Posted by: Pierre de Fermor
With a rapidly growing all cargo aircraft fleet, this international air cargo airline provides a range of airfreight services from large-scale aircraft charters (with its own fleet of B747’s), airfreight cargo services and ACMI schedule and non-schedule services, globally. Supporting growth and as a result of new investment being made expanding its B747 Freighter fleet, they are seeking to appoint a performance driven, experienced Air Cargo & Aircraft Operations Manager into a diverse regional commercial and operational role. Based in Hong Kong, the role will be responsible for leading the commercial activities of the cargo charter & airfreight business and overseeing the day to day flight operations of its B747 freighter fleet. This includes responsibility for the smooth and efficient day-to-day cargo and aircraft operations and service standards, playing a pertinent role in ensuring that ground services providers operate a robust facility and that cargo terminal management is effective. The role will be required to manage optimum pricing and service standards with all Ground Handling and Trucking companies and solicit beneficial customer contracts from both the wholesale freight forwarder market and direct client market. You will build smooth and amicable liaison with Customs & various Civil Aviation Authorities and internally across other support functions within the relevant flight & ground operations functions. At a minimum you will; • Have at least 10 years+ of demonstrated air cargo/airfreight and/or air charter experience within an Air Cargo business or cargo airline. • Have a solid knowledge of Air Cargo Sales & Marketing on a regional basis with experience in Asia. • Be well versed with airfreight cargo processes and requirements across Asia, Europe, Africa, the Americas and fully familiar with airline operations processes. • Have a strong track record of developing and leading the successful air cargo charter marketing and sales programs for an Airline Cargo business with a demonstrated record of success in building new revenue streams. • Bring significant operational experience the Air Cargo / Freighter Airline environment. • Be financial savvy and have a strong track record in managing budgets. • Have a demonstrated record operational excellence and experience in leading a commercially driven service oriented company. • Hold a Bachelors or Graduate Degree in business management, engineering or economics as specialty. • Well-structured, change oriented and results focused. • Be able to negotiate high-value financial commitments, assure compliance to regulations and policies. • Excellent communications skills and well-developed customer management skills Offering autonomy and responsibility, for the right person this role with also provide you with an excellent salary package with a solid reward/incentive program and have the opportunity to develop your career with an international air cargo airline that values its people.
Contact: To express an interest in this position, see www.lrs.net.au.