Overview

Project Manager Job at easyJet in Luton Airport

easyJet wants to build a world-class Commercial function, deploying resource in an agile way to respond quicker than any competitor to the changing market. This team has the mandate, remit and capability to deliver change across the full breadth of an airline’s commercial playbook.

As part of that team, we need someone that can deploy project management capabilities to a wide range of opportunities and projects. Reporting in to the Commercial agile team, the individual will remain closely connected to easyJet’s central Project Management Office and Programme Delivery teams, both from a developmental perspective and in delivering project outcomes. This individual will be required to contribute to a wide range of different initiatives, but also identify opportunities for the agile team to go after

JOB ACCOUNTABILITIES

Focus on the benefits and outcomes of Commercial change initiatives and projects, to agreed time, cost and quality metrics

Work to achieve appropriate project business sponsorship, stakeholder support and engagement, alignment on outcomes

Drive alignment and performance to ensure deliverables are supported by embedded organisational & process changes

Agree deliverables aligned with the Commercial team’s strategic aims and objectives

Support agreed change initiatives, projects or workstreams, ensuring appropriate governance is in place, including support for failing initiatives

Ensure appropriate project or workstream level reporting is in place

Support the management of workstream, project and other dependencies

Act as a point of reference for practices in change delivery and supports continuous improvement in business transformation

Support the management of relevant external suppliers / stakeholders

Work to enhance knowledge of best in class practices in change and project delivery to support continuous improvement in easyJet

Identify learnings and root causes, and supports their use to drive efficient delivery of future initiatives

Perform project & workstream peer reviews to provide assurance in all delivery & benefit areas

Requirements of the Role

Strategic – Able to help shape the vision for commercial success, linking to easyJet’s broader business objectives

Commercial – Entrepreneurial mindset, backed up by commercial acumen and highly results focused

Experienced in project management – Demonstrable capability of leading and delivering cross-functional projects and workstreams, to cost, time and ensuring full benefit realisation, spanning the breadth of “hard” and “soft” elements of the organisation (e.g. strategy, processes, systems, structure, values, behaviour, skills, engagement and communication)

A challenger – You question the ‘why’ and ‘how’ to solve problems and achieve better outcomes and are confident reporting to and challenging senior management

Data-driven and analytical – You route decision making in evidence, are highly analytical and comfortable with numbers

Tenacious – Self-motivated, resilient; strong work ethic, you thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced environment and persevere through setbacks

A change agent, leader – Able to cut through ‘noise’, reverse delays and create positive momentum

Collaborative – Exemplary people skills, able to work with diverse internal and external stakeholders.

Passionate – About change, travel, aviation

Digital first – Tech-savvy and comfortable with digital marketing tools, platforms, resources and metrics

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About the Company

Company: easyJet

Company Location:  Luton Airport

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