Responsibilities:

  • Set targets with Hotels based on accounts management.
  • Liaise with the Data Entry team for any queries related to contracts or system issues.
  • Support the Operations team for any overbooking, for booking related issues or other queries.
  • Promote the use of the extranet system among suppliers to encourage them to update directly any changes.
  • Introduce the company to new Hotels.
  • Build a network of relationships with suppliers.
  • Provide flight charters purchased from travel agencies at affordable prices.
  • Provide pre-purchased Room Nights from travel agencies at affordable prices.
  • Provide seasonal rates of hotels.
  • Provide seasonal prices of DMCs.
  • Provide the best prices from suppliers before advertising campaigns.
  • Ensure Direct connect rates are open and updated.
  • Build market intelligence from Sales feedback and 3rd party system to take action on market demands.
  • Run allotment utilization reports, monitor current availability, and adjust the allotment as required.
  • Convert 3rd parties into direct business to gain more market on the speciĀ¦c Hotels.
  • Manage the Hotels account by ensuring to get the best rate and allotments and negotiating preferred agreements as well as support Hotels with any issues related to payment, rates.
  • Negotiate new contracts and contract renewals for the assigned Hotels and ensure to have the greatest availability with the shortest release period.
  • Uploading rates into the system Check & Compare the Rates to the other Supplier/Competitor.
  • Monitoring & Uploading Free Sell/Stop Sales & Room Allocations.

Requirements:

  • Experience in Contracting, Negotiating, and creating new Supplier partnerships.
  • wide network in Kuwait market agencies.
  • Strong pro-active, dynamic, passionate, and a team player.
  • Experience in negotiation skills preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills plus the excellent numeric ability
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Innovative thinker and creative problem solver
  • Manage and Prioritise conflicting priorities.
  • Microsoft Office (Excel / Word) with an intermediate level.
Job Name: contracting manager
Job Category: Ops
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Cairo Kuwait

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