Commercial Manager

Reference Number 885104-KW
Consultant Kristina Wallen
Date Posted 23 February, 2018
Salary £Good + benefits
Location North West Surrey
Company type Travel Organisation
Job sector Product / Commercial
Job description

Our client a large travel company is looking to recruit a Commercial Manager.  Ideally, the candidate will have a background with either a  travel supplier or agency – this role will take ownership of various the business partner accounts and be responsible for negotiating the best commercial terms on behalf of the members.  Good analytical and relationship management skills are required to service and support members with their commercial queries. Commercially astute, this role will be working closely with internal commercial team ensuring the strategy and key objectives are met. The role will consistently deliver expected standards, enhancing the company’s standing in its market.


Tagged as: Permanent

  • Ideally with a background in either with a travel supplier or in with a travel agency
  • Commercially astute with previous experience gained in a fast paced trading environment, preferably in travel.
  • Highly analytical and able to demonstrate a thorough understanding of key performance levers.
  • Ability to effectively communicate at all levels and network at an executive level with business partners, membership and internally with the leadership team.
  • Advanced negotiation and influencing skills with the ability to engage people both internally and externally.
  • Preferably experience in a commercial role within travel – good all round knowledge of all distribution methods.
  • Supplier relationship management at senior level with evidence of building long-term strategic partnerships.
  • Highly numerate with proven experience in budgeting and forecasting.
  • Strong personal organisation with a track record of delivering to deadline.
  • Good IT skills – preferably with knowledge of travel technologies.
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