Malta Public Transport

Planning Analyst

  • Basis:  Full-Time
  • Closing Date:  23 Jul, 2022
  • Job Ref:  KMP-73185

Job Description

The Company is seeking to recruit a mature, reliable and an energetic individual for the following position in the Operations department.

Planning Analyst
Including but not limited to:

  • Studying the transport network, grouping the routes by areas or geographical areas in order to get a better understanding;
  • Issue regular reports including specific KPIs to study the detailed performance of individual routes or groups of routes at different times of the day, the week, the year, etc;
  • Detect any factor that can affect the efficiency of a route in terms of reliability and punctuality;
  • Detect all the factors which cause alterations in the running times;
  • Study the efficiency of routes from a company, driver and customer point of view, including punctuality, traffic management, safety and other considerations of each route;
  • Understanding each of both external and internal factors which cause alterations in the running times and the weight each factor has;
  • Understand, identify and propose solutions for safety hazards on routes which may not necessarily affect running times but may affect the safety of the route;
  • Detect driving patterns in order to identify those drivers who are quicker and slower and may require training and development;
  • Detect patterns of road closures and diversions and their impact on running times and the efficiency of the route;
  • Develop the proper tool which could let to predict future running times depending on the proper parameters and using all electronic data available;
  • Resolve with maximum urgency all incidents, problems and changes caused by changes in the normal journey of the routes;
  • Work closely with the Depot managers to be able to implement quick solutions where necessary to improve route efficiency;
  • Use the scheduling and allocating program (GOAL) and/or other technical tools that can be implemented in the area;
  • Conduct internal workshops with drivers and other personnel to get a better in-depth understanding of how to make a route more efficient;
  • Suggest to the planning team about the running times which have to be implemented;
  • Keep the depots updated about the changes in the running times which are going to be implemented;
  • Identify those routes with the lowest commercial speed and therefore suggest to Transport Malta the necessary changes be implemented in order to improve the service;
  • Assist in the planning team with the finalization process for the publishing of duty boards;
  • Do the reports that are necessary for the scope of their competencies, that are requested by the immediate superior;
  • Manage the information received efficiently and confidentially;
  • Manage the service in the most efficient and effective way;
  • Ensure compliance and security policies, risk prevention, data protection, quality and environment established in the field of occupation and responsibilities;
  • Cooperate with the Planning Manager and Operations Director in all the tasks that are required.

Requirements:

  • University degree or post-secondary education;
  • Be proficient verbally and in writing in English;
  • Previous experience and knowledge in the management of transport networks will be considered an asset;
  • Highly organised and able to communicate effectively;
  • Knowledge of routes and IT office tools;
  • Communication and analytical skills;
  • Able to solve problems in an efficient manner and work under own initiative;
  • Problem-solving skills.