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Sr. Manager, Strategic Planning & Analysis in Miami, FL at Royal Caribbean

Date Posted: 1/18/2019

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Sr. Manager, Strategic Planning & Analysis


Great vacations begin with great employees! Combine your experience and sense of adventure by joining our exciting team of employees in Miami, FL. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. is pleased to offer a competitive compensation & benefits package, and excellent career development opportunities, each offering unique ways to explore the world.


Position Summary

The person in this project-oriented position is responsible for leading complex analyses, developing insights, and delivering solutions that will drive performance improvement across the Celebrity brand. Areas of focus may include revenue enhancement, cost reduction, enhanced operational efficiency, and performance enhancement relative to competitors. As an internal consultant to multiple areas of the brand, this person will use analytical skills and process improvement talents to complete projects that may be tactical or strategic in nature. 
This person works closely with executive leadership to prepare comprehensive positioning, strategy and planning documents. This position requires outstanding analytical skills (including financial analysis), and business acumen. Position requires knowledge of how the company works and how value is generated, as well as in-depth familiarity with key data. Requires outstanding communications skills and the ability to create and deliver presentations to senior executives and others. 


Career Snapshot

  • Supports the creation and development of the brand Strategic Plan, working with leaders and stakeholders around the company.   Outstanding writing skills are required.
  • Develops strategic insights based on internal and external data and business analysis, including but not limited to analysis of markets, customers, and businesses.
  • Prepares senior executive level presentations, including presentations for the Board of Directors.
  • Conducts comprehensive analysis of complex data, with strong experience in gathering actionable insights. Strong statistical and mathematical skills desired.
  • Uses financial analysis and other quantitative and qualitative techniques to assess a broad array of business issues and distill them into key items and proposed actions.
  • Gathers and distills competitive information and market analysis to create ideas and recommendations that may involve changes to operating practices and market focus.
  •  Leads initiatives to enhance brand performance, functioning as an internal consultant and facilitator. 
  • Identifies improvement opportunities while displaying creativity, drive, and a pragmatic approach to problem-solving.
  • Possesses proven ability to lead teams and to lead significant cross-functional and cross-departmental initiatives.
  • Develops, implements and maintains enterprise wide key performance indicators and communicates across the organization KPI achievements.
  •  Interfaces effectively with all levels within the organization in a manner that is collaborative and respectful.


Job Requirements


  • Bachelor's Degree required and MBA strongly preferred; five to eight years of business analytics or consulting experience. 
  • Strategic thinking and analytical skills, with proven ability to digest and synthesize large amounts of data and information into executive-level reports and documents.
  • Experience leading cross-functional projects. Proven track record of collaborating effectively with all levels and functions in an organization.
  • Pro-active and consultative approach focused on problem solving.
  • Strong financial acumen with analytical/quantitative skills, familiarity with one or more statistical/analytical tools and ROI models.
  • Fast learner and able to link diverse sources of information to the business, including ability to handle confidential information and materials with appropriate discretion.
  • Advanced skills in Excel, PowerPoint, and Word required, inclusive of financial modeling.
  • Essbase and Hyperion (formerly BRIO) required.
  • Excellent organizational skills with ability to handle multiple projects.
  • Proficiency with statistical / analytical tools such as Hyperion Studio, Essbase, SAS, and R.


Join us at Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., where great vacations begin with great employees!


RCL is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

Job Type: Full-time