Head of Italy (Rail and Coach carriers)

Trainline, Paris

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Reporting to Global Supply Director, our new Head of Italy will be responsible for the existing rail and coach carrier’s B2C and B2B businesses that fall into the italian market, with the aim to build strong, sustainable relationships.

This person will be the single Point of contact and operational representative for all carriers in the region.

What you'll be doing

  • Lead commercial discussions with carriers in question, with support of senior management if required
  • Become the spokeperson for Trainline in Italy. Ensure that our brand and values are well represented to our partners, clients and the general public.
  • In charge of coordination with internal stakeholders to align current supply within Trainline (Legal, PR, GR, Finance, Product and Tech)
  • Responsible for driving commercial solutions for the Italian supply relationships, therefore working closely with Commercial teams, Customer support, Marketing and T4B
  • Point of contact for the carriers on product related matters and ultimate owner of the carrier roadmap. Influencing and liaising with product and technology teams to deliver the roadmap
  • Ensure additional supply with potential new carriers
  • Find creative quick-win supply solutions to grow faster
  • Support strategy presentations and communications for senior management to report progress 

What you'll bring

  • Expertise in the field of transport, booking systems and price policies
  • You have significant experience of commercial negotiations and can demonstrate successful outcomes of such discussions
  • You have a profound knowledge and contacts to key players in the railway and coach carriers as well as to industry partners and competitors in your region
  • You have proven success in a similar function within the European rail industry or supply function and a strong track record in delivering
  • You have a profound service mentality that helps you to act as an internal service provider
  • You feel responsible for the topics you own, and dive deep until it’s aligned and up-working across the company
  • You have good communication skills, you know how to prioritize and synthesize the information
  • Your Italian and English are fluent
This role should be based in Italy with frequent travels to Paris and London.

About Trainline

We are a one-stop shop for train travel. Every day, we bring together routes, fares and journey times from train companies in 24 countries so our customers can easily buy train tickets and save time, hassle or money. We help our customers stay one step ahead so they don’t have to, from helping them buy the best ticket for their journey to giving them live, personalised travel information on the go via our app.

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