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Salary: Competitive
Hours: Monday-Friday 37.5hrs
Location: The VHQ, Crawley (hybrid, expectations 2-3 days in the office
Contract: 12 month Secondment/Fixed Term Contract
Closing Date: Friday 19 August 2022

Many of our staff at Virgin work flexibly and in many different ways, 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

We have a great opportunity to join our crew logistics team as a Pairings Analyst.

This role is responsible for the assessment of commercial schedules, charters and programme changes for the next planning period, the subsequent creation, modification, and notification of crew pairings whilst providing feedback as required to ensure network planning decisions consider crew regulations, establishment and associated costs.


Day to day

• The timely, accurate, robust and cost-effective creation and maintenance of crew pairings
• Ensuring compliance to regulatory and union agreements including FRM evaluation, making recommendations as appropriate.
• Accurate pairing information is provided to support establishment planning as well as hotel, travel and allowance calculations.
• Ensure that Roster Production, Pilots and Crew are provided with up-to-date, robust pairing plans, in time for roster bidding and are aligned with EASA, FRM and Industrial agreements.
• Lead Route Pairing project to enable automation of creation supporting the longer-term establishment planning outlook.
• Working with the Data Science team to relay pairing constraints, testing outputs and refining assumptions.
• Ensuring LOIs & associated maintenance tables are documented for project completion to allow automation to be a success
• Provide analytical support for Crew Logistics initiatives to ensure effective business operation.


About you

Do you have previous experience working in a Crew Logistics environment, with exposure to creating pairings?

• High levels of attention to detail with strong problem-solving and decision-making capabilities
• Ability to work independently & make informed decisions
• Can-do approach and work effectively within the team
• Confident in managing multiple things at once which are time pressured
• Effective communication skills to convey clear, concise messages
• Experience of Jeppesen Studio preferred

If this sounds like you, then 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, (Recruitment@fly.virgin.com) feeling confident that we’ve got your individual considerations covered.

You'll be assessed against our values for a selection of your interview process, learn more about them here: Our Values