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    Senior Product Manager

    Emirates Airline & Group - Dubai, UAE

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    Sarah Shafni

    Job Description

    Job Purpose

    The main focus of this role will be to manage and implement the strategic non-air product expansion plans and consistently ensure that dnata Travel maintains its standards, values and image, based on set guidelines and targets.

    Job Outline

    In this role you will be required to:

    Develop, manage and enhance Non-Air supplier relationships with hotels, global chain of hotel groups, DMC's and 3rd party suppliers at senior decision making levels. Provide dnata and suppliers with a reliable point of contact on all aspects related to contracting and to ensure that's Non-Air products remains commercially competitive.
    Research, analysis, appoint, manage relationships and performance of suppliers so that they continue to provide professional service to dnata Travel customers.
    Lobby, influence and pro-actively contribute to product selection and pricing requirements for the regions, through high quality communication throughout the year and during brochure brief production based on regional market intelligence, operational dynamics and competitor activity, while remaining within the dnata customer segment target and yield strategy.
    Manage, monitor, validate, drive action and find solutions as required, pro-actively co-ordinating with relevant internal departments and internal and external suppliers to ensure that UAE and regional revenue sales targets are not compromised.
    Provide monthly reports, incorporating results achieved (in terms of source market growth, customer numbers, yield and overall revenue), activity completed and costs that had a direct impact on the results.
    Monitor Non-Air product sales performance by efficiently utilising the technology and internal/external contact networks and then take necessary measure to ensure that dnata Travel meets its commercial and operational targets.
    Ensure the delivery of dnata Travel holiday brochures for distribution across all source markets in UAE and through the dnata regional offices.
    Manage the Product Managers and proactively implement the supplier negotiation strategy (online, corporate, wholesale and leisure), to ensure that the required rates, allocations and release periods are competitive, agreed and finalised for distribution across dnata Travel network.

    Skills

    Qualifications

    Degree or Honours (12+3 or equivalent) in sales and marketing.

    Experience:

    10+ yrs in the tourism industry in a Product Manager capacity.

    Knowledge/skills:

    A high quality achiever with a proven ability to exercise mature leadership, keen commercial judgement and decision making in the selection, negotiating and contracting of hotel services.
    Must posses an excellent knowledge of Geography and clear understanding of the tourism industry and tour operations
    Superior written and oral skills in English (other languages an advantage).
    Must display quality analytical, strategic thinking and negotiation skills with capability of consistently meeting production and commercial deadlines combined with technology literacy and have existing international job relevant industry contact network.

    Job Details

    Job Location:
    Dubai, United Arab Emirates
    Company Industry:
    Airlines/Aviation
    Company Type:
    Employer (Private Sector)
    Job Role:
    Sales
    Joining Date:
    Unspecified
    Employment Status:
    Unspecified
    Employment Type:
    Unspecified
    Monthly Salary Range:
    Unspecified
    Manages Others:
    Unspecified
    Number of Vacancies:
    1

    Preferred Candidate

    Career Level:
    Mid Career
    Years of Experience:
    Unspecified
    Residence Location:
    Unspecified
    Gender:
    Unspecified
    Nationality:
    Unspecified
    Degree:
    Unspecified

    About This Company

    Tomorrow you could be living in dynamic Dubai and earning a tax-free salary with global benefits. Starting with two aircraft and a handful of enthusiastic people, we have grown at a phenomenal rate. We are now one of the fastest growing airlines in the world, flying to over 125 destinations across 6 continents.

    We are looking for people to join our global family of over 54,000 people from 160 nationalities across a diverse range of disciplines. If you are a high performer, seeking unparalleled career opportunities, join the Emirates team and help us create the future of travel.