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Senior Manager – Business Intelligence


Job Details

Salary: Competitive  
Hours: 37.5 per week, Mon - Fri  
Location: Crawley, West Sussex - three days per week
Contract: Permanent  
Closing Date: 2 October 2023 

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're just as passionate as we've always been about becoming the most loved travel company. One thing we know for sure - this last year has shown that when we combine our brand with the power of amazing people, we make something truly magical. 

Leading the evolution of our Business Intelligence capability as part of the overall Data function within Technology, this role will lead a team of technical and analytical Business Intelligence experts in order to develop and continuously evolve Virgin Atlantic's business intelligence platform.

You will keep track of emerging industry trends in the field of Business Intelligence and use these in your strategy of the definition, evolution, and adoption of this platform, working with the wider Data Team and our third-party partners.

Day to day

Some of your key responsibilities leading the Business Intelligence capability are:
  • Contribution to the creation and evolution of the overall Data strategy 
  • Collaboration with Data LT colleagues to lead the implementation of the Data Strategy for Business Intelligence 
  • Responsibility for building Business Intelligence capabilities and technologies in a digital and cloud first mindset towards a self-serve model in the community outside of Data, working with BI leads in defined 'spokes' 
  • Developing, implementing and measuring the effectiveness of a training, toolset and coaching strategy 
  • Leading the delivery of requirements using agile methodologies to continuously enable our analyst community, in turn supporting enterprise-wide decision-making and operational effectiveness.

About you

Are you a passionate Data Professional and experienced in Business Intelligence? 

Are you a motivated self-starter, ready to take ownership and help revamp how Virgin Atlantic embraces Business Intelligence technology?

In addition to the above, we're looking for our successful Senior Manager - Business Intelligence to demonstrate the following:
  • Relevant qualification in an analytical discipline coupled with substantial experience leading teams
  • Previous experience of working in a senior data position, analysing and reporting business results and KPIs/balance score card working with senior stakeholders 
  • Experience coaching and developing a team of technical experts and working effectively with third party suppliers 

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 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, gender identity, gender expression, 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, ([email protected]) feeling confident that we've got your individual considerations covered.