This is an excellent opportunity to join the innovative and dynamic IT department at TUI UK & Ireland, where you will be part of one of the world’s leading leisure travel company operating in over 180 countries with more than 30 million customers in 27 key source markets. There are over 200 brands across the group including UK market leading favourites Thomson and First Choice. We operate a fleet of 155 aircraft, including the UK’s first airline to fly the Boeing 787 Dreamliner. We even have our own expanding fleet of cruise ships!
But it isn’t just customers who trust us to provide them with unforgettable experiences; our employees do too. So when you join the TUI UK & Ireland team as a Graduate Trainee in IT you too can be confident it’s the start of a journey with a world of opportunities.
Are you a dynamic, ambitious, high achiever with the potential to become one of our business leaders of the future? If the answer is yes then we can’t wait to hear from you.
The programme is open to outstanding graduates with exceptional communication skills. You’ll need to be able to adapt to our ever changing environment and practically apply strong analytical skills within a challenging and dynamic environment. Whilst an IT or Business degree is an advantage, we are looking more for motivated team players with strong leadership potential.
Here at TUI our graduates will develop IT, business and management skills, whilst giving exposure to key business areas throughout a industry leading organisation. Most important of all you need to be passionate about making travel experiences special.
We are committed to providing you with a 2 year development programme, in which you’ll be placed into one of a number of roles across our IT teams. The role could support any aspect of our business whether it’s our stores and websites (Distribution/Retail) or the planes we fly (Airline), or our holidays (Tour Operations). Our programme provides you with a solid foundation in all aspects of IT management, ready for you to build upon as you progress in your career at TUI. Following an induction period with your fellow graduates your will start by building up a solid understanding of processes and systems across the function, before turning your hand to complex projects right at the heart of our organisation. With on-going support from industry-leading experts and opportunities to gain further skills, your innovation and creative thinking will help keep our ever-evolving business moving in the right direction.
In the first year, you will play an active role within our key IT teams. Here you will develop your skills and experience through a challenging mix of on the job practical application, formal coaching and classroom based learning. You will develop a crucial support network and gain an in-depth understanding of how IT supports the business.
The second year will begin with you spending some invaluable time with our overseas resort team. Here you will identify first-hand how we interact with and support our customers, a great chance to see how you fit into the ‘bigger picture’. On your return you will work within one of our key business areas (Airline, Commercial, Finance, Retail/Distribution for example), so as to develop your business and commercial acumen, providing you with the opportunity to learn much more about TUI UK & Ireland
By the end of the second year, you’ll have the knowledge and experience to give you a good idea of which area of IT you’d like to work in. and further develop your career within IT at TUI UK & Ireland.
We will begin accepting applications for the 2014 TUI UK & Ireland Graduate Leadership Programme in January 2014. We will aim to respond to all applications within 6-8 weeks.
On successful screening of your CV you will be asked to complete an online assessment followed by a telephone interview. Lastly, you will be invited to one of our assessment centres between March and May 2014.
We will close the vacancy once we have received sufficient suitable candidates and recommend applying as soon as possible.
Please apply below.
IT Graduate Programme - Luton
Location: Luton Closing Date: 31st Mar 2014
This is an excellent opportunity to join the innovative and dynamic IT department at TUI UK & Ireland, where you will be part of one of the world’s leading leisure travel company operating in over 180...