SENIOR FLIGHTS OPERATIONS MANAGER
Posted on Jan 31, 2019 by Progressive Travel Recruitment
TOUR OPERATOR, LONDON
£50,000 - £65,000 PLUS BONUS AND EXCELLENT BENEFITS
A highly successful cruise operator is seeking a senior flights operations manager with proven experience within flights operations in the travel or airlines industry.
To be considered for this role you must have people management experience as you'll be managing a small team of flights consultants, extensive flights knowledge including airline booking processes and systems as well as experience in airline revenue management, pricing strategy and airline contract negotiation.
Duties and Responsibilities:
*Provide managerial support to the flights' consultants to ensure service levels are in line with performance targets
*Identify and effectively action any potential areas of improvement to ensure the highest service level
*Support the negotiation of contracts with airlines whilst maintaining new and existing airline agreements
*Ensure the accurate set-up and maintenance of air products and pricing on reservation systems
*Monitor daily air reports and as well as management of flight requests coming from the sales team
*Ensure quality and accuracy in the execution of new and changed bookings
Skills and Experience Required:
*Proven experience within flights operations within the travel or airline industry
*Knowledge of airlines revenue management and pricing strategy
*Excellent knowledge of airlines booking processes and systems
*Strong analytical skills with exceptional attention to detail
*Excellent communication and presentation skills
*Organizational and leadership skills
Excellent benefits include a monthly bonus scheme, substantial company benefits and a free annual cruise for yourself and immediate family members
Simon Hurst-Grover is recruiting for this SENIOR FLIGHTS OPERATIONS MANAGER role with a Tour Operator in London. Click to apply.
Applicants must have the legal right to live and work in the country where the vacancy exists. We regret we are only able to contact shortlisted candidates.
Progressive Travel Recruitment and 14fiftyseven (trading names of Progressive Personnel Ltd., est. 2005) are leading international travel recruitment and PA/household recruitment consultancies with offices in the United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates, South Africa and The Maldives.