Sr State Corridors Analyst - 90291006 - Philadelphia

Date: May 3, 2021

Location: Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104

Company: Amtrak

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SUMMARY OF DUTIES: 
This position assists the Director/Sr. State Corridors Manager in developing and implementing strategies to meet the needs of Amtrak’s state partners. The incumbent coordinates closely with the Finance Department (particularly its forecasting and billing functions), Corporate Planning’s service and capital planning functions, Amtrak Engineering, Amtrak Operations, other internal departments and external stakeholders, SAIPRC and individual state partners.  

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 
• Builds strong relationships within Amtrak and with state agencies to understand business challenges and opportunities
• Creates a collaborative partnership with state partnerships to achieve corporate objectives and strengthen strategic and tactical relationships
• Assists with the annual state forecasting process, contract negotiations and preparation of financial exhibits, research of financial questions, reconciliations, variance analyses and auditing reports. 
• Assumes certain duties and functions in lieu of the Director/Senior Manager when the Director/Senior Manager is not available
• Supports and updates analytical systems that monitor financial and operating performance and agreements for improved business processes and deliverables.  Includes development of client interface with states to support understanding of operating and financial performance.
• Provides analyses of various operating trends such as ridership and revenue to assist states in making informed decisions about their services. 
• Coordinates with Amtrak Engineering, Operations, Finance, Law and other Departments on program and project deliverables related to state partner projects and state-supported rail passenger services.
• Assists in compliance with corporate record keeping, policies, practices and initiatives.
• Develops and implements program reporting structure, including status reports, performance versus plan, resource needs assessment and program performance measures
• Conducts research and assists in report writing for departmental projects in support of internal and external communications.

 

MINIMUM QAULIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor’s Degree required OR equivalent combination of training, education and relevant experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

• 3 years of relevant experience required.
• High-level analytical, planning or program management experience. 
• Experience communicating complex issues to senior level officers.
• Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with staff and decision-makers at all levels while successfully challenging conventional practices and incorporating new approaches to business.
• Superior quantitative and analytical skills including use of computer based database spreadsheets and presentation programs.  
• Prior satisfactory job performance required.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: 
• 5+ years of relevant experience preferred

• Experience in the railroad and/or transportation industry supporting service initiatives. 
• Experience with enterprise financial planning/reporting technology systems.
• Experience working with contracts and written agreements
• Master’s degree in Transportation, Business, or closely related field.

 

COMMUNICATION AND INTERPERSONAL SKILLS:
Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.

Requisition ID:56664
Posting Location(s):Pennsylvania
Job Family/Function:Transportation 
Relocation Offered:No 
Travel Requirements:Up to 25% 

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All positions require pre-employment background verification, medical review and pre-employment drug screen. Amtrak is committed to a safe and drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing.   All new hires are required to undergo a hair drug test which detects the presence of illegal drugs for months prior to testing.  Marijuana, notwithstanding any statute, ordinance, regulation, or other law that legalizes or decriminalizes the use or possession of marijuana, whether for medical, recreational, or other use.  Candidates who engage in the usage of marijuana will not be qualified for hire.  We appreciate your cooperation in keeping Amtrak safe and drug-free.  

In accordance with DOT regulations (49 CFR section 40.25), Amtrak is required to obtain prior drug and alcohol testing records for applicants/employees intending to perform safety- sensitive duties for covered Department of Transportation positions.   If an applicant/employee refuses to provide written consent for Amtrak to obtain these records, he/she will not permitted to perform safety-sensitive functions.

Note that any education requirement listed above may be deemed satisfied if you have an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Amtrak is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and we welcome all to apply. We consider candidates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability (including blindness), or veteran status.

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