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Operations Research Specialist

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Airlines - Corporate Operations
Mascot Campus, Australia


Operations Research Specialist (Job Number: 026200)

Mascot QCB
Executive Opportunity
Deliver Analytical Excellence within Revenue Optimisation

As a Qantas employee, you’re already helping us to embody the Spirit of Australia each and every day. And with this role, there’s a real opportunity for you to showcase that Spirit in new and exciting ways – while taking your career to exciting places as well.

Working within the new Revenue Management family, we are seeking an Operations Research Specialists to join our team based at Mascot, reporting to the Manager Business Intelligence

As an Operations Research Specialist you will be a thought leader in operational research and a key influencer on decisions that affect the strategy and application of forecasting and optimisation methodologies across the Revenue Management function.

This position is also responsible for ensuring that practices are in line with industry best practice and ensuring the Qantas is seen as a leader in this discipline.

Your main responsibilities will include:

Drive the identification of revenue improvement opportunities through development of modelling and measuring techniques
Monitor and deliver improved forecast accuracy, resulting in better revenue performance
Engage business managers and SMEs to proactively uncover and explore new opportunities that have not been formally identified by business
Analyse systems outputs and agree configuration of global and key system parameters to ensure system is optimised
Apply business modelling, problem structuring and analytical skills to complex problems
Translate business problems into analytic requirements for solution design
Responsible for initiating process improvement initiatives
Evaluate current and emerging best practices to deliver improved forecast accuracy and revenue performance and integrate with product development strategies
Provide mathematical modelling and analysis services to support critical decision making


What you’ll bring to the role:

Tertiary level education in a relevant discipline (e.g. Operations Research, Econometrics, Industrial Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics or Applied Physics)
Ideally suited to candidates with an advanced degree (Honour’s, Master’s)
Experience in Operations Research or related field preferably within Revenue Management
Experience solving business problems using stochastic, heuristic or deterministic methodologies, using R, SAS, CPLEX or other analytical tools
Experience in one or more general purpose programming languages (Python/VBA /SQL/C/C++ )
Strong skills with Microsoft Office programs particularly Excel

We’ve worked hard to create a culture that will challenge and excite you – and give you the support you need to really go places. Here, everyone’s treated with the respect they deserve. And everyone has the potential to make the most of their skills.

Be a part of something special – get in touch today.

Qantas is an Equal Opportunity Employer – so by coming to work for us, you’ll be part of an organisation that encourages diversity, supports charities and environmental initiatives, and is always striving to bring out the best in Australia’s youth, the arts and sport. We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander – and people from every other kind of background – to apply.

Qantas is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We promote flexibility. Talk to us about how this job could be flexible for you.