Team: Ground Operations - Central Support

Salary: Excellent

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours Per Week: 40 Hours

Commercial Contracts Executive, based at Holiday House in Leeds City Centre. This is a hybrid role working 2 days a week in the office, with the ability and scope to work flexibly from home for the remaining time. and Jet2Holidays are currently looking for a Commercial Contracts Executive who will report into the General Manager – Commercial Contracts and provide support with day-to-day responsibilities and administration within the Commercial Contracts department. This is a newly created role with scope for development and as our Commercial Contracts Executive, you will be expected to Take Responsibility, assisting with the preparation, tending and preliminary negotiation of the Ground Handling Contracts to ensure all commercial contracts are effectively managed against existing Service Level Agreements (SLAs).

What will you do in the role?

As our Commercial Contracts Executive, you will be part of the team offering seasonal support with the Commercial Management of our wet-leased aircraft fleet; an important element of our summer operation. You will also:
  • Prepare contract timelines and proactively assist with renewals, extensions and tenders in a timely manner
  • Monitor the ongoing performance of suppliers against their contracts, reviewing bonus / malus terms and arranging issuances of liquidated damage invoices
  • Reconcile and support our key operational contracts, including wet-lease aircraft operations
  • Assist internal colleagues with queries relating to confidential contract terms, SLAs, rate inclusions or billing discrepancies
  • Identify new opportunities to engage with potential suppliers and maintain relationships with them and suitable alternative suppliers
  • Prepare SLA and standard ground handling agreement drafts, in accordance with the tailored business requirements identified by our internal customers
  • Assist the Charter Sales Team with selecting preferred suppliers at ad-hoc charter destinations, cross-checking pre-payments and setting up new suppliers
  • Undertake third party account reconciliations, both throughout and at the end of the contract lifespan.
What are the key skills / experience you’ll already have?

Our Commercial Contracts Executive will have previous experience of working with external suppliers or have a desire to develop your career in this area. A basic understanding of the aviation, logistics, ground handling or supply chain sectors would be highly desirable. You will also:
  • Have keen administrative skills including numeracy, accuracy with a high attention to detail
  • Have excellent communication skills, with the ability to liaise with internal and external customers, manage queries and build relationships
  • Be confident, able to engage with suppliers and represent the organisation in both face to face and virtual meetings.
  • Be prepared to undertake an element of travel, including occasional overnight stays.
What can we offer you?

We have been recognised as one of the Top 50 Best Places to Work in the UK on Glassdoor and offer our valued colleagues a range of benefits including: -
  • Competitive salary
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • 34 days holiday entitlement per annum (including bank holidays)
  • 3 x salary life assurance
  • Generous discretionary profit share scheme
  • Colleague discounts on Jet2holidays and holidays and flights
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Access to mental health first aiders
  • Annual pay review
  • Many retail discounts on – travel and leisure, health, and wellbeing, eating out, shopping and lifestyle.
We offer an excellent remuneration package with fantastic opportunities for progression in a growing business.

This is a great opportunity to be part of an exciting, forward-thinking business. We operate scheduled leisure flights to holiday destinations in the Mediterranean, the Canary Islands and to European Leisure Cities from our 10 UK bases.

Help us to send our all-important customers on holiday with and Jet2holidays!!

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