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Vacancies at James Villas

Overseas Service Manager (Maidstone)

The key aim of this pivotal role is to assist with the management of our overseas operation and to foster an environment of continuous improvement in the service and quality we deliver to our customers.

The Overseas Service Manager role will encompass quality control, implementation of policies and procedures, performance management, training, and on-going support to the resort team, along with full responsibility for departmental administration.

This is a fantastic opportunity for somebody who, drawing on their previous tour operations expertise, will drive to continuously improve levels of efficiency and effectiveness in resort.

The successful candidate will be a motivated self -starter, who works well under pressure, pays strong attention to detail and can manage a complex workload. A good working knowledge of MS office is required along with excellent written and verbal communication skills. Resort based experience at managerial level is preferred.

Applicants must be willing to travel overseas (sometimes at short notice).

If you have the skills and experience we need to enhance our resort operation and would like to apply, please send your CV, along with a covering letter stating the reasons behind your application to careers@jamesvillas.co.uk

Closing date: 31st August 2015

Experienced Contractor

A great opportunity has arisen for an Experienced Contractor who, can draw on their previous contracting skills and knowledge to join our busy and exciting Product and Contracting team, based in Maidstone.

We are looking for an enthusiastic team member to help drive new product initiatives, negotiate or re-negotiate commercially profitable contracts and both manage and develop the product assigned in your areas.

This key individual will be responsible for: product selection, negotiating the best possible commercial terms for all contractual agreements, maintaining and building good working relationships both internally around the business and externally with overseas suppliers, carrying out quality and Health and Safety inspections, brochure and website product management and working to tight deadlines.

The ideal candidate should have at least 3 years contracting experience within the Travel sector, preferably with long-haul knowledge, be able to work under pressure, highly organised and work well as part of team. Language skills will be an advantage.

Applicants should have a full clean driving license and be able to travel overseas at short notice.

If you have the skills and experience to enhance our Product and Contracting team and would like to apply, please send your CV and current salary details, along with a covering letter stating the reasons behind your application to recruitment3@jamesvillas.co.uk

Closing date 30th September 2015

If you are interested in working for James Villa Holidays, please send us your details and we will be happy to consider you for any future opportunities.

James Villa Holidays Ltd 20/20 Business Park
St Leonards Road
Maidstone Kent
ME16 0LS