Job Title

Planning Analyst

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  • Salary: Competitive Salary
  • Location: Qormi, Malta
  • Job ID: 08336
Required Skills

Job Description


Company Introduction

Our client is a private transportation company.

Job Responsibilities and Duties

  • Detect any factor that can affect the efficiency of a route in terms of reliability and punctuality;
  • Study the transport network;
  • Group the routes by areas or geographical areas in order to get a better understanding;
  • Examine the efficiency of routes from a company, driver and customer point of view, including punctuality, traffic management, safety and other considerations of each route;
  • Detect every factor which might cause an alteration to the running times;
  • Understand 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;
  • Issue reports which include detailed performances of individual routes or groups of routes at different times of the day, the week, the year, etc on a regular basis;
  • 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;
  • 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;
  • 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 to 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 in the scope of their competencies, that are requested by the immediate superior;
  • Cooperate with the Planning Manager and Operations Director in all the tasks that are required.


  • Have a University degree or post-secondary education qualification;
  • Fluent in written and spoken English;
  • Having previous experience and knowledge in the management of transport networks will be considered an asset.

Personal Skills

  • Highly organised;
  • Has good communication skills;
  • Have knowledge of routes and IT office tools;
  • Good analytical skills;
  • Able to solve problems in an efficient manner;
  • Able to work under own initiative;
  • Problem-solving skills.

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