1+ months

Senior Analyst, Regional Strategy and Business Planning

American Airlines
Dallas, TX 75201

Location: DFW Headquarters Building 8 (DFW-SV08)   
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 62586 


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 is a mainline American Airlines role, within the Network Strategy organization, in the Strategic and Operations Planning department that supports and helps to improve American Eagle. This team has the unique opportunity to work with multiple groups (both internally and externally) while making decisions that directly improve performance for over half of American Airline’s daily departures (3,000+). The position will be active in examining all aspects of the regional business, including project work covering a wide variety of strategic, financial, and operational analyses.

What you'll do

  • Analyze and negotiate capacity purchase agreements and pro-rate regional carrier contracts
  • Develop plans for operational and/or product improvements across the portfolio by working with external regional carriers and internal groups like Network Planning, Fleet Planning, Legal, Finance, Marketing & Customer Experience
  • Evaluate new and/or replacement initiatives to optimize American Airline’s regional portfolio
  • Become a regional industry expert to understand contractual and operational best practices
  • Work with the Financial Planning team to help facilitate acquisition and approval of necessary capital
  • Evaluate structure of existing contracts for opportunities to enhance operational performance or reduce expenses
  • Act as the point of contact externally, and source of truth internally, for crew capability information from regional carriers
  • Become regional industry expert on pilot and flight attendant contracts
  • Develop presentations and provide internal recommendations regarding regional pilot and flight attendant supportability and special programs
  • Develop competitive industry studies and key performance indicator (KPI) metrics
  • On an ad hoc basis provide analytical support to the regional operations-focused teams

All you'll need for success

Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Advanced experience with Excel modeling and PowerPoint presentation development required
  • At least 3+ years of commercial or operational experience: Preferably groups like Network Planning, Financial Planning, Revenue Management, Fleet Planning, etc.

Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Undergraduate degree in Business, Economics, Aviation, or Finance or equivalent experience; MBA would be beneficial

Skills, Licenses & Certifications

  • Possess sound strategic business analysis acumen with excellent interpersonal and collaboration skills
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, work under pressure, meet deadlines and adapt to a changing environment
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to interact with employees at all levels of in an organization; professional presentation 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: 62586 


Posted: 2022-08-27 Expires: 2023-01-01
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