Director Air Navigation Services

Zambia Airports Corporation Limited is a reputable aviation organization with a mission to provide World Class Airport and Air Navigation Services at the four major airports namely, Kenneth Kaunda in Lusaka, Simon Mwansa Kapwepwe in Ndola, Harry Mwaanga Nkumbula in Livingstone, and Mfuwe International Airports and Ten (10) Provincial and Strategic Airports.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced Zambian nationals with a vision to excel in the following position:



The Key job function is to provide efficient and effective air navigational services, meeting international standards in line with the industry best practice and set objectives of the company.


Ensuring Instrument Flight Procedures are in place at all airports (international and domestic)

Secure high standards of air traffic control and safety management systems with a cost-effective approach

Ensure Installations are maintained, and period checks carried out in accordance with company safety standards

Ensure Divisional operational and budget plans are prepared and implemented in accordance with company policy.

Determine financial, human, and other operating resources to support achievement of divisional plans.

Manage divisional operations according to set budgets.

Ensure Quarterly, Annual, and ad hoc progress reports on operational performance are prepared and submitted timely for decision making process

Ensure training are up to date for divisional staff to fill any existing competency gaps related to current business activities

Guide and influence employees by embedding the values and desired culture in line with ZACL transformation strategy and business resilience practices; and

Drive a high-performance culture by taking accountability for effective and well-articulated performance management process and succession planning within the department


Full Grade Twelve (12) certificate or equivalent with Five (5) O’ Level credits including English, Mathematics

Degree in any Engineering discipline from a reputable university.

A Master of Business Administration will be an added advantage.

Air Traffic Control Certificate

A valid practicing certificate from the Engineering Institute of Zambia or other professional body At least 8 years’ experience with 5 years at management level.

Experience in the aviation industry is an added advantage.


Highly conversant with ICAO Standards

Highly conversant with CAA Regulations

Must be an objective source of technical expertise and guidance.


Strong Analytical skills

Computer Literacy

Strong supervisory and leadership skills.

Ability to travel extensively and frequently throughout ZACL stations

Attention to details

Result oriented

Pro-active in dealing with issues

Ability to work long hours and deliver assignments within tight deadlines

Method of Application

Applications with detailed CVs and copies of certificates indicating daytime telephone numbers, names, and contact addresses of three traceable referees, should be submitted by e-mail

The Managing Director

Zambia Airports Corporation Limited

Farm 4169, Off Kenneth Kaunda International Airport Road,

PO Box 30175


NB: Please note that only short-listed candidates shall be contacted. KINDLY INDICATE THE POSITION APPLIED FOR ON THE ENVELOPE

Application deadline
23 Feb 15:00
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