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Sr Revenue & Capacity Analyst - 90035273 - Washington

Date: Feb 7, 2020

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Amtrak connects businesses and communities across the country and we move America’s workforce toward the future. We employ more than 20,000 diverse, energetic professionals in a variety of career fields throughout the United States. The safety of our passengers, our employees, the public and our operating environment is our priority and the success of our railroad is the result of our employees.

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SUMMARY:

The Revenue and Capacity Analyst position is responsible for optimizing revenue for assigned trains by allocating inventory based on passenger demand, setting overbooking authorizations to minimize spoilage, monitoring passenger demand to determine short-term and medium-term equipment adjustments, and implementing or assisting in the implementation of a variety of projects related to pricing department functions.  This position works closely with Pricing Strategy to develop coordinated revenue management strategies and tactics. 

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Determine and implement overbooking authorizations.
  • Analyze demand data and allocate seat inventory for each fare bucket – working in conjunction with an automated forecast system.
  • Execute tactical inventory controls and capacity management actions for trains departing daily for up to eleven months in the future.
  • Monitor and analyze critical departures daily and determine appropriate adjustments.
  • Create critical train rules to identify departures performing outside expectations.
  • Evaluate group exception scenarios for price and placement analysis based on Group Acceptance Model.
  • Perform analyses on past, present, and future passenger demand to support pricing actions, equipment utilization, and marketing promotions.  
  • Analyze KPI reports and evaluate results to identify issues for follow-up and improve future demand allocations.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 3 Years of relevant professional experience.
  • Demonstrated quantitative analysis, strong analytical and problem solving skills, and the ability to apply supply and demand concepts. 
  • Strong analytical skills with ability to analyze and interpret data.
  • Must have strong oral and written communication skills.  
  • Bachelor’s degree in any Business field, Economics, Mathematics or other related field OR equivalent combination of education and training experience. 

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 5 Years of relevant professional experience.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (particularly Excel and Access) or equivalent training.
  • Demonstrated ability to make decisions with an appropriate balance of analysis and timeliness.  Must be detail oriented and able to meet multiple competing demands.  
  • General understanding of pricing philosophies and its relationship to demand.  
  • Experience in data mining, market analysis, pricing, and/or planning.  
  • Experience with Access, Business Object, SAS, or SQL as a data analysis tool.
  • Experience with revenue management concepts and systems.
  • Relevant work experience in the transportation industry.
  • Master’s degree in Business, Mathematics or other quantitative field.

 

COMMUNICATION AND INTERPERSONAL SKILLS:
Must have excellent oral and written communication skills
 

Requisition ID:44364
Posting Location(s):District of Columbia; Maryland
Job Family/Function:Marketing 
Relocation Offered:No 
Travel Requirements:None 

Amtrak employees power our progress through their performance.

We want your work at Amtrak to be more than a job – we want it to be a fulfilling experience where you find challenging and rewarding opportunities, respect among colleagues, competitive pay, benefits that protect you and your family, and a high performance culture that recognizes and values your contributions and helps you reach your career goals.

We proudly support and encourage U.S. Veterans to apply for Amtrak job opportunities.

All positions require pre-employment background verification, medical review and pre-employment drug screen. Amtrak is committed to a safe and drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing. All new hires are required to undergo a hair drug test which detects the presence of illegal drugs for months prior to testing. We appreciate your cooperation in keeping Amtrak safe and drug-free.  

In accordance with DOT regulations (49 CFR section 40.25), Amtrak is required to obtain prior drug and alcohol testing records for applicants/employees intending to perform safety- sensitive duties for covered Department of Transportation positions.   If an applicant/employee refuses to provide written consent for Amtrak to obtain these records, he/she will not permitted to perform safety-sensitive functions.

Note that any education requirement listed above may be deemed satisfied if you have an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Amtrak is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and we welcome all to apply. We consider candidates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability (including blindness), or veteran status.

POSTING NOTES: Marketing || Corporate; No Additional

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