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TUI Group • Flexible

Service Operations Manager - Content, Wheels & Cruise

Employment type:  Full time

Remote-first

A little flex time

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Job Description

TUI Group is the world’s number one integrated tourism business. Domain Content, Wheels & Cruise is a global team within TUI technology responsible for providing Services for Content Sourcing and Management, Wheels platform for Rental Car business and Cruise Sourcing and Fulfillment. We are a multi-disciplinary team of experts across Architecture, Engineering, DevOps and Agile Delivery providing services across the UK, Ireland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Spain, 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.

We’re looking for a skilled and experienced Service Operations Manager to ensure that the quality of IT services meets the needs of our business, taking accountability for ensuring platform/service stability and rapid incident response and for continuous improvement in the overall operational maturity.

ABOUT THE JOB

As a Service Operations Manager, you are accountable for managing major incidents in your Domain Content, Wheels & Cruise including coordination of all teams and capabilities required to resolve the incident. As the Service Operations Manager for Content, Wheels & Cruise you will provide 24/7 service and support of our infrastructure, software and applications across the Content, Wheels & Cruise.

You will be responsible for incident and problem management, including being part of an on-call rota for out of business hours major incident management. You will collaborate closely with other Service Operations Managers across TUI to coordinate cross-domain incident response. You will be responsible for issuing timely and accurate communications in these situations to stakeholders, business teams, other domains and business partners whilst enabling the relevant delivery teams to maintain full ownership of incident resolution.

You will be working collaboratively with your colleagues in the Service Operations Management community within and across domains and with stakeholders in the wider business to cover each other and continuously raise the maturity and efficiency of inter-domain service operations capabilities.

You will work closely with all stakeholders to review and report on operational performance, SLAs and KPIs. Being passionate about operational excellence and service performance, with a strong DevSecOps mindset and focus on customer outcomes and experience, you will effectively engage with teams, develop a good understanding of their context and the challenges. You will drive continuous improvement of teams’ operational performance and stability of their services. In collaboration with the SRE and DevSecOps community, you will contribute to the operational management strategy for services within and across domains, leading (where applicable) strategic initiatives and embedding a culture of continuous improvement.

You will use your excellent operational, facilitation and coordination skills as well as your internal network to ensure all domains have an effective operational and incident management capability. You will enable and champion a service culture that includes on-going service improvements relating to quality and end user satisfaction. For this you will support the definition and agreement of operational SLAs and KPIs for all services within domains as well as the design and implementation of service models for new services and products, including transition activities. You will track major and recurring problems and ensure root cause analysis to happen and appropriate actions are taken as a result.

You will have a solid technical understanding of the application landscape, the corresponding business functionality and data flows in your remit. You will be well connected with key SMEs, teams and technology stakeholders to be able to maintain awareness of key changes originating from the domains’ delivery teams and to assist during incident response as required.

You never come across as preachy or dogmatic, but you are always clear and vocal about what you believe in. You always drive for technical excellence, ownership and self-organisation at team level.
You love to learn and acquire new skills and you enjoy teaching others. You are not afraid to get stuck in and work directly with teams – you hate being in an ivory tower.

ABOUT YOU

  • Experience of building and developing an existing Service Operations function

  • ITILv4 or equivalent service management experience at scale

  • Strong communication skills with a proven track record of engaging senior technology and business stakeholders

  • Strong experience in problem, change and incident management in an agile context

  • Familiarity with ITIL Application Support (specifically Service Life Cycle) and experience of implementing these principles in product specific support

  • Understanding of / experience with DevSecOps ways of working and SRE practices

  • Aspiring to a culture of service excellence: always putting the customer, our colleagues and our business at the centre of everything

  • Experience of establishing, implementing and maintaining KPIs/ SLAs across multiple teams

  • Experience quantifying and analysing performance of operational and incident management processes and data

  • Hands on experience delivering/supporting enterprise-scale digital cloud services

  • Experience implementing and improving processes and procedures

  • Passionate about continuous improvement

  • Strong problem-solving skills coupled with good collaboration

  • Open minded, inquisitive, life-long learner

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

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.
  • 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
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)

32:68

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

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Most flexible companies

Flexa100 2024

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