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PRODUCT AND CONTRACTING MANAGER

Product & Purchasing
Job Description
PRODUCT AND CONTRACTING MANAGER
HYBRID – YORK (1 DAY AT HOME)
UP TO £50, 000


Who you’ll be working for:
  
This award-winning niche tour operator has half a century of experience providing unique journeys for their discerning customers.
  
They have won multiple awards over the years and are renowned for being top of their class in the unique holidays that they provide.
  
They are now looking for a travel industry experienced Product and Contracting Manager.
  

What you’ll do:
  • Grow the product portfolio
  • Create exceptional offerings that exceed volume, margin, and revenue targets across diverse brands
  • Enhance new and existing products with a focus on exceptional NPS outcomes
  • Cultivate strong partnerships with suppliers and DMCs for success, building strong B2B relationships
  • Collaborating with key stakeholders to improve the performance and quality of the product
  • Achieve all business and financial KPIs
  • Keep updated with current market trends
  • Work with teams across the business to improve the quality of our product and the customer experience
  • Monitor and analyse data for improvements
  • Negotiate with suppliers to balance both commercial and customer experience
  • Any other duties reasonably expected of the role
  
  
What they’re looking for
  • Experienced in Product and Contracting Management or similar
  • Proven experience creating and developing successful escorted tours
  • Skilled in delivering unforgettable customer experiences, whilst being competitive in the market
  • Skilful in negotiation, and Excellent relationship-building with suppliers
  • Data Driven – ability to build, interpret and present data
  • Highly organised and efficient, working under pressure
  • Great communication skills, visual and verbal
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Willing to travel as needed
  • Able to enthuse and inspire the wider business about our product
  • Excellent IT skills, including MS Office applications (Word/Excel/PowerPoint)
  
  
What they’re offering:
  • Up to £50,000
  • 30 days holiday inc. Bank Hols (increases up to 33 over 5 years)
  • Matched pension contributions of 4% or 5%
  • Healthcare cashback plan
  • Hybrid working
  • Fabulous modern office space
  • Freshly ground coffee
  • Discounts on our tours
  
  
Click here to apply for this Product and Contracting Manager, travel industry job, which is being recruited by Fiona Morrison-Arnthal and Ambitions Travel Recruitment, a boutique recruitment agency, specialising in travel and hospitality roles, and known for sourcing hard to find talent.
  
   
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