Our client, Civil Aviation Authority of Zimbabwe (CAAZ) is a statutory body mandated to promote safe, regular and efficient use and development of aviation inside and outside Zimbabwe as well as advise Government of Zimbabwe on all matters relating to domestic and international aviation.
Reporting directly to the Board, the incumbent will be responsible for leading the execution of the Authority’s mandate and long term strategy with a view to make it a regional hub of world class aviation services.
He/she will have overall accountability and authority for the management of the Organisation’s affairs, in accordance with the
strategic plan and objectives approved by the Board as well as international best aviation standards and practices.
To provide strategic leadership and direction to the Authority so that it carries out its national mandate.
To effectively and efficiently manage day to day activities of the Authority and implement its short term and long term plans.
To implement and enforce international best standards and practices in the sphere of civil aviation, guided by domestic as well as international protocols.
Ensure the development of the Civil Aviation Industry in Zimbabwe with a view to promoting efficient, safe and reliable aviation services.
Drive the Authority in achieving set national economic blue prints informed by national policies.
Establish and maintain a School and other training facilities for the purpose of offering instruction and training in skills related to the aviation industry.
Ensure that the Authority has appropriate systems to enable it to conduct its business.
Submit to the Board an annual report concerning the activities of the Authority.
Drive the turnaround of the fortunes of the organisation and ensure proper management and accountability of resources so that the Authority becomes a viable Parastatal with sound financial status.Effective management and supervision of subordinates to ensure achievement of desired results.
Develop and maintain healthy relationships with key stakeholders locally, regionally and internationally.
Must be a holder of a relevant University Degree with at least 10 years experience at a senior management level.
An MBA/MBL/MSc will be an added advantage.
Experience in the field of Civil Aviation will be an added advantage.
Familiarity with major economic and technological trends in civil aviation such as: commercialization of civil aviation organizations and airports; economic liberalization; airline consolidations; ICAO, CNS/ATM concepts, and harmonization of air safety regulations, will be an added advantage.
Substantial experience with multi-disciplinary policy and strategy formulation and planning in the Civil Aviation environment.
Must have tact and diplomacy to deal with Government officials who influence the success of the organisation.
Sound knowledge of ICAO regulations, procedures and practices will be an added advantage.