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Title:  Manager Fleet Strategy and Analysis

Location: 

Long Island City, NY, US, 11101

Req ID:  21065
  • Position Summary 

    The Manager, Fleet Strategy & Analysis is responsible for the analysis, recommendations and execution of fleet related strategic projects and transactions including aircraft and engine purchases, sales and leases.  The Manager leads a team that works collaboratively with financial planning and analysis, corporate finance & treasury, network planning, legal, operational engineering, product, fleet programs and technical operations to build a holistic fleet plan to align with the corporate growth strategy.    

    Essential Responsibilities 

    • Conduct analysis and present recommendations to executive leadership for all aircraft programs functions including leasing, purchasing, dispositions, and other ad hoc fleet programs initiatives 

    • Lead the financial modeling and analysis of all fleet related transactions with a cross functional team 

    • Lead a cross functional fleet governance committee to facilitate decision making 

    • Negotiate and document aircraft leases, lease extensions, aircraft and engine orders and sales  

    • Maintain relationships with aircraft and engine manufacturers and aircraft lessors  

    • Analyze operational performance and capabilities of various fleet types 

    • Manage and administer all fleet related contracts  

    • Manage the corporate capital expenditures forecast 

    • Partner with Corporate Finance on ownership analysis and capital considerations 

    • Assist with aircraft delivery and closing process  

    • Champion sustainable long term structural costs and assist with corporate growth strategy as it relates to our fleet 

    • Develop crewmembers into key assets and support their continued growth 

    • Support Financial Planning and Analysis, Technical Operations and Treasury with long and short term financial modeling   

    • Other duties as asgined  

    Minimum Experience and Qualifications 

    • Bachelor’s degree in Aviation Business, Finance, Economics, Aerospace Engineering   

    • Four (4) years of aviation finance and/or fleet management experience 

    • Highly proficient with Microsoft Office suite  

    • Strong analytical and presentation skills 

    • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously 

    • Excellent written and verbal communication including interactions with executive leadership  

    • Experience project managing cross functional teams to deliver results 

    • Strong attention to detail 

    • Available for occasional overnight travel (15%) 

    • Must pass a ten (10) year background check and pre-employment drug test 

    • Must be legally eligible to work in the country in which the position is located 

    Preferred Experience and Qualifications 

    • MBA  

    • Previous aviation fleet management experience (OEM, lessor or airline) 

    • Knowledgeable in technical operations maintenance contracts and expenses 

    • Aircraft and engine negotiation and documentation experience   

    Crewmember Expectations:  

    • Regular attendance and punctuality  

    • Potential need to work flexible hours and be available to respond on short-notice 

    • Well-groomed and able to maintain a professional appearance 

    • When working or traveling on JetBlue flights, and if time permits, all capable crewmembers are asked to assist with light cleaning of the aircraft 

    • Must be an appropriate organizational fit for the JetBlue culture, that is, exhibit the JetBlue values of Safety, Caring, Integrity, Passion and Fun  

    • Must fulfill safety accountabilities as prescribed by JetBlue’s Safety Management System  

    • Promote JetBlue’s #1 value of safety as a Safety Ambassador, supporting JetBlue’s Safety Management System (SMS) components, Safety Policy and behavioral standards  

    • Identify safety and/or security concerns, issues, incidents or hazards that should be reported and report them whenever possible and by any means necessary including JetBlue’s confidential reporting systems (Aviation Safety Action Program (ASAP) or Safety Action Report(SAR))  

    • Responsible for adhering to all applicable laws, regulations (FAA, OSHA, DOT, etc.) and Company policies, procedures and risk controls  

    • Uphold JetBlue’s safety performance metric goals and understand how they relate to their duties and responsibilities  

    Equipment:  

    • Computer and other office equipment 

    Work Environment:  

    • Normal Office Environment 

    Physical Effort:   

    • Generally not required, or up to 10 pounds occasionally, 0 pounds frequently. (Sedentary) 

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