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Principal Market Analyst

Job ID: 61790
Department: Port
Location: New York, NY


About the Role
The Market & Industry Intelligence unit manages and supports the Port Department’s market research and analysis. Our responsibilities span three critical areas.
(One) The unit is responsible for the collection, cleansing, and management of data pertaining to all shipping activity at the Port of New York & New Jersey— utilizing this information to produce analysis in monthly & quarterly reports.
(Two) The Market & Industry Intelligence group provides concise reports on economic, trade, supply chain, and business trends at the Port of NY & NJ marine terminals with a focus on how the various developments affect activity at the Port of New York & New Jersey.
(Three) Our unit supports benefit-cost analyses for potential infrastructure projects, produces annual activity forecasts for the Port Department, manages the Cargo Facility Charge program and calculates the associated long-term cash flows from this program to be used in funding infrastructure projects.

Reporting to the Manager, Market & Industry Intelligence, the incumbent will:
  • Research, analyze, and provide concise reports describing conditions within the ocean shipping industry with a focus on how those conditions affect the Port of NY & NJ's business.
  • Assist in managing relevant data sets & databases while improving processes and automation around collection, cleansing, storage, and reporting.
  • Responsible for monthly and ad hoc reporting of monthly shipping activity at the Port of NY/NJ.
  • Manage the Cargo Facility Charge (CFC) program, including database updates, performance of required queries, invoice reconciliation & general accounting. The CFC program is a fee based on cargo throughput that is used to assist in the payback of capital infrastructure projects.
  • Participate in research projects involving multiple groups within the Port Department to advance department initiatives.
  • If suitable to candidate’s education and/or experience, assist in developing forecasting methods.
  • Assist in managing post-graduate fellows that have six-month work rotations within the Market & Industry Intelligence group.
This position will require the incumbent to travel independently to the various Port facilities and construction sites within the facility, both of which are not easily accessible via public transportation.  
Minimum Qualifications
·       Bachelor's degree in business, supply chain, marine transportation, economics, analytics, data science, or related field from an accredited college or university.
·       2 - 4 years of experience in the maritime shipping, rail transportation, international trade, supply chain, logistics, economics, or other related areas.
·       Proven experience managing data, including market and data analysis projects from scoping to completion.
·       The selected candidate will be required to pass a Federal Security Background check and obtain a Transportation Workers Identification Credential (TWIC) to work in a maritime environment as required by Department of Homeland Security.
Desired Qualifications
·       Experience utilizing a combination of the following for data analysis— Excel, Access, Power BI/Tableau, SQL, programming language (Python, R, VBA, DAX, etc.)

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should apply to this job by clicking on the "Apply Now" button and submitting a 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 twenty three billion in annual wages and eighty 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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