General Information

Location: Spain

City: Barcelona or Madrid

Contract Type: Permanent

Work Schedule: Full-time

Date published: 03-Aug-2022

Ref #: 1513

Description and Requirements

Business Analyst - Airport Transformation 


Location: Madrid, Barcelona




We are a part of International Airlines Group, one of the world’s leading airline groups flying to over 270 destinations and carrying more than 100 million passengers each year.


We provide a plug and play platform of scalable, best in class procurement, finance and IT business services to Aer Lingus, British Airways, IAG, IAG Cargo, IAG Loyalty, Iberia, Iberia Express, LEVEL and Vueling.

We combine functional expertise with a strong focus on customer service to make our Group stronger, more efficient, more competitive.


Purpose of the role


At IAG GBS, we are passionate about improving customer’s airport experience through innovative ideas and use of technology. We are constantly striving towards our goal of constant improvement of the services we provide.  What makes this role special is the opportunity to work in a dynamic department that overlooks airport services such as hotels, fuel, transportation, grounds and lounges etc. You will act as an integral part of our Worldwide Transformation Procurement Team working on the frontline by translating data into compelling arguments that will drive decisions around costs and budgets. You will present your findings through analysing various data points and delivering key recommendations to influence our leadership team and key stakeholders across the business.  


We love data here at IAG; it paints pictures, gets results and drives critical business decisions. 

This is a dual role that is working with both data analytics and financial data where you will work with numbers, solve problems as well as being an excellent communicator and influencer.  


You will make an impact in this role by…

  • Translating analysis conclusions into technical, actionable solutions that shall support transformation projects and programs within designated region 

  • Focusing on the strategy and the 12–18-month budget process for your designated region, prepare reports and analysis in Excel and PowerPoint to identify key trends and recommendations underpinning the transformation process

  •  Being a point of contact between stakeholders within the business and Senior Management. 

  • Structuring and defining solutions to data analysis problems using a wide range of methods and tools. Requirements are formally captured and cost-justified by being traceable to business objectives and business benefits. 

  • Validating data, ensuring accuracy, timeliness and completeness of data for management reporting and planning, budgeting and forecasting purposes across IAG. 

  • Participating in the planning, development and upgrades of existing solutions. 


To achieve in this role, you are likely to have…

  • Be a strong communicator able to convey actionable recommendations, influencing, using data to drive business decisions with strong experience in delivering presentations, ideally having a previous consultancy background 

  • Be an Excel and PowerPoint expert in connection to data analysis, reporting, modelling & validation  

  • Have demonstrable track record in finance, ideally holding a Bsc/Msc in Finance or professional qualifications such as CIMA, ACA, ACCA  

  • Be fluent in English, working knowledge of Spanish is an asset 

  • Have proven ability to prioritise and maintain a clear focus in a constantly changing environment  


What we offer

  • Chance to be the change leader in a very dynamic industry for a company with over 60 thousand employees.

  • The chance to enjoy a challenging career in an exciting, fast-moving environment in a dynamic industry.

  • The opportunity to work in a multi-cultural environment with great offices in many locations. We aim to provide all our people with a work/life balance, as well as the many benefits offered by a global organisation, including health insurance, pension and performance bonuses.

  • We are an equal opportunities employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law