Analyst - Route

Virgin Atlantic and Virgin Holidays
Crawley, UK
21 Sep 2019
03 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
In a nutshell

Do you want a role where you can see the contribution you have made to the company bottom line?

In this role you'll directly influence our performance through the decisions you make daily. Your lead on implementing the pricing and competitive position for component products ensuring pricing strategies are in place & controlled effectively across multiple brands.

Day to day
  • Management of pricing and margin strategies
  • Continuous review of price position throughout the booking cycle, highlighting action needed to secure price point
  • Investigation of booking issues outside of tolerance levels and highlight any margin concerns
  • Your monitor, lead and improve "Best Price" process
  • Build & maintain the relationship with sales channels, purchasing, marketing and PR teams to provide tactical and promotional sales/offers
  • You'll brief Product and Aviation team on offers required to attain price points & compelling offers to drive sales levels
  • Ensure that offers in place support trading direction, sales targets and NPS goals.
  • Brief the Route Executives on products, dates and price point requirements
  • You'll track and provide analysis and effectiveness of key price & deal messages / promos.
  • Administer the rules for management of seats and beds across brands and ensure all stock sold through most profitable channels
  • Provide weekly and monthly trading reporting, detailing concerns and highlighting opportunities to the business
  • Tracks & Communicate performance towards any override and hurdle agreements
  • Compile, utilise and present competitor data analysis ensuring information is accurate and that we are well priced and competitive

About you

Do you have knowledge and practical application of Excel? Do you know how to do basic formulas, formatting and pivot tables? If so then this could be the role for you....

Jointly with the above we're looking for the following from you:
  • Ability to present data in an easy to understand format that is dynamic, insightful and informative
  • A self-starter who will use your own initiative alongside having a real passion for creative problem solving
  • Analyse large amounts of data and draw conclusions and make action plans
  • Ability to constructively challenge the business decisions and provide alternative suggestions that are well-thought-out
  • Take an interest and actively help with setting margin strategies
  • This role will require you to work on a shift pattern to cover Monday to Friday 9am to 7pm alongside a rota of weekends and bank holidays.

It's a pacy role so you will need to have the ability to capture information quickly and communicate your findings in a clear and concise manner. Do you work well autonomously but love being an integral part of a dynamic team? If you love the sound of the above why not apply today?

The perks

We recognise the value you add to our dynamic company. That's why we give our people the rewards that they deserve. We have a whole host of benefits to help you enjoy life to the full, including up to seven flights a year to a wide range of fabulous Virgin Atlantic destinations. Of course you can also take advantage of discounts on our amazing Virgin Holidays hotels. We also offer a competitive benefits package including pension and private medical schemes and life assurance. You can even self select whats important to you through our benefits portal. We appreciate that life is busy, so when operationally possible remote working is available.

Be Yourself - Our Differences make us stronger

Virgin Atlantic and Virgin holidays are committed equal opportunities employers and positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible applicants regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy and maternity. Diversity brings strength which is why we strive to provide an inclusive environment where individuality is celebrated and we can unleash the potential of our forward-thinking mix of people.

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