I didn't make it in the job interview 2 years ago for this particular team.
Now there's an opening again. I called the hiring manager who interviewed me 2 years to see if she would give me a second chance this time. She said no.
A month later, the job is still open and I found out that my head-of has a good relationship with my head-of. Someone junior in that team, whom I am acquainted wit more...