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Contract Manager - Central Europe/Balkans

Our client is a very well established Tour Operator and are currently seeking to recruit a Contract Manager for Central Europe/Balkans within our Contracts and Purchasing Department to be based in our London office.

The Job:

- Negotiate with suppliers & regularly monitor to ensure our client has the best rates
- Negotiate special offers and exclusive deals with all hotels throughout the year
- Closely monitor the room production and work with all the relevant parties to stimulate
growth of bookings, room nights and revenue
- Comprehensive understanding of the internal systems and processes in order to contract
more efficiently and effectively
- Undertake ongoing analysis of product and quality within contracting area to maintain
consistent product offering for clients
- Conduct required number of business trips to improve relations with suppliers and
negotiate best in market rates in line with business requirements
- Address and resolve any issues with suppliers

Experience/ Skills Required:


- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
- Self-motivated and results driven individual
- Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
- Ambitious with the ability to think on your feet
- Fluency in a language of the region
- Available to travel up to 8 weeks maximum a year


- Experience in Travel Industry
- Able to multitask and prioritise work effectively
- Can develop close working relationships with suppliers to achieve optimum result
- Ability to keep up with the market trends and adapt work accordingly

The Package:

Our client is offering a very competitive salary package Between £35,000 - £40,000 for the right person.


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Due to the volume of applications received only candidates shortlisted will be contacted