Overview

eDreams ODIGEO (www.edreams odigeo.com) is the largest online distributor of flights in the world (measured in terms of sales) and one of Europe’s largest e-commerce businesses. Under its five brands (eDreams, GO Voyages, Opodo, Travellink and liligo), it offers the best deals on regularly-scheduled flights, charters, low-cost airlines, hotels, cruises, car rentals, vacation packages, travel insurance and stays of varying length to more than 16 million customers all over the world. Present in forty-four countries, the company employs more than 1,700 professionals.

Reporting to the Head of Connectivity Partnerships Lodging, your main goals will be:

To be responsible for growing Odigeo Lodging portfolio of online accommodations by supporting eOC Strategic Partners Managers. You will succeed at facilitating on-board new Global hotel chains to be part of Odigeo Connect Dynamic Package Agreement by effectively enabling the property activation via all our main connectivity partners.

Right after on-boarding, you will support the existing relationship with the Lodging Global Chains Partners as well as helping them to optimize their content and monitoring closely all types of connectivities to maximize their distribution potential through Odigeo websites. You will lastly make sure to provide the best in class service level to the most important Lodging Strategic Partners.

To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate strong organizational skills, be detailed oriented and proactive to find the right opportunities to ensure that the Lodging portfolio of our Strategic Partners is always ready to meet Odigeo growth target.

Key areas of responsibility

Partner Relationship Management

  • Daily relationship management of connectivity and strategic partners to continue to develop, maintain and enhance relationships in line with Odigeo Connect’s business plan and objectives.
  • Work closely with existing connectivity and strategic partners to create, update and maintain best in class hotel content and competitive Products and Availability Rates and Inventory.
  • Develop & drive sound recommendations/action plans based on insights from data analysis to optimize key connectivity partners performance in the market.
  • Provide ongoing input to the Head of Connectivity Partnerships Lodging for developing effective and scalable solutions to improve process efficiencies.

Partner Technical Support  

  • External and internal assistance and follow up along the complete flow of on-boarding a (connectivity) strategic partners to OC platform.
  • Liaison with eOC technical department identifying, analysing and solving technical issues and problems and proactively seeking ways to better optimize our daily manual tasks.
  • Be proactive and innovative in proposing and implementing effective solutions to any challenges or issues that arise during monitoring of (connectivity) strategic partners.

Required Skills & Experience

  • Strong stakeholder management across both technical and commercial departments
  • Structured, organized and project management skills, including the ability to multitask, prioritize effectively, and to meet deadlines.
  • Experience in the hotel technology industry. Especially appreciated some previous knowledge of CRS, PMS and any other hotel distribution systems.
  • Knowledgeable in CRM tools (preferably Salesforce) and expertise in Microsoft Office: strong Excel is a MUST
  • Excellent and polished written and oral communication skills in English is a MUST. Any other European languages are very welcome
  • Good motivational skills and appetite for learning

Critical Competencies

  • Analytical skills: Effective and strong critical thinking skills in handling project details by employing keen screening abilities.
  • Autonomy: Able to work well independently and within a team; excellent communication skills with a “can do” attitude toward problem solving.
  • Solution Alignment: Evaluates incidences and situations with an understanding of the issues for the purpose of obtaining favorable solutions for the company.
  • Drive for Results: Driving high standards for individual and organizational accomplishment. Tenaciously working to meet or exceed challenging goals. Deriving satisfaction from goal achievement and continuous improvement.
  • Communication: Ensuring communication is always structured and service-oriented with clear messages being delivered.
  • Visibility of Competition landscape: to keep updated in the Online Business and Hospitality sector, especially regarding xml distribution software and travel technology in general.

What do we offer?

  • Fun at work: At eDreams ODIGEO, work and fun go hand in hand!
  • Excellent environment for continuous growth and learning: you will have access to tech talks, internal soft skills and technical skills trainings, language lessons, external events and industry conferences.
  • Free subscription to O’Reilly Online Learning.
  • We support a phenomenal lifestyle and work-life-balance (e.g. half-day Fridays, team building activities, flexible hours, 24 days of holiday +2 extra days off, etc.).
  • A free eDreams Prime subscription to benefit from significant discounts on your travels.
  • Competitive salaries & flexible benefits scheme: Ticket Restaurant, transport, private health insurance, etc.
  • We like our eDOers happy and healthy! Free fresh fruit and coffee for all (with many types of milk alternatives) and a significant GymForLess discount! After the gym you can always take a shower at our offices too.
  • Special discounts in other local venues, such as gyms, restaurants, shops, etc.
  • Amazing offices in the heart of Barcelona with a beautiful terrace to have a break and enjoy the views.
  • Annual awards for a variety of team and individual achievements.

Come fly with us!

What do we offer?

  • Fun at work: At eDreams ODIGEO, work and fun go hand in hand!
  • Excellent environment for continuous growth and learning: you will have access to tech talks, internal soft skills and technical skills trainings, language lessons, external events and industry conferences.
  • Free subscription to O’Reilly Online Learning.
  • We support a phenomenal lifestyle and work-life-balance (e.g. half-day Fridays, team building activities, flexible hours, 24 days of holiday +2 extra days off, etc.).
  • A free eDreams Prime subscription to benefit from significant discounts on your travels.
  • Competitive salaries & flexible benefits scheme: Ticket Restaurant, transport, private health insurance, etc.
  • We like our eDOers happy and healthy! Free fresh fruit and coffee for all (with many types of milk alternatives) and a significant GymForLess discount! After the gym you can always take a shower at our offices too.
  • Special discounts in other local venues, such as gyms, restaurants, shops, etc.
  • Amazing offices in the heart of Barcelona with a beautiful terrace to have a break and enjoy the views.
  • Annual awards for a variety of team and individual achievements.

Come fly with us!