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Silversea Cruises Destination Management Sourcing & Compliance - 4 months maternity cover in Miami, Florida

Silversea is the defining name in luxurious cruise travel by distinguishing itself in the ultra-luxury market with its elegant, all-suite ships, all-inclusive pricing, worldwide itineraries and genuine hospitality. We are proud of our reputation as the "World's Best" cruise line and seek individuals who take personal pride in their work to join our award-winning team.

Overview of Role:

To support the Destination Management team by conducting RFP’s and Negotiating contracts terms and pricing for pre and post cruise hotel accommodations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Contact Hotel partners for RFP

  • Support the implementation and maintenance of in-house inventory and pricing monitoring processors

  • Analyze bidding contracts amongst suppliers taking into consideration both cost efficiencies and quality

  • Negotiate contract pricing as well as contract terms and conditions with suppliers

  • Support the Director of Finance in any sourcing advise needed

  • Work closely with Royal legal and risk management teams as needed


Education:Bachelor’s degree in Business administration or tourism

Years of experience: 3 years, preferably in the cruise/tour operator industry

Essential qualifications and skills:

  • Proven experience in the Cruise industry (3+ years) with in-depth knowledge of Shore Side Programs (i.e. Hotel, Pre and Post Land Programs, Transfers)

  • Strong negotiation skills with proven experience in the Hotel and Supplier Programs domain

  • Strong analytical skills with extreme attention to details

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

  • Organizational and leadership skills (experience in global team coordination is valued)

  • BSc/BA in Travel, Tourism and Hospitality, Business Administration, Management or similar