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Sport / Reservations Manager

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Vacancy ID: Req/000286

Date: 31 March 2014

Deadline: 4 April 2014

Work conditions: Full time, Contract

Location: Baku, Azerbaijan

Company: Baku European Games Committee

Salary: 3300-3700 AZN Net




Purpose: 

The Reservations Manager is to help in securing and managing the accommodation for the Games family, dignitaries, marketing partners, press, broadcasters, workforce, NOC’s and sporting federations consisting of 10,000 rooms per night.

Key accountabilities: 

  • Negotiations with hotels to secure 10,000 rooms per night
  • Develop  a good working knowledge of accommodation obligations and processes
  • Understand clients accommodation requirements
  • Over seeing booking and management of readiness events
  • Implement and set up Games time Call Centre for accommodation and arrival & departures
  • Management of hotel contracts with over 10,000 rooms per night, hotels inventory and releases
  • Maintain an up to date reservations system
  • Manage, motivate and lead a team
  • Ensure invoices are sent to respective client groups and the system finance details are kept up to date                                                                       
  • Interaction with other functional areas at senior level                                   
  • Manage relationships with over 100 accommodation suppliers

Knowledge, experience and qualifications required:

  • Previous knowledge of an event management booking systems
  • Previous event management experience
  • Previous experience in managing large hotels, travel or events accommodation inventory
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, written English and spoken English communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse client group and wide range of function areas

Interested candidates are required to send their resume to baku2015@hrcbaku.com indicating Reservations Manager position in the subject of the letter.