Managing Director (Travel & Leisure)

at  Valsoft Corporation

Auckland City, Auckland, New Zealand - 00000

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Immediate09 Feb, 2020Not Specified09 Nov, 20195 year(s) or aboveOperations,Continuous Improvement,Interpersonal Skills,Travel,Technology,Business Intelligence,HimNoNo
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Valsoft Corporation is currently seeking a dynamic and exceptional leader to captain the Travel & Leisure division. The Managing Director will be responsible for ensuring everyday activities run efficiently and effectively.


  • Education: Bachelor level, in engineering or technology; MBA or other advanced degree preferred.
  • Over 5 years of direct team management experience or demonstrated leadership potential.
  • Over 5 years of operational experience, in a technology environment.
  • Strong financial acumen broadly across the organization (e.g., managing a P&L, understanding of financial documents, business intelligence, FP&A processes, etc.)
  • Certain level of familiarity with the M&A process.
  • Ability to structure, analyze, and solve complex business problems, as well as deliver impact against concrete business goals.
  • Strong organizational and prioritizing skills.
  • Cross-functional management skill set including operations, sales, administration, and R&D.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills to manage, lead and motivate employees.
  • A “roll up the sleeves” attitude towards problem solving.
  • Goal-oriented with comfort in setting measurable goals for others and him/herself.
  • Comfortable working independently as well as in a team.
  • Ability and willingness to create change; passion for continuous improvement.
  • Travel required for internal and customers meetings.


  • Full control and responsibility over the region’s P&L.
  • Lead our established management team by providing tools and support to ensure success.
  • Collaborate with senior management to set strategy and objectives.
  • Work with product and technology teams to develop the product roadmap and ensure the focus is on the right R&D initiatives.
  • Manage day-to-day affairs of the region and act as the last point of escalation for all customers and members of the team.
  • Establish a sales culture throughout the organization.
  • Enforce accountability on all levels.
  • Constantly protect and invigorate our hospitality brands while maintaining the current level of excellence in customer satisfaction.
  • Strike collaborative partnerships with other companies in the industry.
  • Provide quarterly reporting on the progress and results of the business.
  • Research and build business plans with the management team on new/emerging growth markets and new commercial strategies.
  • Analyze the target market and create an engagement plan.
  • Monitor market and existing customers risk and opportunity trends with the aim of growing and retaining revenue.
  • Fully manage hiring, training and development of the team.
  • Ensure all commercial activities meet or improve on budget, cost, volume and efficiency targets for short and long-term plans.
  • Establish sales objectives by forecasting and developing annual sales quotas for regions and territories; projecting expected sales volume and profit for existing and new products.
  • Manage organizational structure of various departments, ensuring scalability, optimization and efficiency.
  • Work effectively with department leadership and other teams to implement strategies that will increase productivity.
  • Coach team on department metrics in order to achieve a higher level of performance.
  • Execute performance management measures in a timely & proactive manner.
  • Identify technological, quality and productivity enhancements.
  • Assist in implementing policies, procedures, new systems and organization changes.
  • Assist teams in developing effective procedures, work schedules & assignment of responsibilities.
  • Perform other duties as required.


Min:5.0Max:10.0 year(s)


Sales / BD






Auckland City, Auckland, New Zealand