Vacancy Reference: GC1819
Position: Yield Manager 
Location: York
Salary: Competitive
Job description: Click here

This newly-created role offers a fantastic opportunity to help shape the revenue strategy of a unique and distinctive company as we enter a period of significant growth and expansion. With a yield or demand management background in rail, hotels or airlines, you’ll have an entrepreneurial flair, excellent communication and people skills, a good understanding of IT systems and be a strong team player.

If you’re an experienced yield analyst or yield manager seeking career progression or a new challenge, then don’t miss this opportunity to contribute to the rapid growth of one of the UK’s best-loved rail operators.

Our Company

“We believe great things happen when people get moving”. Our brand and culture is all about moving people, and a belief in ‘better’ runs through everything we do.

Grand Central is an established train operating company linking the North East and West Yorkshire with London. We are part of Arriva which has a diverse portfolio of train and bus operating companies in the UK and Europe.

We are one of the UK’s leading train operators, frequently achieving amongst the highest scores in the National Rail Passenger Survey and the Which? Magazine Rail Customer Survey.

The Role

Management, development and delivery of Grand Central’s yield management strategy to help fulfil the company’s ambitious growth plans, optimising revenue and occupancy levels on current and future services.

Ensure consistency in, identify and drive improvements to, and oversee expansion of, Grand Central’s core yield management activities of maximising revenue streams and optimising train loadings on current and proposed new routes.

Provide support and guidance to the Yield Analyst and combine an in-depth knowledge of Grand Central’s routes, markets and competitors with analysis to ensure ongoing improvements to the yield management strategy. Identify and exploit new opportunities to leverage IT systems and Grand Central’s competitive position to deliver revenue and customer experience benefits.

This role would suit someone with demonstrable yield management experience, an entrepreneurial mindset, leadership qualities and excellent communication and inter-personal skills.

Based in York city centre, the role offers a competitive salary, company pension and free travel on Grand Central and other Arriva UK rail services.

How to Apply

If you would like to take your career in a new and challenging direction please review the full job description and send your CV to our recruitment team at