Operations Manager - Avsec Auckland

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Avsec - South Auckland - Auckland
  • Aviation industry
  • Ensure delivery of our mission
  • Minimum 5 year’s experience

About us

We’re a Crown entity responsible for the safety and security of New Zealand’s civil aviation system. There are two parts to our business - the regulatory arm (Civil Aviation Authority), which is responsible for the safety oversight of the civil aviation system, and the security arm (Aviation Security Service) who you would have met if you’ve travelled by plane in New Zealand. We have a strong commitment to achieve Safer Skies, and have an opportunity for you to help accomplish this.

About the role

This role is critical to our mission at our Aviation Security operations at Auckland Airport and will directly support the Station Manager and Assistant Station Managers and plays a vital role in the Leadership Team, contributing to the operational plan and ensuring the delivery of Avsec’s statutory duties as set out in the Civil Aviation Act.

You will contribute to our operational Business Plan and undertake day to day operational planning and service delivery. You will undertake resource and financial management including budgeting, forecasting and variance reporting as part of your role. You will be responsible for stakeholder management within the airport environment and with other government agencies and the effective management of our frontline operational teams. In addition, you will provide operational support to the Assistant Station Manager where required, including the investigation of any issues raised.

What we’re looking for

We are looking for someone that has a minimum of 5 years’ proven management experience to utilise their extensive experience in operational planning and risk management; and financial stakeholder management. You will have demonstrated operational leadership experience in your current role and thrive on providing high quality service in a complex operational environment.

It is desirable for you to have a working knowledge or experience of Aviation Security, border operations or a similar operational environment.   You will have experience and understanding of the Civil Aviation Authority's regulatory and statutory requirements and the complexities of dealing with stakeholders in close working and public environments. Be computer literate and proficient in the use of Quintiq or similar rostering system, including MS Office suite, (Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint).

The ability to connect and communicate with key stakeholders and influence those at all levels of an organisation is critical to success in this role. Someone who thrives in environments where innovative thinking and open-mindedness is truly valued, is adept at problem solving, enjoys being part of a team and has an unwavering focus on results will fit in well here.

You’ll need to be able to obtain and maintain a NZ security clearance, and be either a NZ citizen or NZ permanent resident.

The Authority embraces diversity and is committed to an inclusive and respectful workplace where everyone is valued for their unique contribution.

The position will be based at the Auckland Aviation Security Service located at Auckland Airport between the Domestic and International Terminals.  

Our employees enjoy benefits including 4% Kiwisaver employee contributions and discounted health insurance premiums.

Please take a look at the Position Description for this role to find out if you have what it takes, and apply now!  Pensure you submit a cover letter, cv, competency and application forms in order to be considered for this role.

Applications close 24th May 2019

Job Description

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