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Like any good mission, this one starts with our people.

Which is why we encourage our team to embody the fun, laid back, authentic spirit we've become famous for. Because when they're free to be themselves, they're better able to own their personal responsibilities and go the extra mile to help our guests.

Job Overview

  • Work type:

    Full Time

  • Location:


  • Job type:

    Consulting & Strategy, Senior Management

  • Applications close:

    E. Australia Standard Time

Senior Manager, Strategy & Transformation

Hello. We’re Virgin Australia. We’re the airline that’s always done things a little different. Our way. The Virgin way. We’re on a mission to make flying better than ‘nice’. And to do that, it takes a team of talented people who are passionate about customer experience, doing the right thing always, with a focus on safety – in the air, on the ground and in our workplaces. A team who values real diversity and inclusion, in a big brand with big ambitions.

What you’ll be doing:

The Senior Manager, Transformation will be responsible for providing deep insights into transformation opportunities across Virgin Australia. Working with the transformation team to lead the company transformation program, and ideation of strategic, innovative, and cross functional projects.

  • Provide strategic and analytical insights to key stakeholders on all aspects of our transformation initiatives
  • Identify and prioritise strategic transformation opportunities, collaborating with various departments for seamless execution
  • Manage internal cross-functional and external consulting teams to unlock transformational value across all potential areas
  • Establish key performance metrics across transformational projects
  • Manage the development and delivery of performance reports and benchmarking activities
  • Provide essential support to each division/department in refining impactful transformation metrics
  • Cultivate a data-driven culture by employing data and analytical approaches in decision-making processes


You’ll be great in this role if you have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, economics, commerce, or accounting
  • Extensive experience in consulting and demonstrated proficiency in leadership roles
  • Track record of delivering key insights and making impactful decisions
  • Lead business processes, with a focus on successful change implementation
  • Possess practical understanding of commercial operations and financial management
  • Demonstrated a strong capability to drive change effectively and efficiently
  • Exceptional stakeholder management skills, with a proven ability to shape decision making processes

Desirable skills:

  • Master’s in Business Administration
  • Proficiency in financial modelling
  • Strong background in human-centred change management
  • Demonstrated expertise in business strategy development
  • Experience in project management within an agile setting
  • Ability to conduct business planning at an enterprise level
  • Previous experience in corporate and project risk management

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

When everyone is included, everyone wins

We’re all individuals. And 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.

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