Denver International Airport is the 20th-busiest airport in the world and the 5th-busiest airport in the United States, serving 64.5 million passengers in 2018 and generating more than $26 billion for the region annually. DEN is the largest and newest commercial airport in the United States.
Denver International Airport (DEN) is seeking a Manager of Airline Affairs to manage the development, acquisition, leasing and relationships of the Airport's property and facilities for airlines.
Additionally, as the Airline Affairs Manager you can expect to:
Manages the airport's business relationship with the airlines by collaborating with the other airport divisions, including Finance, to come up with the best solutions to address the needs of the airlines.
Direct/Supervise/Manage the initiation, negotiation, implementation of airline, cargo, special facilities and TSA agreements and renewals to ensure effective delivery of services to airport users.
Communicates, supports and integrates the organization's strategic plan into functional and operational areas. Provides expert advice in specialized functional/technical area to others externally and internally. Regularly uses communication skills to influence, persuade, mediate and/or negotiate with others to make decisions and/or take actions of major consequence or long-term significance to the organization.
Using principles of Highest and Best Use, administer space allocation for airlines, TSA and all other occupants of Airport Leasable Space, except for space already designated as Concession Space. Ensure that space is properly billed and accounted for in lease documentation, if applicable.
Facilitate airline startups by (1) Communicating airport's requirements to airlines and assisting them in meeting the requirements, (2) Meeting airline needs for leased space and other facilities requirements, (3) communicating and coordinating with appropriate airport personnel to facilitate smooth startup.
Serves as a consultant within the organization relevant to concerns generated within the realm of the specialized assignment.
The perfect candidate will be a team player with a sound understanding of strategic business practices, be willing to work long hours and be flexible to meet business needs, is outcome oriented, has experience working with people at all levels, and a proven track record of excellent performance within a very complex enterprise. We are also looking for an innovative thinker, with the drive and ingenuity that helps us achieve DEN's Strategic Plan objectives.
Our ideal candidate will also have the following:
Demonstrated Relationship Management experience, which involved both internal and external stakeholders.
Demonstrated financial analysis experience that informed major business decisions
Demonstrated ability to work cross functionally and bring diverse interests together
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities and manage critical events seamlessly
Elevated level of discretion and decision-making ability
We realize your time is valuable so please do not apply if you do not have at least the following required minimum qualifications:
Education: Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Management, or a related field.
Experience: Three years of professional experience conducting complex analysis on a variety of issues as needed in retail, food and beverage, commercial property, car rental, parking and ground transportation businesses, airline affairs, or a related industry.
Education & Experience Equivalency: One year of the appropriate type and level of experience may be substituted for each required year of post-high school education. A combination of appropriate education and experience may be substituted for the minimum education and experience requirements.
Licensure & Certification: Requires a valid Driver's License at the time of application. Licenses and certifications must be kept current as a condition of employment.
FBI Background Check: FBI criminal background check is required for all positions at Denver International Airport (DEN). Employees are also required to report any felony convictions and/or moving violations to maintain this clearance and be eligible for continued employment. By position, a pre-employment physical/drug test may be required.
Denver International Airport (DEN) is the 20th-busiest airport in the world and the 5th-busiest airport in the United States, serving more than 64 million passengers in 2018 and generating more than $26 billion for the region annually. In 2018, the Wall Street Journal named DEN the best large airport in the country. DEN is owned by the City and County of Denver, operated by the City’s Department of Aviation, and represented by the City Attorney’s Office.