Purchasing Manager (m/w/d), TUI Group Purchasing

Joining the Group Purchasing team as Purchasing Manager – ambassador of the Group Purchasing function, your core focus will be driving revenue.

You will be accountable for all buying and account management activities for TUI’s suppliers for a particular source market or across multiple source markets. You will be building sustainable long term relationships through effective negotiations and bed management resulting in superior revenue results.TUI Group is the world’s number one integrated tourism business. As we continue to build our Global Product & Purchasing function we will move from operating as a set of largely independent source markets with common management of procurement towards a more global, integrated function which will accelerate the delivery of our ambitious growth plans.

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING
You will have full accountability for optimising hotel cost base in order to maximise profitability for your area of responsibility and manage supplier strategy in line with the 5-year plan
Responsible for setting and managing the overseas accommodation spend budget including contract value, commitments, deposits and cash flow
You will source and extract key commercial MI, in order to assist in informed decision making
You will meet individual hotel / area targets through accommodation contract negotiations, renegotiations and in season late buying and ad-hoc buying
Manage all required buying trading activities to maximise sales, margin and occupancy targets, in a timely matter and with agreed deadlines
You’ll influence and input into product selection, range management and new developments and highlight and develop opportunities for long term agreements, joint ventures and acquisitions in line with the 5-year plan
Accountable for meeting all source market bed briefs providing a first class service in negotiating rates, re-negotiations, risk management and supplier development
You will negotiate Long Term Agreements on behalf of source markets (including prepayment agreements), working alongside Group Legal as required
You will negotiate ski pack services and DMC agreements on behalf of source markets working alongside Group Legal as required

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR
Proven Tour Operator or general buying experience
A goal oriented person with strong commercial insight and the ability to make commercial decisions based on complex information
Excellent communication skills
Proven ability to work with multiple contacts within one customer organisation
Excellent negotiation skills
Excellent written and verbal English language skills. Fluent in German

WHAT YOU CAN LOOK FORWARD TO
Being a valuable team member of TUI, the No.1 global and socially aware travel company
Eligibility for an annual bonus scheme
Working from home and flexible working hours scheme
Use of business car for business purposes

Location: St. Johann preferred, but other locations in Austria will also be considered
Business Sector: Group Purchasing
Function: Ski, Lakes & Mountains Purchasing
Contract Terms: Permanent

Based on wage structure agreements, we are offering a gross yearly salary starting at € 45.000 with the possibility of overpayment dependant on individual qualifications and experience.

To apply for this role, you will be required to log-in, provide personal details, answer an application question and attach a CV in English please.

Finally, please find below the link for applications: https://apply5.lumessetalentlink.com/apply-app/pages/application-form?jobId=Q30FK026203F3VBQB8N8NF66J-77142