Digital Transformation Lead

Icelandair 25. Jun 2018 Fullt starf

Digital transformation is one of the strategic focus areas in Icelandair’s strategy for the coming years. We are putting increased emphasis on the opportunities derived from digital. We are developing services, products, processes and our way-of-working – in addition to commercial digital services, the company is undertaking digital development of its entire operations to improve productivity. Our digital vision is clear and we have started our digital transformation journey.

For us it is strategically important to drive and speed up the digital transformation and development. For this purpose we have a special digital transformation team working across the company closely together with our business and operations teams.

We are now looking for Digital Transformation Leads to contribute to Icelandair digital strategy, vision and roadmap and lead the implementation of strategic digitalization projects of a selected area of our organization.

Your main responsibilities are:

  • Contributing to Icelandair digital strategy, vision and roadmap as part of the digital transformation team.
  • Leading and facilitating new digital business development and innovation together with stakeholders.
  • Building and leading the digital transformation portfolio for your unit from idea to implementation.
  • Building and assessing the business case for new digital projects.
  • Managing digital projects in close co-operation with IT, Digital Labs and selected vendors.
  • Reporting about the progress in your area of responsibility.
  • Applying modern development methods, e.g. design thinking to innovation and business development.
  • Driving cultural mindset change and communicating about our digital strategy.

Our expectations:

  • Proven track record in working with digital strategy and digital transformation.
  • Solid understanding of how business strategy and digital are linked
  • Solid program and project management experience.
  • Experience in design thinking and user-centric service design.
  • Ability to lead change and influence others.
  • Experience in innovation and stakeholder management.
  • Modern IT and digital technology understanding.

We offer you an exciting opportunity in the multifaceted, fast changing aviation and travel industry. This is a great time to join the Icelandair digital team and contribute to our transformation journey. Here at Icelandair, ambitious, competent and motivated people can really make a difference.


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If this gets you excited and you think you have what it takes you should get in touch and send us your CV and details to labs-jobs@icelandair.is