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Project Manager

Job no: 505583

Work type: Full Time

Location: Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne

Categories: Project/Program/Portfolio Management

This role is responsible for the end to end management of one or more projects and change initiatives, from planning and delivery phases through to closure and transition to BAU operational teams. Key focus areas include the management of scope, resources, timelines, risks and issues, stakeholders, quality and financial budget. Clear and effective communication and stakeholder management is key to the success of the role.
To succeed, you will be flexible in your approach, be able to prioritise and handle the dynamic changes of the industry, and build sustainable business and internal IT relationships.
**We're flexible around the work location (Brisbane, Sydney or Melbourne) with flexible work arrangement.**

Key responsibilities:

  • Management of the end to end delivery of projects and change initiatives with key focus areas of scope, resources, timelines, risks
    and issues, stakeholders, quality and financial budgets. 
  • Build, monitor and update Project schedules and plans, making necessary adjustments as required, and ensuring deadlines,
    priorities and dependencies are communicated and understood by all stakeholders
  • Identify, document, analyse and manage project issues and risks, applying mitigation or resolution actions or solutions where
  • Develop business case documents with project owners and sponsors to secure project and funding approvals working with key
    stakeholders and finance teams.
  • Setup and document project structure and governance for managing the project, including working groups and steering
    committees as required.

What we’re looking for:

  • 5+ years’ experience in a project management role
  • Strong leadership, collaboration and stakeholder management skills
  • Experience in the management of onshore and offshore delivery teams
  • Proven experience in managing large complex technology and systems delivery projects 
  • Experience in both Waterfall and Agile project delivery
  • Experience managing enterprise systems & working with stakeholders throughout large migration projects, including adoption of new technologies

About Virgin Australia:

Virgin Australia Group is a major Australian airline headquartered in Brisbane, Australia. The company operates scheduled domestic and short-haul international flights, charter and cargo services, and the award-winning loyalty program Velocity Frequent Flyer. The Group has been a competitor in the Australian aviation landscape for more than 20 years.

Since November, Virgin Australia has been working on a plan to set itself up for future success. The Group has worked to ramp up flying, simplified its organizational structure, confirmed plans for 25 new 737 aircraft to renew and grow the fleet, and signalled deeper investment in technology and customer experience.

We’re a winning team and we attract the best: challengers, innovators, and seriously fun individuals with big hearts. At Virgin Australia Group, we pride ourselves on recruiting the right people to join our team and help us rise to the challenges ahead. No matter our role – we are united by our ambition to be the most loved airline in Australia, and always go one step further for our customers, colleagues and our wider community.

For the health and safety of staff and guests, Virgin Australia has implemented a mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. New staff will be required to comply with the Policy which includes being vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to 31 March 2022 and providing Virgin Australia with evidence of your vaccination status.

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