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Salary: Competitive
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: Permanent
Closing Date: 27th May 2022
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 believe that everyone can take on the world, and it's our vision to become the most loved travel company. As we embark on this next exciting stage of our journey, we’re harnessing our spirit of entrepreneurship and innovation to challenge the status quo.
On top of our Data Management team being a fun bunch, you’ll join an inclusive and diverse team where you’ll really feel valued and supported. With many opportunities to upskill and develop you can immerse yourself in our culture of internal development meaning you can tailor your career in a way to suit your own personal brand.

We encourage fresh ideas and creative thinking. At Virgin Atlantic you have the opportunity to make a difference to multiple initiatives across the whole range of our products and services.


Day to day

As our Senior Analyst, Operational Research & Data Science some of your key responsibilities are:

• Identifying advanced analytical techniques and automation to enable business decision system optimisation, enhancing Data Product delivery roadmaps, in turn driving further business value.
• Keeping on top of emerging trends in the Operations Research and Data Science fields to recommend new techniques to deliver value to your portfolio of projects.
• Delivering quality OR or Data Science projects to defined best practices
• Document developments in order to facilitate easy transition to production
• Work with business stakeholders to develop outcomes of projects, presenting the results and recommendations clearly


About you

Are you a passionate advanced analytical professional in the field of Operations Research or Data Science?
Are you a motivated self-starter, ready to help revamp how Virgin Atlantic thinks about data?
In addition to the above, we’re looking for our successful Senior Analyst, Operational Research & Data Science to demonstrate the following:
• Qualified in an analytical or numerical discipline with relevant experience in Operations Research or Data Science
• Working knowledge of Advanced Analytics coding languages (e.g. Python) and data visualisation tools
• Proven experience of delivering high quality analytical storytelling, tailored to the audience.
• Demonstrated experience in delivering analysis to a high standard and working to deadlines in a fast paced, dynamic environment
• Proven project management skills combined with time management skills, to deliver analytical outcomes, sometimes with conflicting priorities

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, (Recruitment@fly.virgin.com) feeling confident that we’ve got your individual considerations covered.