Director Airport Operations

Job Status: Placement
Estimated Salary

Expiration date: 27 Oct 2021

Date Posted

01 Oct 2021

Expiration date

27 Oct 2021

Offered Salary (month)



6 year exp




  • Familiarity with major economic and technological advancement in the aviation field such as but not limited to the commercialization of airports; economic liberalization; airline consolidations and harmonization of air safety regulations.
  • Demonstrable experience of organizational structuring, human resource planning and development, including manpower requirement assessments and resource training.
  • Working knowledge of Airport Management, Air Transport Management and Aviation Law, Human Resources Management, Engineering, Customer Services or Real Estate Management will be an added advantage.
  • Must have notable team leadership skills.
  • Must be a goal oriented individual with the ability to work under pressure
  • Must have proven experience in carrying out engagements at Government level, conducting meetings and preparing quality, concise reports for the Board and stakeholders.
  • Must have the ability to lead and inspire management and staff towards the attainment of organisational goals.
  • Must demonstrate a good comprehension of the local, regional and international aviation environment.
  • Strong oral and written communication.
  • Must be able to initiate and lead organisational change.
  • Must demonstrate requisite probity and aptitude to develop and maintain sound relations with critical success partners and stakeholders who are essential to the well-being of the organisation.
  • Must be computer literate
  • Proven knowledge of International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) regulations and Airports Council International (ACI) standards and practices will be an added advantage.
  • Proven managerial ability with clean record of service
  • Must fully understand airport operations, procedures and developments
  • Should have broad organisational awareness
  • Must have a broad awareness of the local, regional and international political and security environment


  • A relevant Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised University;

  • A Master’s Degree in Business Management, Administration, Leadership or any other relevant Master’s Degree from a recognised University is an added advantage;

  • A professional qualification in Aviation with a bias towards Aviation operations;

  • At least 6 years of Managerial experience in the Aviation field, of which a minimum of 3 years should have been in Airport Operations;

  • Must be a citizen of Zimbabwe;


At least 6 years managerial experience in the aviation field, of which a minimum of 3 years should have been in airport operations.

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