Get back in the game with Virgin Media.
This programme has now closed for 2017 applications
Locations – Birmingham, Manchester, Bradford, Hook (Hampshire)
Salary – competitive
Length of programme – 6 months (start date 12 September 2017)
Virgin Media’s new 6-month returners’ scheme eases highly qualified people back into work after 2 or more years off – with clear paths to senior roles, a generous salary and benefits package, and all the support you need.
With a £3billion programme to grow their award-winning ultrafast network now well underway, there’s no better time to relaunch a career with Virgin Media.
Who are Virgin Media looking for?
- You’re highly motivated, with a great track record in a relevant field
- You make the most of strong stakeholder management skills, happily creating and maintaining new relationships
- You’re a great communicator who makes an impact and can help influence decision-making at a senior level
- You have a strong interest in the technology, media and communications industry
What can you do for Virgin Media?
Firstly, Virgin Media want help on the operational side of things. Here you’ll help to make every day extraordinary, supporting business growth while sustaining daily operations to make sure their customers get the service they deserve. Your valuable skills and experience might include:
- Operational improvement
- Operations management
- Client facing roles, where you’ll build long-lasting relationships, both internally and externally
- Project management, with an emphasis on technical delivery
- Civil engineering
- Digital – User Experience
Secondly, they need help with consulting and assessment activity. If you’re up for a challenge and like working in ‘the grey’, this is for you. It goes without saying that you’ll be a good problem solver and relish the chance to tackle business-critical challenges. Skills and experience wanted for these roles include:
- Business process management
- Strategic assessment
- Economic modeling
- Big data
- Data architecture and modeling
- Insight and analytics
- Mergers and acquisitions
- Technology and innovation
What can Virgin Media do for you?
A place on their scheme comes with a whole raft of mentoring, training and networking opportunities, backed by a generous salary, work perks and a brilliant environment to work in.
Support is crucial – because Virgin Media know how daunting it can be to return to work after a long break. You will receive coaching support from Women Returners to help you transition successfully back into the workplace and Virgin Media will give you an experienced mentor who’ll guide you as you rebuild your network as you rejoin the corporate world. Their internal resources will help refresh your knowledge, and a buddy will get you up to speed with their systems.
Flexible working is part of the Virgin Media culture, so they are open to applications for full and part time roles with flexible working patterns.
The Virgin Media benefits package is pretty impressive, too. You can expect a healthy holiday allowance, contributory pension, performance related bonus and, of course, discounts on Virgin Media services and brands across the Virgin group.
Onward employment opportunities mean that when the programme finishes, you’ll be perfectly placed to apply for senior permanent or interim roles with Virgin Media.
How to apply
Ready to relaunch your career with Virgin Media? Simply click here to apply (using the ‘Apply Now’ button at the bottom of the page). Please say that you found out about the programme from Women Returners.
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Any queries please get in touch: firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date: Noon 9 June 2017
Selection day: Virgin Media will be in touch with successful applicants the week commencing 12 June. The selection day will be on Wednesday 21 June at their Birmingham office (near the NEC and Birmingham airport).