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Digital Applications Specialist - P&O Cruises Australia

Posted on 05-Mar-2019
Application Close Date: 26-Mar-2019
Job Details
Marketing and Communications
Position Type:
Full Time
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One of Australia's favourite cruise lines, P&O Cruises, has been sailing the Australasian region and making holiday dreams come true for over 85 years.


It's an exciting time to join P&O Cruises with the brand investing in refreshing its fleet. The newest addition is a spectacular Grand Class ship, Pacific Adventure, arriving in 2020, with another ship scheduled in 2021!


Reporting to the Manager – eCommerce and Applications, and working closely with our broader marketing, IT and e-Commerce teams and technical agencies, this position is responsible for delivering website and digital communication projects and tasks that meet the requirements of P&O Cruises' digital strategy.


Key responsibilities include:

  • Working closely with both internal and external stakeholders to ensure website stability and 99.9% functional uptime for all P&O Cruises digital applications
  • Ensure that all application development initiatives are well managed and delivered to meet expectations on functionality, timeliness and cost
  • Work with Carnival Australia IT and security agencies to ensure website maintains its high level of security standards and reduces risk of compromise
  • Manage all strategic development required to support campaign activity
  • Various website testing including: functionality; latency; browser compatibility; User Acceptance
  • Working with an external agency to ensure all relevant pages, links and actions are tagged in line with best practice and provide the ability to conduct in-depth analysis by all key metrics and channel source


We're keen to hear from Degree Qualified Digital Professionals with 3+ years' experience within an e-Business/eCommerce space, who have been responsible for websites or applications from a back end systems integration point of view. To be set up for success our ideal candidate will bring:

  • A thirst for knowledge, who is willing to learn and take on new challenges
  • The ability and confidence to understand and adapt to new and exciting concepts
  • Strong interpersonal skills - someone who can forge strong and successful relationships with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Demonstrated experience in supporting the delivery of large e-business projects that have resulted in large sales increases or significantly improved the customer experience
  • Exposure to Sitecore and/or Jira will be advantageous
  • An understanding of compliance, privacy and security requirements relevant in eCommerce applications
  • Excellent project management skills, with superior time management, self-organisation and prioritisation skills

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