager you will:

  • Lead a team so it operates commercially identifying the opportunity to return quotation enquiries into placed hotels
  • Acquiring a competitive price for our client, within a short turnaround time, at the expected margin for the company
  • Support high conversion rates from enquiries in partnership with the quotes and sales teams
  • Team leadership
  • Negotiation with hotels
  • Management and improvement of processes
  • Recommendation for hotels to be targeted, rates, itinerary building
  • Ensuring supplier relationships are maintained and enhanced

The Purchasing Team Manager will be:

  • Ambitious, wanting to progress in one of Europe’s fastest growing travel companies
  • Knowledge of hotels and prices within London and the UK, ideally Contracting experience
  • Commercially minded with strong negotiation skills
  • A commitment to deliver results
  • A knowledge of our destinations Great Britain and Ireland
  • A positive attitude, problem solving skills and a good sense of humour
  • Strong communication skills

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