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Senior Analyst, Scheduling

Company Description

Porter Airlines is committed to delivering its signature ‘flying refined’ experience to customers across North America. Effortless travel and genuine hospitality are offered in style and comfort while restoring glamour and refinement to air travel. 

 

Porter is proud to be an Official 4 Star Airline® in the World Airline Star Rating®.

Visit www.flyporter.com or follow @porterairlines on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. Details of growth plans to provide North America-wide service are available at flyporter.com.

Job Details

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Planning and Scheduling, the Senior Analyst, Scheduling is responsible for supporting exciting Network Planning initiatives including the planning and scheduling of Porter’s recently announced jet flying using the Embraer E195 E2 (up to 100 aircraft) from Toronto Pearson and other focus cities, along with the existing Dash 8 network from Toronto City Airport.  

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Develop and support the development of flight schedules balanced to meet commercial and operational goals

  • Optimizing schedules for commercial timings, connections and operational constraints

  • Proactively seek and identify ways to improve the flight schedule

  • Ensure proper communication of schedules to all relevant departments and external parties

  • Develop and administer training for scheduling software across key departments where interpreting Porter-own flight schedule data is essential to planning decisions.

  • Coordinate and apply schedule changes, addition/ reductions and other pricing and revenue initiatives together with the revenue management team

  • Analyze and report on competitor schedule impacts

  • Provide schedule analysis and flight performance reporting to Network Planning and Operations teams

  • Monitor and make recommendations on route financial performance

  • Contribute to and support short, medium and long term planning and scheduling initiatives

  • Support/ implement codeshare & interline partnerships from a scheduling and planning perspective.

  • Working with the Charters / Sales teams to model and assess the viability of  charter opportunities within the context of the greater commercial schedule

  • Participant in the management of PD slot portfolio

  • Develop analysis and reporting utilizing SQL queries and Tableau

  • Collaborate with Network Planning group as required

  • Create effective presentations on Microsoft Powerpoint and Google Slides  to communicate Scheduling / Planning objectives, changes and accomplishments

  • Actively participate in Porter’s Safety Management System (SMS) including reporting hazards and incidents encountered in daily operations; understand, comply and promote the Company Safety Policy

BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES:


  • Concern for Safety: Identifying hazardous or potentially hazardous situations and taking appropriate action to maintain a safe environment for self and others.

  • Teamwork: Working collaboratively with others to achieve organizational goals.

  • Passenger/Customer Service: Providing service excellence to internal and/or external customers (passengers).

  • Initiative: Dealing with situations and issues proactively and persistently, seizing opportunities that arise.

  • Results Focus: Focusing efforts on achieving high quality results consistent with the organization’s standards.

  • Fostering Communication: Listening and communicating openly, honestly, and respectfully with different audiences, promoting dialogue and building consensus.

QUALIFICATIONS:


  • Minimum 3 years of experience in an airline Network Planning or Revenue Management role

  • Experience with Zulu, Oasis, Optym or other Network Planning software is considered an asset

  • Previous slot experience at level 2 and 3 airports is considered an asset

  • Advanced ability to function independently, show initiative and problem solve situations on their own 

  • Strong organizational skills with demonstrated ability to meet deadlines

  • Strong analytical skills and able to work with high volumes of information

  • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel is a requirement, with proficiency in other Microsoft Office applications an asset

  • Experience with Google slides or Microsoft Powerpoint is considered an asset

  • Previous experience in SQL and Tableau is considered an asset

  • Familiarity with Tableau online/ desktop is considered an asset

  • Familiarity with Airline / Airport Operations is considered an asset

  • Minimum five years in a similar function

  • Minimum undergraduate degree in Engineering, BusinessBusiness, Engineering or similar technical proficiency (this may include relevant airline experience)

  • Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination

LOCATION: Toronto (250 Yonge Street, Hybrid) 

  • January 5, 2023
  • 56-63-84

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