General Manager(Aviation Industry)

Location: Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria
Date Posted: 02-01-2018
We are looking for a General Manager/Accountable Manager to supervise and control all strategic and business aspects of an affiliate aviation company in Bulgaria. You will be the first in command of the company and responsible for giving the proper strategic direction as well as creating a vision for success.

To thrive as a GM you must be a prudent manager and an inspiring leader. The ideal candidate will have a business mindset and will be able to see the “big picture” in a variety of settings. They will take actions to enhance the company’s cash flow while keeping the human factor in perspective.

Responsibilities include:
 Develop high quality business strategies and plans ensuring their alignment with short-term and long-term objectives
 To lead and provide guidance to all Senior Management Team & maintain highest AOC standards as per regulatory authorities.
 Oversee all airline operations and business activities to ensure they produce the desired results and are consistent with the overall strategy and mission
 Make high-quality investing decisions to advance the business and increase profits
 Enforce adherence to legal guidelines by civil aviation authorities and in-house policies to maintain the company’s legality and business ethics
 Review financial and non-financial reports to devise solutions or improvements
 Build trust relations with key partners and stakeholders and act as a point of contact for important shareholders
 Analyze problematic situations and occurrences and provide solutions to ensure company survival and growth
 Maintain a deep knowledge of the Aviation market and industry of the company

Requirements include:
 Proven experience in other managerial position, preferably related to Aviation/Aerospace
 Experience in developing profitable strategies and implementing vision
 Strong understanding of corporate finance and performance management principles
 Familiarity with diverse business functions such as marketing, PR, finance etc.
 In-depth knowledge of corporate governance and general management best practices
An entrepreneurial mindset with outstanding organizational and leadership skills
 Analytical abilities and problem-solving skills
 Excellent communication and public speaking skills
 Experience in managing an Airline, highly desirable
 MSc/MA in business administration or Aviation related fields
 Must be a European Citizen, preferably Bulgarian National.

 Great working environment;
 Excellent remuneration and benefits package;
 Stable long-term career engagement;
 Friendly work environment in a team of highly skilled and motivated people;

If you are interested in this job opportunity, please send your CV in English.

All applications will be treated in strict confidentiality. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview. IC Recruiting Ltd. Recruitment license from National Agency of Employment No 2087 / 22.07.2016
Timothy Howlett
InterContinental Recruiting

Please contact me with any questions:

(w) 359 2 811 1366
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