May 4

Job: Assistant Manager – JTB (Sydney, Australia)

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Job Title: Assistant Manager (Japanese Speaking)
Posted by: JTB
Location: Sydney, Australia
Contract: Full-Time

Here is a job courtesy of JETAA NSW:

The Company:

JTB is a well established global travel company with presence in 39 countries. We pride ourselves on providing our customers and clients with the best travel experience possible.

The Position: 

Due to company expansion, we require a Japanese speaking Assistant Manager to join our LOOK Centre Team based in the Sydney CBD Office. This position will be responsible for leading and motivating the team, and will assist the Manager with department budgets, sales and cost control. This role will also involve aspects of planning package tour products, as well as booking and purchasing tour components. This role is suitable for candidates with previous leadership experience in this field.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the Department Manager in all required areas, and manage the team in their absence;
  • Assist in the preparation of budgets, and monitor costs;
  • Lead, motivate and coach team members to achieve KPIs and targets;
  • Respond to enquiries from JTB Japan;
  • Research information, liaise with local suppliers & negotiate prices;
  • Maintain good relations with suppliers in Australia;
  • Supply information to the JTB Planning Team, and prepare proposals for Japan Package Tours;
  • Input information on Australian hotels in Japanese brochures in Japanese;
  • Conduct inspections of tours and hotels when required;
  • Travel interstate and overseas when required to negotiate with suppliers and clients.

Essential Criteria:

  • Fluent Japanese language skills (reading and writing);
  • 1-2 years of previous Leadership experience;
  • Experience in leading, coaching and developing team members;
  • Previous experience in budgeting and cost control;
  • High attention to detail;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Well developed planning & time management skills;
  • Strong ability to build & maintain relationships;
  • PC skills such as MS Words, Excel and Power Points

What we offer:

  • Working for Japanese employer of choice;
  • Opportunity to utilise your Japanese language skills;
  • Ongoing Training & Development;
  • Being part of a global corporation with international career opportunities;
  • Great city location;
  • Discounts for travel;

If you are ready for a new exciting challenge and meet the criteria then please send your cover letter and resume.

Applicants must be Australian Residents to be considered for this role.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Application Process: For more information and to apply please click here.

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