THE ROLE Contribute to the Business of Airports, Around the World
Located at Midway Airport (MDW) in Chicago, the primary duty of a Commercial Analyst is assessing data from a variety of sources and using it to derive insights into changes in sales growth and trends. The Commercial Analyst conducts research, gathers data, provides analysis and interpretation, and assists with the preparation of reports, presentations, and recommendations. In addition, the Commercial Analyst will undertake financial and contractual administration duties for Midway Partnership (MP), working with the Commercial Operations Director and the corporate office in Vancouver.
Key Responsibilities Analysis, Forecasting, Data Collection, and Reporting
Works Closely With The Commercial Operations Director To
Use a variety of statistical modeling methods to prepare reports that show the potential impact of changes in market conditions, and construction schedules how they will impact sales.
Translate complex data into actionable strategies and techniques to drive sales and enhance marketing efforts.
Develop templates to improve forecasting processes and methodologies; includes promoting the value of standardized templates, from which custom-built solutions can be developed
Present findings to executives, operations teams, marketing teams, through daily, weekly or monthly meetings.
Prepare both written reports and visual presentations to share findings.
Coordinates and manages an array of existing reports, ensuring timely delivery to executive management
Works with database and business intelligence tools to design and develop new reports that provide insight for multiple audiences including MP leadership, and the Vantage Executive Team
Distills market intelligence in a timely manner to inform decision-making throughout organization
Forecast revenue and market share information
Contract Administration and Compliance Monitoring
Reviews contracts for compliance
Reviews contracts, verifying accuracy and identifies discrepancies
Ensuring relevant documentation accompany contracts and maintaining digital and hard copies of relevant documentation.
Monitors accounts receivable information and identifies non compliance
Monitors construction phasing and identifies capital impact
Works as a liaison between concession partners and Corporate Finance in Vancouver
Uses initiative to research and identify areas of improvement or opportunity
Stay abreast of market trends within their industry as a whole
Contributes to the Commercial team by identifying areas for improved revenue
Supports the Company’s business development initiatives on an ad-hoc basis
You can use data points to tell a story and convey your analysis in professional, well-crafted reports and presentations. You are familiar with predictive analytics and are passionate about operations, big data, and statistics. Your strong capabilities in quantitative analysis are matched by your strong communication skills, and supplemented by an undergraduate university degree. You are a self-starter, who loves to see excellent analytical reporting make a difference and contribute to business success.
You Possess The Following Experience And Abilities
Preferred previous experience in a business or financial analysis role
Advanced-level skills in Excel; proficiency in Word and Outlook
Strong analytical skills, with consistent, high-quality, accurate results
Restaurant or Retail experience preferred
Curiosity and with a keen interest in learning the business of airports
Motivated to take ownership and deliver in a fast-paced, customer focused environment
Independent ‘numbers' thinker who can also work in a team
Good judgement, especially in interpersonal relationships and communications; ability to speak and write clearly, appropriate to the audience, showing multi and intercultural awareness
Creative, inquisitive, ability to keep in mind the ‘big picture’ while attending to details
Resourceful and goal oriented
Organizational and prioritization skills, including ability to be flexible with changing and competing priorities
In short, you are able to
Use data analysis and critical thinking to draw meaningful conclusions
Present data, context, and implications in a manner that is clear and compelling
Highlight areas of risk based on the lease and communicate appropriately with affected parties.
What We Offer In addition to a competitive compensation and benefits package, career progression, access to a global team of talented professionals, we are growing and offer boundless opportunities to make your mark. If you share our sense of adventure, come, and join us for the journey .
About Vantage Airport Group
Vantage Airport Group is a privately owned, industry-leading investor, developer and manager of airports. Our current portfolio includes airports in Canada, Europe, the Caribbean and the United States. Offering more than 20 years of experience, we have received international recognition in areas such as design, finance, operations and sustainability while delivering award-winning commercial programs and passenger experiences. Millions of passengers travel through the Vantage network on an annual basis and we are poised for continued growth.
Our most recent additions include Vantage’s role with LaGuardia Gateway Partners (LGP) to lead and oversee the $4 billion redevelopment of LaGuardia Airport’s Central Terminal Building B, the largest transportation public private partnership in the United States, and Chicago’s Midway International Airport where Vantage has formed a partnership to redevelop and operate the concession program.
Passionate about People, Performance and Place - our success lies in the strength of our global talent, a team of some of the world’s most respected industry professionals.