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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: 20th July 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.

Have you delivered projects in the following areas - Windows 10, Office 365, Active Directory, Office relocations and network infrastructure change?

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 on-board from the outset. You will clearly outline performance targets and delivery expectations.

Follow the VAA Project Management Methodology during the project lifecycle.

Review project compliance so that they remain on target. Identify and manage risks, issues, and management and control budget.

Leading and motivating a cross functional team to ensure delivery to the highest possible standards.

You will 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.

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 you will require hands-on project management experience. You will have delivered full life cycle projects, managing risks, issues and budget control.

You'll handle projects in the following areas;

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.

The perks

Our pioneering spirit and passion keeps our brand vibrantly alive. That's why we give our people the rewards that they deserve. We have a whole host of benefits in place to help you enjoy life to the full, as well as a world of travel opportunities including up to seven flights a year to a wide range of fabulous Virgin Atlantic global destinations. We also offer a competitive benefits package including pension and private medical schemes, life assurance, child care vouchers and excellent discounts across the Virgin Group of companies. We appreciate that life is busy, so when operationally possible remote working is available.

Be you - our differences make us stronger
Virgin Atlantic and Virgin holidays are 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, or pregnancy and maternity. Our aim is to employ people who reflect the diverse nature of society which is why we strive to provide an inclusive environment where individuality is celebrated and we can unleash the potential of our forward thinking mix of people.
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