NBC Universal Analyst, Business Development – Revenue Management in Orlando, Florida
Analyst, Business Development – Revenue Management
Administration – Other
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JOB SUMMARY : Collaborate with Universal Parks & Resorts (UPR) product owners to implement and measure price recommendations to increase financial performance. Identify key performance indicators to monitor price performance. Assist with testing predictive models to ensure adoption of pricing recommendations. Identify ongoing needs of UPR product owners to assist in the continual evolution of the Revenue Management System.
Support implementation of pricing recommendations by communicating pricing recommendations to product owners and explaining impact of pricing decisions; collaborate with product owners to take action to drive incremental revenue.
Develop and maintain dashboards/reporting and drive performance measurement. Identify data needed to drive these reports and as needed write scripts/code to prepare data for use in reports. Understand ongoing pricing and reporting needs of the Food & Beverage organization and collaborate with the Revenue Management team to devise solutions to address these needs.
Support automation of Revenue Management decision making and identify opportunities to drive incremental profitability. Support efforts will include data preparation and data model refinement.
Test model accuracy, adjust price, calculate demand sensitivity and make recommendations that maximize profitability. Measure market response at the product and category levels across multiple locations and parks. Establish and maintain baseline historical pricing, seasonality, transaction volume, revenue, penetration, per capita, pricing, etc.
Provide Revenue Management System training to product owners to allow them to effectively use the system to evaluate, approve and implement price recommendations.
SCOPE: Develop Revenue Management models and solutions for Food & Beverage.
EDUCATION: High school degree or GED is required. Bachelor’s degree is required and Master’s degree is preferred. Master of Science Degree in Industrial Engineering, Operations Research, Management Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science or equivalent.
EXPERIENCE: Minimum of 4-6 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Experience writing complex SQL queries to retrieve and summarize data. Experience with programming languages such as Python is valued. Experience with reporting tools such as Tableau also an asset. Knowledge of other tools such as R, SAS, and SPSS are a plus.
Highly collaborative with a passion to solve problems and make clients successful
Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills
The ability to work through complex problems
Capable of communicating and expressing ideas clearly and concisely, in both written and oral formats.
Strong interpersonal, technical and presentation skills required.
Your talent, skills and experience will be rewarded with a competitive compensation package.
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