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Locally based / London
Type of Employment
Miki Travel is looking to recruit a Hotel Contract Manager to join our team who will be responsible for maintaining existing relationships with hotel suppliers as well as sourcing new partnerships.
The role will be based either in London (on a hybrid basis with some office attendance) or in the assigned destination on work from home basis. Flexibility to travel will be required on a regular basis to visit hotels, negotiate contracts face to face as well as representing the company at trade events.
Main Contract Manager duties:
Report to Area Manager to discuss and agree product requirements, identifying key properties within assigned destinations.
Be the ambassador of Miki, as the first point of contact of our supplier base, acting in a professional manner at all times.
Negotiate with accommodation suppliers and regularly monitor to ensure MIKI has competitive rates and conditions.
Actively negotiate special offers, exclusive deals, overrides with all hotels throughout the year
Ensure all hotels are re-contracted with specific deadlines
Address and resolve any standard/service level issues with suppliers
Investigate and resolve internal issues with operation/account colleagues
Closely monitor the production, pricing competitiveness and availability
Liaise with the co-ordination and data management teams to communicate inventory and pricing changes as well as ensuring hotel information is accurate.
Setting sales strategy for contracted portfolio and highlighting high demand events
Conduct required number of business trips to improve relations with suppliers and negotiate best in market rates in line with business requirements
Identify new product in line with room nights and sales requirements
Undertake ongoing analysis of product and quality within contracting area to maintain consistent product offering for clients
Keep abreast of internal changes to systems and processes in order to contract more efficiently and effectively
Enhance market knowledge through participation in trade events and media publications.
The ideal candidate would have the following skills:
19 April 2023