Overview:
Ideal candidate is an ambitious and hard-working agent with extensive professional experience in coordinating international travel for the maritime industry, including arranging ticketing, accommodation & documentation for shipping crews traveling to ports around the world.


Typical Job duties include:
> Requesting quotations from various marine travel agencies worldwide and successfully negotiating the best prices.
> Arranging international visas and other documentation for crew travel such as crew change formalities, CDC document verification, OK TO BOARD paperwork, etc.
> Building relationships with new marine travel agents and negotiating favorable terms.
> Creating & implementing resourceful new ticketing strategies to reduce overall travel expenses and ensure more efficient travel booking procedures
> Arranging accomodations & transportation for crew members at arrival and departure ports.
> Coordinating with global port agents on crew travel requirements.
> Assist with corporate travel of in-house staff as needed.


Skills & Qualifications
> Degree qualified with at least 5 years experience at a reputed travel agency as a ticketing agent within the marine sector OR as an in-house agent at a shipping company managing crew travel.
> IATA certification is a mandatory requirement for this role.
> Global mindset with excellent knowledge of world geography, airport options & port destinations
> Strong command over digital ticketing softwares & online travel programs. Proficient working knowledge of Amadeus software is a MUST.
> Ability to work independently and efficiently with thorough attention to details
> Excellent command over verbal and written communication skills in English.
> Excellent organization and time management skills with the ability to meet strict deadlines
> Flexibility with working hours if necessary to manage tight crew ticketing schedules

> The scheduled date of joining for this role will be 2nd January 2022.



Kindly submit cv and cover letter at jobs@gmsinc.net



Benefits include yearly tickets to home country, health insurance, 30 days vacation and performance bonus

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