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Job Overview

  • Work type:

    Full Time

  • Location:

    Brisbane, Australia Wide

  • Job type:

    Finance & Accounting

  • Applications close:

Airport Planning Analyst

Airport Planning Analyst

Brisbane Head Office

Permanent Full Time Opportunity


Hello. We’re Virgin Australia. And we’re back (in a big way).

We’re the airline that’s always done things a little different. Our way. The Virgin way. For us, flying is so much more than simply taking off and landing (although we understand that is quite important). It’s about going the extra mile, in the air and on the ground, to create authentic experiences that put our guests firmly at the heart of everything we do. 


What you will be doing

This pivotal role provides  support to the Airports Commercial team, specifically in the planning and development of infrastructure at airports and for Virgin Australia.

Working with the Airport Planning Manager, you will translate business requirements into infrastructure plans, by reviewing and analysing airport master plans and development proposals combined with capacity modelling to ensure proposed and existing infrastructure meets Virgin Australia’s objectives. Additionally, you will also

  • Assist in the development of high-level reports based on data insights and analysis, including capacity analysis of critical infrastructure
  • Review and assess airport development proposals. Assessing the need for investment having regard to current and forecast demand
  • Ensure the scope of investment is aligned to operational and product needs
  • Ensure the cost of proposed investment is appropriate having regard to scope
  • Assist in the review and analysis of proposed commercial terms for access to airport infrastructure
  • Build effective and productive relationships with internal and external stakeholders


To be a great fit for this role you will bring:

  • A relevant bachelor’s degree in Aviation, Engineering, Science or similar
  • 2 to 3 years’ experience working in a similar Planning role within a large complex organisation or relevant experience in a professional services environment
  • Strong infrastructure planning and design skills
  • Effective time management and project management skills
  • Demonstrated interrogating and analysis of large data set to generate insights, recommendations, and presentations
  • Advanced excel skills with a high level of PowerPoint and Word skills
  • Experience within the airline sector would be highly regarded
  • High level of attention to detail and strong written/oral communication skills


What you will get from us

We’re committed to looking after you, with some of the best benefits and conditions in the industry – including (but not limited to):

  • Heavily discounted air travel for you and your loved ones (including $1000 worth of travel credits per year)
  • Flexible working arrangements (including work hours and work from home)
  • Discounts on travel insurance, car hire, accommodation and experiences worldwide
  • Discounted Virgin Australia Lounge membership
  • Hospitality, retail, technology, beauty services and wellness discounts
  • Wellness support, including the betterme digital wellbeing platform
  • A comprehensive Employee Assistance Program, which offers confidential coaching and support from qualified professionals for all aspects of life – physical, mental, social and financial
  • Dress for Your Day – enjoy the freedom to wear whatever is appropriate for the type of work you do and the day you have ahead of you


Equality rules

We’re all individuals. We love that. That’s why we encourage applications from Indigenous Australians, people with disability, those from diverse cultural backgrounds, our friends in the LGBTQI community, and anyone else who wants to join our family.



At the Virgin Australia Group, the safety and security of our people, guests and operations come first. Always. That’s why we’ve put together a comprehensive ‘Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Policy’. In a nutshell, to work with us, you’ll need to comply with our (and the airport’s) rules and regulations. And be fully vaxxed.


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