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Position titleAir and Ground Handling Operations Specialists
Place of performanceGlobally
Apply by31/08/2020
Start date01/09/2020
Durationup to 1 year 366 days
QualificationBachelor's degree in relevant technical area.
Sector experienceMinimum of 4 years of demonstrable relevant Aviation experience.
Geographical experienceMinimum of 5 year of experience in Africa (essential).
LanguageFluency in English is essential.
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Job description

CTG OverviewCTG stands for Committed To Good. With an ethical approach at the heart of all that we do, it is a description that makes us proud. Respect for the fundamental human rights of our staff, and those our staff encounter, is a cornerstone of our values. We strive for gender equality, inclusion and diversity, providing fair and equal opportunities for all. We take a zero tolerance approach to corruption and stay true to local labour laws and all local statutory requirements.
In operation since 2006, today we are honoured to serve clients in 15 fragile and conflict-affected states assisting with disaster relief, peace building, humanitarian aid and development programmes through our specialised recruitment, HR management and operational services.
Overview of position
Air and Ground Handling Operations Specialists ensure the safe takeoff and landing of our client’s aircraft. Duties include coordination between air-traffic control and maintenance personnel; dispatching; using airfield landing and navigational aids; implementing airfield safety procedures; monitoring and maintaining flight records; and applying knowledge of weather information. They also implement airfield safety procedures to ensure a safe operating environment for personnel and aircraft operation.
Role objectives
The main responsibilities of the Consultant will include but not limited to the following:
  • Lead and manage the airline’s ground handling suppliers and airport companies at the nominated base(s) and satellite airports to deliver targeted performance outcomes in all areas of safety, cost control and operational performance.
  • Ensure that ground handling companies and airport operations comply with our client Air’s safety standards at all times.
  • Manage cost in line with budget and deliver ever lower cost operational solutions and arrangements with the growth of the airline, achieving volume based discounts. Identify all new opportunities for operational improvement and/or cost savings in the nominated area of responsibility.
  • Ensure scalable growth for the nominated base(s) and satellite airports in all areas including, but not limited to, the startup of new operational locations, the increasing of base sizes, alternate and diversion arrangements and close management of any disruption.
  • Support the Ground Operations Team in activities across the network as required
Project reporting
Will report to the Head of Ground Operations

Key competencies• Proven years of experience in the aviation industry – primarily operational, but also commercial
• Fluent English speaker
• Advanced negotiation skills
• Creative and proactive personality with „can do” approach
• Leadership skills
• Experienced with working to deliver company’s KPIs
• Airside Safety Awareness
• Time flexibility and ability to travel
• Advanced computer skills
Team management
This role does not have any team management responsibility.
Further information
Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Priority will be given to qualified female candidates.