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Managing Director

Salary: Competitive


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30 April 2021



Job Description
Zenon is delighted to be recruiting a Managing Director for a fast-growing well-established Airline in Africa.

The Managing Director will be accountable to the Chairman and owners of the organisation.

• Overall policy relating to the commercial direction, safety and efficiency of the Company’s operation, relative to the terms and requirements of the Air Operators Certificate (AOC) and the relevant legislation currently in force.
• Implement a strategy to increase revenue by maximising the operational efficiency of the operation without degrading safety.
• Lead, guide, and mentor the Senior Management team in the Company’s strategy in achieving its goals and objectives.
• Negotiation with all relevant Government bodies and Company unions as required.
• Initiate and evaluate regularly policies to minimise department costs by setting targets and objectives.

Competencies & Skills:
• The successful candidate will have strong commercial acumen, be cost focused, meet and exceed targets and customer expectations without compromising safety.
• Excellent strategic, critical thinking and decision making skills.
• Ability to motivate and delegate a multi cultural unionised workforce.
• Proactive, hands on leader with an innovative management style and adaptable to change.

Experience & Education:
• A successful track record in Senior Management of at least 10 years.
• Have 5 years Senior Management experience within the Airline Industry.
• Experience in dealing with unions and Government and Regulatory Authorities.
• Track record in managing change and delegating policies to achieve those changes.

Why Choose Zenon Aviation?

In the ever changing and dynamic market place, Zenon Aviation knows that the support and care we provide to candidates is vital in assisting you in achieving your career aspirations. Our team of dedicated consultants will deal with your application efficiently and more importantly confidentially, providing a professional and reliable service.

If you have the experience required and this opportunity is of interest to you, please forward your CV to Andrew Middleton.

All applications will be handled in the strictest confidence and unless you hear from us within 10 days of your application, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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