Analyst/Senior Analyst, Operations Strategic Alignment

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Dallas, TX

Location: DFW Headquarters Building 8 (DFW-SV08)

Additional Locations: None

Requisition ID: 72180


Are you ready to explore a world of possibilities, both at work and during your time off? Join our American Airlines family, and you’ll travel the world, grow your expertise and become the best version of you. As you embark on a new journey, you’ll tackle challenges with flexibility and grace, learning new skills and advancing your career while having the time of your life. Feel free to enrich both your personal and work life and hop on board

**Why you’ll love this job**

+ Operations Strategic Alignment analysts have the exciting opportunity to be a part of the team responsible for ensuring alignment and execution on operational priorities by identifying and framing issues, driving decisions and monitoring implementation of solutions.

+ You’ll dive in and develop understanding of assigned Operations business areas as you help them decide objectives and lay out strategies to achieve them

+ You will help Ops teams with their migrations to the Product Model, transforming the way we partner with IT to achieve objectives

+ This position is within the Operations Strategic Alignment team in the Operations Strategic Alignment & Business Planning organization and will support all Operations groups.

**What you’ll do**

_As noted above, this list is intended to reflect the current job but there may be additional essential functions (and certainly non-essential job functions) that are not referenced. Management will modify the job or require other tasks be performed whenever it is deemed appropriate to do so, observing, of course, any legal obligations including any collective bargaining obligations._

+ Synthesize business problems, identify strategic options, define outcomes, and gain consensus among senior leadership on key Operations initiatives

+ Connect the vision with the tangible pieces that enable its fulfillment

+ Identify current and future opportunities, compiling and presenting cross-functional impacts, aligning and prioritizing with business owners, finance, and IT counterparts, and monitors the status outcomes

+ Enable teams and leaders to connect the dots between the various initiatives within a larger plan

+ Be the link between business and IT teams across organizations to bring about consistency and synergies on technology in-use and in development

+ Ensure clarity of business requirements from stakeholders to enable proper planning and design of new initiatives

+ Monitor and provide updates to senior leadership

+ Gather information from internal and external sources, using various research methods

+ Project manage transformational initiatives, building detailed project plans, facilitating meetings and following up with key stakeholders

+ Create KPIs and project dashboards to monitor progress

+ Provide analytical support by reviewing data, drawing insights and presenting findings

+ Develop and deliver presentations to leaders and working groups

+ Manage ad hoc projects as required – ranging from small requests to multi-year projects

+ Collaborate with internal customers to better understand their needs and be able to communicate them to others

**All you’ll need for success**

**Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience**

+ Bachelor’s degree or equivalent training/experience

+ 3 years of experience in airline, consulting, or equivalent industries

**Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience**

+ Graduate degree

+ Product Management experience

+ Prior consulting experience

**Skills, Licenses & Certifications**

+ Excellent analytical, strategic thinking, and written and verbal communication skills including the ability to collaborate with all levels of management

+ Strategic thinker who considers the broader corporate implications of ideas

+ Ability to problem solve and effectively deal with ambiguity

+ Self-starter who solicits input from several sources

+ Ability to prioritize and navigate projects among competing priorities, both within and outside one’s own organization

+ Effective collaborator both across and outside the organization at all levels

+ Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Powerpoint and Word

**What you’ll get**

Feel free to take advantage of all that American Airlines has to offer:

+ Travel Perks: Ready to explore the world? You, your family and your friends can reach 365 destinations on more than 6,800 daily flights across our global network.

+ Health Benefits: On day one, you’ll have access to your health, dental, prescription and vision benefits to help you stay well. And that’s just the start, we also offer virtual doctor visits, flexible spending accounts and more.

+ Wellness Programs: We want you to be the best version of yourself – that’s why our wellness programs provide you with all the right tools, resources and support you need.

+ 401(k) Program: Available upon hire and, depending on the workgroup, employer contributions to your 401(k) program are available after one year.

+ Additional Benefits: Other great benefits include our Employee Assistance Program, pet insurance and discounts on hotels, cars, cruises and more

**Feel free to be yourself at American**

From the team members we hire to the customers we serve, inclusion and diversity are the foundation of the dynamic workforce at American Airlines. Our 20+ Employee Business Resource Groups are focused on connecting our team members to our customers, suppliers, communities and shareholders, helping team members reach their full potential and creating an inclusive work environment to meet and exceed the needs of our diverse world.

Are you ready to feel a tremendous sense of pride and satisfaction as you do your part to keep the largest airline in the world running smoothly as we care for people on life’s journey? Feel free to be yourself at American.

Additional Locations: None

Requisition ID: 72180

Discrimination and all unlawful harassment (including sexual harassment) in employment is not tolerated. We encourage success based on our individual merits and abilities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or employment status. We support and obey laws that prohibit discrimination everywhere we do business. American Airlines, Inc fully considers all qualified applicants including those with a criminal history.

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