Analyst - Cargo Pricing/Yield Management
US Airways - Phoenix, AZ

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JOB TITLE: Analyst, Cargo Pricing/Yield Management

POSITION PURPOSE:
Manage and maximize revenue of cargo.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Develop and implement revenue-maximization strategies through rigorous quantitative analysis of: historical cargo demand, the changing competitive environment, cargo flight load factor, and consumer buying behavior
- Analyze the airline industry's competitive cargo pricing environment
- Manage sales contracts as well as promotion and spot rates, to maximize cargo revenue and profit margin
- Forecast cargo demand by market segment and optimize space allocations for each market segment across the entire flight network
- Initiate, complete, and present original analysis and strategies to senior management
- Support cargo sales managers with revenue/volume/yield analysis by market, customer, and flight
- Complete ad-hoc projects related to the airline's cargo strategic goals

Qualifications:

- Undergraduate degree with significant coursework or experience in a quantitative discipline (economics, mathematics, engineering, finance, etc.) or equivalent experience/training
- Demonstrated well-developed analytical skills, including the ability to assemble information, extract pertinent facts, draw logical conclusions, and present recommendations
- Interest in optimization problem-solving, economic game theory, and consumer buying behavior
- Refined skills with Microsoft Office and other software programs used in conducting quantitative analysis (e.g., SQL, SAS, etc.)
- Innate curiosity; a drive to understand how things work and how they can be improved
- Outstanding interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills with the ability to interact effectively with all levels of employees as well as external contacts and customers
- Desire to take ownership of job responsibilities

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US Airways Group takes wing asĀ one of the nation's leading passenger carriers. Along with its regional affiliates, US...