Contract Manager - Austria/Central Europe

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Contracts and Purchasing



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Contract Manager – Austria/Central Europe

Miki Travel are looking for people with a genuine interest in pursuing a career in the Travel Industry

In over five decades of business MIKI Travel have grown to become one of the most influential Global Wholesaler’s in the world. With offices in over 36 countries around the world, we offer a complete travel product.

Our business diversity ranges from vast numbers of individual tours (FIT), large group series, ad-hoc group tours and covers hotels, restaurants, coaches and sightseeing products.


About the Department

The Contracts and Purchasing team are responsible for sourcing the European Hotel product for both its group and individual (FIT) leisure segments. This involves contracting and managing rates, availability and general terms and conditions with hotels.


Job Purpose

We are currently seeking to recruit a Contract Manager for the Austria/ Central Europe region within our Contracts and Purchasing Department to be based in our London office. The successful candidate will be in charge of contracting hotels and be fully accountable for negotiating rates, terms and conditions with hotels.


Main Responsibilities

  • Negotiate with suppliers & regularly monitor to ensure MIKI has the best rates
  • Negotiate special offers and exclusive deals with all hotels throughout the year
  • Closely monitor the room production and work with all the relevant parties to stimulate growth of bookings, room nights and revenue
  • Comprehensive understanding of the internal systems and processes in order to contract more efficiently and effectively
  • Undertake ongoing analysis of product and quality within contracting area to maintain consistent product offering for clients
  • Conduct required number of business trips to improve relations with suppliers and negotiate best in market rates in line with business requirements
  • Address and resolve any issues with suppliers


Skills and Experience

Relevant Skills/Characteristics


  • Experience in Contracting Hotels
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated and results driven individual
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Ambitious with the ability to think on your feet
  • Available to travel up to 8 weeks maximum a year



  • Fluency in any of the following languages: Czech, German, Hungarian, Slovak
  • Able to multitask and prioritise work effectively
  • Can develop close working relationships with suppliers to achieve optimum result
  • Ability to keep up with the market trends and adapt work accordingly


What we offer

As well as working in a lively, multicultural environment, our benefits include

  • Continuous training to help you reach your full potential
  • Riverside offices in the City of London with great transport links
  • Free Gym and Swimming Pool on site
  • Digital GP service and free Eye Tests
  • Pension, Life Assurance etc.
  • Paid day off on your birthday


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