Melbourne VIC, Australia
Jetstar thrives on innovation! We are always looking to employ ambitious and proactive professionals to help our business work smarter and more efficiently. You will be encouraged to think innovatively whilst developing and maintaining best practice.
We currently have an exciting opportunity across our Management team in Networks. This role will cover Domestic Australia, Jetstar Japan, and Jetstar Asia/ Jetstar Pacific businesses, reporting to the Networks Senior Manager of Jetstar Airways.
In this role, you will be responsible for managing the network footprint and corresponding strategic projects designed to take Network planning beyond 2020. You will hold the key networks accountability of your portfolio and will be required to drive network deployment strategies in complex markets, align holding group interests with individual airlines and directly manage and influence decision making within the local culture/business practices.
Core accountabilities include the maximisation of route level and overall network profitability over short, medium and long-term horizons. This will be achieved by identifying structural and tactical network changes, creating fleet investment cases, managing commercial forecasts and directing activities across multiple teams/levels.
Other key accountabilities will include:
Actively managing capacity settings to achieve Jetstar EBIT targets, aligning decisions with long term strategic objectives and ensuring best Qantas Group outcomes
Creating and implementing network initiatives that will deliver profit growth each year
Driving fleet requirements for Jetstar in collaboration with other relevant teams
Supporting fleet renewal initiatives
Conducting strategic reviews/roadmaps for business units
Engaging commercial and operational areas to provide inputs and influence stakeholders to facilitate successful outcomes
Ensuring the most profitable and strategic schedule through constant review of schedule quality and basing strategy in conjunction with the scheduling team
Assessing the best frequency and aircraft type for each service of the network with the aim of maximising overall profitability
Analysing connecting traffic opportunities and work closely with the Airline Partnerships area to recommend profit maximising network/schedule changes
Generating innovative network deployment, using data-driven tools and driving customer-oriented initiatives that improve the long-term returns and sustainability of the Group
Realising cost reductions by influencing efficient use of crew and engineering time
Influencing Jetstar business segments and Qantas Group to achieve preferred outcomes
Articulate strategic/financial importance and complexity of tasks needed to be performed to influence resource allocation process
Perform line manager duties for one analyst in the pool and guide allocated resources at a project basis
To be successful in this role you will demonstrate the following skills & experience:
5+ years of airline network planning, financial/strategic planning, and/or management consulting
Experience across multiple geographies and cultures
Functional knowledge across marketing, sales, distribution and customer facing business areas highly regarded
Senior stakeholder management
Experience managing complex prioritisation and trade-offs
Broad knowledge of airline industry and the Asia Pacific market
Talented leader, capable of delivering business targets, while also motivating & developing people
Ability and willingness to travel around Asia Pacific
The Jetstar Group has airlines in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Japan and Vietnam. Since launch in 2004, we have grown from a team of 8000 and have flown more than 250 million passengers. Collectively we now offer more than 5000 flights a week to more than 85 destinations in 18 countries and territories across the Asia Pacific region, with a fleet of more than 130 aircraft.
Jetstar is alive with a sense of adventure. Day in and day out, our teams search for new places to fly, new ways to add value and new ideas to improve performance. If you love the road less travelled, you’ll love working here because ours is a team who innovate every day, thrive on delivery, support each other and celebrate our successes. You’ll be supported to challenge, anticipate and explore while you work will connect people and enrich lives. We encourage diversity and aim to create an environment where our employees feel valued, respected and enabled.
Team members have access to heavily discounted fares to destinations all over the world – not only for team members, but for their favourite travel companions too. Our staff travel benefit includes discounts on airfares, accommodation, car hire and travel insurance for both domestic and international travel. Discounts can be used within the Jetstar Group airlines, Qantas and other partner airlines.