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Job Overview

  • Work type:

    Full Time

  • Location:

    Sydney

  • Job type:

    Velocity Frequent Flyer, Sales & Business Development, Marketing & Communications

  • Applications close:

Product Manager - New Product Development

Hello. We’re Velocity Frequent Flyer, loyalty program of Virgin Australia. And we’re back (in a big way).

With a year of ups and downs behind us all, we’re now ramping things up. Looking for new, come-as-you-are team members to join our fast-growing squad, responsible for rebuilding Virgin Australia’s loyalty program, currently 11 million members strong, and counting. That’s half of Australia!

If successful, you’ll be able to shout from the rooftops that millions of Australians have you and your team to thank for stacking up their Points and making getting back up in the air even more exciting.

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.

 

Who we’re looking for:

The objective of the Product Manager NPD is to work with internal and external partners to ideate, develop, pitch and gain approval for game changing new products and initiatives that will fast-track value and interest to our partners, members and business. Once approved, you will then work with the immediate team in assisting to implement, market, analyse and improve the new product or feature whilst being the key responsible stakeholder collaborating across the wider business.

 

What you’ll be doing:

  • Develop and gain “buy in” for feasible New Product Development to fast-track value to our partners, members and VA group
  • Proactively engage prospective program partners and vendors to facilitate solutions to create greater value for partners, members and VA Group
  • Collaborate within an agile cross functional squad tasked with the conception, design, delivery, nurture and running of new products or features aligned to Velocity’s strategic objectives.
  • Be a thought partner to the Head of New Product Development and build strategic capabilities within the team.
  • Review and analyse business and product performance, including budgeting, forecasting for business casing, initiative pipeline, and member generated earn and burn.
  • Pro-active self-education and awareness of industry changes and developments relevant to product or customer experience improvements.

 

 

 

 

You’ll be great in this role if you:

  • Have experience in loyalty/Business Development/strategy/management consulting/product development (3-5+ years), or similar functions in industry (7+ years), with experience in leading product and feature design and implementation
  • Have previously worked in sales and business development. Pitching solution orientated initiatives, both internally and externally to C-level business partners.
  • Have proven success in negotiating commercial terms and technical integration/partnership contracts
  • Can translate business questions into critical analysis to prove/disprove hypothesis
  • Possess a keen eye for interrogating and analysing large bodies of data to generate actionable insights
  • Have strong stakeholder engagement implementing customer facing product or features from initiation to business as usual
  • Are experienced in account or partnership management either in an agency, commercial, business development or loyalty role

 

What you’ll 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.

 

COVID-19

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.

 

Ready to apply?

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