Account Manager – Travel
HR Source
Dubai, Dubai, AE
1d ago
source : WHATJOBS

An Account Manager is required by a leading e-commerce company based in Dubai, UAE. The individual will be responsible for sales in Destinations and will be required to manage a merchant portfolio, while ensuring that the overall productivity of the sales team is in line with market standards and the profitability of the Sales Office is optimized.

Job Responsibilities

  • Negotiations with suppliers for signing agreements / contracts on time
  • Manage Key Accounts and maintain relationships by constant follow up with assigned partners.
  • Participate in creating strategic plans and advise suppliers about strategies.
  • Market Visits to partners to maximize sales activity in the market and increase in the number of accounts
  • Be a medium for follow ups, complaints and problems.
  • Deliver quantity and quality reports to ensure business growth targets for sales are achieved
  • Responsible for the online content & to liaise with relevant departments to optimize it internally
  • Participate in Tourist Trade Fairs
  • Market the company brand name to suppliers.
  • To ensure adherence to all risk and control policies of the company for activities falling under the purview of the Sales Office
  • Arabic - Fluent / Excellent

    English - Fluent / Excellent

    Skills Required

  • Strong commercial and selling skills with a working knowledge of hotel distribution including revenue management
  • Excellent negotiation skills with the ability to interact and influence at all levels of an organization including hotel management and owners
  • Strong analytical skills and strategic thinking
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills in English (Arabic are a plus)
  • I.T proficiency and working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Internet Technologies
  • Qualification

  • University Degree is a must.
  • 5 + years’ experience in a relevant sales / account management function
  • Experience in the working of Tour Operators, DMCS, Hotels & OTAs within UAE / KSA.
  • International background is a plus
  • Knowledge and understanding of hotel systems / Pricing Strategies / Room allocations
  • Understanding of how Social Media & e-mail newsletter works.
  • Valid UAE Driving License
  • Passport that allows global travel
  • About The Company

    HR Source Consulting is a premier Human Resources Consultancy that provide clients across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) with expert human resources planning and solutions.

    By inference, we have the expertise to attract high calibre candidates that fill specialist roles in the key industry sectors with focus in :

  • IT (Information Technology)
  • Media & Communications
  • FMCG and many others
  • We deliver to a multitude of client organisations across the MENA region from leading multi-nationals (MNC's) to SMEs and boutique businesses.

    We are your 'Regional HR partner with Global Reach'.

    We adopt tailor made services and solutions to ensure that our clients need is fully met .

    We provide a multi-step consultancy approach to sourcing the ideal candidate, to ensure that your requirement is fully fulfilled and delivered to.

    Furthermore we offer tailor made HR Services and Solutions in the additional following areas :

  • Permanent Recruitment Solutions
  • Interim & Contract Recruitment Solutions
  • Managed Services
  • Salary Surveys
  • Outplacement Services
  • Relocation and Company setup advice
  • In short, HR Source Consulting is dedicated to delivering human resources solutions at every level (from Junior, Mid to Senior and C-Level Executives).

    This includes successful placements for every type and size of client organisation by sourcing candidates at all levels of seniority.

    We like to go the extra mile and serve our clients every need of HR and provide additional solutions and services from salary surveys, market intelligence, outplacements services and relocation and company set up advice.

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