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Ground Contracts Loading Executive

Ref 141084
Location Crawley, West Sussex  
Contract Type Secondment
Salary range Competitive
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Salary:  Competitive dependent on experience

Contract: 12 month secondment  / fixed term (maternity cover)

Hours: 37.5 hours over 5 days (including 1 late shift per week and 1 weekend in 5)

Location: The VHQ, Crawley, West Sussex 

Closing date:  Friday 2 February 2018

In a nutshell

In this role, you will work as part of a team responsible for the accurate set-up, loading, QA, testing and maintenance of all aspects of ground contracts, with sign-off on fit-for-sale product. This will be in line with defined business requirements and priorities to maximise Virgin Holidaysí sales.

Day to day

You will be loading accommodation contracts and tactical offers accurately and promptly to agreed business requirements and priorities.

Carrying out often complex sets of calculations in order to ensure that TravelBox arrives at the correct results.

Loading transfers, ancillaries, weddings, tours, excursions and forced components in line with business requirements.

Carrying out quality assurance and testing to include extensive use of Reservations Manager prior to contracts being on sale with costs being reconciled back to applicable contracts and supplier updates.

Loading and maintaining MDMS tables to support accurate reporting for the wider business.
Setting up and maintaining all hotel suppliers and destinations as required.
Proofing contracts/supplier updates for omissions, inconsistencies, contradictions, unloadables and raising consequent queries.
Investigating QA fails and Operations Support refusals, correcting and advising as appropriate.
Carrying out User Acceptance Testing prior to new system functionality going live.
Providing helpdesk support to the wider business through phone lines and the Bernard sharepoint site.

About you

We are looking for our next team member, who will have strong mathematical/analytical skills and an absolute attention to detail. You will be collaborative in your day-to-day working; we love people who use their initiative and work within a team to achieve results.
To succeed in this role you will be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the TravelBox system and should also have a good understanding of tour operator contracts.

So if you have the ability to work under pressure, prioritising your workload and working to tight deadlines, this could be the development opportunity you are looking for.

The perks

Our pioneering spirit and passion keeps our brand vibrantly alive. That's why we give our people the rewards that they deserve. We have a whole host of benefits in place to help you enjoy life to the full, as well as a world of travel opportunities including up to seven flights a year to a wide range of fabulous Virgin Atlantic global destinations. Beyond a whole world of travel opportunities, we also offer a competitive benefits package including pension and private medical schemes, life assurance, child care vouchers and excellent discounts across the Virgin Group of companies.

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