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Manager, Strategic Analysis and External Affairs, 4WTC

Job ID: 41850
Department: Aviation
Location: 4 World Trade Center

Responsibilities

Reporting to the Deputy Director, Aviation Strategy and Operations, the Manager is responsible for developing policy positions and working with Aviation Department staff and industry experts to support the Aviation Department’s vision, strategic initiatives, and tactical plans. This role is responsible for performing strategic qualitative analysis of emerging industry trends and changes to regulations in order develop policy positions and recommendations for Aviation Department leadership. 

The Manager will be the designated point of contact in the Aviation Department for several policy-related matters and is expected to regularly interface with officials from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Transportation Security Administration, Customs and Border Protection, US Department of Transportation (US DOT), and other federal agencies. The Manager is also expected to support various other subject matter experts in the Aviation Department’s Strategy, Operations, Commercial, and Customer Experience units, as well as the airports.

Specific job duties include:

  • Ensure effective coordination with the FAA on emerging policy and regulatory matters.
  • Attend and present materials at regular meetings with the FAA, US DOT, and other federal partners to support and advance the Aviation Department’s policy objectives
  • Work collaboratively with stakeholders across the Aviation Department and the agency to support the completion of strategic initiatives 
  • Prepare high-quality policy positions, regulatory analysis, executive briefings, and presentations, in support of emerging and long-term Aviation Department policy objectives 
  • Assist with the management of the Aviation Department’s relations with international organizations to foster a positive image and advance the Port Authority’s strategic goals.
  • Coordinate with international governments on the national and local level to host international meetings aimed at discussing issues effecting world air transportation, such as political relations, airspace issues and trade efforts
  • Actively participate in national and international policy forums to shape aviation policy and seek leadership roles on various trade association (e.g. AAAE and ACI-NA) committees

Qualifications

Candidates must present the following qualifications to be considered eligible for this position:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Public Policy, or another related field.
  • Three years of work experience supporting Aviation and/or other transportation related businesses with policy matters and industry analysis. 
  • Experience developing relationship with and working collaborative with federal officials.

Desired

Ideal candidates will present the following profile:

  • Master’s degree in Business Administration, Public Policy, or related field.
  • Five years of work experience performing research related aviation industry planning, market research and analysis, or a combination of the above.
  • Experience working with FAA, DOT, CBP, TSA, FEMA and other related entities.
  • Ability to prepare clear, concise correspondence and written reports for both executive and subject matter experts.
  • Demonstrated understanding of relevant Aviation regulations pertaining to Airport Sponsors and stakeholders.
  • Interest in learning about emerging technologies (i.e. Urban Air Mobility) and assessing the impacts of such technologies on the industry and airport operations.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and schedule work activities to ensure that priorities are maintained, and projects are completed accurately and on time.
  • Interest in learning about emerging technologies (i.e. Urban Air Mobility) and assessing the impacts of such technologies on the industry and airport operations.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and schedule work activities to ensure that priorities are maintained, and projects are completed accurately and on time.

Compensation & Benefits

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey offers a competitive salary, an outstanding benefits package and a professional environment that supports development and recognizes achievement.

How To Apply

Interested candidates should apply to this job by clicking on the Apply Now button and submitting a combined cover letter and resume. The Port Authority of NY & NJ welcomes veteran and military spouse applications.

Only applicants under consideration will be contacted.

About The Port Authority

Founded in 1921, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey builds, operates, and maintains many of the most important transportation and trade infrastructure assets in the country. The agency's network of aviation, ground, rail, and seaport facilities is among the busiest in the country, supports more than 550,000 regional jobs, and generates more than $23 billion in annual wages and $80 billion in annual economic activity. The Port Authority also owns and manages the 16-acre World Trade Center site, where the 1,776-foot-tall One World Trade Center is now the tallest skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey/Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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