Senior Commercial Planning and RM Analyst

Introduction is Africa’s newest airline; having taken over fly540 operations in four countries across Africa we are consolidating the management functions in Europe and turning fly540 into a pan-African low-cost airline.  Fastjet has introduced modern and reliable western aircraft into African markets and fill the aircraft using aggressive inventory management and low lead-in prices.  The airline is backed by investors with experience in both the airline industry and the African marketplace. is looking to recruit a Senior Commercial Planning and RM Analyst to work for the fastjet commercial department.  This is a very hands-on role that will quickly expand in responsibilities as the airline grows.  The role will be based in Gatwick with occasional overseas travel and will report to the Head of Revenue Management & Route Development.
Salary: Subject to Candidate
Closing Date:  Feb 9, 2014
Please send covering letter and CV to
Start Date: Immediate
Revenue Management Duties
·       Make tactical and strategic inventory movements to maximise revenue
·       Analyse booking data to make inventory and pricing decisions
·       Regularly report performance and ad hoc daily reporting to support inventory movements and organizational needs
·       Produce analysis and reports with actionable recommendations to maximise revenue
·       Collate, research and report data to produce demand and pricing models
·       Review and monitor competitors actions
·       Maintain data, information and inventory set-ups in the reservation system
·       Establish seasonality and inventory profiles and make amendments as required
·       To maintain fare rules both in terms of text and system restrictions
·       Price group and other travel requests
·       Fare collection and maintenance of fare databases
·       Loading and maintaining public and private fares in the reservation system
·       Regular system testing of new features and ticketing restrictions to ensure the smooth running of the reservation system
·       Maintain agent and office access through functional restrictions and office credit limits
·       Investigate system problems and fix ticket issuance issues
·       Void and refund tickets
·       At least 5 years of heavy analytical experience
·       Experience in data management, finance and/or accounting
·       Airline experience
·       Highly numerate
·       Econometrics experience  would be highly valued
·       University education preferred
·       Self-starter with an intellectual curiosity
·       MS Excel experience is a MUST

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