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Senior Analyst - Forecasting and Research

Strategy & Development



Senior Analyst - Forecasting and Research 

The strategy group maps out where we’re going, what that means, and what it looks like. Our Research team analyses the industry so that we’re never playing catch-up. Design translates strategies into award winning products and experiences. In Program Management, it’s more about the delivery of our strategies into realized benefits. And our Corporate Planning team creates strategy so that we’re agile enough to respond in a fast-evolving industry.

What you’ll deliver
• You will be responsible for detailed quantitative and qualitative research analysis and production of aviation forecasts critical to Dubai Airports’ master programmes.
• You will be responsible for developing the short and long-term annual passenger traffic, aircraft movements forecast, cargo forecast and associated design day schedules. In addition, regular proactive and on demand reviews and updates to the long-term forecast will be required, in collaboration with the airport’s main airline stakeholders, or when key assumptions change.
• You will be responsible for conducting competitive market analysis as required.
• You will be required to support activities related to customer insight and sentiment analysis. This will include summarising and delivering key messages from our regular and project-based customer surveying activities.
• You will be an experienced data analyst with significant experience in building and maintaining databases, and act as the prime source of aviation related intelligence and data. 

What you bring
• Shall be educated to degree level in an analytical field (maths, computer science, statistics, economics, econometrics, engineering etc.).
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite of software.
• Advanced skills in Excel necessary.
• Proven ability to communicate data and information in a manner that is readily understood by a wide audience of varied experience.
• Ability to ‘own’ projects and initiatives, to drive them forwards on a collaborative basis with stakeholders and internal customers.
• Experience with analysing large data sets.
• Ability to effectively analyse industry trends and present in a concise way in presentations.
• Technical experience with SQL database management and Tableau dashboards preferable.
• Knowledge of the Airport/Airline industry from a long-term planning perspective – facility development and/or airline network planning.

Life at Dubai Airports
Fast-moving and fast-growing, Dubai Airports is a business that’s all about delivering great airport experiences, 24 hours a day. Life here means always pushing – and being pushed – to work better and smarter. With us, you’ll be encouraged to be the best you can be. You’ll be part of the team that connects the world. And at every opportunity, you’ll go beyond; delivering an advanced, innovative future for yourself and our business, and making an impact that delivers for Dubai.