Carnival UK

System Support Specialist - 12 Month FTC

Job ID 4272 Date posted 23/09/2022 Date closes 09/10/2022 City SOUTHAMPTON State HAMPSHIRE Country United Kingdom Job Type Full Time

Job Description

Carnival UK is back sailing the world, and we now have two brand new ships joining our fleet! This means that our business is expanding to allow us to continue creating unforgettable holiday happiness for our guests. An exciting opportunity has arisen for a System Support Specialist to join our Product Systems Support team within Supply Chain on a 12 Month FTC

The Role

This is an exciting and varied role that will be part of a team whose main objective is to provide a comprehensive and professional service in a highly customer focused environment. In this role you will manage the ongoing system set up / data entry requirements in order to ensure smooth processing for the system users. You will be responsible for liaising with and supporting the data / system stakeholders in reviewing processes and implementing change to improve day to day processes, striving for a ‘best of class’ end-to-end process.

You will ensure that the data within the Hotel operations systems reaches the required standards of

  • Completeness
  • Conformity to corporate and departmental standards
  • Consistency across systems and ships
  • Accuracy

For at least two days a week, you’ll be based out of our fantastic offices in the heart of Southampton, less than two hours from central London. In our hybrid working environment, you can also expect to balance this with time spent working remotely every week.

About You

Carnival UK is always on the lookout for colleagues who can demonstrate our Culture Essentials and who are committed to creating unforgettable holiday happiness for our guests.

To be considered as a System Support Specialist you will need to have experience of:

  • MS Excel and Word to an advanced level
  • Data management
  • Hospitality systems- ePOS, PMS, Inventory Management, etc

In addition, you will have a high level of attention to detail and accuracy in execution along with strong process orientation, able to apply clarity of purpose and define simple, robust operating processes.

You will be capable of networking and influencing both internally and externally as well as being an influential communicator, able to discuss complex issues with clarity and credibility to a cross functional audience including internal stakeholders and suppliers

For a full Job Description and Person Specification please click here.

The Benefits

At Carnival UK we are passionate about our people. Working together to inspire and empower one another to be enthusiastic and bold in the decisions we make is essential to our culture. We also believe in rewarding our colleagues for the fantastic hard work they do.

As a Carnival UK colleague you can enjoy a range of benefits including:

  • Annual discounted cruise with Cunard and P&O Cruises plus late availability offers
  • Minimum 25 days of holidays and option for holiday trading
  • Contributory Defined Contribution Pension scheme
  • Company paid Health Cash Plan
  • Company paid Health Assessment
  • Employee Shares Plan
  • Electric Car scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Cycle to work
  • Access to digital GP
  • Opportunity to join employee led networks
  • Extensive learning and development opportunities
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Shopping discounts portal

This role has been levelled at CUK11

About Us

Carnival UK is the operating company for P&O Cruises & Cunard. We provide world class cruise holidays and take enormous pride in our service excellence, creeating unforgettable holiday happiness. We're looking for talented colleagues who will share our commitment to this purpose and to our global Cutlture Essentials Speak Up, Respect and Protect, Improve, Communicate, Listen & Learn and Empower.
Working with us means you'll be part of a tight-knit but truly diverse global team of passionate people. You'll be supported to drive your development, from formal learning to the life lessons of worldwide travel. We believe in inclusion and the power of diversity, so you'll be encouraged to bring your unique perspectives and experiences, and help us understand what you need to do your best work. We recognise the value in having people with a variety of backgrounds, experience and skills in our business. That means the role requirements here should be seen as a guide, not a checklist. If you have more, less or different experiences, but really relevant skills, we'd love to hear from you. We work flexibly and will support you to find a healthy balance of remote working and time in our fantastic office collaborating, taking part in events and developing the social connections that make working with us so rewarding. We welcome the opportunity to discuss reduced hours and job share arrangements.
If this role requires you to visit and/or work on a Carnival UK ship, the successful candidate needs to be fully vaccinated (with a WHO or MHRA approved two-dose COVID-19 vaccination course or single-dose Janssen COVID-19 vaccine), including any relevant booster vaccinations. This is to maintain a safe environment onboard and reduce the risk of outbreaks, to protect our crew and our Guests. It's also required for ships to dock and enjoy shoreside visits in many Ports of Call on global itineraries. This requirement will be under regular review.

About the Team

As part of the Shared Services function, our Procurement and Supply Chain teams make sure that both our fleet of ships and our shore teams have everything they need, wherever its needed in the world, to give our guests an incredible experience and to support all of our business ambitions. We source and supply hundreds of millions of pounds of goods and services across Food, Technical, Marketing, IT, Ports and many other categories, driving value for money, innovation, quality and service throughout our supply chains whilst being custodians of ethical and sustainable sourcing.
Working across all categories, the Procurement and Supply Chain team are constantly listening and evolving to meet the needs of our business and we offer attractive career routes that see exceptional buyers and supply chain professionals getting to experience the huge breadth of experiences that Carnival UK has to offer. We also work closely with the other Carnival brands around the world and leverage the unique scale of Carnival Corporation with whom we represent half of the world's cruise capacity.
Our Facilities Team are also part of the structure. The team manages all of our facilities, including Carnival House. This includes day to day operations as well as supporting the business infrastructure in regards to health, environment, safety and security.
Join us on our journey, apply now. 

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