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    Operations - Operations Director
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    Business Manager

Senior Airport Capacity Manager

Job Requirements

Senior Airport Capacity Manager.

Are you our next Senior Airport Capacity Manager? We are looking for a logical thinker who can problem solve and influence decisions. This role is an integral part of our Sales and Operations Planning team with business wide stakeholder engagement responsibilities.   

As part of our ‘Grow with Gatwick' initiative you'll be provided with plenty of training and support to ensure you're developing and growing your career.

What is the role?

This role will support the Head of Sales & Operations Planning and will be responsible for delivery of analytics and modelling at Gatwick Airport. Taking the lead on predictive models, application of optimisation techniques and communication to stakeholders.

What will you do?

  • Capacity modelling to support operations: lead on development of predictive models, application of optimization techniques, and the communication of these results to customers and business partners, using Tableau, Excel, and modelling tools.
  • Data Analysis: Undertake statistical analysis involving data collection, data interpretation and finally, data validation to enhance decision making.
  • Line Management: Direct line management of a team of analyst / data scientists. Provide coaching and training driving both their technical and professional development.
  • Continuous Improvement: Supporting leadership team in implementation and delivery of continuous improvement initiatives to drive productivity and efficiency across operational, commercial, and capital functions.
  • Insight Support: Act as focal point to collate all analytical and modelling requirements to validate CAPEX business cases, provide insights on future growth potential
  • Stakeholder Engagement: Managing and influencing key internal and external stakeholder relationships including airlines and 3rd party operators

Do you have what we're looking for?

  • Strong knowledge of airport operations and solid experience in airport capacity modelling
  • Advance experience of modelling tools/ airport simulation tools, e.g. CAST and AirTOp
  • Strong IT skills especially excel, a background in programming is desirable e.g. VBA / Python
  • Effective communication skills to interpret data and communicate technical results to key stakeholders  
  • A demonstratable consciousness of operational and commercial impacts of decision making
  • Ability to lead on project delivery including prioritization of team's workload, setting deadlines, managing stakeholder expectations and time management.
  • Degree in maths, engineering, computer science, operational research, or other maths related subjects
  • Ability to lead a team and demonstratable experience of bringing them on the journey

What's it like to work here?

Our people tell us that working here is something special. Everyone is looking to deliver what matters to our passengers. There is so much that makes air travel possible. No day is like another.

We want our people to reflect our local community and the passengers we serve. We know we are all at our best when we feel comfortable and included. We want our people to feel like they can be who they want to be at work, and we work hard to provide them with the respect and flexibility to do so.

We aim to be an equitable, diverse, and inclusive employer. We encourage and support our people to be their best. We seek different perspectives that redefine what's possible. Together we are a team.

Ready to join us?

Click apply and complete your application. We'll be in touch soon. Our employees enjoy a range of personal, health and financial benefits, including annual leave as standard.

Application Deadline: Monday 5th December 2022. 

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Gatwick Airport
Gatwick Airport, Gatwick, United Kingdom, RH6 0NP

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Clare Ead



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