IT Project Manager

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.

At the heart of our culture is a commitment of inclusion across race, gender, age sexual orientation, religion, gender identity or expression and accessibility. We strongly believe in an equal opportunity space, which is welcoming and celebrates the uniqueness of everyone who works here. We value different lived experiences and respect viewpoints, as we know unicity drives innovation. We want to make sure our people reflect the communities across the world we help travel.

Job Description

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We are looking for motivated problem solvers and challenge lovers with exceptional drive, analytical ability. Our Project Managers are responsible to manage strategic corporate cross-functional projects aimed at improving the way our Group operates. He/she is also able to apply structured project and program methodologies to existing processes and increase consistency and successful project implementation across the organisation.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage corporate initiative’s whole lifecycle to achieve the expected results 

  • Capture, define and communicate business requirements 

  • Identify and onboard stakeholders towards the goal of each initiative to ensure engagement

  • Work with senior leaders across the organisation to identify business improvement opportunities and drive the execution of solutions

  • Building and maintaining close working relationships with business partners and ensuring alignment to group standards and policies

  • Planning change management activities that meet the different needs and values of the individual teams across the IT function maximising impact and minimising employee resistance

  • Ensuring specific metrics and measures are incorporated into solutions enabling continuous improvement

  • Facilitate communication between teams

  • Deliver results. Learn from mistakes. Iterate.

 

Qualifications

Skills and Experience

  • Degree in Engineering, Economics, Computer Science, Information Technology  or related fields

  • 5-7 years of proven experience in a similar role

  • Proven experience in managing people

  • Excellent Project management, organisation, planning skills 

  • Strong problem-solving skills: comfortable tackling complex problems and breaking these down into manageable pieces

  • Strong interpersonal skills able to communicate, influence and adapt communication at different levels of organisation

  • Fluency in English, Italian is a plus.

Additional Information

By joining our company, you will have the chance to:

  • Join a dynamic team in an inclusive-international environment
  • Grow thanks to the career journey and our internal mobility perspective
  • Manage your own schedule thanks to the flexible start and end of the working day
  • Work a shorter working week (36h), of which 4 hours on Friday morning
  • Get focus time for learning, development and deep work on Friday mornings
  • Work partially or fully remote according to local laws
  • Benefit from employee discounts on travel
  • Receive 2 days off per year for the purpose of volunteering
  • Receive a bonus after 5 and one after 10 years in the company
  • Participate in amazing winter and summer corporate events
  • Benefit from extended parental or marriage leave