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Business Analyst, Travel Retail (e-commerce)

Business Analyst/ Travel Retail - eCommerce – London, Europe

Our client provides business and technology consulting services to travel companies (helping travel companies build fit-for-purpose technology stacks and strategies) and is looking for a Senior Consultant with expertise in Digital / e-commerce projects.

The successful candidate will be based in London and travel to client sites around Europe, working on delivery or analysis projects related to airline digital retail and distribution.

Note: A substantial part of work involves being present on-site at their customers’ offices, so a significant amount of international travel is required.

Job Requirements:

Proven years of experience working on Digital / eCommerce projects with the following specific experience:

• Working as a Business Analyst, Project Manager, Solution Architect, or similar
• Building effective digital user experiences and applications in complex domains
• Transactional / process-oriented applications involving complex back-end service integration (experience with travel-related systems would be an advantage)
• Leveraging online retail best practices in the design and optimisation process
• Experience co-ordinating requirements or solution design workshops, customer interviews and presentations to senior audiences
• Experience with procurement processes (e.g. RFIs / RFPs) and 3rd party vendor management would be an advantage
• Excellent knowledge of MS Excel and PowerPoint (knowledge of MS Visio and Project would be an advantage)
• Good public presentation skills
• Excellent command of English (good knowledge of other languages would be an advantage)

Requirements for this role:

• Proven track record on eCommerce projects e.g. as a Business Analyst, Project Manager and/or Solution Architect
• Ability to travel abroad, sometimes at short notice
• You have existing right to work in the UK and Europe
• Experience of working in small team often with little direction
• Great communication skills
• Excellent knowledge of Excel and good PowerPoint presentations design ability

Desirable Experience;

• Airline (or other travel-related) eCommerce and direct distribution technology, merchandising and PSS/reservation systems, payment systems, customer data and personalisation, etc.
• Understanding of the forces that influence airline online sales strategy (e.g. the market/competitors, regulatory, evolution of NDC

Office location: London, with up to 50% travel requires across Europe (Mon-Fri). 

About Skypath

About Skypath

We are specialist recruiters. This means our consultants only recruit into their specific areas of expertise, giving our clients the best insight and tailored recruitment processes.

We recognise that it is our people that make us who we are. Our consultants come from a wide range of backgrounds, but there are particular qualities that make a Skypath recruiter. Specialist, knowledgeable and committed, with a passion for travel. We also look for people with a proven track record in a sales environment, who are driven and determined to succeed. Recruitment is fast paced, exciting and incredibly rewarding. You must be prepared to push yourself in a sales environment in order to reap the benefits.

The key responsibilities of a Skypath consultant are as follows:

  • Identifying and developing client relationships
  • Advising clients on how to attract candidates and building a candidate market database relevant to your niche
  • Assessing and responding to the needs of each particular client or assignment
  • Sourcing suitable candidates and briefing them on the opportunity presented by the client
  • Managing the process through interview to offer stage
  • Account Management of your clients and providing a service to support their requirements

Skypath offers an open, positive and supportive environment you to help you succeed. On top of this you will be offered a competitive basic salary and uncapped commission, plus regular team incentives.

We are currently recruiting for our Reading office and are always looking for motivated people. We are keen to hear from anybody who is looking for their next recruitment role or from individuals who are looking to begin their career in recruitment.

If you would like to understand a bit more about the roles we have or would like to have an initial confidential conversation, please contact us.

Job Summary

  • Company
  • Location
    London, London
  • Salary
    50,000.00 - 65,000.00 £  per year
  • Job Type
    Full Time
  • Job Category:
    Business/Strategic Management
  • Occupations:
    Business Analysis/Research
  • Career Level
    Experienced (Non-Manager)
  • Industries
    Travel, Transportation and Tourism
  • Job Reference Code
  • Contact:
    Shawn Mirza
  • Phone:
    0118 900 6745
  • Email:
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