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Commercial Director

Salary: Competitive


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12 July 2019



Job Description
Zenon is delighted to be supporting a very well-established operator and air charter company to source a Commercial Director on a permanent basis for their HQ in Africa.

Based in a very popular and attractive tourist destination the role will operate at the highest level, have responsibility in the operator's long-term direction and has excellent potential for someone motivated, ambitious, innovative and charismatic.

To be considered, the individual must have an excellent track record of achievement, leadership and change management at the very highest level.

Key responsibilities of the role include:

• Identifying local & regional niche markets.
• Defining and selecting opportunities domestically and regionally.
• Formulating, directing and coordinating marketing activities and policies to promote services.
• Developing pricing strategies while balancing company objectives and customer satisfaction.
• Analysing business development and monitoring market trends.
• Managing and effectively leading a small team to develop and grow the company brand.
• Travel to all the major sales exhibitions and support the marketing campaigns of the company.

Skills and Qualifications

• A degree level qualification in a Business or Management subject.
• At least 5 years working experience in aviation strategy, business development, commercial & financial management.
• At least 5 years working experience in aviation preferably in the Middle East charter market.
• Knowledge in VIP & Executive Charter Aviation, Commercial Charter Aviation & Travel Agency sectors.
• Excellent Leader.
• Excellent strategic thinker.
• Excellent communication skills.
• Excellent negotiation skills.
• Exposure to managing staff in a multi-cultural organisation.

Only candidates who meet the above criteria will be shortlisted.

This is a permanent position with the individual being based in East Africa full time.

They are offering an excellent salary, accommodation and transportation provided.

Please send your CV through to

Each applicant will be dealt with in the strictest of confidence.

Zenon Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy