Zambia Airports Corporation Ltd
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Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer

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The Zambia Airports Corporation Limited (ZACL) is a reputable Aviation Organisation with a vision to provide World Class Airport and Air Navigation Services at the four (4) designated international airports in Zambia, namely: Kenneth Kaunda in Lusaka, Simon Mwansa Kapwepwe in Ndola, Harry Mwaanga Nkumbula in Livingstone and Mfuwe and ten (10) provincial and strategic aerodromes.

The Corporation’s mission is to develop and manage airport and air navigation infrastructure and services to international standards, meeting stakeholders’ values while profitably contributing to national economic development.

In pursuit of the Corporation’s vision and to effectively discharge its mandate, an opportunity has arisen for the position of Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer.

Applications are therefore invited from suitably qualified and experienced Zambians to fill the position.

1. Job Purpose

The job holder shall be accountable to the Board of Directors and responsible for providing effective leadership in the overall development and management of the Corporation within its stated policies and guidelines and ensure that the Company’s strategic objectives are achieved.

2. Key Responsibilities

i) Ensuring the effective provision of high-quality airport services that satisfy the expectations of the stakeholders;

ii) Ensuring the effective provision of safe, efficient, reliable and expeditious air navigation services that satisfy the expectations of the stakeholders;

iii) Ensuring the effective provision of appropriate infrastructure that supports quality service delivery;

iv) Determining and take responsibility for the overall productivity and achievement of sound financial well- being of the Company and ensure that the Corporation operates as a commercially viable entity: Ensuring timely provision of human resources, legal, administration, financial and other support services in order to facilitate efficient and effective operations of the Corporation;

v) vi) Ensuring effective implementation of human resources management strategies and systems in order to secure the continuous improvement of individual and organisational performance and productivity:

vii) Overseeing effectively, the implementation of the Corporation’s projects;

vi) Ensuring the Corporation meets both local and international regulatory and operational requirements;

ix) Timely delivery of accurate, regular and ad hoc reports to the Board and other relevant bodies on the Corporation affairs and related issues for information and decision-making;

x) Ensuring that the Corporation positively contributes to the social and national economic development of the country, and

xi) Maintaining the good corporate image of the Company.

3. Knowledge SkIlls and Experience

a) Full Grade 12 certificate

b) University degree preferably in Aviation, Engineering, Public Administration, Economics, or another relevant degree from a recognised and reputable University.

c) Relevant Post Graduate qualification from a recognised and reputable training institution.

d) Minimum of ten (10) years’ experience in a reputable organisation at senior management level in a large public or private organisation.

e) Knowledge and experience in aviation industry will be desirable.

f) Project management qualification and skills will be an added advantage.

4. Key competencies

a) Must have proven strong leadership and co-ordination skills;

b) Be able to influence change and make decisions at the highest level based on an in depth understanding of the aviation industry;

c) Should possess strong interpersonal and public relations skills;

d) Ability to focus on several functions of the Corporation’s disciplines such as technological, financial, legal and human resources;

e) Ability to effectively communicate at all levels and implement any changes to policy and also enhance organisational processes;

f) Self-starter, able to take responsibility and respond effectively to a varied and demanding range of tasks with a diverse team;

g) Computer literacy required; and

5. Remuneration

This is a contractual job and an attractive package will be awarded to the successful candidate. The position’s tenure is for an initial contract period of three (3) years renewable (subject to performance) up to a maximum of two more contracts of three (3) years each.

Method of Application

Applications with detailed curriculum vitae and copies of certified copies of all relevant academic and professional certificates, copy of national registration card (NRC)/passport and other relevant documents with contact details, names and contact addresses of three (3) traceable referees, should be addressed to the Board Chairman as indicated below.

The Board Chairperson

Zambia Airports Corporation Limited

Head Office

Farm 4169, Off Airport Road

P.O. Box 30175


Please note that only short-listed applicants who meet the above requirements will be contacted.

Application deadline
25 Nov 15:00