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Base Manager (WA)
Our client is a leading Fixed and Rotary Wing Aviation Services company providing turnkey charter solutions in the Oceania region supporting a wide base of passenger and freight requirements for both private and corporate services. They are currently looking for a Base Manager (WA) who will work closely with the Senior Management to manage the base in accordance with the business directions and company policies. The position is to contribute at a strategic, commercial, and operational level to statutory compliance and company policies, business, and management decision-making. This role will be based in Perth and will require relocation. A competitive and well-rounded remuneration package will be offered to successful candidates. Job Responsibilities The Base Manager is responsible to the CEO for effectively and efficiently carrying out the duties and responsibilities within the agreed business strategy of profitable growth, plus internal and external compliances. This includes being responsible for the most effective and cost-efficient operations in line with contract compliance. To directly assist and advise the CEO in formulation of policy and in the determination of strategic matters, forward planning, and initiatives relevant to the management and development of the Base. Managing company facilities including administration offices, engineering spaces and hangars as applicable. Manage the base to meet On Time Performance targets in line with contract requirements. Develop plans through coordination with the Commercial department in relation to advertising, sales promotion, public relations, personnel selling and sales management. Identifying and developing business opportunities within Western Australia for both Fixed and Rotary Wing aircraft. Develop, nurture, and improve customer relationships to benefit from effective relationship marketing and client communications. Gather and Analyse current market trends and practices as well as develop marketing strategies with existing and new market segments. Work with customers to develop commercially viable and cost-effective solutions and manage improvements in profitability through business development opportunities. Coordinate all functions including Safety and Security to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements, policies, standards and practices. Responsible for incident reporting, follow-up, support investigation and closure. Assistance with department managers with staff appraisal, development, ongoing training programs and motivation. Job Requirements Experience in a similar capacity with demonstrated success in scaling a business upwards will be highly regarded. Proven leadership ability with strong sales and customer relationship building skills, including building a positive and professional work culture. Demonstrated experience in managing complex organization-wide projects in a multicultural environment. Strong ability in the preparation of written reports, correspondence, and procedural manuals. Proven experience in the management of assets and on the supervision and direction of staff and contractors. Excellent track record on the high standards required regarding quality, safety, and security. Please APPLY NOW if you are interested with your latest up-to-date CV. Do note that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
Our client is a leading Fixed and Rotary Wing Aviation Services company providing turnkey charter solutions in Papua New Guinea supporting a wide base of operations from Oil and Gas to Mining activities. They are currently looking for a Chief Pilot who will take on the responsibility of managing all Fixed Wing Pilots, Flight Crew, and Flight Attendants. Reporting directly to the Country Manager/Country CEO and working within the Fixed Wing Flight Operations Department, the successful applicant will be responsible for the conduct of the respective fixed wing air operations, including the flight operations and supporting ground operations of the Fixed Wing fleet in accordance with both regulatory and organizational requirements. This is a position on rotation with company housing, flights, transport, meals, and laundry, provided at base. A competitive and well-rounded remuneration package will be offered to successful candidates. Key Responsibilities: Ensuring that flying operations are conducted in accordance with applicable air legislation and company manual and in accordance with the company’s licences. Establishing and keeping current the company technical library containing all the required operational documents and publications for Fixed Wing Flight Operations. Maintaining the Company system of flight crew administration and in particular a proper system of record keeping and rostering to facilitate observance of crew flight and duty time limitations and to enable monitoring of flight crew qualifications, licensing, and limitations. Responsible for the effective and efficient rostering of all Fix Wing Pilots and to ensure a system of progression is in place to support the retention of key individuals. Assist the Training and Checking Captains Establishing and overseeing a system of check and training for company pilots, other air crew, and appropriate ground staff to include check of pilot proficiency in normal and emergency procedures on each aircraft operated; and the provision of crew emergency training and dangerous goods awareness training Liaise with the Authority in respect of all matters concerning the company’s FW operations. Appointing lead pilots for contract, projects, or remote operations as appropriate. Ensure all corporate information is captured within the Company’s business systems adhering to Recordkeeping policies and procedures. Other duties and responsibilities including but not limited to being part of the budget team. Key requirements: CASA/ICAO license for the type of aircraft assigned to and/or the ability to acquire in a timely manner. Preferably rated on the ATR 42/72 and minimum of 5000 hours with a minimum of 3000 hours in command. Exceptional candidates in a similar managerial capacity on twin turboprops but non-rated on ATRs may also be considered. High level computer literacy skills in the Microsoft package of software. Mature and responsible individual who is capable of working under pressure. Able to cope with clients and adhere to schedules under trying conditions. Prepared to travel to other locations within the company. Adaptability to dynamic work environment in light of changing needs and a non- Western culture. Please APPLY NOW if you are interested with your latest up-to-date CV. Do note that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
- Papua New Guinea