Airport (Aerodrome) Chief Operating Officer / General Manager
(Tax Free)

Airport (Aerodrome) Chief Operating Officer / General Manager (Tax Free)

Additional Information

€360,000 – €400,000 Total Comp

Contract type: Full Time Contract

Location: Saudi Arabia

Job Responsibilities

The Aerodrome General Manager is responsible for ensuring the integrity and efficiency of daily aerodrome operations which includes managing irregular operations and emergency situations. Also, is responsible for managing the airport Safety & QA, FRS and Aerodrome Maintenance, ensuring full compliance with national & international regulations.

  • Ensure that the overall national & international regulations are communicated and understood by all employees – ICAO, GACAR

  • Oversee the recruitment and development of an experienced and qualified workforce.

  • Oversee appropriate workflow management between direct reports through appropriate delegation of work.

  • Follow up on the implementation of action plans and the division’s main objectives, prioritising the achievement of Company goals; and provide guidance and instruction to subordinates on appropriate solutions to the difficult problems that may hinder the proper implementation.

  • Instil a culture focused on continuous improvement and positive change orientation, exercised through interactions with his management team, and encouraged through the design and delivery of change programs and initiatives including coaching and mentoring, and on the job training. Place particular emphasis on developing this culture within the team of direct reports.

  • Ensure Aerodrome is in compliance with the national & international regulations.

  • Oversee all the activities of Safety, Aerodrome Operations, FRS and Aerodrome Maintenance to ensure smooth operations and compliance with regulations.

  • Stakeholder Relationships

Key Internal Relationships

  • Operations
  • SMS
  • Commercial
  • Security

Key External Relationships

  • All External Stakeholders

*NB: All applicants CVS will be reviewed and should your skillset match our client’s requirements, we will contact you via email / mobile. We are also happy to consider you for other open opportunities within Firstaff. If however, you object to us holding your data on file, please acknowledge via email by return.*


Paul Dooley

Managing Director

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