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finance-grad – is it for you

The Programme


As a TUI Finance Graduate, during at least three distinct rotations you could find yourself supporting any aspect of our business whether it be the aircraft we fly (Thomson Airways), our Thomson stores and websites (Distribution), our Mainstream holiday programme (Tour Operations) or the hard financials (Reporting). Examples of recent finance graduate roles include Cruise Accountant, Airline Reporting Assistant, Airline Engineering Finance Analyst and Finance Analyst – Marketing & Distribution.

Alongside supporting you through an accelerated CIMA qualification, we will commit to providing you with a development programme which covers aspects of financial & management accounting, reporting and analysis whilst giving you the business overview that you can build upon as you progress through your career at TUI. As a Finance Graduate, you’ll also help deliver projects and initiatives that will benefit our organisation, the business stakeholders that lead our business and your professional capabilities.


it-grad – im-interested

We will begin accepting applications for the 2015 programme in December 2014.

Our selection process involves an online application, a phone interview and assessment centres. Set up an email alert to receive further information.

Training and Development – IT Graduate

Training and Development – IT Graduate

IT qualifications in addition to on-the-job learning will create a strong foundation for your career at TUI.

Your line manager will help and guide you throughout your programme and your task managers within each placement will ensure your potential is stretched. You’ll have a buddy from a previous graduate intake to ease you into life at TUI, as well as access to a mentor.

You’ll have access to a number of training courses which will equip you with IT specific skills and capabilities, in the past these have included: ITIL, BCS Business Analysis, PRINCE2/APM, Comptia Security+.

All graduates receive tailored personal development courses, where, for two weeks of the year you have access to external and internal experts providing seminars in the TUI offices on Leadership, Negotiation and Communication to name a few.

You will also benefit from a graduate induction week where you will meet senior leaders and get to know the rest of the business; following this you will full immerse yourself in the world of IT with an IT Bootcamp induction.

The UK IT Graduate Programme

The UK IT Graduate Programme

The UK IT Graduate Programme is a 24-month experience which will give you exposure to all areas of IT within the world’s leading leisure travel company.

Our aim is to develop ‘business savvy technologists’ who will ideally be future leaders in IT roles at TUI. We will develop your skills and provide you with a variety of placements across IT including IT portfolio management, IT security, service delivery and IT software engineering.

The programme starts with a week-long induction with your fellow graduates across all the UK schemes, followed by a specific IT graduate induction and an IT related initial project. You will then begin your first 6 month placement in one of our IT functional departments. Your objectives and personal development plan will be agreed by your development manager and you will have graduate buddy who will help you get to know the ropes. Throughout the year all UK graduates have the opportunity to complete a group assignment alongside their day to day placements, giving you exposure to a completely new area of TUI operations and senior stakeholders.

You’ll complete four different placements where you will not only gain a fully rounded view of IT but will also appreciate how other business functions work together to make travel experiences special for our customers.

To get to know our customers, hotel product and brands better you will spend a period of time in overseas operations in one of our holiday destinations, in addition you will get to go ‘back to the floor’ to better understand our retail side of the business and how IT fits into this.

After approximately one year, you will attend a Development Centre to help identify your personal development needs and to inform your on-going career development.

Click here to see an example overview of the Programme

uk-grad – the programme

The Programme


We will commit to providing you with a development programme, in which you will be placed into one of a number of roles across IT, Finance, Analytics and Commercial areas. These could support various aspects of our business whether it’s our retail stores and websites (Distribution), the planes we fly (Airline) or our holidays (Tour Operations). As a graduate participant, you will deliver high profile projects and initiatives, which will benefit our organisation, the business stakeholders that lead our business and your professional capabilities.

At TUI, we will shape you as a potential leader, by providing developmental workshops, training courses, coaching and support through offering a mentor/ buddy throughout your journey as a graduate participant. Part of the programme may involve working overseas in a customer facing role at one of our holiday resorts, where you will experience first-hand the holiday experiences that we deliver to customers.


IT Graduate programme

If you’re into IT and you want to work in the travel industry.


Why not join our UK-based IT Graduate Programme? You’ll harness exciting technologies and innovative solutions that keep us ahead of the competition. On a two-year programme that’s designed to give you a solid foundation in IT Management, you’ll emerge as one of our future leaders in technology. Over the course of the two years you will complete four 6 month placements across the core functions within the IT department. This could range from working in the Service Delivery team looking after our live systems and services, to working as a Business Analyst or Project Executive planning and implementing new ideas into the business. All of the rotations have the possibility to supporting anything from Retail and Distribution, to Airlines and Tour Operations, we’ll build your experience across our business – and exactly where it matters. In addition across the two years you will gain experience with our customer facing teams, this could involve going back to the floor and spending time in the retail, contact centres and overseas resorts.

Our TUI UK & Ireland IT team is organised into five key functions based at our Head Office in Luton. These functions are IT Office, Architecture, IT Portfolio Management, IT Solutions and Service Delivery, all working together as one team to meet the IT requirements of our business. In a nutshell our IT Strategy puts technology at the heart of the business by delivering platforms and processes to bring our products to market and ultimately to succeed as a customer-centric, multi-channel business. This is an excellent opportunity to join the innovative and dynamic IT department at TUI UK & Ireland. 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.


IT Roles


We’re serious about making an impact in the digital age


Joining our dedicated technology teams, you’ll bring our digital vision to life through your desire to drive innovation. Your focus will be to develop the technical solutions and support that give us a competitive advantage in the digital world. You’ll add commercial value to the business and enrich our customers’ experience, every step of the way. From website build and continuity, to connecting employees and customers via phone and online systems, to developing the processes that will improve the way we function – you’ll find there’s no limit to what you can do when you’re in a TUI GROUP IT job.