Analyst, Revenue Management

Position Summary:The cruise industry provides a dynamic and competitive environment with extensive growth over the next decade. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. is a leader of this industry offering three cruise brands, Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises, and Azamara Cruises with a worldwide product offering. The Revenue Management (RM) Department plays a key role in our efforts to stay on top of this industry through yield maximization with responsibilities for strategic and tactical initiatives.
As a member of the Revenue Management team, you will be responsible for optimizing revenue through development and implementation of inventory and pricing strategies. This includes analysis of large data sets to establish effective selling strategies, oversell strategies and determining the optimal market mix, including groups. You will have exposure to senior management and work closely with Sales, Marketing, Trade Support and Services and Reservations.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Optimize yields through effective inventory management and pricing strategy
Set pricing and inventory levels based on trend data
Develop pricing and promotional strategy at the market and booking channel
Conduct ongoing competitor price and product analysis to ensure proper rate positioning and product offering relative to competition
Actively participate in daily pricing decisions
Communicate weekly pricing and promotional strategies along with overall product performance to upper management
Demonstrate sound judgment and resourcefulness in decision making and problem solving
Makes timely decisions on promotional opportunities based on market demand and product needs
Participate in annual Game Plan creation process, resulting in the overall product strategy


Financial Responsibilities

Responsible for decisions that drive $150M to $250M in net ticket revenue

Qualifications:
Masters of Business Administration (MBA) or Masters degree (MA) preferred
Bachelors degree (BA) from four-year college or university required with focus in quantitative discipline preferred
Two years related experience in financial / business analysis or related field preferred
Must be able to demonstrate understanding of revenue management concepts and tools and demonstrate understanding of basic economics
Previous experience in implementing system enhancements and decision making tools preferred
Demonstrated ability to organize and analyze large volumes of data, make decisions and recommendations and independently implement decisions is required
Demonstrated experience in project management
Demonstrated ability to develop and deliver high quality,