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Project Delivery Manager, Business Technology

Vacancy Details

Location: Dublin
Region: Republic of Ireland
Job Type: Specialist
Category: In the Office
Closing Date: 23/03/2018
Date Posted: 09/03/2018
Reference: 3904


Aer Lingus Recruitment
Project Delivery Manager
Business Technology Department

Are you interested in growing your career with Ireland’s only 4 Star Airline? We are looking for a Project Delivery Manager to join our Business Technology Department. Based in Dublin Airport and reporting to Head of Business Technology, you will be responsible for all aspects of project planning & control to ensure effective implementation through an industry standard, best practice project management methodology. .  In addition to a comprehensive benefits package, we offer you the opportunity to progress your career in a growing team. Take a look below!

Your role:
Establishment of the Project Delivery function in Business Technology
Build, lead and motivate a multi-disciplinary team including Business Analysis, Project Management, SME’s and solution and technical architects
Build and maintain strong relationships with business stakeholders to ensure effective delivery of project objectives
Ensure that all projects are delivered on time, to agreed levels of quality and within approved budget
Manage Cost and resource allocation for the Project function ensuring appropriate Capex / Opex allocation
Develop KPIs to monitor & measure quality, cost, on-time delivery and voice of the customer (internal).
Work closely with D&M to deliver to business stakeholders
Build strong relationships with IAG Group Business Services (IAGGBS) Procurement, IAGGBS Project Delivery and IAGGBS Group Architecture
Exercise effective change control, demonstrating time and cost impact for all change requests

Your qualifications & criteria:
3rd level qualification in related field or equivalent work experience
10+ years Project Management experience across IT and Business projects
Experience of managing project teams implementing projects with budgets of at least €5 million
Proven experience in working with 3rd party suppliers and managed service providers in the delivery of business or IT change initiatives – including experience of working with remote and co-located teams and vendors
Excellent knowledge and proven experience of working with IT Software Development Lifecycle methodologies including Waterfall & Agile
Knowledge of IT and Digital systems, including experience of leading software development projects involving web-based, mid-range and integration platforms and applications
Ability to continuously improve project management processes, tools and methods
Advanced level of proficiency in use of Microsoft Office suite – including Project, Visio, Word, Excel & PowerPoint
Excellent communication skills – shares clear and appropriately detailed information (Written and Oral).
Excellent organisational skills.
Demonstrates personal energy and a positive attitude that influences others.
Excellent analytical skills – identifies issues and their potential root causes; makes decisions considering benefits and costs, balances analysis with decisiveness
Strong negotiation skills with proven ability to maintain relationships with stakeholders and to influence stakeholders in support of project delivery
Proven ability to build, motivate and lead high performing teams
Fluent in English, both written and spoken
Eligible to live and work in the EU
Hold a current unrestricted worldwide passport
Provide 3 verifiable references
Able to pass a strict airport security vetting procedure which includes a 5 year back ground check* or be in possession of a current airside pass for the airport this position is based in

*If you are a non Irish Citizen, you will need to be in possession of a current police disclosure certificate from your home country. If you have lived outside the Republic of Ireland for more than 6 months you will also be required to hold a current police disclosure certificate from that country/countries

Desirable skills:
Project Management Qualification (e.g. Scrum master, PRINCE2 / PMP)
Knowledge of IT and business project delivery in the airline industry is a distinct advantage.

What we offer:
Competitive salary
Generous paid annual leave
Annual performance related bonus
Heavily discounted staff travel privileges with Aer Lingus and some select partner airlines
Prime location in Dublin Airport
Annual salary reviews
Employer pension contribution to a Defined Contribution Pension Scheme
Life assurance cover
Income protection cover
Paid sick leave
Paid maternity leave
Paid paternity leave
Employee assistance Programme
Cycle-to-Work scheme and Tax Saver Scheme
Subsidised staff canteen
Subsidised dry cleaners and various airport discounts
Learning & Development support through a catalogue of courses
Opportunity to work in a team environment and to grow your career in Ireland’s only 4 star airline
Annual Make a Difference Day and team social events
Closing Date: Friday 23rd March 2018

In order to apply for this vacancy, you must be able to supply the required answers to the following questions:

  • Are you eligible to live and work in EU without restriction?
  • Are you 18 years of age or over?
  • Are you fluent in English, both spoken and written?
  • Can you provide a verifiable 5 year background/employment history?
  • Can you provide 2 verifiable references?
  • Have you been convicted of a criminal offence in Ireland?
  • Is there anything that would prevent you passing our security clearance process?
  • Are you prepared to complete a medical questionnaire & medical examination?
  • Have you been convicted of a criminal offence (ref Criminal Justice Act 2016)

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