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Salary: Competitive - plus we have a host of amazing benefits to take advantage of, especially if you love to travel
Hours: Full Time
Location: Hybrid remote working with 2 days per week in our VHQ Crawley, West Sussex - speak to us about what flexibility looks like for you.
Contract: 12 month Fixed Term Contract
Closing Date: Monday 19th December
Many of our staff at Virgin work flexibly and in many different ways, including part-time, different core hours or remote working. Please talk to us at your application or interview stage about the flexibility you need. We can't promise to give you exactly what you want, but we are happy to explore what's possible for the role.
In a nutshell
At Virgin Atlantic, we're just as passionate as we've always been about becoming the most loved travel company. One thing we know for sure - this last year has shown that when we combine our brand with the power of amazing people, we make something truly magical. As part of Virgin Atlantic's Delivery function, this exciting Project Manager opportunity is accountable for the successful delivery of projects to time, cost and quality in a global environment. Accountable for projects with a high worth value of up to £5m you will define the deliverables and appropriate approach to meet the agreed business benefits, understand and support the required business change and you will ensure that the project produces the required deliverables to the agreed standard of quality and within the agreed constraints of cost, risk and time.
Day to Day
Some of your key responsibilities as our Project Manager will be: Estimating and planning the project• Review and understand business cases, producing well-considered plans to outline project scopes, strategic objectives and detailed project activity. Effective project delivery• Deliver the project activity, ensuring performance and expectations are clear and the projects are delivered successfully, on time and on budget.• Ensure support teams implement changes effectively• Ensure projects are successfully transitioned into BAU support with appropriate artefacts being provided and change controls adhered to Partner and supplier relationships• Identify key partners from the beginning and build a stakeholder management plan• Handle the expectations of the partners during the project• Ensure the business area is prepared for the changes being delivered, business processes are implemented/adjusted accordingly and training is delivered to facilitate successful delivery Project control and compliance• Maintaining a 'Risks and Issues' log and identifying mitigating actions, ensuring their resolution• Management and control of finances by measuring and tracking against the allocated budget, reconciling the spend versus budget• Working with the Value Stream Lead to establish measures that would be effective in articulating and measuring the business benefits of the successful project delivery• Work closely with the appropriate members of the Project Management Office (ePMO) to ensure the project is effectively tracked and monitored
We're seeking a dynamic Project Manager that loves organisation and planning.
In addition to the above, we're looking for our successful Project Manager to demonstrate the following:• A formal qualification as a Project Manager e.g., PRINCE2, APMP or PMP • Strong experience of end-to-end Project Management or equivalent• Operated in Technical, Infrastructure or Application based projects.• Skilled in achieving and delivering high-value worth Projects which have delivered • Exceptional planning skills - the ability to plan for multiple features, across multiple components, with multiple skills as well as increases or decreases in team capacity• Proficient in the management of third-party suppliers, including offshore services• Experience working expertly at board level• Standout colleague that can collaborate with a variety of professionals from different fields to deliver Projects sound• Project finance control abilities, to tight budgets• Confidence in working within a diverse and complex organisation If this sounds like you, and you would like to unlock your potential with us, we would love to hear from you!
Be yourself - our differences make us stronger
Our customers come from all walks of life and so do our colleagues. That's why we're proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and actively encourage applications from all backgrounds. At Virgin Atlantic we believe everyone can take on the world - no matter your age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disabilities, religion or beliefs. We celebrate difference, and everything that makes our colleagues unique, by upholding an inclusive environment in which we can all thrive. So that everyone at Virgin Atlantic can be themselves and know they belong.
To make your journey with us accessible, and individual to you, we encourage you to let us know if you'd like a little extra help with your application, or if you have any individual requirements at any stage along your recruitment journey. We are here to support you, so please reach out to our team, () feeling confident that we've got your individual considerations covered.