Reporting to the Director of Research & Air Service Development, this leader manages efforts aimed at attracting airlines and air cargo carriers to Tampa Bay, as well as increasing flights and capacity levels in existing domestic and international markets. Manages relations with air carrier network planning contacts, including ensuring timely response to inquiries, preparation of analytic assessments on behalf of air service efforts, and the delivery of time-sensitive reports to airline representatives. Manages development and delivery of reports for regularly scheduled network planning conferences, as well as ad hoc meetings. Manages consultant relationships, including communicating project specifications and expectations. Manages day-to-day operation of air service incentive program (ASIP), including documentation and communication with airlines and community partners.
Note: The following position responsibilities are illustrative and not exhaustive. The position description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as an all-inclusive list of the duties associated with the position. Management may require incumbents to perform job duties other than those contained in this document at any time. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform one or more of the activities described below.
Reporting to the Director of Research & Air Service Development, manages the implementation and execution of the strategy to attract airlines to TPA and increase flights in domestic and international markets.
Performs sophisticated statistical analysis of primary and secondary data sources to synthesize data into comprehensive situational awareness, and an actionable plan.
Responsible for implementation of Airport’s Air Service Incentive Program (ASIP)
Assists Marketing and other Authority departments on an as needed basis.
Manages work assignments and ensures the accuracy and adequacy of technical work.
Collects, organizes, and analyzes research data and develops logical conclusions
Develops, manages and delivers world-class multi-media presentations and written reports of research results, findings, and recommendations.
Participates in the quantity and quality control of air service contractors to ensure that services received are of high quality and good value.
Monitors air service consultants to ensure that project schedules are met.
Attends events and meetings with community stakeholders relevant to Airport’s air service and economic development strategies
Supports Marketing staff with research needs.
Stays current on all news relevant to air service development and the financial and operating performance of domestic and international air carriers.
Assists in preparing budget requests and administering approved budget.
Generates innovative solutions in work situations and examines all possibilities before making final decision.
Master’s degree with demonstrated coursework in statistics or data science, and one-three years of experience in airline network planning, air service development or another industry heavily dependent upon data analytics/insights OR Bachelor’s degree with demonstrated coursework in statistics or data science and four or more years of experience in airline network planning, air service development or another industry heavily dependent upon data analytics/insights.
JOB SPECIFIC COMPENTENCIES
Experience in an airline network planning, air service development or a position with demonstrated history of translating data into strategic recommendations and insights.
Knowledge of quantitative modeling or statistical analysis techniques.
Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of project management.
Ability to prepare and present detailed information to management and clients.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships, both inside and outside the organization.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Ability to manage specialized work.
Ability to use substantial reasoning and problem-solving techniques.
Preference for candidates with foreign language fluency.
Internal Number: IRC4092
About Tampa International Airport
Tampa International Airport (TPA) is the premier gateway to the West Coast of Florida with a market area of 7.3 million people living within a two-hour drive. The airport serves approximately 19 million passengers per year with 77 domestic and international destinations. Major airlines at TPA include Southwest Airlines, Delta Airlines, JetBlue Airways, United Airlines, American Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Frontier Airlines, British Airways, Copa Airlines, Edelweiss Air and Air Canada. The airport is renowned for its excellent facilities and relentless focus on customer service. Travel and Leisure Magazine recently ranked TPA second among all U.S. airports, while industry benchmark ASQ ranks TPA third best globally for its category.