TUI Group • Flexible

Release Manager

Employment type:  Full time


A little flex time

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Job Description

TUI Group is the world’s number one integrated tourism business. Atcore Platforms NR (Northern Region) is a global team within TUI technology, responsible for delivering change to the Atcom Reservation and associated systems. We work within a multi-disciplinary team of experts across Architecture, Engineering, DevOps, and Agile Delivery providing services across the UK, Ireland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Belgium, and The Netherlands.

At TUI we’re ambitious to become the leader in technology within the travel industry and to achieve this we are looking to build a capable, creative team who want to be a part of accomplishing that goal.

We never stop looking ahead, seeking new ways to delight our customers and grow our business. We recognise the power of digital and the massive contribution this brings to creating a truly unique and differentiated customer experience.

The Release Manager is a crucial role within the TUI IT Application Delivery Team. As a Release Manager you will be responsible for managing the complete software delivery life cycle to successfully deliver change to the Atcore Reservation Systems. The successful candidate will work closely with the Delivery and Test Management teams throughout the planning, development, deployment, and test phases of releases to facilitate successful delivery into Production. Additionally, you will be expected to display effective stakeholder management skills, working closely with business and technology stakeholders at all levels of seniority.


As a Release Manager you will be part of the Atcore NR Application Delivery Team. You will have overall responsibility for scheduling, planning, and controlling the software’s development & delivery process, coordinating the path to Production via test environments.

You will be responsible for the Release Management Lifecycle that involves scheduling the release, coordinating between teams and deployments as per the release schedule.

You will work closely with the application delivery team, testing team, change advisory board and project teams to align releases with end-to-end project plans. You will maintain efficient coordination between these teams to update the project related information.

Overall, you will be concerned with planning, testing, tracking, release, deployment, communication, and risk management. Responsibilities will include…

  • Planning the release ofhttps://www.simplilearn.com/what-is-a-deliverable-article project deliverables within the Release Life Cycle.
  • Coordination of the release schedule and resources required depending upon third-party applications, defect backlogs, planned releases, and infrastructure updates.
  • Identify the risks that can delay the release and manage them, such that the scope scheduled, and quality of the release is not affected.
  • Track progress and manage issues. Always work to improve this.
  • Make sure that the release is planned, according to the requirements.
  • Schedule release readiness reviews before deployment and retrospectives after each release.
  • Implementation planning and technical reviews.
  • Regular updates on planned release activities.
  • Communicate with release managers from different IT departments.
  • Lead the Go-Live activities to deploy the software successfully.
  • Notify and represent releases at CAB meetings.
  • Maintain documentation related to the Release Life Cycle investing in continuous improvements.

You love to work in an international, multi-cultural team and play an active role in the Release Management Community of Practice. You challenge constructively and have high expectations of yourself and others. You always drive for excellence, ownership and self-organisation at team and personal level. You love to learn and acquire new skills and keep up to date with latest developments in your focus areas.

Security is part of everyone’s job. At TUI, we practise secure behaviours first in everything we do.


  • Detailed knowledge of Software Development & Release Lifecycles.
  • Project management experience.
  • Team management/coordination skills.
  • Knowledge of traditional agile methodologies, including Scrum, Waterfall, or Kanban.
  • Good understanding of application infrastructure, system architecture, and operating systems.
  • Assured demeanour, able to instil confidence in your peers and other team members.
  • Organised, methodical approach with clear written and verbal communication.
  • Works well under pressure, comfortable with ambiguity, highly autonomous.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Presentation skills.
  • Problem-solving and analytics skills.
  • Team and time management skills.


  • Working in the leading global tourism group: We stand for intercultural cooperation and offer the opportunity to work in international projects and teams.
  • Fantastic holiday benefits including discounts, special offers
  • Mobile working, flexible working hours, and working from abroad: We believe that work is something you do, not where you go. Our offer: TUI Way of Working
  • Health and Wellbeing support in five key areas – Health, Social, Community, Career and Financial
  • Development and career opportunities: We offer a wide range of digital training and international career opportunities.
  • Additional benefits relevant to the local market that you’ll be based in

At TUI, we know people are as diverse as the destinations we send our customers to. ​ ​We love to see your uniqueness shine through and inspire the future of travel.

If you have any questions, please contact the Recruiter for this role via the contact information included in the advert.

Please Note: These vacancies will be managed by an International Recruitment Team and therefore your application may be viewed by TUI colleagues outside your home country.

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
L&D budget
Personal development days
Mental health days
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Employees are largely happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are largely happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
Employees feel that most people work flexibly
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Additional employee ratings
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Employees feel that the diversity is good and there are continued efforts to improve it
Employees feel that the culture supports equity and inclusivity well
Employees enjoy the working environment
Employees feel quite excited about the company mission
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)


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

Dominican Republic
United Kingdom

Awards & Achievements

Most flexible companies

Most flexible companies

Flexa100 2024

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