1+ months

Analyst/Senior Analyst, Strategic Planning and Analysis

American Airlines
Fort Worth, TX 76102

Location: DFW Headquarters Building 8 (DFW-SV08) 
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 45784 


Are you ready to explore a world of possibilities, both at work and during your time off? Join our American Airlines family, and you’ll travel the world, grow your expertise and become the best version of you. As you embark on a new journey, you’ll tackle challenges with flexibility and grace, learning new skills and advancing your career while having the time of your life. Feel free to enrich both your personal and work life and hop on board!

Why you'll love this job

  • This job is part of the Commercial Planning Team within the Strategic Planning & Analysis organization, part of the Revenue Division.
  • The Strategic Planning & Analysis group contributes to the airline’s long-term profitability by supporting Alliances, Loyalty, Network Planning, Revenue Management, Sales, and others through rigorous planning and forecasting of critical assets and resulting capacity and revenue; action-oriented analytics; and effective coordination and execution of cross-functional initiatives and partnerships. This group includes Commercial Analysis, Revenue Analysis, Commercial Planning, Fleet & Infrastructure Analysis, and Network Innovation.
  • In this role, you will have the opportunity to analyze performance trends at different levels and to drive forward top priority commercial initiatives that span across the company and our partner airlines, bringing alignment around commercial strategies, maintaining clear communication across teams, and ensuring cross-functional actions are completed.
  • This position will primarily be responsible for project-based assignments that require a mix of strong analytical skills, the aptitude to solve complex problems, and the ability to clearly and concisely present information.
  • Responsible for managing a wide range of projects that impact the entire Revenue organization.

What you'll do

  • Manage a wide range of projects that impact the entire Commercial organization and help set the company up for success well into the future
  • Align teams around commercial strategies, key objectives and success metrics, maintaining clear communication across teams, and ensuring cross-functional actions are completed
  • Manage overall initiative roadmaps, working with commercial groups to define and track key performance indicators (KPIs) and milestones, while ensuring speed to market
  • Use data and research to analyze performance trends, identify revenue opportunities, and make recommendations regarding the optimal way to execute on key strategic initiatives
  • Lead discussions with stakeholders across the company that are focused on driving long term value to American Airlines while meeting various operational requirements 
  • Present analyses, strategies and results to all levels of the organization
  • Apply analytical modeling and data optimizing methods using advanced MS Excel to develop and interpret information that assists management with decision-making, policy formulation, growth evaluation and financial analyses
  • Perform validation of models to ensure adequacy, define data requirements, and gather and validate information, applying judgement and statistical tests
  • Develop performance measurements and analytical tools to improve profitability and planning / forecasting processes
  • Develop periodic reports on a wide range of strategic and tactical analyses / projects outlining key business drivers and explain variances against budget
  • Analyze data derived from various areas, such as booking activity, fleet analyses, market trends, ROI analyses, performance and budget analyses, profitability statistics, previous campaign results, site statistics, marketing efforts, revenue management, and pricing trends in order to devise strategies to increase revenue and profitability
  • Interact with other groups including Corporate Real Estate, Finance, Network Planning, Revenue Management, Sales, Marketing, various operational groups, Joint Business partners and Regional affiliates

All you'll need for success

Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience/training
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in airline Network Planning/Scheduling, Revenue Management or analytical field, or Master’s degree in a related field

Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Knowledge of AirVision Schedule Manager

Skills, Licenses & Certifications

  • Eager to solve complex problems and puzzles in a constrained and dynamic environment
  • Ability to leverage understanding of the airline business and commercial goals to drive results and innovative solutions
  • Adaptive to new ideas and business processes in an ever-changing marketplace
  • Ability to perform in cross-functional groups to drive outcomes which benefit the entire airline
  • Skilled at sharing knowledge to develop the expertise of the team as a whole
  • Microsoft Office skills

What you'll get

Feel free to take advantage of all that American Airlines has to offer: 

  • Travel Perks: Ready to explore the world? You, your family and your friends can reach 365 destinations on more than 6,800 daily flights across our global network.
  • Health Benefits: On day one, you’ll have access to your health, dental, prescription and vision benefits to help you stay well. And that’s just the start, we also offer virtual doctor visits, flexible spending accounts and more. 
  • Wellness Programs: We want you to be the best version of yourself – that’s why our wellness programs provide you with all the right tools, resources and support you need.
  • 401(k) Program: Available upon hire and, depending on the workgroup, employer contributions to your 401(k) program are available after one year.
  • Additional Benefits: Other great benefits include our Employee Assistance Program, pet insurance and discounts on hotels, cars, cruises and more

Feel Free to be yourself at American

From the team members we hire to the customers we serve, inclusion and diversity are the foundation of the dynamic workforce at American Airlines. Our 20+ Employee Business Resource Groups are focused on connecting our team members to our customers, suppliers, communities and shareholders, helping team members reach their full potential and creating an inclusive work environment to meet and exceed the needs of our diverse world.


Are you ready to feel a tremendous sense of pride and satisfaction as you do your part to keep the largest airline in the world running smoothly as we care for people on life’s journey? Feel free to be yourself at American.

Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 45784 


Posted: 2021-08-13 Expires: 2021-09-24
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