TUI Group • Luton, GB

Procurement Specialist (Junior)

Employment type:  Full time

Remote-first

A little flex time

Job Description

TUI Business:

TUI Airline

Band:

5

Location(s):

United Kingdom | Luton | LU2 9TN | Wigmore House
Zaventem, BE, 1930
Hannover, DE, 30159
Stockholm -Arlanda, SE, 190 45

Rijswijk, NL, 2284 DH

Hours per week:

Depends on location

Type of contract:

Permanent

TUI Group is the world’s number one integrated tourism business. Within TUI Group, TUI Airline regroups all airline activities across UK, Nordics, Belgium, The Netherlands, Germany, Spain, Morocco, France, and the Dutch Antilles.

The Supplier Management & Procurement (SM&P) team is a vital part of TUI Airline, optimising value in all aviation contracts. As a (Junior) Specialist of CCIS (Customer, Cabin, and Inflight Services) Procurement You are responsible for small to medium value/risk projects and for managing the agreements throughout their life-cycle. In this role, you’ll report to the Senior Procurement Manager of Inflight Services.

The main categories that are managed within CCIS Procurement are:

• Retail: for example perfumes or cosmetics that can be purchased on board
• Products: for example meals that are offered on board
• Supply chain and last mile handling: this relates to all activities that are performed in order to load for instance our trolleys on the aircraft

Your role will be pooled across various areas although your primary area of responsibility will be Inflight Supply Services.

In this role, you’ll report to the Senior Manager of CCIS Procurement.

ABOUT THE ROLE

As a (Junior) Specialist of CCIS Procurement, you’ll:

• Understand and work in accordance with the category and departmental strategy. You will build subject matter knowledge, obtain market intelligence and analyze market developments such as new trends, supplier entry/exists, competitor information and risks. ;
• Manage the procurement process for small to medium value/risk projects following the SM&P process and procedures manual and support other (procurement) projects as requested;
• Challenge internal customers and suppliers to provide innovative solutions. You will manage all activities involved in implementing commercial agreements including the issuance of commercial material to suppliers;
• Manage small-to-medium value/risk contracts through their lifecycle from an administrative and commercial point of view.
• Review escalated contractual claims and disputes (linked to the contracts/suppliers in your remit);
• Develop and manage a long-term supplier relationship by reviewing supplier commercial and operational performance and by organizing regular service/performance review meetings with suppliers and business owners in function of the value of the contract;
• You will be required to undertake business travel, both for internal purposes and for supplier visits/meetings. You will be able to work from home when not needed in the office or required to travel; the mantra is very much that work is something you do, not somewhere you go.


ABOUT YOU

• Have at least a relevant graduate degree, a CIPS qualification or equivalent by experience;
• Highly proficient in English, knowledge of other languages is desirable but not essential;
• First experience in procurement or a related area;
• Business and commercial awareness, with the ability to evaluate costs and benefits;
• Strong numeric, analytical and problem solving skills with eye for detail;
• Ability to challenge assumptions and to think out of the box;
• Good communication and negotiation skills;
• Manage the complexity and ambiguity resulting from multiple stakeholders of differing sizes and based in different countries;
• Able to easily develop a strong network of contacts throughout the business and industry, understanding cultural differences, gaining the support and commitment of key players to key projects;

ABOUT OUR OFFER

  • Working in the leading global tourism group: We stand for intercultural cooperation and offer the opportunity to work in international projects and teams.
  • Mobile working, flexible working hours and working from abroad: We believe that work is something you do, not where you go.
  • Development and career opportunities: We promote the potential of our employees with a wide range of (digital) training opportunities and international career opportunities.
  • Personal benefits: We offer attractive remuneration, generous travel benefits, extensive health & wellbeing offers and much more.

​​We love to see your uniqueness shine through and inspire the future of travel.​ If you would like to read more about what Diversity & Inclusion means to us simply visit Our DNA

If you require any further information regarding this opportunity, please email careers@tui.co.uk

We really value your interest in TUI and will be back in touch with you shortly after the application closing date.

Company benefits

Travel credit – All benefits vary by location and job role, we'd be happy to chat to you about this in more detail
Work from anywhere scheme – TUI WORKWIDE means colleagues can work from abroad for up to 30 working days a year
Employee discounts
Flexible working week
Bank holiday swaps
Time off in-lieu
Religious celebration leave
Buy or sell annual leave
Health insurance
Gym membership
Open to part time work for some roles
Mental health platform access
Enhanced maternity leave
Shared parental leave
Pregnancy loss leave
Enhanced paternity leave
Compassionate leave
Cinema discounts
Season ticket loan
Travel insurance
Cycle to work scheme
In office catering
Commuter loan
Annual pay rises
Annual bonus
Life assurance
Salary sacrifice
Matched pension contribution
In office workout classes
Teambuilding days
Employee assistance programme
Charity donation scheme
Enhanced sick pay
Share options
Faith rooms
Volunteer days
Lunch and learns
Hackathons
L&D budget
Sabbaticals
Personal development days
Mental health days
Location
88%
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Hours
80%
Employees are largely happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Benefits
76%
Employees are largely happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
72%
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
76%
Employees feel that most people work flexibly
Autonomy
81%
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Additional employee ratings
(these do not contribute to the FlexScore®)

Diversity
70%
Employees feel that the diversity is good and there are continued efforts to improve it
Inclusion
75%
Employees feel that the culture supports equity and inclusivity well
Culture
80%
Employees enjoy the working environment
Mission
75%
Employees feel quite excited about the company mission
Salary
52%
Employees feel that their salary is fair and in line with the market average

Working at TUI Group

Company employees

60,000 globally

Gender diversity (male:female)

80:20

Office locations

Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, India, Ireland, Mexico, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, USA

Hiring Countries

Austria

Belgium

Croatia

Denmark

Dominican Republic

Finland

France

Germany

Greece

Indonesia

Malaysia

Mexico

Netherlands

Norway

Portugal

Spain

Sweden

Thailand

Tunisia

Türkiye

United Kingdom

Awards & Achievements

Most flexible companies

Most flexible companies

Flexa100 2024

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