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Senior Executive, Contracting

Wego

Wego

Cairo, Cairo Governorate, Egypt
Posted on Monday, March 4, 2024

About Wego

At Wego, we're all about making travel planning easy and fun. We're a travel search company that lets you compare prices for flights and hotels from various sites all in one place. Our platform supports 76 country sites, is available in 22 languages, and accommodates local currencies, making us truly global. Since 2005, we've been committed to simplifying travel for everyone, everywhere.

About the Role

As a Senior Executive, Contracting you should have the ability to negotiate rates, allotments and favorable conditions closing contract deals with hotels. You should be prepared to visit and inspect hotels on a regular basis, meet with hoteliers, ensure all contracts are received to deadline and conditions are met and deal with any related disputes.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Being responsible for all elements of ongoing account management and developing excellent client relationships with hoteliers.
  • Securing and negotiating competitive rates for both rooms only and packages;
  • Loading and adjusting contracts on system.
  • Ensuring the reflection of the contracts on live platforms
  • Negotiating rates and availability with hotels.
  • Visiting and inspecting hotels on a regular basis to ensure good standards.
  • Meeting with hoteliers and representing the company.
  • Ensuring that all contracts are received to deadline, and that contract conditions are met.
  • Dealing with disputes regarding rates, allotment, etc.
  • Liaising with other members of staff to ensure the best possible use of contracted hotels.
  • Supervising a team of operations staff in maintaining day-to-day operations.
  • Dealing with every day's problems and issues that might encounter staff.
  • Follow up the product starting from the commercial part until it goes live.
  • Monitors the performance of each signed contract.
  • Coordinates with the finance department to ensure correct billing and collection of contractual revenues.
  • Ensures that contracts are in line with corporate goals and objectives.
  • Reports to the Commercial and Revenue Director.
  • Analyzes our competitors.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in any related field
  • 5+ years of experience in Contracts preparation and management
  • Strong Hotels & Hospitality background
  • Excellent command of English Language
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Negotiation and business development skills;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Excellent Knowledge of Dynamic contracts and channel managers integrations
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team;
  • Self-motivated, uses initiative and problem solver;
  • Ability to work under pressure and willingness to meet deadlines;
  • Ability to communicate with people of different nationalities and to develop close working relationships with suppliers to achieve optimum results.