Schedule Strategy Planner

Title: Schedule Strategy Planner (Analyst) | £30K - £35K | Aviation Industry | Luton Airport

Industry: Analytics

Role/Sector: Analyst   |   Project management

Location: Bedfordshire

Placement: Graduate job (permanent)

Salary: £30,000 - 35,000 (per annum)

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Information on the company

Our client is Europe’s leading airline flying more than 82 million passengers to more than 33 countries! But they’re not just known for their size and innovation, they’re known around the world for their incredible staff who are at the heart of everything they do.


This is a role for a graduate that loves Excel & Airlines! The role will help transition the airline's world-leading schedule into a comprehensive long-term strategy in a modern and efficient way, leveraging data driven processes and new tools.


  • Build scenarios to explore structural schedule changes required to accommodate improved operational resilience, optimised commercial returns, crew efficiencies and asset utilisation
  • Model Fleet scenarios and the impact on the Schedule.
  • Model the interaction of Procurement deals for future schedules.
  • Support Operational Teams through what-if schedules.
  • Build Schedules for different base scenarios.
  • Integrate Schedule scenarios for acquisition opportunities
  • Develop creative schedule solutions to improve long term schedule stability
  • Support the team by working cross-functionally across the organisation, to create influence and ensure the schedule strategy is fully communicated and integrated into the business


  • Ownership and Delivery. Has a clear focus to deliver results, working to targets, reviewing progress and adapting their plans accordingly, motivating themselves/the team to achieve.
  • Business Performance. Understands business and external environment, is cost conscious and understands the longer term perspective and implications of decisions.
  • Building Relationships. Expresses ideas confidently and clearly, builds positive and constructive relationships with others, gets to know colleagues within their own team and supports them to ensure team goals are achieved.
  • Innovation and Change. Is open to new ways of doing things and questions existing approaches, views change as an opportunity, comfortable working in a dynamic and ambiguous environment.


  • Experience in a Scheduling, Ops Research or Network Development role (would be an advantage)
  • Proven advanced analytical skills and data modelling
  • Love of data and ability to provide in-depth insights from it
  • Knowledge of business research methodologies
  • Expert knowledge of MS Excel essential
  • Working knowledge of SQL data mining tools and ability to extract and manipulate data is essential
  • Proven end-to-end project/task ownership and delivery
  • Flexibility to adapt to a fast paced, changing environment
  • Tenacity, focus and resilience to deliver the plan
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills

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