Operations Executive - Global Travel Company

Location:
West Sussex
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£20000.00 - £23500 per annum + travel concessions and benefits
Post Date:
29-Jan-2018 17:27
Sector:
Travel and Tourism
Vacancy discipline:
Operations
Ref #:
46300A

OPERATIONS EXECUTIVE £20,200 - £23,500
This is an opportunity to join one of the World's leading global premium travel brands as an Operations Executive. The Operations & Support Team works cohesively to ensure their pre-travel operation runs smoothly and efficiently, providing customers with seamless and enjoyable travels. Whether a customer has booked a holiday of a lifetime, a romantic break, a family outing or a business trip, the aim is to guarantee satisfaction at, quite literally, all points along their journey.

Operations Executive - Role Features & Responsibilities:

This team provides system, process and product support to their airline call centres, suppliers and direct customers; handling a wide variety of queries via telephone, email and internal systems. As part of this friendly and enthusiastic team, you will enjoy a multi-tasking role which involves:

  • Coaching agents in the optimum use of various systems, in established business processes and in their preferred service style.
  • Problem solving and troubleshooting system errors experienced by agents and customers, seeing them through to completion.
  • Taking ownership and successfully resolving escalated pre-travel customer complaints.
  • Responding to agent, supplier and customer emails in a timely and professional fashion.
  • Negotiating with suppliers on rejected bookings and where a reservation cannot be fulfilled, liaising with the customer to reach a mutually acceptable solution.
  • Delivering system and process training to colleagues and call centre staff.
  • Proactively identifying failed bookings and subsequently contacting affected customers with an effective solution.
  • Servicing staff bookings efficiently.

Operations Executive - Skills & Experience Required:

  • Excellent accuracy and attention to detail.
  • A 'can do' attitude with a desire to be flexible, help others and work as part of a team.
  • The ability to multi-task and work in a highly organised fashion.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • The ability to prioritise and manage demanding workloads.
  • A passion to deliver excellent customer service through creative solutions.
  • The ability to quickly grasp a variety of systems and ever-evolving business processes.
  • Experience of working in an operational or customer service role in the travel industry is preferred.
Operations Executive - Additional Information:
  • Salary of £20,200 to £23,500 (including £3k shift allowance) depending on experience.
  • This job involves working a 37.5 hour week on a 7 day shift pattern.
  • Staff benefits include excellent staff travel concessions and a range of additional company benefits.
If you have the relevant experience and would like to apply for the position of Operations Executive please email your CV to Lisa@candm.co.uk or call Lisa or Louise on 01737 309984. Previous successful applicants have come from a background of Client Services, Resort Representative, Duty Officer, Resort Manager, Overseas Representative, Operations Executive, Customer Services.


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