General/Maintenance Manager Africa

13 Dec 2012
10 Jan 2013
Contract Type
Full Time


A new important and exciting opportunity has arisen!

We are working with our client on a large Pan African project which requires a key position to be filled by early 2013. The position titled General/Maintenance Manager will be based in Africa on a 3 year renewable contract. Working from a totally blank sheet and to an agreed budget it is essential that interested candidates have a strong Boeing 737-3/4/500 background of many years within the maintenance arena.

Candidates require:

Experience of having worked within their own budget, and had full control of that budget  

Have had previous experience of organising and securing an AOC together with all supporting application documentation

Must have the capability and confidence to control and account directly to and from HQ

Must be able to work with a small team taking overall responsibility, without a large support system backup.

Therefore the main items of this position are:

Complete overall set up from zero to full inception of the whole 5 aircraft operation icluding identification of suitable facilities

Controlling driving and managing the complete AOC application

Heavy maintenance planning

Outsourcing and contracting.

The position will initially involve full responsibility for securing the AOC for the airline, plus all supporting documentation. Identification of suitable maintenance facilities and to recruit suitable local maintenance personnel. Planning of all heavy maintenance. Aircraft acceptance for all 737 aircraft the company brings in will be involved, and the overall maintenance issues and running of the new project will be placed in the hands of the successful applicant. A  working knowledge of the French language would be useful.

This is an extremely responsible position on which the initial overall success of the project will be based.

Whilst being initially based in one country in Africa, the successful applicant will be required to fulfill this same role in other African countries over the coming years, therefore the incumbent must be prepared to be mobile on an as and when required basis.

Please send in resume for review and further information

Previous applicants need not apply