Account Manager - Airline Industry - --West London

£47000 - £52000 per annum + car allowance and bonus

An experienced Account Manager / Busioness Development Manager with airline industry experience required to manage and lead the commercial relationship with Low Cost customers in the UK.

Role:

- Define and implement a business development and retention strategy for the target airlines.

- Identify and prioritise business opportunities.

- Formalize an Account Development Plan (ADP)

- Develop and maintain strong customer relationships to ensure customer satisfaction and retention

- Ensure contract execution in the interest of client and customers and liaise with Legal to resolve issues, where required

- Ensure constant alignment of implemented services, contracted services & billing and collection



Education: Bachelors level university degree. (MBA would be an asset)

Relevant work experience:

5 years’ experience in the travel distribution or airline industry with specific focus on Low Cost Carriers.

Minimum of 8+ years in a customer facing environment (such as project management, sales, customer support or business development) with management responsibility in terms of staff and business ownership in the multi-million euros range.

Solid understanding of the low cost business model, working experience with a LCC airline is a plus.

Excellent understanding of the economics of the distribution & IT business and experience in e-commerce direct sales and/or IT sales highly desirable.

Manage, motivate, and lead virtual teams.

Business understanding

Skills:

- Excellent Negotiation Skills

- Presentation Skills

- Influence and conflict management

- Management skills with remote teams

- Strong Financial skills

- Very good Planning skills

- Strong writing skills in the context of commercial proposals



Languages:

• English: Fluency required



Computing

• PC skills: Good, specifically Excel and PowerPoint



To arrange an interview, please call Jonathan Taylor on 01392 666060, or email CV to jt@waconsultants.com

WA Consultants is an Employment Business and an Employment Agency as described within The Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003.

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  • Posted: 2 weeks ago
  • Consultant: Jonathan Taylor
  • Phone: 01392 666060

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