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Title:  Senior Analyst Strategic Sourcing (Airports Experience)


Orlando, FL, US, 32827

Req ID:  52249



Position Title: Senior Analyst, Strategic Sourcing (Airports Experience, OSC)

Position Summary:

The Senior Strategic Sourcing Analyst (Airports Experience) is responsible for partnering with JetBlue’s Airports Experience team in the planning, development, and execution of strategic sourcing projects and related initiatives. The Senior Analyst leverages spend analytics and market intelligence to identify cost optimization opportunities in the sourcing of goods and services. The Senior Analyst will work closely with the Airports Services & Planning and Airports Operations teams on the development and management of Airports Business Partner strategies, as well as activities throughout the sourcing lifecycle, including contract management and performance management.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Executes strategic sourcing projects (using standard sourcing methodologies) leading a grouping (region) of 20+ airport locations

  • Proactively monitors market trends that impact spend category and adapts strategies to mitigate risk

  • Analyzes historical spend to assist in the development of supply management and channel strategies

  • Develops category objectives and operational requirements with strong consideration for market conditions and opportunities

  • Performs analysis of category spend to assist in the development of sourcing strategies for the assigned category

  • Partners with business units and legal teams in the negotiation of contracts and agreements

  • Identifies sourcing opportunities to obtain optimal value for JetBlue and respective business units by estimating cost savings benefits and evaluating strategic sourcing performance metrics (KPIs)

  • Supports internal airports stakeholders to ensures compliance with operational requirements, internal controls and regulations

  • Partners with business units in developing budgets for external spend to identify risks and opportunities

  • Partners with FP&A on reviewing category spend to ensure budget compliance

  • Proactively monitors and interprets market intelligence trends that impact category group and adapts strategies to mitigate risks

  • All other duties as assigned

Minimum Experience and Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)

  • Three (3) years of strategic sourcing, airport leadership or equivalent experience

  • Proficiency in procurement and strategic sourcing processes

  • Proficiency with MS Office suite (minimum Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Word)

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Financial, quantitative and analytical skills

  • Strong commercial acumen and negotiation skills; track record of capturing value and savings

  • Strong project and relationship management skills, including stakeholder and timeline management and meeting facilitation

  • Available for overnight travel (10%)

  • 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

  • Authorization to work in the US is required. This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship


Preferred Experience and Qualifications:

  • Relevant experience managing airport business partner relationships

  • Relevant experience in an airport operations environment

  • Demonstrated ability to present information clearly and effectively to company senior leadership

  • Demonstrated ability to draft, interpret and communicate complex contractual documents such as Statements of Work (SOW) and Master Service Agreements (MSA)

Crewmember Expectations:

  • Regular attendance and punctuality

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

  • 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

  • Organizational fit for the JetBlue culture, that is, exhibit the JetBlue values of Safety, Caring, Integrity, Fun and Passion

  • 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 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))


  • Computer and other office equipment

Physical Effort:

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


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JetBlue Airways is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Nearest Major Market: Orlando

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