TUI Group • Flexible

Trading Category Manager

Employment type:  Full time


A little flex time

Job Description

Job title: Trading & Category Manager
Location: The Netherlands or Belgium

Contract terms: Full time – Fixed term to permanent

Band: 5A

Are you ready to take charge and drive success across a new dynamic concept within TUI? This new concept is managed by a young, dynamic and progressive management team. The new concept is part of the TUI-family, but with its own personality and culture. For this new concept, we are looking for talented people, with a curious look on things, an energized attitude and a can-do mentality to bring the brand to life for customers, employees and colleagues.

If you’re passionate about crafting product strategy, optimizing pricing, and introducing innovative offerings, this is the perfect opportunity for you. As our Trading & Category Manager, you will be responsible for formulating product strategies, ensuring quality, implementing pricing and promotion policies, and targeting the right audience. Your sharp analytical skills will be put to use as you dive into sales data and trends, aiming to maximize profits and minimize risks. In this role, you’ll also play a pivotal part in managing a high-performing digital platform. Your mission: boost conversion rates to achieve agreed booking and revenue targets while keeping an eagle eye on margins and minimizing online discounts.

In this role you will:

  • Shape and execute the category strategy to ensure our product lineup’s success.
  • Develop and implement an effective trading strategy that aligns with our objectives.
  • Work to make our website responsive to trading needs, ensuring that web discounts and promotional tactics are used strategically to achieve sales forecasts while maximizing margins.
  • Collaborate closely with brand & campaign, joint promo, CRM, and digital marketing teams to roll out impactful marketing campaigns on our website and app, ensuring message consistency across marketing channels.
  • Build and nurture both internal and external relationships with stakeholders.
  • Lead online sales efforts, closely monitoring digital KPIs, identifying trends and trading patterns in detail to inform actionable insights. Maximize mobile conversion rates by creating tailored merchandising and user experiences.Maintain and execute system changes and enhancements effectively.

To excel in this role, you should possess the following skills and competencies:

  • Degree/Intellectual Skills: HBO/ Bachelor
  • Required Relevant Work Experience: 3-5 years
  • Experience in product or trading department in tourism sector
  • Be an excellent communicator with fluent Dutch & English, and bonus points for other languages.
  • Display a keen analytical mindset, with the ability to turn data into revenue-boosting opportunities. Experience with web analytics tools like GA or Adobe Analytics is a plus. Bring passion, a proactive attitude, a willingness to take risks, and an innovative, out-of-the-box mentality.
  • Successful cross-cultural communication and collaboration skills.
  • Strong creative judgment and attention to detail.
  • A dynamic, entrepreneurial spirit, thriving in a climate of change and capable of juggling competing business priorities


  • Challenging and international job;
  • Competitive salary;
  • Pension scheme and life assurance;
  • Generous holiday entitlement & holiday discounts;
  • Forward thinking ways of working;
  • TUI time off, purchase of additional holiday entitlement.

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.

Company benefits

Health insurance – 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
Flexible working week
Religious celebration leave
Bank holiday swaps
Travel credit
Time off in-lieu
Buy or sell annual leave
Gym membership
Employee discounts
Mental health platform access
Open to part time work for some roles
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

We asked employees of TUI Group how satisfied they were with flexible working, and this is what they told us

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
(these do not contribute to the FlexScore®)

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, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, USA