Product Manager - Sandton Verfied

R Market related per month Sandton, Gauteng Sandton, Gauteng more than 14 days ago 07-09-2021 6:38:08 AM
Looking for a Product Manager with exceptional management, negotiation, problem-solving and mentoring skills.

Experience required:
Minimum 10 years’ experience gained in a Product and/or Tour Operating environment including management and in-depth touring experience
In-depth knowledge and understanding of the intricate operations, running and management of a large Destination Management Company
In-depth knowledge of the following destinations: South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Namibia, Mozambique, Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Seychelles, Mauritius and Madagascar
In-depth understanding of rates, commission structures
In-depth understanding of the travel industry, competitors
Good knowledge of Tourplan and computer literacy is essential

Management, building and mentoring of a strong team of Contracting Managers and Product Developers
Management and building of relationships with all suppliers
Department management
Selling Tools
Rate and supplier negotiations
Sourcing new product
Product Updates / Travel Updates
Guest Feedback
Trade shows and workshops
Product analysis and reporting
Training and human resources development