Edinburgh Airport

Location: Edinburgh

Job Type: Full time


Job Description:

We’re looking for Analysts to join the team at Edinburgh Airport. Our people are key to our success and we need individuals with analytical savvy who can turn data into plans and insights, who can influence decision-makers, and who can contribute to delivering big days for our passengers.

Edinburgh Airport is a unique environment, and our Analysts get the opportunity to solve real-world problems. One of our Business Planning Analysts, Rory, sums it up perfectly, “The thing about the airport is there is no one typical day - no two days are the same”. You can read more about a ‘typical day’ as an analyst at Edinburgh Airport HERE

We are expanding our team and have a number of analyst roles coming up from Junior to Senior level, across some of our key teams:

  • Aero: where you will build business cases for exciting new route development and monitor the performance and improvement of our existing routes.
  • Business Analytics: where you will develop operational forecasts and models to drive the efficient running and growth plans of the airport.
  • Retail: where you will evaluate commercial trends, provide insights into our customer base, and advise on the development of our retail portfolio.

We are a diverse team at Edinburgh Airport with a range of skillsets that include data wrangling, data visualisation, statistics, machine learning, optimisation, simulation, dashboarding (tableau and power BI), coding (R and python), process mapping... just to name a few. Whether you’ve got years of experience or are just looking launch your career, if you have a passion for solving complex problems and applying analytical techniques to real-world problems, we want to hear from you!

Person Specification:

We are looking for people who are passionate about data analytics and supporting the continuous improvement of our airport.
  • Problem solving: you enjoy the challenge of solving complex problems and deploying practical solutions.
  • Curiosity: you have a desire to understand how things work and how we can make them better.
  • Precise: you enjoy and are comfortable manipulating large and numerous datasets and have excellent attention to detail.
  • Team player: you have strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively. You enjoy working as part of a team.
  • Savvy: Ability to learn quickly, use and/or develop the latest capacity modelling software, reporting tools, and statistical techniques.
  • Self-starter: Able to work independently, run with tasks on your own, and confident to make decisions.

Qualifications and Experience:

We are looking for people with a variety of skills. Don't worry if you do not have all of these. We provide loads of training and development opportunities.
  • Essential: Highly numeric with proven analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Essential: A degree in a relevant STEM subject for example maths, data science, airport planning, engineering (or equivalent experience)
  • Essential: Proficient in Microsoft Office, especially Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Desirable: Experience in a data science programming language such as R, Python, SQL
  • Desirable: Understanding and experience with a range of statistical techniques such as queueing theory, simulation, or optimisation.
  • Desirable: Experience with dashboarding software such as Tableau.
For the more senior roles, practical experience in designing and delivering complex analysis/models and the ability to translate analysis into solutions then communicate these to airport teams in a clear and constructive manner is critical. Our analyst teams deliver solutions to complex airport questions and see these solutions running in practice in our airport.
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