INTERNATIONAL FARES CONSULTANT - Reed & Mackay

INTERNATIONAL FARES CONSULTANT

London, Farringdon

London, Farringdon 16th November

REPORTING TO: INTERNATIONAL FARES MANAGER

Reed & Mackay leads the global travel and event management arena with extraordinary service and proprietary, client-led technology. Ranked first in the Sunday Times International Fast Track 2020, we are a business that is always looking forwards, while ensuring that we’re everything that our clients need today. In May 2021, we became part of the TripActions Group, and together we are setting the agenda for the future of business travel.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • To play a pivotal role in the development and success of the IFD
  • To proactively optimise fare opportunities across all applicable markets
  • To support the development, continuous improvement, and success of the R&M international product offering
  • To ensure efficiency of process in collaboration with all relevant departments, specifically including IT, Commercial, Finance and all Operational units
  • To play a key role in the commercial development and success of the R&M International Partnership
  • To act as the ‘subject matter expert’ in all things International Fares with advanced knowledge of multi market offerings and commercial levers on wider commercial contracts
  • To build solid relationships with key stakeholders within Supplier organisations
  • Working side by side with Operations, proactively seek out fare saving opportunities across all applicable points of sale
  • As the subject matter expert in all things fares, provide advice, guidance and make commercial recommendations on purchasing strategy
  • Take a proactive approach to personal development ensuring fares knowledge remains ahead of the curve and takes into consideration an ever-evolving fares landscape
  • Provide training where applicable

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • A self-starter with an entrepreneurial approach and a positive ‘can do’ attitude
  • Results orientated
  • Experience of working within an International Fares team an advantage
  • Experience of working in Sabre, Amadeus and Travelport
  • High level of commercial acumen with the ability to make snap decisions under pressure
  • A robust analytical skill set, with a penchant for complex problem solving and thinking outside the box
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the confidence and ability to always communicate effectively and professionally, taking into consideration any potential commercial sensitivities that may exist
  • A team player
  • An independent thinker with the proven ability to work on your own initiative without the need for significant supervision
  • Strong attention to detail and a conscientious approach

NEXT STEPS:
If you believe this role is for you, please send your CV to Recruitment@reedmackay.com