Team Leader of Contracting

Panorama Destination  •  Salary available upon request
Work location: Bangkok, Thailand
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Industry : Travel Agent or Tour Operator
Sector : DMC (Destination Management Company)
Department : Marketing, Sales
Employment Type : Full-Time
Work Sponsorship : Local contract only
Experience : 1 to 3 Years
Vacancies : 1
Job Status : Active
Job Description

Team Leader of Contracting assists Manager of Contracting to create, develop and maintain Panorama Destination’s hotel contracts for Individual travelers and groups. Team Leader travels to the destination to inspect the hotels in Thailand as well as to maintain key relationships with hotels. He or she actively negotiates hotels, villas and other resorts needed for Panorama Destination’s products and services.

Key areas of accountability and responsibility

  • Grow revenue for Panorama Destination
  • Assist Manager of Contracting to secure the contracts and rates as per requirement of company
  • Create, develop and maintain Panorama Destination’s hotel contracts
  • Work with preferable hotels as a priority for competitive rates and contracts
  • Plan a head for year-to-year contracts and extension of good rates
  • Negotiates yearly contracts for hotels, villas and resorts for Panorama Destination as well as occasionally negotiates flash deals, group series, and other special deals
  • Create and maintain the hotel fact sheets up-to-date and liaise with our Manager of Business Development and Graphic Designer regarding the design, as well as with the webmaster to ensure our website is updated with the latest rates and promotions
  • Liaise with the data entry team to ensure the products are properly loaded into supporting IT systems and if updates needed
  • Monitor close/stop sales and communicate to internal departments
  • Conduct site and hotels inspections to ensure continuous product knowledge within Thailand
  • Meet with hoteliers regularly to maintain good relationship and long-term partnership
  • Work closely with internal departments: Product team, Business Development, and Travel Design for hotel requirement matters
  • Ad hoc assignment and assistance when needed by manager or company management

General Administration and Other Duties

  • If needed, meet VVIP agents or clients when traveling to Thailand and provide logistical support wherever needed
  • Provide support to Management if needed
  • Establish and maintain excellent relationship with our suppliers (hotels, resorts, villas etc)
  • Ensure good communication within different internal departments such as Finance & Accounting and Data Entry and smoother coordination of work
  • Maintain hard copy and electronic filing systems and share to all users
  • Create and maintain contact details files
  • Perform general clerical duties to include but not limited to: photocopying, faxing, mailing and filing
  • Assist manage to supervise team member for hotels and suppliers to achieve the goals

Required Skills

    • Have excellent widely knowledge about hotels, resort, villas in Thailand
    • Strong relationship with hoteliers
    • Strong in pricing management and negotiation skills with suppliers
    • A strong focus on customer service, friendly and can-do attitude
    • Good organizational skills, play your day with an attention to detail
    • To be able to work under pressure and in a fast-paced environment
    • Able to manage priorities and able to meet the timeline
    • Excellent English & native communication
    • To enjoy working with people and maintain the relationship
    • Drive yourself and contracting team to meet business goals

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About The Company

Panorama Destination

Lumpini, Bangkok 10330 Thailand   Travel Agent or Tour Operator
DMC (Destination Management Company)


Panorama Destination was founded in December 1999 and is made up of more than a thousand travel professionals and licensed tour guides, specialising in inbound travel services. We operate a network of offices across Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia and soon Vietnam, providing unmatched tourism services. In accordance with our commitment to sustainable tourism, we are a certified Travelife Sustainability Partner.

Benefits & Perks:
Competitive salaries
Health insurance
Professional development

Jobs available: 1

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