Overview

Job Details

Salary: Competitive
Hours: Full Time
Location: Heathrow
Contract: Fixed Term Contract – 18 months
Closing Date: 31/07/2021
 
Many of our staff at Virgin work flexibly and in many different ways, including 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

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Supply Chain Project Manager to support the supply chain management team in the  scoping of supply chain project opportunities that will support the strategic and business objectives of Virgin Atlantic to drive operational improvements and cost efficiencies.

Day to Day

To aid in the delivery of strategic SCM projects. Being a deputised member of the SCM management team, for the purposes of the project(s) in scope.

Manage project delivery, including budget management, resource allocation, and delivery to schedule whilst maintain all supply chain operational and regulatory requirements.

To work cross-functionally across Supply Chain, with internal and external suppliers to assist in the delivery of Supply Chain initiatives and projects.

Focus of the role is on SC projects to improve performance, network design, or cost efficiency. Whereby the role holder may work on one larger project or on a combination of SC projects at any one time.

Although the role reports directly to the Head of Supply Chain, it requires interaction within the functional management level specifically within: Technical Stores and Logistics, Sourcing & Inventory, Financial Inventory, Component Maintenance & Warranty, and AOG Desk.

About you

Are you an experienced, supply chain professional, with experience in project management? If so, we think you would love this role! We seek people with the following skills and experience:

– High Level of numeracy, coupled with a strong detailed analytical skillset
– Commercial acumen; able to balance operational decisions with the most efficient & effective cost base
– Strong Influencing skills
– Strong budgeting skills
– Intellectually able to assimilate and process complex data from a range of sources
– Strong IT skills especially in Ultramain and MS Excel
– Able to objectively challenge peers and senior managers in an appropriate manner
– Able to operate extremely well within time, conflict and volume of work
– Ability to drive through change & achieve targeted results

Be yourself – Our differences make us stronger

 
Virgin Atlantic are committed equal opportunities employers and positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible applicants regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy and maternity. Diversity brings strength which is why we strive to provide an inclusive environment where individuality is celebrated, and we can ignite the potential of our forward-thinking mix of people.

 

Please be aware as part of our recruitment process we may look to use a variety of resourcing tools to help us understand your skills and experience in relation to the role you have applied for. These may include application questions, video interviews or online testing. Please feel free to contact us at recruitment@fly.virgin.com if there are any reasonable adjustments to our process that you would like us to consider, for example use of hearing loops, sign language interpreter etc. Please don’t hesitate to reach out if there are any issues preventing you from being at your best during your application or assessment process. Any issues raised after your assessment is completed or once a decision has been made will be too late for us to consider within our process.

 

You’ll be assessed against our values for a selection of your interview process, learn more about them here: Our Values

 

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