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Alliances Portfolio Manager

Crawley, West Sussex  Further Information
Job Type
Network & Alliances
Salary: Competitive plus excellent benefits
Contract: Permanent

Hours: 37.5 hours per week, Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:30
Location: VHQ, Crawley, West Sussex
Closing date: 29 April 2018

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In a nutshell

Within this role you値l implement, manage and develop airline partnerships which develop Virgin Atlantic's network reach and produce incremental revenue through feed. In addition you値l work with the Head of Alliances to develop and communicate Alliance strategy.

Day to day

Set targets to ensure we achieve our fair market share, or higher, for each traffic flow and build action plans to ensure targets can be delivered.

Report partner performance and agree actions to ensure strong performance for both parties.

Implement new partnerships and progress existing partnerships.
Work with identified partners to build relationships and agree plans to implement or expand partnership activity.
Work with internal stakeholders (Pricing, Technology, Sales, Marketing and others) to ensure we implement on time and on budget.
Implement and maintain the operational and customer related performance of codeshare partnerships.
Maintain relationships with partners through regular communication and, when necessary, through review meetings.
Assist in developing, motivating and coaching the team to improve engagement and performance.

About you

Typically of graduate calibre or equivalent you'll need to have demonstrable analytical ability. We池e particularly interested to hear from candidates who have proven understanding in airline commercial dynamics and in departments such as such as Revenue Management, Revenue Accounting, Commercial Systems, Sales and Strategy.

You値l be proactive and self-motivated, with an entrepreneurial streak, able to work through complex and ambiguous situations to deliver commercial success. With strong interpersonal skills, you値l be an effective communicator with strong influencing ability and negotiation skills. You値l have the ability to build and maintain strong and credible relationships with a diverse range of people and possess. An understanding of airline systems would be desirable.

The perks

Our pioneering spirit and passion keeps our brand vibrantly alive. That's why we give our people the rewards that they deserve. We have a whole host of benefits in place to help you enjoy life to the full, as well as a world of travel opportunities including up to seven flights a year to a wide range of fabulous Virgin Atlantic global destinations. We also offer a competitive benefits package including pension and private medical schemes, life assurance, child care vouchers and excellent discounts across the Virgin Group of companies. We appreciate that life is busy, so when operationally possible remote working is available.

Be you - our differences make us stronger
Virgin Atlantic and Virgin holidays are equal opportunities employers and positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. Our aim is to employ people who reflect the diverse nature of society which is why we strive to provide an inclusive environment where individuality is celebrated and we can unleash the potential of our brilliant mix of people. 

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