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Vacancy Notice - Chief Engineer
Applications are invited for the position of Manager Flight Operations. The position will be based at Port Vila Airport, Port Vila, Vanuatu and will be reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer. Air Vanuatu is the national carrier of the Republic of Vanuatu and as such plays a pivotal role in supporting national development, particularly the tourism sector.
The Chief Engineer is the senior manager responsible for the effective operation of Air Vanuatu’s independent Part 145 maintenance organization. This organization has been delegated under Air Vanuatu’s Part 119 AOC to provide line maintenance services for a diverse fleet that includes the Boeing 737-800, ATR 72-600, Twin Otter and Britten Norman Islander and soon on the Airbus A220.
The Chief Engineer provides leadership to a team of licensed and non-licensed aircraft maintenance engineers, GSE technicians and logistics personnel. He/she is accountable for sustaining high quality standards, meeting aircraft reliability objectives and ensuring full regulatory compliance. The Chief Engineer must meet the requirements and norms established by the IOSA audit standards and demonstrate to the Director of the Civil Aviation Authority of Vanuatu that he/she is at all times fit and proper to hold this position. Appointment to this position will be conditional on agreement by CAAV.
- The Chief Engineer reports to the Accountable Executive for the Part 145 Maintenance Organisation (currently the CEO of Air Vanuatu). He/she is responsible to meet and advise on the technical and operational requirements established by the Air Vanuatu General Manager Maintenance and Engineering under the Air Vanuatu Part 119 AOC.
- The Chief Engineer’s direct reports include the Hangar Manager, GSE supervisor and Store Supervisor, and through them a team of shift supervisors and Licensed and Non-Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineers.
The Chief Engineer will:
- Establish an organization structure, personnel policies and quality and environmental standards that ensure the Part 145 maintenance organization meets the targets and expectations of the Part 119 AOC holder.
- Ensure full compliance with CAAV civil aviation regulations, applicable Vanuatu labour legislation and corporate operations policies and procedures, including MOE (Maintenance Organization Exposition) and Safety Management System; human resources policies; and budgetary guidelines.
- Ensure the Part 145 Maintenance Organization at all times complies with the maintenance outsourcing agreements signed with Air Vanuatu Part 119.
- Collaborate with other stakeholders to ensure Air Vanuatu at all times meets its obligations to IATA (IOSA) and its code-share partners.
- Provide inspirational leadership to the Part 145 team, championing best practices; building a just culture; and ensuring effective mentoring and succession planning.
- Promote high-performance with emphasis on effective work ethics and teamwork.
- Build a Part 145 organization that can meet the challenge of Air Vanuatu’s future growth and provide opportunities for the continued development of a high-performance maintenance team.
- A Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer with a combination of educational qualifications and experience in personnel management and technical leadership.
- A team player with strong interpersonal skills, particularly in a multicultural environment, preferably in Vanuatu or a similar environment.
- A proven track record in developing and growing Part 145 or similar technical organizations while sustaining quality, reliability and productivity standards.
- Appointment to this position is subject to a “Fit and Proper” approval by the Civil Aviation Authority of Vanuatu, which will include a demonstrated understanding of applicable aviation regulations, and the regulations of Vanuatu in particular.
The application should contain a cover letter and a CV, together with Academic Transcript(s) (including licenses, courses and certifications) if available.
Information package on this position is available from the Human Resource Department - Air Vanuatu Office, Port Vila Airport, Port Vila Telephone: 20200 or by email [email protected]
All applications are to be marked private and confidential and sent to:
Manager Employee Services
Air Vanuatu (Operations) Limited
PO Box 148
Or via email to [email protected]
Applications close on Friday 17 July 2020