Senior Authorisation Consultant SAP

  • Flexible

    Palma, Spain

    Porto, Portugal

  • 127699

  • Hybrid

  • Permanent

  • Full Time

  • 37.5 - 40


TUI Group is the world’s number one integrated tourism business. “Corporate” is a global team within TUI technology responsible for Finance, HR and other corporate solutions and services. We are a multi-disciplinary team of experts across Architecture, Engineering, Application Support and Agile Delivery providing services across the UK, Ireland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Belgium and The Netherlands.


At TUI we’re ambitious to become the leader in technology within the travel industry and to achieve this we are looking to build a capable, creative team who want to be a part of accomplishing that goal.


We never stop looking ahead, seeking new ways to delight our customers and grow our business. We recognise the power of digital and the massive contribution this brings to creating a truly unique and differentiated customer experience. 


We are looking for a talented and dedicated technical enthusiast to join the newly formed “Corporate” technology organisation which supports and develops all technical services and solutions of the involved parties. 


The SAP Senior Authorisation Consultant is a practitioner and an advocate of state-of-the-art authorisation design, secure architecture and awareness for legal, audit and security requirements with a broad toolkit of technologies and methods and with a strong service oriented mindset, being able to communicate in a professional way with customers, suppliers as well as with audit and workers council. Working in an agile environment and keeping up with the ever-evolving technical landscape the SAP Senior Authorisation Consultant  is a lifelong learner and likes to think outside the box.




  • As an SAP authorisation consultant you will be responsible for design, development and maintenance of TUI’s SAP on premise and cloud authorisation and role concepts. In this context you will be a professional partner to all involved business contacts and stakeholders.
  • This role you will be member of the related project teams as well as in daily support and advise in all authorization related issues. You will develop and implement authorization concepts in collaboration with business stakeholders, ensuring system and data security and GDPR compliance across the SAP landscape.  You analyse the systems landscape, identify risks and solve business issues with access rules and authorisations. 
  • You take an engineering approach to solving authorization problems, selecting and guiding teams to use the right tools for the right jobs and thus solve the given business and technical problems in an efficient way. You show a commercial mentality, focusing on solving business problems in the best way. With your advanced skillset for understanding and solving problems you are able to take full ownership of complex topics or multi-faceted initiatives and outcomes panning across your domain. You will use your deep technical skills to ensure secure authorization is considered throughout the design and implementation of SAP software products and services.  
  • You are able to verbalise your thoughts and ideas and take the initiative to translate ideas into outcomes. You are well-connected across the domain, within the broader TUI community and relevant Communities of Practice. You stay up to date with TUI group practices and foster a “security first” mindset.
  • You promote secure user behavior, legal compliance and high standards of data security towards colleagues, business stakeholders and auditors, and ensure that authorization concepts meet the highest standards. 
  • You love to work in an international, multi-cultural team.
  • You challenge constructively and have high expectations of yourself and others. You always drive for technical excellence, ownership and self-organisation at team and personal level.  
  • You regularly coach, guide and develop more junior colleagues.
  • You love to learn and acquire new skills and keep up to date with latest developments in your focus areas.
  • You are comfortable pushing back on stakeholder and highlight principles of secure architecture. 
  • Authorisation elements are part of everyone’s job. At TUI, we practise secure behaviours first in everything we do.



  • Design, implementation, maintenance and administration of complex SAP systems authorizations with regards to stakeholder requirements (mainly SAP ERP, SRM, BI and HR modules)
  • Error analysis and regulation of security and authorization issues 
  • Periodical checks of SAP systems regarding security aspects and suggest improvements
  • Detect security issues and provide suitable solutions
  • Assist in implementing SAP GRC solution
  • Strong skills in SAP on premise authorization concept/design (mainly FI/CO/SD/HR)
  • Good understanding of processes regarding Segregation of Duties, 4 eyes-principles, etc.
  • Basic ABAP knowledge related to authorization objects
  • Basic understanding of SAP Successfactors role based permissions
  • Sensibility for general IT security related processes



  • Working in the leading global tourism group: We stand for intercultural cooperation and offer the opportunity to work in international projects and teams.
  • Fantastic holiday benefits including discounts, special offers
  • Mobile working, flexible working hours and working from abroad: We believe that work is something you do, not where you go. Our offer: TUI Way of Working  
  • Health and Wellbeing support in five key areas – Health, Social, Community, Career and Financial
  • Development and career opportunities: We offer a wide range of digital training and international career opportunities.
  • Additional benefits relevant to the local market that you’ll be based in

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.​  If you would like to read more about what Diversity & Inclusion means to us simply visit our Smile page Click here


If you have any questions, please contact the Recruiter for this role via the contact information included in the advert.

Please Note: These vacancies will be managed by an International Recruitment Team and therefore your application may be viewed by TUI colleagues outside your home country. 



Do you have any questions regarding this job offer? Get in touch!

Aparna Shobha


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