American Airlines Country Sales Manager, Australia in Sydney, Australia

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Location: SYD

Job Level: 5

Job Description

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: (including but not limited to)

• Leads and manages the sales team to ensure achievement of sales goals and revenue targets.

• Responsible for the direct day to day management for the Australia Sales team. This includes overseeing all procedural and administrative aspects of the company

• In conjunction with Asia Pacific Revenue Management, manages revenue and profitability forecasts for Australia. Responsible for revenue generation and building awareness of American through strategic sales and promotions.

• Assesses sales opportunities and utilizes sales resources to maximize revenue and profitability, with a strong emphasis on corporate sales. Produces monthly and quarterly reporting for use externally and internally to analyze accounts performance and achievement of established goals.

• Develops and implements key agency sales programs and provides monthly performance reports for internal and external review.

• Analyses and formulates new and enhanced business strategies that drive incremental revenue. Works closely with Asia Pacific Revenue Management to identify opportunities

• Work closely with Australia & New Zealand Marketing on advertising, promotional and customer entertainment initiatives

• Develops business plans and expense budget for the Australia commercial team

• Ensures compliance with all procedures and audit requirements

• Travels extensively throughout Australia and the Asia Pacific region to provide leadership and support; conducts regular employee review meetings

• Confers and cooperates with senior management in formulating administrative and operational policies and procedures

• Analyzes current processes and work flows and seeks ways to create greater efficiency, productivity and quality

• Reviews and analyzes expenditure, financial and operations reports to determine requirements for cost savings

• Cooperates closely with other Sydney-based colleagues (Airport Operations, Accounting and Marketing)

• Manages ad-hoc analysis as required and provides input to Asia Pacific Regional office

Job Qualifications

Core Competencies & Skills Required:

  • Strong leadership and motivation skills

  • Strong commercial acumen and extensive business to business experience

  • Ability and willingness to travel extensively both domestic and international

  • Superior organizational / planning, analytical and problem solving skills

  • Broad experience with leading a diverse multi-cultural team and demonstrated success in adapting to different cultural environments

  • Proactive business professional that thrives on challenging the status quo

  • Ability to work independently with excellent strategic and analytical skills

  • Strong administrative, negotiation and interpersonal skills

  • Demonstrate sound judgment and decision-making ability

  • Self-motivated, and possess a positive attitude

  • Position requires high flexibility and the ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously

  • Thorough knowledge of travel industry and American Airlines product, network and internal systems and processes

Additional Qualifications

Job Level: 5

Requisition ID: 10369

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