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Two years


London Heathrow



Applications Open

2nd October 2023

Applications Close

30th November 2023

Programme Highlights

With three placements you will rotate through a planning and delivery function within either Airports, Flight Crew or Cabin Crew as well as Resource Allocation for Above and Below the Wing at London Heathrow. Throughout these placements, you will find out and contribute to how the resourcing supply and demand mechanics work, whilst being able to physically see and touch those areas we are accountable for.

You will work in a directorate that has a direct impact on the British Airways operation, and will learn and apply new skills in subjects such as:

  • Workforce planning and deployment
  • Post operational analysis
  • Stakeholder relationship management
  • People and change management
  • Continuous improvement

These placements will develop your ability to work with a range of people from different business areas, using a variety of technologies, methods, and measures to meet changing business needs. You will do this alongside building your experience of working with highly skilled resource teams and the resource systems they use.

This isn’t just for people who like the workings of a head office environment but for those who want to feel part of the airline and actively see the impact of their effort take off. Being part of the Operations Planning graduate scheme will give you the right experiences and skill set to set you up for a successful career at British Airways.

About you

We are looking for a minimum of a 2:2 degree, or equivalent, in any subject (either achieved or expected), ideally in an area involving numbers and analysis. You should enjoy creative and strategic thinking, and be comfortable handling data, whilst being able to translate and tailor your findings to different audiences. Your numerical competence combined with a passion for finding data led solutions will support your drive for sourcing efficiencies whilst being impact conscious. Alongside an analytical nature, you should feel comfortable working and influencing colleagues with differing skillsets from different departments.

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