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Contracting Executive (Hotel) – Kota Kinabalu Branch | Malaysia
About the role

The Contracting Executive at Asian Trails Malaysia plays a key role in negotiating and contracting rates with hotels, including special offers, allocations, release periods, overrides and terms and conditions. The Contracting Executive ensures the best rates and availability are negotiated for new properties as well as existing, re-contracting hotels. This role is based in Kota Kinabalu. The successful candidate will join a leading team of travel professionals across East and South East Asia.

  • Negotiate contract rates, special offers, allocation, release periods, overrides, terms conditions for hotels, ensuring the best rates and availability for both new and existing properties (online and offline);
  • Assist in requesting hotel contracts for Sabah, Sarawak and soon Brunei;
  • Assist with hotel contract negotiation and preparation;
  • Assist in preparing the General Tariff for Sabah, Sarawak and soon Brunei, and revise as needed;
  • Travel for business trips and meetings with hotels on a weekly basis;
  • Follow up with hotels on signed contracts, including negotiating promotions and ensuring insertion, creation and maintenance of hotel components in Masterfile;
  • Be able to work independently under the supervision of the Director;
  • Prepare regular reports for management and as required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in hospitality and tourism;
  • Minimum 2-4 years’ experience in a travel or tourism company; experience in a similar position is a prerequisite;
  • Excellent command of English, both verbal and written, is essential;
  • Knowledge of Malaysia and its destinations is a must;
  • Able to delegate, cooperate and coordinate with all concerned persons and institutions within the travel industry;
  • Knowledge of the functions, operations and missions of the department;
  • Excellent command of Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, Outlook) and excellent computing skills;
  • The ideal candidate must be detailed-orientated, service-minded, have some experience in negotiations and have a drive to exceed expectations;
  • Able to work under pressure, meet tight deadlines and work flexible hours during peak season;
  • A “Can Do” attitude, positive mindset and creative thinking is an asset;
  • This position is only open for Malaysian nationals.
How to apply

Submit your CV and cover letter via the link below. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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