Contracts Manager (GTR1580)

Frankfurt, Germany - Hybrid


Competitive (depending on experience)

Full time / Permanent

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Gecko Travel Recruitment are excited to be working exclusively with this innovative travel business who are recruiting a Contracts Manager to join their team in Frankfurt, Germany.

As Contracts Manager, your role entails procuring a portfolio of hotels and negotiating contracts for hotel accommodations and services with third-party agents and consolidators. You will be a strong negotiator, commercially minded and able to think outside of the box.

Ideally you will have a background from a tour operator or travel agency but if you have worked in a similar sales roles managing contracts with hotels in other businesses, your application may still be considered.

The role:

  • Implementing the company's market-leading procurement strategy and guidelines by contracting hotels within your designated areas
  • Ensuring that the rates offered by your portfolio remain competitive, aligned with market rates, and meet the designated Key Performance Indicator (KPI) targets
  • Monitoring market trends and product innovations, and utilise this information to drive product development initiatives
  • Constantly look for new product ideas and maintain a competitive product portfolio with inventories

You will have:

  • Proven experience in an international procurement, business development, account, or revenue management role, ideally in the hospitality or travel industry
  • Strong knowledge of Germany and Austria as destinations
  • Existing network of hotels in Germany and Austria (advantageous)
  • Strong communication skills (written/spoken) in German native level and English at business level
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-moving organisation, achieving objectives through personal leadership

Additional Information:

  • Competitive salary (depending on experience)
  • Flexible/Hybrid working model
  • Yearly salary review
  • Based in Frankfurt, Germany
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Monday to Friday
  • Travel discounts

This is an amazing opportunity to join this well-established travel business who believe that their people are their most important asset and as such, are dedicated to ensuring their employees are in the best place to work.

Please send your CV to quoting GTR1580, alternatively head to our website for more details and to apply:

Please note that if you do not hear from Gecko Travel Recruitment within 7 days of your application, you have not been successful on this occasion.

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