Manager Tourism Programs

Zwolle, Nederland
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Gerard Blijleven

About the job

The Manager Tourism programs at Control Union Certifications is an analytical, energetic and organized person and is able to think "out of the box".  You are responsible for the development and growth of tourism related services on a global scale.  A challenging position where you will work with our global team of experts for a variety of international clients and services.  You have an independent role, manage your own agenda and have your own responsibilities within a team that helps you further. You are in control of your own agenda and results. Furthermore, you will be responsible for coordinating/maintaining the global accounts of prominent (international) clients, developing various sustainability programs in the tourism industry and being actively involved in the certification processes.

About our Company

Control Union Certifications is the certification division of Peterson and Control Union. Peterson and Control Union are logistics, quality, certification and risk management specialists with a global presence. We have in-depth knowledge of and experience in all aspects of the logistics chain of many commodities, including agricultural products, minerals and chemicals, as well as the energy industry. Our international network of offices, operations and laboratories enables us to offer our customers a full range of services.

Your tasks and responsibilities

  • Coordinate / maintain accounts of prominent (international) clients and scheme owners
  • Development of services
  • Participating in the certification process
  • Maintain and build customer and scheme owner relations
  • Develop business by participating in conferences & fairs

Your profile

  •  Bachelor or Master degree in business administration, economics or tourism management
  • At least 3 years work experience in the fields of environment/sustainability management
  • Independent, structured working style and ability to cope with high workloads and prioritise tasks, requirements and projects in time-critical situations
  • Excellent negotiation, presentation and persuasive skills at all company levels
  • Experience in project management and strategy development
  • Experience in the areas of marketing and/or communication
  • Strong commitment to environmental and social issues
  • Ability to work with people of different cultures and across borders; excellent team player
  • Excellent command of MS Office software

What do we offer?

We offer you a varied and independent position in a cohesive team in which you manage your own agenda. In addition, we offer the possibility to work not only at the office in Zwolle (or Rotterdam), but also visiting customers and fairs. Our organization has a great expertise, but we are continually working on improvements and diversification and need more colleagues with ambitions. Control Union Certifications is closely involved in new developments within the sector and a recognizable service provider within the market. You will work together with an enthusiastic (international) team where the lines of communication are short. And, not unimportantly: Control Union has good primary and secondary employment conditions. This position is graded based on your experience and level of knowledge.

Interested in this opportunity?

Do you have any substantive questions? Please contact Gerard Blijleven  on +31 (0)38 426 01 00.  We are happy to tell you more about this new job! We would like to receive your curriculum vitae and motivation letter before 15 July 2022 by e-mail via stating 'Manager Tourism programs'.


Gerard Blijleven | +31 (0)38 426 01 00 |
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