Project and Program Specialist

Company Description

Launched in 1998, this pioneering British-born brand has specialised in creating amazing experiences and unforgettable memories - from hotels, city breaks and holidays to theatre, entertainment and spa days. Experts in brightening up online travel, lastminute.com is among the worldwide leaders in the field, helping hundreds of thousands of customers every year find, and do, "whatever makes them pink".

lastminute.com is part of lm group, publicly traded multinational Group, among the worldwide leaders in the online travel industry. Every month, the Group reaches across all its websites and mobile apps (in 17 languages and 40 countries) 60 million unique users that search for and book their travel and leisure experiences. More than 1,200 people enjoy working with us and contribute to provide our audience with a comprehensive and inspiring offering of travel related products and services

Job Description

We are looking for a goal oriented and resourceful Project and Program Specialist to join the Organization and Integration team. 

She/he loves to lead change, navigate a dynamic organization across multiple departments and domains, challenge the organization to provide value.

 

Key Responsibilities 

  • Design, formalize and manage cross functional Programs

  • Manage stakeholders engagement, expectations and coordination

  • Act directly as a Project Manager when needed, defining project scope and objectives, assigning project responsibilities, monitor progresses and boost the project team capability to achieve the defined goal

  • Create functional requirements

  • Build and maintain cross-functional relationships

Qualifications

  • 2+ years of experience in Program Management

  • 4+ years of experience in Project Management

  • Ability to manage and coordinate multiple projects simultaneously

  • Strong organizational skills with a high level of attention to detail and quality

  • Strong communication and negotiation skills

  • Experience in managing relationships with internal and external stakeholders at different levels and cross domains

  • Comfort interfacing, dealing and presenting to senior team members

  • Independent, intellectually curious, empathetic

  • Full proficiency in English

 

Desirable

  • Project and Program management certification (PMP, PgMP)