Fast Track Graduate Programme

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Brand: People and Culture
Work type: Full time
Location: City of London, City of Westminster
Categories: Operations & Professional Services, Wholesale & Product, Marketing, Web, Creative & UX, Leisure Travel & Retail, Events & Production, Corporate & Group Travel, Finance & Strategy, Information & Technology, People & Culture, Business Development



2024 Graduates, are you looking for an exciting industry to kickstart your career? Turn your enthusiasm into a fulfilling career journey that could lead you to senior leadership within an esteemed travel company that's shaping the industry. Flight Centre Travel Group (FCTG) is thrilled to introduce our next intake of the Fast Track Programme, and we're on the hunt for the next generation of travel leaders!


Who We Are:


At Flight Centre Travel Group, we're more than just a company; we're a passionate team of travel enthusiasts dedicated to making the world accessible to all. With a prominent presence spanning 23 countries, we don't just meet industry standards; we redefine them, setting new benchmarks for excellence and innovation. Recognised as a Great Place to Work, our commitment to fostering talent and providing unparalleled career opportunities has propelled us to the forefront of the travel industry.


From our humble beginnings, we've evolved into a global leader, known for our resilience and pioneering spirit. Looking ahead, our vision is ambitious: to become the world's premier corporate travel company by 2035. With an unwavering commitment to growth, innovation, and delivering exceptional experiences, we invite you to join us on this remarkable journey. Together, let's open up the world for those who want to see.


About the Opportunity - Fast Track Program:


The Fast Track Program is not just a career opportunity; it's a transformative journey tailored for high-achieving individuals like you. It's your passport to senior leadership within our global organisation. Our goal is to support your progression from an entry level role to senior management in 10 years, placing you in the pipeline to become a regional or global leader in FCTG.


Here's what you can expect:


· Global Expansion: Building on a decade of resounding success in the UK, our Fast Track Program is now making waves across the globe. Join this exhilarating venture and be part of a remarkable journey! Check out what our current programme participants are saying! (VIDEO LINK)

· Personalised Development: Chart your course to senior leadership through a career management program that includes on-the-job experiential learning, senior leader mentoring, career coaching, peer networking, and facilitated development sessions.

· Guided Growth: Gain insights from senior leaders through personalised mentorship sessions and one-on-one guidance from day one.

· Diverse Roles: Embrace diverse roles within the company to expand your knowledge, profile, network, and skills.

· Development Workshops: Come together with the Fast Track community for facilitated development workshops, hear business updates from mentors, and deliver career update presentations to each other.

· Peer Networking: Engage in self-directed learning through peer interaction and take ownership of your continuous professional development.


Experience & Qualifications - What We Look For:


Do you have a strong academic track record and a passion for personal and professional growth? We're seeking dynamic individuals who bring leadership skills and potential, excel in communication, problem-solving, and decision-making.


· Leadership Potential: While it's not mandatory to have been in a leadership position, we highly value individuals who demonstrate leadership skills and the potential to assume responsibilities and lead teams or projects.

· Analytical Thinkers: Proven ability to identify opportunities and creatively solve problems.

· Customer-Centric: Understand the significance of customer satisfaction and deliver exceptional service.

· Adaptability: Embrace emerging technologies and navigate challenges with flexibility.

· Entrepreneurial Spirit: Willingness to take calculated risks and explore new horizons.

· Continuous Learners: Commitment to continuous learning and proactive skill enhancement.

· Collaborative Team Players: Ability to build relationships, network, and collaborate effectively in a team-oriented setting.

· Eagerness for exploration: A genuine curiosity and enthusiasm for exploring new destinations and a deep enthusiasm for the world of travel.

· We welcome diversity: We're actively seeking recent university graduates (within 2 years) from any academic discipline or institution. What matters most is your dedication to self-improvement


Work Perks! - What’s in it for you:

· Discounted travel for family and friends: Booked by our in-house travel team – as part of Flight Centre Travel Group, you have access to industry rates and discounts for you and your friends and family.

· Fun culture: Industry-renowned social events (think monthly award nights, global conferences, end-of-financial year parties + more).

· Perkbox: Access our employee benefits platform, offering perks, rewards, and recognition. Benefit from average yearly savings of £1500 on groceries, travel, and online shopping.

· Active Hour: An hour set aside each week to spend on your well-being.

· Bronze-level health cash plan: Claim cash back against a range of medical services including dentistry, optical, and chiropractic.

· Employer-Matched Pension Scheme: Plan for your retirement with Flight Centre Travel Group increasing our contributions based on your length of service.

· Cycle to work Scheme: Save on tax and national insurance contributions by sacrificing a portion of your salary. After probation, enjoy leasing a bike worth up to £3k!


Diversity and Inclusion:

We are dedicated to cultivating a workplace where every individual feels valued, respected, and empowered to contribute their unique perspectives. Central to this commitment is our unwavering dedication to fair practices, exemplified through regular equity assessments and inclusive recruitment protocols. These assessments serve as a vital tool in ensuring that our policies and practices are aligned with our DEI goals, whilst our recruitment protocols actively seek out and welcome individuals from diverse backgrounds. By continually evaluating and evolving our approach, we strive to create a culture where diversity is not just acknowledged but celebrated, and where equity and inclusion are woven into the fabric of our organisation's DNA.


What’s Next?


We’ll be holding an Assessment Day on Thursday 18th July at Sea Containers Hotel in London.

We're flexible about start dates. While September 2024 is ideal, we're happy to get you started with us as soon as you're ready.


Begin your career journey today - apply now to get started!


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