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About Seabury Consulting Cargo Advisory
Seabury Cargo Advisory is a practice area of Seabury Consulting, part of Accenture, and a leading advisor to the global air freight and broader transportation industry. The practice advises many of the world’s best performing airlines, shipping lines, integrators, forwarders, airports, leasing firms, etc. A dedicated data analytics and business intelligence team is responsible for providing leading industry databases to our clients, including comprehensive air and express cargo demand and supply databases and forecasts. The data analytics team operates from offices in Amsterdam and Kuala Lumpur and aims to provide top class customer service and continuously improve and innovate existing and new products to continue our steep growth curve.
About the function
We are looking for exceptional and highly motivated data professionals to join the KL team to further grow our capabilities and expand our presence in APAC. The KL team is responsible for developing, maintaining and managing Seabury’s market intelligence products.
Part of our product portfolio is the Seabury Cargo Model, a network and fleet optimization tool. Launched in 2015, it helps cargo airlines to optimize their cargo performance and profitability. To date, the tool is used by nine leading airlines on a long-term subscription basis. The tool helps airlines in their strategic decision-making on optimizing what cargo to sell, which partnerships to engage in, and design their optimal air cargo networks of the future. The tool is in continuous development, and airlines frequently reach out for guidance with their scenario-building and interpreting the results of their scenarios.
You will be part of the support team for this tool; understanding the types of business cases airlines are running and modelling these business cases to provide actionable insights to our clients. You will be frequently engaging in client communication to resolve issues and identify improvements, as well as provide further technical developments to propel the tool further. Experience in the industry is not essential however a strong desire to build knowledge of aviation and transportation industries is a must. The learning curve will be steep and rewarding, and will enable you to build a foundation of skills and experience which will prepare you for a range of more senior roles.
Understand the workings of the Seabury Cargo Model, its purpose and why our clients use it
Engage frequently with clients, by providing support and running business cases with them.
Analyzing and interpreting the results of the optimization model to provide insights on the client’s network, fleet and optimal sales strategy
Provide day-to-day client troubleshooting and bug fixes and undertake regular housekeeping activities Propel the tool(s) forward through exciting and intensive development sprints
There is potential for client-facing workshops and training, and as such may require international travel depending on ongoing global developments
Keep up to date with current industry trends reported in various industry publications to ensure domain expertise with the data being analyzed
What you get out of it
This position provides exciting challenges and opportunities to exceptional talent. Seabury Consulting places high emphasis on individual development and will provide comprehensive training to prepare you for the role. Whilst working on state-of-the-art data products and market intelligence tools you will be exposed to market leading airlines, leading data analytics software as well as best practices in execution and delivery. The tight-knit team is focused on delivering high end results in a supportive and fun environment.
From this role you will gain good experience and knowledge in the following:
Domain expertise in the air cargo industry and especially network optimization
Client interaction, deep understanding of their business cases and translating them into actional insights
Writing SQL queries and modifying scripts on MS SQL Server databases
Exposure to developing dashboards in PowerBI, and understanding cloud platform technology
Desired Skills & Experience
Experienced analysts, with a minimum 1-2 years’ work experience in an analytical role
Minimum bachelor’s degree in Applied Science/Applied Mathematics/Economics/Business Administration/Business Information Systems or relevant degrees with a strong focus on statistics or data
Excellent analytical abilities, a ‘number cruncher’
Ability to communicate effectively with clients, both face-to-face as remotely, to understand their questions and provide guidance
SQL expertise: excellent SQL capabilities are preferred, but candidates with basic SQL skills will also be considered
A strong curiosity to continually gain and improve knowledge about the aviation industry
Impeccable attention to detail and strong discipline in cross checking results
Excellent written and verbal English communication skills
Applicant must possess the right to employment in Malaysia
You will also have opportunities to hone your functional skills and expertise in an area of specialization. We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialized skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with teammates. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.
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