Accessible Travel Manager - 12 Month Fixed Term Maternity Cover

Recruiter
TUI in the UK
Location
Luton, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
23 May 2019
Closes
27 May 2019
Ref
1160518568
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
TUI is proud to be leading the way in sustainability, with a series of ambitious goals set out in our "Better Holidays, Better World" strategy that will help us have a bigger positive impact on the world. A big part of this work is making our holidays accessible to as many customers as possible, whatever their individual needs - and that's where this role comes in.

We're looking for a self-starter with a good working knowledge of accessible travel issues who's passionate about improving the customer experience for passengers with reduced mobility (PRM). Reporting to the Sustainable Business Manager, you'll manage a rolling programme of projects and initiatives designed to enhance the service we offer to our PRM customers, and ensure we comply with our legal requirements at all times.

This role is being offered on a 12 month fixed term maternity contract

What you will be doing
Ensure the holiday experience for customers with reduced mobility is as smooth and hassle-free as possible

Oversee how we gather information from hotels and display it in a way that makes it for easier PRM customers to make the best choice of accommodation for their own personal needs

Investigate the root cause of any PRM service failures or customer complaints, and ensure the lessons learned are applied to help prevent reoccurrence

Help streamline processes and develop common standards across the wider TUI Group to maximise efficiency

Define the key metrics needed to drive progress and work with the relevant teams to make sure we have the right tools in place to report on these

Manage stakeholders across TUI UK & Ireland to maintain high standards of governance and legal compliance

Work with the Learning and Development team to ensure all frontline staff have the knowledge and confidence they need to take care of customers with reduced mobility

Stay on top of what other leading brands are doing and share your findings internally, so TUI continues to improve and innovates in this fast-changing area of travel

What we are looking for
  • Previous experience in a customer facing role with a good working knowledge of accessible travel issues
  • Project management skills with a genuine passion for business improvement
  • Ability to develop an effective network of relationships within and across geographies
  • Excellent communication, presentation and influencing skills
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • A can-do attitude, with the ability to make things happen quickly

Working within TUI group
Be Yourself... Be Unique! TUI's more than a brand, it's who we are. Trusted - Unique - Inspiring.

We're the leading tourism business with diverse customers and over 67,000 employees. Together, we embrace different continents and cultures. We believe travel broadens the mind. Just like our customers, we're on a journey, of development towards a more digital, connected and integrated future. But we haven't arrived there yet. We believe that differences drive innovation and we're encouraging an environment where diverse talent thrives. Inclusion is fundamental to everything that we achieve and it's our unique colleagues that will shape the future of travel.

The TUI Group includes our unique hotel portfolio, our cruise ships, our own aircraft, tour operators, travel agencies. TUI is the UK's largest tour operator with key brands including TUI, First Choice, Marella Cruises and Crystal Ski Holidays. Our airline is the country's third largest with 62 aircraft operating to over 88 destinations in 30 countries. We have a team of more than 10,000 employees serving over 5.5 million customers each year.

Join us now and you can look forward to a competitive salary, pension scheme and further benefits such as generous holiday discounts, excellent rates with foreign exchange and discounts with retailers.

How to apply
Apply online, we just need a few details from you and your CV.

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