Product Manager

Location: Kent
Sector: Tour Operator, Product / Commercial, Contract / Procurement
Job type: Permanent
Date posted: 16/05/2018
Job reference: RBA20454
Contact: Regis Banza
Contact tel: 0203 887 9444
Calling all European product managers and hotel contractors! Join one of the UK's most successful independent specialist tour operators, creating amazing travel experiences. As a Product Manager you will be responsible for driving new product initiatives, negotiate or re-negotiate commercially profitable contracts, manage and develop the product in your assigned areas, including but not limited to brochure production / design, website showcasing and functionality, sales training and commercial pricing, PR and marketing.

Key responsibilities

*Negotiate contractual agreements with suppliers to ensure the best possible commercial terms
*Maximise sales opportunities by constantly sourcing promotions and early booking offers
*Ensure all contracting is completed accurately and within the designated time frames
*Maintain detailed contracts and files to support all contracting and agreements
*Contract in accordance of product briefs, budgets and targets
*Understand and analyse the competitive market
*Monitor the performance of your product and availability, making recommendations to improve where necessary
*Identifying new regions/product and explore relationships with potential suppliers
*Report writing if and when required for developing areas identified by the business.
*Ensure the quality of the product within the portfolio
*Liaise with suppliers and overseas staff regarding operational, complaints, quality and health & safety issues
*Complete regular checks of the website and brochure for product accuracy
*Work closely with the marketing and studio teams in the production of any marketing material relevant to your product

Skills required

* Experience in contracting in Europe
* Ability to develop close working relationship with suppliers to achieve optimum results
* Ability to prioritise work
* Ability to multi task at all times
* Outstanding attention to detail
* Capable of working alone as well as part of a team
* Strong organisational skills

The successful candidate can expect a basic salary of £30k, plus other fantastic company benefits

If you match the description above please follow the instructions to apply now.

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