Head of Product

  • Job Reference: KN 1586
  • Date Posted: 12 February 2018
  • Recruiter: Strong Recruitment
  • Website: http://www.strongrecruitment.co.uk
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £50,000 to £55,000
  • Sector: Tour Operators/Wholesale, Tourism, Tourism Board
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Head of Product – Global Travel Group has a maternity cover role for 14 months in their London Head Office. As Head of Product you will be responsible for the strategic product management for their European tourism product – including attractions, day trips and restaurants and key partnership opportunities. A busy and high profile role which will include : 

  • Creating the strategy to maintain and develop excellent products to the consumer, additional revenue to the partner and thus profit to the Company

  • Create and negotiate partnership opportunities

  • Manage the strategy for product development in key European cities

  • Manage a small team

  • Present the company at trade events, trade fairs, workshops and conferences

  • Build a network of contacts at a senior level in the travel industry 

Head of Product candidates must have proven skills including ; 

  • Experience of developing and contracting rates at attractions and visitor experiences in Europe

  • partnership relationships

  • Setting strategy

  • Networking and relationship building

  • Excellent negotiation skills

  • Ability to multi task

  • Project management

  • People management skills 

This is a well established company, a leader in its field, which has shown year on year growth. They have a low turnover of staff, a happy and motivated and professional team, many of who have seen real career progression. Superb modern offices in Central London, the company are extending the cities they are working with so there will be constant new areas to manage. Whilst this is a 14 month maternity cover, they are hoping their forecasted growth will allow a permanent position to be offered in the future. 

We have helped many people since 2001 find the right career – we hope we can help you – please send us your CV in confidence and we will contact successful candidates within 2  working days to arrange to meet you to discuss the role and company in full.

We wish you all Happy 2018.