Distribution Systems Specialist
Best Western Hotels and Resorts Scandinavia
Do you want to shape Best Western Scandinavia’s future Distribution Landscape together?
We at Best Western Scandinavia are on a journey to take Best Western to the next level. As part of this development we are looking to strengthen the area of distribution systems and are hiring a Distribution Systems Specialist. Do you know hotel reservations and booking systems? Would you describe yourself a bit nerdy? Do you like working hands-on and pro-active?
If the answer is Yes – look no further and apply to become Best Western Scandinavia’s next Distribution Systems Specialist
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Best Western Scandinavia is a hotel chain that is everything but a chain. We understand the value of being odd and different and provide our member hotels a platform to compete with the big hotel chains. Therefore, our position is always the Anti-Chain Chain.
Best Western Scandinavia offers the best of both worlds. In your role you will working closely with all local member hotels and use the expertise and network of one of the world’s largest hotel chains with more than 4000 hotels in over 100 countries.
As Distribution System Specialist you are part of the Distribution and Revenue Management Team based in Stockholm, and you report to the Distribution Systems Manager. The position of Distribution Systems Specialist works towards and supports a state of the art distribution landscape with the aim to equip Best Western Scandinavia with the required distribution landscape to take on future business demands.
In depth knowledge of hotel property management (PMS) and hotel booking systems is required.
As a person, the Distribution Systems Specialist, is solution and goal oriented and has a strong sense of business development and is led by commercial focus.
Some of your future responsibilities in this role are:
- Engage in and support all initiatives and tasks to further develop BW Scan distribution systems
- Assure BW hotels are bookable in all BW systems and booking channels
- Pro-actively engage in and drive distribution and enhancement projects
- Provide first and second level support related to BW distribution systems
- Own distribution related tasks during the onboarding process of new hotels
Your experience and qualifications:
- 1-2 years’ experience in hotel reservations and booking systems
- In depth knowledge of at least one of the following PMS systems: Hotsoft, Suite8 or Opera
- Basic system development and integration experience
- Willingness and eagerness to develop in the role
- Hands-on approach towards systems
As a person you have a passion for systems and sharing ideas. You have a service mind, and you enjoy working as part of a dynamic team who not only strives to succeed but also has fun at work. Through self-motivation, determination and enthusiasm you will have a chance to directly influence your own work and development. You enjoy a fast-paced environment and embrace opportunities actively.
Valid work permit for Sweden and a Scandinavian language is a requirement.
Business travel will be required.
Contact details and next steps:
If you have any questions, please contact Monika Moser (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Please send your CV and cover letter to Monika Moser, email@example.com. Application deadline is January 27th, 2019.
Suitable candidates will be called forward for interviews throughout the entire recruitment process.