Team: Contracting

Salary: Excellent

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours Per Week: 40 Hours

We are seeking to recruit commercially aware Contracts Managers to join our Contracting team to manage bed buying and hotelier / accommodation provider relationships and act as ambassadors for Jet2holidays. Reporting to the Regional Contracts Manager, you will be responsible for a designated geographical area within the Jet2holidays portfolio.

This role can be based in our UK Leeds City Centre office or any of our Jet2holidays destinations. Frequent overseas travel will be a requirement.

What will you do in the role?

  • Take ownership of all buying and account management activities within this area, including but not limited to;
  • securing the most competitive rates and conditions within the market
  • maintaining and sustaining long term mutually beneficial relationships
  • managing the briefs to ensure that the contracted product is delivered to the planned programme within the time frame
  • budgeted cash flows and risk levels agreed
  • delivering contracts within the agreed SLA for the contracting lifecycle.
  • Act as the key contact for various Teams within the business (Product, Revenue, Operations, Contact Centre and Customer Delivery)
  • Work closely with our Product Team to influence selection, highlighting and developing short/long term opportunities

What are the key skills / experience you’ll already have?
  • Previous experience working with a Tour Operator in a similar role
  • Highly numerate and analytical skills with the ability to make decisions based on complex information with strong commercial insight
  • Flexible attitude with the ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills with proven ability to communicate at all levels with strong written and spoken English – additional foreign language advantageous.
  • Previous management or coaching/mentoring experience is highly desirable
  • Flexibility is crucial as areas of responsibility may change depending on operational needs

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
  • 26 days holiday entitlement per annum (plus 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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