As a Manager Data Science, you will be responsible fordefining the future of Revenue Management (RM), bringing innovative skills incomputer science, artificial intelligence, statistics and machine learningtogether with industry expertise to lead a team responsible for delivering RMsolutions where data is at the heart of the question.
You will be responsiblefor strengthening the RM capabilities using data, science and technology.
You will be responsible to translate the commercial vision,based on an understanding of the airlines future strategy, to devise adepartment strategy centered around data and science based applications todeliver revenue targets.
You would have to identify within the business, existing,as well as new data sources, that can be used to bring innovative solutions todeliver revenue and a competitive advantage.
In this role, you will apply knowledge of the business andthe evolving discipline of data science to define the future of RM withsolutions going beyond traditional O&D optimization and towardspersonalization, dynamic pricingand offer / ordermanagement.
Furthermore you will ensure that a robust technical data riskmanagement regime is developed and maintained. You will also be responsible todesign and build analytics methodologies, solutions, and products to delivervalue to the business based on a broad and complex set of business and customerdata.
As a team leader you drivethe datascience time team to deliver a regular rhythm of solutions, to test and learn,and develop solutions with a mindset that failure, if recovered quickly, canprovide meaningful direction for improvement.
You will develop measurementmethod, based on results, to determine the efficacy of both machine solutionsand analyst interventions to continually improve results.
We are looking for a passionate, high energy individual whohas excellent understanding of airline economics, as well as sales anddistribution knowledge.
Experience working as a Data Science Manager within theRevenue Management department of an airline would be ideal. You should haveexperience leading and managing a team of Data Science experts, be able to makerecommendations on data infrastructure and database relationships.
Useprogramming skills (e.g. SQL, Python, R) during analysis, model design anddeployment. You should have the ability to delegate work, set clear directionsand manage workflows.
Strong mentoring and coaching skills are also essential.
To be successful in this role you will need to be minimumBachelor’s Degree qualified in related disciplines, with at least 8 years ofjob related experience within the airline industry.
You will need to have anexpert understanding of statistics, operations research, and forecasting andoptimization methods.
You should also have an expert level understanding of ITrelated topics, and good understanding of airlines business process.
This role demands a high level of energy and intelligence.In addition you must have an outstanding communication and presentation skills.