Contracting Assistant Manager
Himalayan Encounters
Himalayan Encounters is the Nepal based operator for PEAK DMC (part of the Intrepid Group) – an international Destination Management Company providing travel, tour and trek services to businesses across the globe. We also operate our own direct to consumer business under our own Himalayan Encounters brand. The Intrepid Group is the largest Adventure Travel Company in the world with over 100,000 passengers enjoying travel experiences in over 110 countries worldwide.

Contracting Assistant Manager

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Reporting to: Contracting Manager

Department: Contracting

Himalayan Encounters is the Nepal based operator for PEAK DMC (part of the Intrepid Group) – an international Destination Management Company providing travel, tour and trek services to businesses across the globe. We also operate our own direct to consumer business under our own Himalayan Encounters brand. The Intrepid Group is the largest Adventure Travel Company in the world with over 100,000 passengers enjoying travel experiences in over 110 countries worldwide.

POSITION PURPOSE

The Contracting team contributes to this success by providing competitive prices, establishing and maintaining relationships with suppliers to secure the most advantageous contract terms.  The team also builds a stock of suitable product options to enable the Sales team and IG Brands to create itineraries based on customer needs.

Initially, the Assistant Manager will be focussed on ensuring the full implementation and functionality of Travel Studio within the DMC.  This will include loading of suppliers, contracts, rates, testing data and confirming accuracy.

The Assistant Manager provides administrative support to the manager in securing contracts, entering correct pricing and data into Travel Studio and other systems.  This will require regular maintenance of all data and information so that the sales and IG brand function is able to accurately cost and compile itineraries.

Working closely with the DMC Sales and other teams, the Assistant Manager will also be involved in sourcing products and suitable SERT destinations and activities to meet a wide range of customer-group expectations.   The Assistant’s goal is to ensure that the Sales team have a great supply in the system to offer to customers.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Be passionate about travel, personable, dynamic and self-motivated.
  • An understanding of and a belief in the Responsible Travel philosophy.
  • Previous experience and ability to use a pricing/booking system (Travel Studio)
  • Proven accuracy in data loading
  • Strong English Writing and Speaking Skills
  • Good computer literacy (Word/Excel/Email) is vital.
  • Contracting and Product management experience within travel industry
  • Graduate degree

OTHER SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES

  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and manage own workload
  • Able to relax and have fun at work and still meet objectives
  • Excellent Team Player with a willingness to support the team in achieving overall goals
  • High attention to detail.  A drive to check work

Benefits of working with Himalayan Encounters include competent salary base, discount staff travel, 1 free of cost trip per year abroad, study support, annual leave, sick leave, and a profit share bonus.

Applying Procedure

Interested candidates are requested to send their updated CV to vacancynepal@peakdmc.com

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