Skip to main content

Job Details

Salary: Competitive
Hours: Full Time
Location: Hybrid remote working with days in our VHQ Crawley, West Sussex - speak to us about what flexibility looks like for you.
Contract: Permanent
Closing Date: 27/07/2021
Many of our staff at Virgin work flexibly and in many different ways, including 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

This exciting role will lead our in-house Business Enablement (BE) development team and any developer resources, manage staff recruitment, coaching and development, as well as acting as the technical design authority for deliverables through this delivery channel. This is a fantastic opportunity for a Developer with an analytical approach to lead a team and develop a culture of best practice across many streams.

Day to day

As a Business Enablement Manager, you will be responsible for management of the DevOps Backlog, and resource allocation for sprints. Where required, the ability to form a cross-functional working group with other areas of technology and citizen developers may be required. This role will be actively supported by the SME (Subject Matter Experts) for the Power Platform. This role will need to work closely with the Data Engineering Manager to ensure the teams are aligned on any deliverables involving data. In Short you will be involved with:
- Technical leadership and Process Management
- Team management
- Application Support and Changes
- Request and Resource Management
- Internal Communication
- External Communication

About you

Are you an experienced Developer, with analytical skills and the ability to convey your ideas and processes confidently to your team, internal and external stakeholders? If so, we think you would love this role!

We don’t do ordinary, so you might come from a more common job title like; Power Platform Team Leader or Business Applications Team Leader. You may even be an experienced Senior Power Platform Develop or Power Platform Architect, looking to develop your leadership skills.

Essential skills and attributes you will have include:

- Effective system development, testing and support skills, with a strong blend of technical skills, such as Azure Cloud, O365 & Power Platform (including Power BI and Sharepoint), MS SQL and a range of languages including HTML, CSS, Javascript, AngularJS, Bootstrap, or C# .Net
- Project management, business analysis and agile development knowledge and skills; including experience of using full Azure DevOps to manage these disciplines.
- Strong understanding of quality assurance
- Strong general knowledge of technology (PCs, servers, mobile, wireless, networks, service orientated architecture)
- You will also need to confidently communicate data to internal and external stakeholders along with coaching and leading your team
- Whilst absolutely not essential, it would be helpful if you have experience or knowledge of Systems Integration (BizTalk, Logic Apps), Mobile development, CRM and UX/UI.

Be yourself – Our differences make us stronger

Virgin Atlantic are committed equal opportunities employers and positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible applicants regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy and maternity. Diversity brings strength which is why we strive to provide an inclusive environment where individuality is celebrated, and we can ignite the potential of our forward-thinking mix of people.
Please be aware as part of our recruitment process we may look to use a variety of resourcing tools to help us understand your skills and experience in relation to the role you have applied for. These may include application questions, video interviews or online testing. Please feel free to contact us at if there are any reasonable adjustments to our process that you would like us to consider, for example use of hearing loops, sign language interpreter etc. Please don’t hesitate to reach out if there are any issues preventing you from being at your best during your application or assessment process. Any issues raised after your assessment is completed or once a decision has been made will be too late for us to consider within our process.
You'll be assessed against our values for a selection of your interview process, learn more about them here: Our Values