Graduate Programme - IT, TUI UK & Ireland
Milkround.com - London
At A Glance
This is an excellent opportunity to join TUI Travel PLC, one of the world’s leading leisure travel companies 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 market leading favourites Thomson, First Choice and Laterooms.com. We operate a fleet of 155 aircraft and will be the UK’s first airline to fly the Boeing 787 Dreamliner. We even have our own fleet of cruise ships!
But it is not only 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 can be confident it is the start of a journey with a world of opportunities.
We are looking to attract and develop high potential graduates to become our leaders of the future. The programme is open to ambitious and outstanding graduates who are passionate about making travel experiences special and who are looking for a structured development programme, which will help develop business, technical and management skills whilst giving exposure to key business areas within an industry leading organisation.
The programme will last for 24 months and will include exposure to all key IT teams. You will gain experience in the areas of project management, business analysis, service management, technical support, software development and software testing. The programme will include an important mix of learning and hands on assignments within IT. There will also be an opportunity to spend time with an overseas resort team where you will be able to identify with our customer wants and needs, experiencing first-hand how you fit into the bigger picture of TUI. You will also spend valuable time within one of our key business areas e.g. Airline, Commercial, Finance, Retail/Distribution to provide you with the opportunity to learn even more about TUI UK & Ireland.
At the end of your programme you will be placed into a suitable role where we will ensure that you have the support to help you develop your career within TUI UK & Ireland.
The programme begins with a comprehensive induction programme at our Head Office supported by on-going learning and development workshops, training and support from mentors and buddies. Previous workshops have included: Negotiation Skills, Communicating with Impact, Project Management, Leadership, Finance and Commercial Skills.
We will begin accepting applications for the 2012 TUI UK & Ireland IT Graduate Programme from the 21st January 2012. We will aim to respond to all applications within 6-8 weeks.
As our assessment days will be scheduled between April and June 2012 we recommend that you apply as soon as possible to ensure that your application will be considered for the 2012 intake.
What We Are Looking For
Minimum of 2:1 university degree in any discipline with at least 300 UCAS points
An innovative & entrepreneurial mind set
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Leadership potential and a motivated team player
Drive and determination to achieve results
Numerate and analytical skills
Commercial awareness with ability to make brave decisions
Adaptable, flexible and professional approach suitable
Emotionally resilient – thrives under pressure in a fast-paced environment
Related computer science degree
What We Can Offer You
£26,000 salary per annum
25 days annual leave
Generous holiday concessions - £500 after first year (increasing with length of service)
TUI Travel contributory pension scheme
Tailored personal development
Excellent career prospects
Initial and on-going training
Heavily discounted travel from various travel companies
Generous discounts off TUI Travel products and services (including friends & family discount)
Flexible Benefits (our dedicated intranet site has a selection of childcare vouchers, discounts from retailers, season ticket loans and share incentive plans)
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