Job Description

Our client, Eswatini Civil Aviation Authority, is a Category A public enterprise mandated with controlling, regulating, enforcing, improving aviation safety and security and promoting and developing growth of the Eswatini civil aviation sector. ESWACAA wishes to appoint a Diorector General/CEO.

Reporting directly to the Board of Directors, the Director General is the Chief Executive Officer of the Authority responsible for leading the development, execution of the long and short-term strategy and overall management of personnel and activities.

This challenging and strategic role requires an astute business savvy professional with the following qualifications and key attributes:

  • A Degree in Aviation Management or related Aeronautical field from a reputable tertiary institution
  • At least ten years management experience in an aviation field or similar technical experience in a field related to aviation.
  • A Masters in Aviation Management, Business Administration or exposure to an Executive Development Programme would be an added advantage.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Organising, directing and administering the day to day activities of the Authority
  • Representing the Authority in all its dealings with third parties, both at home and abroad, and in legal proceedings brought by or against the Authority;
  • Developing economic policies and strategies with respect to air transport;
  • Coordinating air transport policy and regulation with other government entities such as those responsible for trade and commerce, tourism, financial controls, taxation, national development and any other field;
  • Preparing and presenting to the Board of Directors policies and programmes, as well as, a detailed annual budget and ensure their implementation;
  • Keeping abreast of all operational activities relating to Civil Aviation and submitting reports and proposals to the Minister, after approval by the Board of Directors;
  • Preparing and submitting to the Board of Directors fees and charges to be collected by the Authority and implementing same when approved by the Board of Directors
  • Coordinating all policy and legal issues relating to civil aviation.

  • A Degree in Aviation Management or related Aeronautical field from a reputable tertiary institution
  • At least ten years management experience in an aviation field or similar technical experience in a field related to aviation.
  • A Masters in Aviation Management, Business Administration or exposure to an Executive Development Programme would be an added advantage.
  • An innovative self-starter, with strong leadership, management, interpersonal and customer relationship skills.
  • A team-player able to collaborate with other departments/ organisations and effectively manage multiple priorities, projects and tasks with accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Willing to travel on business assignments and work extended hours
  • A thorough knowledge of Civil Aviation Regulations and advisory material published by the CAA

Negotiable on experience


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