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Commercial Analyst

Posted on 28-Feb-2023
Application Close Date: 21-Mar-2023
Job Details
Accounting, Analysis and Reporting
Position Type:
Full Time
Job Reference:
  • Flexible work environment, including working a 9-day fortnight
  • Hybrid work model with 2 days WFH and 3 days in the office
  • Sydney based role, plenty of parking, close to restaurants, shopping, and train station

This is not your typical Analyst role. This unique diverse role will see you supporting and coordinating product launches, ongoing BAU and adhoc analysis, producing dashboards, content for weekly commercial meetings across APAC commercial teams.

An exciting role for an experienced Commercial Analyst to join our Princess Cruises team based in our office in Chatswood, Sydney. Reporting into the Director, Market Planning, you will be responsible for regular reporting, drawing insights from market data, pricing recommendations, maintaining market capacity models, and creating and executing pricing strategies that recognise the ever-evolving consumer demands across the Asia Pacific markets whist ensuring the accurate build and communication of pricing and promotions within internal systems and marketing collateral.

First things first, check out what is on offer!

  • Competitive base + super + bonus
  • Named as one of the best places to work in Australia in the Great Place to Work® survey 2022.
  • Work life balance – 9 day (compressed hours) working fortnight with full time pay. Yes, that's a long weekend every fortnight!                                                                                          
  • Offering a hybrid work model – 2 days WFH and 3 days Office
  • Fantastic Chatswood office location close to shops, public transport, restaurants, gyms and more!
  • An inclusive and diverse proud workforce with an amazing culture
  • Annual salary review based on personal and company achieved targets
  • Supportive Health & Wellbeing – physical, mental, and financial health benefits
  • Fantastic family & friends discount on cruises and onboard product launches
  • Airline and Hotel discounts through our partners
  • Supportive parental leave for both primary and non-primary carers
  • Reward & Recognition – attractive incentive schemes and recognition programs

Your key responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Supporting the development of pricing and promotional strategies for ships based within the APAC region.  This includes analysis and financial modelling to support the recommendations for product launches and promotional activities.
  • Refreshing and maintaining weekly reports, including reasons for changes to revenue week on week.
  • Maintain master list of different fare types, including launch, campaign, and tactical fares.
  • Develop new reports and tools for commercial teams in Australia to use to help optimise their outputs.
  • Work closely with the USE-based Product Teams to drive APAC passenger sourcing for international trades.
  • Provide other ad-hoc analyses and insights as required and support adhoc inquiries.
  • Ensure new product information is communicated to the commercial team effectively and efficiently, supported by regular presentations and business updates.
  • Work closely with the Trade Marketing Executive to develop product and pricing communications for travel agents
  • Assist with timeline management for all workflows to ensure that activity reaches market as planned.
  • Coordinate timely and efficient building of promotion and voyage information including product launches, strategic promotions etc.

About You:

You're a result driven, engaged, and resilient individual that loves working within a dynamic environment. You are confident working and interpreting data, translating it into findings offering ideas and solutions for the business to make the best commercial decisions. Aside from your fantastic multi-tasking skills, you will have a strong work ethic and although you can work autonomously, it is in a team environment where you flourish. You have experience supporting high profile projects whilst ensuring strong stakeholder relationships with an emphasis on high level coordinating skills and experience ensuring accurate information is captured and communicated to key stakeholders. As part of a close-knit team, your positive attitude and willingness to roll up your sleeves and get the work done will set you apart from your competitors. If you love travel, all things data and are seeking an opportunity where you can build your career with an industry leader, this role is perfect for you!

To be successful in the role, you will have demonstrated:

  • Minimum 1 - 2 years in a Planning analyst or an analytical role, preferably a commercial function.
  • Highly proficient time management, analytical and coordinating skills across multiple stakeholders.
  • Advance knowledge of Microsoft Excel, including pivot tables, formulas, interpreting data is mandatory.
  • Ability to analyse business and financial data and collate into clear reports.
  • Attention to detail and ability to prioritise competing tasks.
  • A strong desire to learn, be inquisitive, be proactive and always seeking to progress in your career.
  • Knowledge of SQL is desirable but not essential.
  • Undergraduate degree in economics, finance, accounting, or similar commercial discipline
  • Travel or Cruise experience - preferred but not mandatory.

We are seeking someone with the right attitude to fit into our fun and supportive culture so, if you meet the above requirements, have a down to earth personality and solid work ethic, please send your application for consideration. Only suitable candidates will be contacted.

About Us:

Carnival Australia is part of the Carnival Corporation, the worlds' leading cruise holiday company, representing iconic brands including P&O Cruises, Princess Cruises, Cunard, Carnival Cruise Lines, Holland America Line and Seabourn. It's an exciting time to join the local team, with the resumption of cruising in Australia! At Carnival Australia we pride ourselves on promoting an inclusive and flexible workplace culture where individual differences are valued. We are committed to working with people's strengths and encourage applicants to approach us for any necessary adjustments.

*Carnival Australia promotes diversity and inclusion across our workplace and encourages applications from all backgrounds and communities including people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, the LGBTQIA+ community and people living with disability.

*As part of our recruitment process and commitment to safety, suitable candidates will be required to undertake background checks which may include a police check, skills assessment/ testing, and reference checks as part of your application process. In setting expectations, there will be an initial phone screen, assessment of excel skills, a two-stage interview, and a case study for suitable candidates.

*We will not be accepting unsolicited resumes from Agency recruiters. Any unsolicited resumes submitted will not be eligible for a placement fee. Only approved Recruiters on our panel will be engaged.

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