- 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 speci¦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.
- 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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