Hays Travel
Graduate Programme

Our two-year programme is your opportunity, as a recent graduate (or Master’s graduate), to help shape the future of Hays Travel Ltd, whilst gaining specialist experience in Finance, Commercial, Human Resources, Training, Operations and IT.

In the world today, graduates like you, use their knowledge and enthusiasm to drive projects that will make a difference to companies like Hays Travel Ltd.

Our two-year programme consists of four three-month rotations in key business areas in the first year and one placement in the second year, in an area of the business that suits your skills and the needs of the business. You will be given the opportunity to acquire technical expertise whilst contributing to the operational delivery of the department. By experiencing more of our organisation, you will become a more rounded professional, ready for an extraordinary career.

Building relationships and leadership

You will be placed within several departments, working with others across the organisation. This will require you to build relationships at all levels and demonstrate strong communication and interpersonal skills.

Curiosity and critical thinking

We are looking for graduates who are keen to get to grips with a range of different challenges, find out the detail of how each team works and bring a fresh perspective to everything we do.

Initiative and drive

You will demonstrate an ability for achieving or surpassing results against an internal or external standard of excellence. You need to show a passion for improving the delivery of services with a commitment to continuous improvement.

Flexibility and adaptability

During the programme, you will be engaged in a number of roles, therefore you will need to be adaptable, for instance, having a good attention to detail but also the ability to see the bigger picture.

Focus on delivering results

Whether you will be working purely on an internal or a public-facing project, you should be able to make decisions, solve problems and see a job all the way through to completion.

The recruitment process for the Hays Travel Graduate Management Development Programme 2014 is now open and we will invite CV's and information on your actual or predicted degree grade along with a covering letter of no more than 500 words that will address the following question:

If you were successful in joining the Hays Travel Management Graduate Development Programme, how would you put your academic knowledge into practice to contribute to the organisation’s continued business success?

Please e-mail the above to recruitment@hays-travel.co.uk with a subject heading of 'Graduate Application'.

The closing date for applications is 28th March 2014.

If your application is shortlisted, we will ask you to attend an assessment centre where you will be required to complete a number of selection stages, including a competency interview and group assessments.