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Senior Manager, Corporate Development and Planning

Senior Manager, Corporate Development and Planning

Date:  Apr 30, 2021

Location: DFW Headquarters Building 8 (DFW-SV08) 
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 42047 


Are you ready to explore a world of possibilities, both at work and during your time off? Join our American Airlines family, and you’ll travel the world, grow your expertise and become the best version of you. As you embark on a new journey, you’ll tackle challenges with flexibility and grace, learning new skills and advancing your career while having the time of your life. Feel free to enrich both your personal and work life and hop on board!

Why you'll love this job

As a leader of the Corporate Development Planning team within the Finance Division, this role is responsible for leading cross-functional instantiates, driving decisions and strategic alignment from ideation through implementation. This role has significant exposure to senior management across multiple departments in the company.

What you'll do

  • Project/program manage transformational initiatives, build detailed project plans, facilitate meetings and follow-up with key stakeholders
  • Synthesize business problems, identify strategic options, define outcomes and gain consensus among senior management on solutions
  • Lead ad-hoc projects/programs from planning to implementation, driving positive results
  • Create KPIs and project/program dashboards to monitor progress
  • Gather information from external and internal sources, using various research methods
  • Develop decks and present content to leaders and working groups
  • Manage a team of analyst(s), senior analyst(s) and manager(s)

All you'll need for success

Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in relevant field or equivalent experience/training
  • 5+ years of related experience
  • 2 years of prior managerial experience

Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • ​MBA with experience in project/program management and/or consulting


All you'll need for success

Skills, Licenses & Certifications

  • Exceptional organization and planning skills, with attention to detail
  • Ability to build relationships and consensus
  • Ability to problem solve and effectively deal with ambiguity
  • Ability to logically structure analysis of complex issues and develop creative solutions to business
  • Ability to provide strong leadership and teamwork with the ability to motivate, take initiative and manage stress, while working effectively in a variety of situations
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office products
  • Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and written with all levels within the organization

What you'll get

Feel free to take advantage of all that American Airlines has to offer: 

  • Travel Perks: Ready to explore the world? You, your family and your friends can reach 365 destinations on more than 6,800 daily flights across our global network.
  • Health Benefits: On day one, you’ll have access to your health, dental, prescription and vision benefits to help you stay well. And that’s just the start, we also offer virtual doctor visits, flexible spending accounts and more. 
  • Wellness Programs: We want you to be the best version of yourself – that’s why our wellness programs provide you with all the right tools, resources and support you need.
  • 401(k) Program: Available upon hire and, depending on the workgroup, employer contributions to your 401(k) program are available after one year.
  • Additional Benefits: Other great benefits include our Employee Assistance Program, pet insurance and discounts on hotels, cars, cruises and more

Feel Free to be yourself at American

From the team members we hire to the customers we serve, inclusion and diversity are the foundation of the dynamic workforce at American Airlines. Our 20+ Employee Business Resource Groups are focused on connecting our team members to our customers, suppliers, communities and shareholders, helping team members reach their full potential and creating an inclusive work environment to meet and exceed the needs of our diverse world.

Are you ready to feel a tremendous sense of pride and satisfaction as you do your part to keep the largest airline in the world running smoothly as we care for people on life’s journey? Feel free to be yourself at American.

Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 42047 

Nearest Major Market: Fort Worth
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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