Business Analyst

Opportunity Reference #: 
Rail Transportation
North Bay
Posting Date: 
Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 2pm
Closing Date: 
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 11pm


Under the direction and supervision of the Manager Marketing and Pricing, the Business Analyst assists with the marketing of competitive and profitable freight transportation, ongoing customer contact, and service offerings associated with the Rail division’s freight operations.


  • Assists in the development of rate structures, analyzes price levels proposed by other railways, and accepts rates with other railways
  • Arranges publication of local, domestic, international rates and divisions
  • Assists in the development and implementation of product strategies and tactics related to pricing, positioning, and service expectations
  • Conducts studies, prepares and presents recommendations to secure new blocks of traffic or to retain existing traffic
  • Researches and analyzes data to compile reports and develop information within the Rail Department related to revenue levels and traffic volumes
  • Collaborates with other rail departments in the delivery of transportation solutions
  • Assists in supporting the Rail Division’s associated information technology based reporting systems
  • Keeps abreast of market, customer, and technology trends within the industry and recommends appropriate changes to marketing strategies
  • Maintains regular contact and rapport with customers and connecting carriers
  • Participates in various trade associations, functions and related educational courses
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Some travel required


  • University undergraduate degree or equivalent in Business or Marketing
  • Three (3) or more years of related experience
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong organizational, analytical, and proven negotiating skills
  • Expertise in project and supply chain management
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite software (Excel)
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Experience with Railcar Management (RMI) Transportation software is an asset
  • Bilingual (French and English) is an asset

CLOSING DATE:  May 26, 2017 no later than 11:59 p.m. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Qualified individuals are invited to apply in writing with a current covering letter and resume (provided in one document), stating reference name and number to:

Ontario Northland is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodation is available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. Please contact Human Resources.

Pour des renseignements en français composez le 1.800.363.7512 poste 276. 

How to Apply

Mail:Attn. Human Resources Business Partner
Ontario Northland
555 Oak Street East
North Bay, ON
P1B 8L3

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