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Airline Project Manager

  • Location

    Luton, Bedfordshire

  • Sector:

    Project/Programme Delivery

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £490 - £535 per annum

  • Contact:

    Amy Harris

  • Contact email:

    amyh@montash.com

  • Salary high:

    535

  • Salary low:

    490

  • Job ref:

    APM120718_1531412654

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2018-07-19

  • Startdate:

    Within 2 weeks ONLY

  • Consultant:

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**PLEASE NOTE THAT FACE TO FACE INTERVIEWS ARE BEING HELD ON THURSDAY AND FIRDAY 20/21ST JULY ONLY AND CANDIDATES MUST BE ABLE TO ATTEND THESE**

You must also have Travel / Airline / Retail Industry Experience

Montash have been engaged by a leading retailer to work within their Airline Transformation work stream which will revolve around pensions and crew costs.

The ideal candidate wil have a mix of Business Change and IT Project Experience. They are not looking for a technical Project Manager or Infrastructure PM

This role is to work within the airline workstreams. One of the work streams has now moved into the consultation phase, and there is an an emerging picture of how the implementation should be resourced, a Project manager is needed to manage this implementation

This project manager is also required to manage the "airline app" proof of concept project. This project aims to provide the solutions and trial. Proof of concept will need to be ready for use from December on wards.

The successful project manager will ideally have airline/travel/retail experience and not be too technical. Stakeholder management skills and delivery skills are essential.

Essential Skills

* Strong, practical operational project management experience ideally on medium and large scale projects with a business focus
* Track record of successful project delivery
* Preferably Prince 2 or APMP qualified
* An understanding of IT technology and its pragmatic application
* A thorough understanding of project management methodologies
* Able to manage complexity and ambiguity
* Stakeholder management skills
* Able to be proactive and manage projects and situations independently
* Strong conflict management skills
* Proven decision-making skills - excellent commercial judgement