Commercial Manager

  
Advertised on : 01 Dec 2017 | Closing date : 01 Mar 2018

  Job Reference : 09384


Commercial Manager for Japan

 

Salary

£30,000 to £35,000 per annum

 

Location

Manchester, UK

 

Company Profile

Our client is the world’s largest online car rental reservation agency - arranging over 8.5 million rentals a year in more than 50,000 locations worldwide. We employ over 1,500 people from 65 countries across 2 sites in Manchester city centre.

 

Reporting to the Senior Commercial Manager, you will manage a small multi-lingual team to ensure that all sales and margin opportunities are maximised through setting, managing and delivering a commercial strategy. Ability to maintain strong relationships and source new products and partners will be required to negotiate and deliver market leading rates, exclusive offers and ad-hoc business initiatives to deliver agreed targets.

 

Main Responsibilities

·         Responsible for increase in sales and revenue of your given destinations

·         Negotiate the best rates, commissions and promotions with our suppliers to enable a competitive price position

·         Responsibility for negotiating the product and the terms and conditions of sale

·         Ensure accurate and optimum display of all information across all our sales channels

·         Track competitor and market to ensure rentalcars.com offers a highly competitive market position

·         To define and execute the commercial strategy and to regularly track performance against it

·         Regularly forecast performance to targets and instigate and escalate actions to mitigate risk

·         Generate and maintain outstanding supplier partnerships using sound communication and relationship management techniques

·         Research and develop opportunities for working with new suppliers

·         Drive exceptional team performance through defining and monitoring achievement of performance objectives through regular one to ones and monthly reviews

·         Act as a role model for the team through demonstrating excellent personal performance and effectiveness, professionalism and ethics

·         Lead and/or support implementation of departmental and business projects

·         Develop and maintain professional working relationships across the business with all key internal departments

 

Candidate Requirements

·         Must be able to speak and write Japanese to business level however strong communication in English is also required

·         Previous experience of working in the Japanese market and with Japanese companies is desirable, but not essential

·         Experience in a similar commercial or purchasing role including supplier management, ownership and negotiation

·         Excellent communication skills and ability to influence and manage communication at a senior management level

·         Analytical, problem solving and decision making ability

·         Experience in people management

·         Good presentation skills

·         Microsoft Office applications, especially basic/intermediate use of Excel and PowerPoint

 

Starting Date

As soon as possible.

 

Contract Type

Permanent

 

Working Hours

Full-time

 

VISA

Candidate must have full eligibility to work in the UK as no VISA support will be provided.

 

Functional Areas : Office Professionals;Executive / Management
Type of Employment : Permanent
Work Location : (London)
Salary Description : £30,000 - £35,000

   
 
 
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