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Capacity Optimization Manager - Temporary -Montreal -

Location: TORONTO, ON, Canada
Posting Start Date: Mar 18, 2019
Posting End Date: Mar 25, 2019


Job Description


Are you passionate about reaching new heights, teamwork and making a meaningful contribution? Do you picture yourself as a valued member of an industry-leading organization? If you answered yes to these questions, Air Canada is seeking enthusiastic individuals to join the diverse and vibrant team working together to lead the growth and expansion of Canada’s flag carrier.


To support the Manager Capacity Management in the maximization of the capacity available for Cargo products.

Carry out yield strategies on assigned markets and capture opportunities to pursue network revenue growth

  • Work directly with the Cargo Customer Call center, Planning and Cargo Sales team to process individual booking requests on high demand routes to ensure flights depart with total cargo capacity utilized.
  • Identify short term management strategies for maximum network revenue within the parameters of corporate and network management policies.
  • Develop and maintain knowledge/understanding of the demand curve, the effects of current market and competitive forces, flight management, and network flow.
  • Review flight booking profiles on a systematic and as required basis to ensure optimal cargo inventory movement and to identify incremental revenue opportunities,
  • Review management information reports (KPI’s) to support decision making.
  • Tactical recalibration of short term cargo demand based on: historical data, changes in capacity, current yield strategies.
  • Identify strong and weak flights and take appropriate actions.
  • Identify overbooking levels and adjust as required.
  • Action defined recovery process.
  • Interface with Cargo Sales, Operations and Planning teams and Customer Call Center.
  • Develop and maintain expertise on revenue management tools and techniques, as well as marketing information systems.
  • Actively participate in the weekly Tactical meeting.


  • University or college diploma in business administration, mathematics, economics or equivalent experience.
  • Understanding of yield management principles including supply & demand in the airline industry.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Able to work under pressure, meet tight deadlines, handle multiple tasks and changing priorities
  • Solid business/commercial orientation and experience, as well as an understanding of the airline cargo industry competitive environment. (Would be an asset)
  • Ability to work under general direction.
  • Team player.
  • Excellent Interpersonal and written skills
  • Able to communicate effectively with internal customers
  • Proficient computer skills, (Microsoft Office, essential)
  • Open to shift work



Based on equal qualifications, preference will be given to bilingual candidates.

Diversity and Inclusion

Air Canada is strongly committed to Diversity and Inclusion and aims to create a healthy, accessible and rewarding work environment which highlights employees’ unique contributions to our company’s success.


As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from all to help us build a diverse workforce which reflects the diversity of our customers, and communities, in which we live and serve.


Air Canada thanks all candidates for their interest; however only those selected to continue in the process will be contacted.