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Southwest Airlines Company Commercial Planning Regional Manager in Dallas, Texas


Southwest will provide a stable work environment with equal opportunity for learning and personal growth. Employees will be provided the same concern, respect, and caring attitude within the organization that they are expected to share externally with every Southwest Customer.


The Regional Manager works with the Senior Manager and the other members of the Regional Planning & Performance Team to drive alignment within the Commercial Organization regarding the region-specific strategy and objectives outlined by the Commercial Leadership Team.


  • Must be able to meet any physical ability requirements listed on this description.

  • May perform other job duties as directed by Employee's Leaders.

  • Keep all vested partners informed of market trends or changes

  • Drive cross-Commercial alignment and implementation of commercial priorities and City objectives

  • Provide ongoing support of implementation and performance progress

  • Identify and communicate clear drivers of portfolio/city level performance

  • Recommend and support in market engagement opportunities

  • Consume many commercial and financial inputs from internal and external sources to analyze and develop well thought out conclusions

  • Assess integrated plans that balance multiple objectives while still maintaining the ability to drive alignment

  • Present executive level findings and conclusions to influence the overall Commercial plan

If you'd like to hear more about this position, we will be hosting a virtual info session via Webex:

Monday April 12th 3PM - 3:30PM CST

Meeting number (access code): 187 958 9836

Meeting password: mNZVyHA8u76



  • High School Diploma or GED required

  • Bachelor's degree required in the areas of Business, Analysis, Finance, or related field.

  • Advanced Degree preferred


  • Eight years of experience OR years relevant experience with an advanced degree.

  • Relevant experience includes airline performance analysis or strategy planning (e.g. Revenue , Market Planning, Network Planning, Strategic Planning, Financial Planning & Analysis, etc.).

  • Experience translating Company/Commercial strategy and objectives into actionable steps that support the overall Company/Commercial plan required.

  • Experience creating and delivering executive level presentations to Company/Commercial level Sr. Leadership required

  • Experience managing highly complicated quantitative analysis with an understanding of Corporate Finance and financial statements required

  • Strong understanding of economics and business practices preferred

  • Experience in the airline or transportation industry preferred

  • Proficiency in performing business forecasting preferred


  • Creates collaborative relationships

  • Develops high level of confidence and trust from peers, Customers, and stakeholders

  • Identifies conflicts or roadblocks in Teamwork

  • Uses logical argument supported by in communicating insights

  • Uses tight story lines and compelling displays

  • Actively participates in all meetings

  • Consistently derives sound business insights from own work

  • Generates sound hypothesis in own work

  • Consistently recommends actionable solutions to Team

  • Ensures zero-defect analysis in own work, ensuring key questions are answered in most timely manner

  • Demonstrates strong subject matter expertise in own work

  • Clearly understands the overall Team role

  • Shares , knowledge, and insight to wider Team

  • Works well under strict time constraints

  • Detail oriented

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Self-motivated and able to perform with minimal direct supervision

  • Strong skills in formatting and presenting and information

  • Must meet confidentiality expectations as to confidential, proprietary and sensitive Company information


  • Must maintain a well-groomed appearance per Company appearance standards as described in established guidelines.

  • Must be a U.S. citizen or have authorization to work in the United States as defined by the Immigration Reform Act of 1986.

  • Must be at least 18 years of age.

  • Must be able to comply with Company attendance standards as described in established guidelines.

  • Must maintain a well-groomed appearance per Company appearance standards as described in established guidelines

Southwest Airlines is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Post Begin Date 2 days ago (5/4/2021 4:51 PM)

Requisition ID 2021-33992

Category Corporate

Location US-TX-Dallas

Employment Type Regular Full-Time

Department 47-Commercial Planning

It is also the policy of Southwest Airlines to provide equal opportunity to all individuals and not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender expression, gender identity, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, genetic information, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status.