Airport & Aviation Chief Public-Private Partnership Officer PPP

Additional Information:

Job Title:Chief Public-Private Partnership Officer

Department: Concession / PPP Development 

Reporting To: CEO

Communication & Main Contacts:


All Departments


  • Investors
  • Operators
  • Government
  • Entities

Job Purpose:

To lead and direct the department of Concession / PPP Development by ensuring stakeholder engagement throughout the process of investor / operator identification, qualification and on-going performance review, in line with overall strategic direction of our client.

Key Accountabilities:

Planning and Budgeting:

  • Design and implement Concession / PPP Development Department’s strategy and roadmap in alignment with the organization strategy as defined by the BoD 
  • Establish Concession / PPP Development Department’s plans that support its overall strategic plans 
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to identify Concession / PPP Development Department’s required initiatives to meet future business demands 
  • Manage and drive the achievement of Concession / PPP Development Department’s strategy, objectives and KPIs within the accountabilities of the Department 
  • Prepare and present regular reports on Department’s progress and outputs to be shared with relevant stakeholders in line with reporting requirements
  • Manage Concession / PPP Development Department budgeting cycle and provide input to the budgeting process

Policies, Processes & Procedures:

  • Develop and oversee the implementation of Concession / PPP Development Department’s policies, procedures and controls covering all areas of activity so that all relevant procedural/legislative requirements are fulfilled while delivering high quality and cost-effective results
  • Lead and direct the management of change through continuous improvement of Concession / PPP Development Department’s systems, processes and practices taking into account leading practices, changes in international standards and changes in the business environment
  • Monitor day-to-day activities to ensure compliance with stipulated policies and procedures

Stakeholder Engagement:

  • Lead the process of identification of internal and external stakeholders in order to plan for stakeholder engagement in line with business and regulatory requirements 
  • Oversee the execution of stakeholder engagement plan and represent our client at key interactions with stakeholders and decision makers 
  • Manage working relationships and identify / recommend areas of potential cooperation and cross functional synergy where applicable 
  • Conduct regular engagement and awareness sessions with potential and current investors / operators to ensure exchange of ideas and facilitate networking opportunities

Concession / PPP Development & Commercial Review:

  • Direct the process of development of concession / PPP terms & conditions in alignment with relevant stakeholders and develop a mechanism of on-going management and commercial review 
  • Identify opportunities for concession / PPP and develop / present a business case to decision makers for qualification of opportunities as per defined guidelines and bidding process 
  • Manage the process of setting up the structure of PPP in line with legal and other concerned entities, ensuring our clients interests are adequately represented
  • Monitor the financial performance of portfolio of concessionaires and undertake corrective action and / or recommend capability building measures to align performance outcomes

People Management:

  • Help instil a culture of development, guidance and performance within Concession / PPP Development Department
  • Guide, mentor and develop the Concession / PPP Development Department’s team to take larger and complex responsibilities
  • Identify and recruit key talent for the Concession / PPP Development Department
  • Provide clear top-down communication to employees and bottom-up feedback to Top Management
  • Set performance objectives, provide necessary support, evaluate / appraise direct reports and provide regular feedback on performance
  • Establish a high-performance working environment within the Concession / PPP Development Department



Education & Certification:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance / Business Administration / Economics / or any relevant discipline
  • Master’s Degree in a relevant discipline is preferred



  • 12 to 15 years in PPP related projects management, preferably in Aviation Sector



  • Strong knowledge of Public-Private Partnership (PPP) modes
  • Understanding of local and international regulations
  • Awareness of stakeholders within Aviation Sector


*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.

Please see our Privacy Policy below*

Privacy Policy


Paul Dooley

Managing Director

Apply For This Job

Share this job with others

Didn't find what you were looking for?