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2020 Technology Development Programme

Salary range: 
£25,000 to £30,000
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Type of opportunity: 
Graduate scheme
Application deadline: 

Want to get your career off to a flying start? Are you curious with Technology? Are you already working in Technology, recently graduated, looking for a career change or wanting to return to work after some time out? Do you think you have the potential to become a Technology Leader of the future? If the answer is yes, the sky’s the limit with TUI. We’re the world's number one tourism business, operating in around 180 destinations worldwide, which means limitless global opportunities for you and your future.

You’ll spend two invaluable years working right at the heart of our business – with real responsibilities, and the chance to work on real projects. You’ll gain a unique insight into our exciting and dynamic industry, with exposure to many other functional areas and senior colleagues, as well as the opportunity to enhance your professional skills through an extensive and tailored programme of learning and development. You’ll have lots of fun during your time with us, and we’ll ensure you get the support you need every step of the way.

And, when you join our Technology Development Programme, you’ll be joining TUI as a permanent colleague.

What you’ll be doing

Our Level 7 Digital and Technology Solutions Specialist apprenticeship is a two-year programme of study, alongside working in our Northern Region Technology team in a full-time role. You’ll have the opportunity to gain an MSc in Digital and Technology Solutions, whilst building a rewarding career in our innovative and dynamic Technology team.

Apprenticeships are a great way to get on the job training, helping you to learn new skills, reach your goals and earn qualifications whilst getting paid. They’re also fully funded. What’s not to love?

We have a learning culture at TUI, enabling you to continually develop technological, business and management skills. We also provide exposure to business areas in our industry leading organisation outside Technology to give you a breadth of knowledge to help you fast track your career.

We’re currently working in partnership with two leading universities to deliver the programme; Manchester Metropolitan and Sheffield Hallam. To be eligible for this programme, you need to have a degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) subject. You need to have lived in the UK for at least 3 years before the apprenticeship starts, have the right to work in England and have an eligible residency status.

If you want to find out more about the Level 7 Digital and Technology Solutions Specialist apprenticeship, take a look at the programme overview on the Institute for Apprenticeships site.

There are 11 technical specialisms available to study through the apprenticeship – at TUI, we’re offering either Software Engineering or IT Strategy. If you’re interested in a career in Technology and passionate about either of these pathways, we’ll work with you to agree which programme would be the right fit for you.

What we’re looking for

You’ll have a BSc Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM). With a flair for numbers and an entrepreneurial mind-set, you’ll also have the ability to effectively balance work and study commitments.

We're looking for agile-minded, innovative thinkers, who are keen to learn and take on new challenges. Those who have a flair for collaborating with others, a natural drive for results, and are able to think strategically about the business. Adaptable individuals with a talent for thinking analytically, and a focus on providing unrivalled service to our customers.

You’ll be emotionally resilient, with the ability to thrive under pressure in a fast-paced environment. You’ll have natural communication and interpersonal skills, with a strong sense of commercial awareness, leadership potential, and the ability to make brave decisions.

You’ll also have a passion for technology, as well an interest/experience in the travel industry.

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More about this vacancy

Number of vacancies: 
Up to 5
Life assurance, Pension scheme (with company contribution), Season ticket loan
Days' holiday: 
25 + bank holidays
Extra benefits: 
Generous holiday discounts, excellent rates with foreign exchange and discounts with retailers