Have you worked overseas managing staff in resort or for a tour operator? Do you have strong problem solving skills with the travel industry and able to commit to frequent travel overseas? An expanding travel company based in Brighton require an experienced Operations Manager to remotely manage overseas staff in a range of destinations, resolving any problems and concerns on travel requirements and projects. To also research and expand the product into new destinations around the World and also hire and train overseas staff when required.
OPERATIONS MANAGER JOB DESCRIPTION: *Take full ownership in managing overseas staff *Hire and train overseas staff *Research and implement new travel programmes *Work closely with sales and marketing teams *Manage budgets within each destination *Handle any problems that occur *Provide your expert travel knowledge *Willing to work overseas when required and sometimes at short notice
OPERATIONS MANAGER EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: *Must have worked in the travel industry in a similar position *Proven experience in managing teams and projects *Well travelled, ideally worked in a management position overseas *Driven and self motivated *Strong experience in project management *Be able to make tough decisions *Keen eye to detail and can spot new ideas for expansion
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: *Remote management of two overseas programmes, and staff teams *Pre-empt and troubleshoot any problems and issues that arise on the programmes to ensure the high level of customer service expected *Manage relationships with overseas partners, including hospitals, accommodation and government institutions *Provide personalised support to customers during their preparation before travelling *Research and implement new development opportunities and improvements for each programme *Hire and train new overseas staff when necessary *Manage budgets and accounts and to take full operational and financial responsibility for the success and growth of each destination
THE PACKAGE: The successful candidate can expect a very generous basic salary in the region of £26000 - £30000 this is dependent on experience and there will be other company benefits.
INTERESTED: If you have proven expertise as an Operations Manager within the travel industry with a hands on approach please contact Helen Cassin at Travel Trade Recruitment onsend your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or click to apply online