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Salary: Competitive plus excellent benefits

Contract: Permanent

Hours: 37.5 hours per week, Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:30
Location: The Base, Crawley, West Sussex
Closing date: 28 May 2019


In a nutshell

Working as part of Virgin Atlantic's Infrastructure Project Delivery Team, will you be accountable for the successful delivery of projects to time, cost and quality?

Will you collaborate with key partners ensuring deliverables meet the defined business benefits and are completed within agreed constraints?

You'll love running several projects in parallel and thrive in our dynamic and fast-paced environment.


Day to day

Producing well considered high level plans articulating the outline scope and demonstrating the strategic objectives

You'll produce detailed plans for project activity ensuring the critical path and key dependencies are identified, communicated and shown in project plans.

Identify the key dependencies within the project so that these are clearly shown within the overall project plans.
Develop plans in conjunction with other teams so in to their schedules.
Deliver assigned project activity in an effective and inspired manner, ensuring key people are onboard from the outset. You'll clearly outline performance targets and delivery expectations.
Follow the VAA Project Management Methodology during the project lifecycle
.Leading and motivating a cross functional team to ensure delivery to the highest possible standards.
To identify and engage key partners at the start of the project lifecycle, creating a partner management plan. Build trust and a collaborative framework with project partners.
You'll make sure each business area is prepared for the changes in system and business process well ahead of time whilst giving appropriate support and training.
Review project compliance so that they remain on target. Identify and manage risks and issues and management and control budget.
Work closely with Finance and Project Management Office to ensure that the projects are tracked and monitored. Ensure that relevant Governance Boards receive regular progress updates.


About you

To be successful in this role we'd love to see evidence of hands-on project management and a track record of planning and delivering projects as well as controlling project finances. You'll handle projects in the following areas; Windows 10, Office 365, Active Directory, office relocations and network infrastructure change.

You will be a confident communicator with experience of working effectively with people from all levels of the organisation as well as third party suppliers (including off shore) which will enable you to build and protect partner relationships.

If you're a dynamic, self-motivated teammate and can work in a methodical, meticulous and organised manner whilst being able to exceed customer expectations and make decisions, we would love to hear from you.