Aviation Asset Management - Senior Consultant

PA Consulting

Location: Greater London

Job Type: Full time

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Company Description

PA’s expertise has paved the way for our clients to invest over £500 billion in power generation, electricity infrastructure and utilities. That’s because we understand the impact that the clean energy transformation has on these investment opportunities and their related business models and strategy. We help clients achieve their objectives by harnessing the power of human ingenuity.

Job Description

Asset Management & Aviation at PA

Working with PA’s aviation team provides a fantastic opportunity for career development in the aviation consulting industry, working with highly experienced industry professionals on Board level projects with exposure to senior level client staff.

The Asset Management team works with clients who own/manage large physical infrastructure. We help them to manage their assets more effectively and efficiently as well as looking to the future, thinking about the opportunities that new technologies and approaches offer.

One of our USP’s is that we operate across all business functions, including strategy and planning, engineering, operations, finance, and technology.

As an Asset Management Consultant, you can expect to deliver on major change programmes, developing regulatory business plans, optimising asset investment strategies and plans, undertaking sophisticated data analysis to generate insights and drive decisions, and optimising the adoption of innovative technologies to achieve major performance and cost efficiency improvements.

Where you can make a Difference

We are looking to increase the growing team of Aviation specialists in our Asset Management team and in support our goal to deliver significant growth during 2022 and beyond. The three key interdependent and complementary pillars in our aviation sector strategy are as follows:

  • Subject matter consulting
  • Innovative products
  • Transactions

About Aviation at PA

Our specialist aviation team blends strategic and operational consultancy with industry expertise and specialist capability to deliver value added solutions for clients. We have deep industry insights and understand the mutual dependencies and synergies between different parts of the aviation value chain. We are trusted advisors for owners, boards and management teams and thereby help our clients achieve exceptional results with lasting impact.

We are the team who:

  • Built a financial model for a Middle East LCC to help determine the long-term fleet strategy
  • Provide diagnostic reviews and benchmarking studies that form the basis for transformation
  • Completed a review of the CDG hub operation for Air France
  • Ran the PMO for Aer Lingus to drive cost efficiency in ground operations at DUB
  • Developed commercial and operational systems strategies for a European airline
  • Provides specialist advice to governments on aviation related matters
  • Developed and brought to market an aircraft maintenance cost optimisation tool for airlines
  • Undertook a post-Covid market analysis for the International Finance Corporation
  • Developed the business plan for a new transatlantic start up long-haul carrier
  • Works as industry advisor for investors undertaking commercial due diligence on targets
  • Developed a traffic forecast for DXB plus a bespoke financial model for airline integration

From developing vision and strategy right through to execution, we provide the support that clients need to stay competitive and be successful. We are the advisors that best understand the business implications of ground-breaking technology and innovation. We support our clients to capitalise on new innovation and support them in the necessary business transformation.

Qualifications

About You

To rise to the challenge this Aviation AM consultant brings, we are looking for experienced individuals who have experience working in a consulting firm or from industry, with advanced financial analysis (MS Excel) and/or presentation (MS PPT) skills in the following areas:

  • Airline commercial, network development, scheduling, revenue management experience
  • Airline sales and distribution, PSC or NDC related experience
  • Airline operations related management experience e.g.: flight operations and ground handling
  • IT, systems, digital and data management in aviation businesses
  • Financial modelling, analysis and business planning for aviation businesses
  • Benchmarking of aviation business
  • Transaction related support for aviation businesses e.g.: commercial due diligence
  • Aircraft and engine maintenance, asset and cost management
  • Ideally experience within a consulting firm, but not essential

This will involve being responsible for providing project management and analytical support and consultancy services to our clients and is likely to require the following activities to be taken on:

  • Working with clients and colleagues to support a range of projects and programmes
  • Collation, management and detailed analysis of a wide range of business information
  • Preparation of interim and final reports and presentations for clients
  • Management of projects and supporting different project teams
  • Visiting clients regularly in the UK and overseas
  • Short term interim secondments into analytical / reporting type roles at clients
  • Supporting business development activity and the preparation of pitches and proposals
  • Support for the development and delivery of in-house products

Additional Information

Diversity Enables Ingenuity
Our diversity strengthens us and stimulates a rich, creative environment where our people feel empowered to be themselves. We’re committed to recruiting, promoting and rewarding our people solely based on their ability to contribute to PA’s goals, no matter their background. Together, we are PA — Bringing Ingenuity to Life.

Should you need any adjustments to the recruitment process — at any time — don’t hesitate to contact us on recruitmentenquiries@paconsulting.com

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