Job Title: Inventory Manager

Location: Dublin

Salary: €30,000 – €40,000

Reference: LMF1484

This leading tour operator is currently recruiting an Inventory Manager to secure space and rate advantage from hotels, ensuring that clients receive a competitively priced tour whilst also achieving commercial success for the company.  A commercial approach to demand management, turnaround times, people allocation, price offers, and use of allocations is essential. Overall jobs objectives include:

  • Lead the team so it operates commercially, identifying the opportunity to return quotation enquiries into placed hotels
  • Ensure there is a fast turn-around of enquiries and prioritising these with the team and Yield Management
  • Support high conversion rates from enquiries in partnership with the Client Hubs
  • Team management: training and supervision
  • Negotiation with hotels
  • Management and improvement of processes
  • Recommendation for hotels to be targeted, rates, itinerary building
  • Ensuring supplier relationships are maintained and enhanced

The ideal candidate will have good knowledge of Irish hotels and pricing structure with a firm grasp of revenue management (ie hotel Revenue Manager). Must have experience of the contracting process, demonstrating excellent communication, presentation and negotiation skills. Will also be a talented team leader with proven track record of motivating and developing a team to meet all dept targets and goals.

If you want to work with a people-focused company that is dedicated to personalised customer service, this could be the perfect fit!