Travel Industry - MANAGER, INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

  • Personnel Travel Consultants
  • United States
  • Jun 25, 2018
Full time Technology Manager Travel Technology Travel Industry Corporate Travel Operations

Job Description

The Manager, Information Technology is responsible for planning, directing and coordinating activities in data processing, information system, system analysis and computer programming for developing and implementing advanced technology in the industry to meet the corporate goals and objectives.

 

  • Perform as expert technology resource on new client account implementations while effectively collaborating and delegating tasks in a team
  • Responsible for managing the team to creates, builds and maintains Company's  proprietary web-based
  • Review project plans to coordinate project activity and report project progress to the CEO/President in a timely manner
  • Responsible for managing and overseeing the executed airline contracts into GDS or 3rd party pricing
  • Engage in active communication and consult with users, management, vendors and IT staff to assess computing needs and system
  • Stay abreast of advances in technology and make recommendations to remain ahead of or in sync with industry advancements.
  • Communicate and coordinate with department leaders, internal business partners, vendors and industry leaders to solicit cooperation to address best
  • Evaluate data processing proposals to assess project feasibility and
  • Manage department goals & objectives, track and report project progress to ensure that the business’s strategic objectives are
  • Coach and develop all the direct reports as well as conduct annual performance

 

Minimum 5-7 years in Hospitality, Travel, or related industry required

Minimum 2-4 years managing in a corporate travel operations or technology system and software environment

4+ years in ColdFusion and Python programming experience required

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field preferred

Intermediate level experience with Global Distribution System(s) preferred

Ability and aptitude to perform GDS scripting or programming.

Ability to design, add, modify, or train on elements on Intranet and internet web sites.

Advanced knowledge of online booking system(s)

Advanced knowledge of GDS set-up/formats, scripting, edits, PNR structure.

 Ability to design and maintain e-mail system, including expansion or change of system

 Advanced knowledge of all the Company phone system ,ability to add ACD elements,

         new extensions and voice recordings

 Specific knowledge of all GDS printers, PCs, and network configuration     

Basic understanding of contract language

Excellent verbal and written communications skills

Strong analytical skills

Ability to multi-task

GDS Required

GDS Knowledge

Email

gayle@ptcptt.com

Minimum Travel Experience Required

5-10