23 January, 2015

5413 Manager - White Grass Tanna Airport

Airports Vanuatu Limited




Tanna, Vanuatu

Job Hours:

Not Stated

Due Date:

13th Feb-2015 - 4pm

Job Description:
Airports Vanuatu Limited is the Government owned company that operates Bauerfield (Port Vila), Pekoa (Santo) and Whitegrass (Tanna) International Airports, the national Air Traffic Services system, and through it's wholly-owned subsidiary, Vanuatu Terminals Services, Air Freight Terminals in Port Vila and Santo.

AVL now wishes to recruit a highly motivated person to become an Airport Manager at White Grass Airport on Tanna.

The Airport Manager will be responsible for daily management of the air terminal building, general airport maintenance and for airport operations. He or she will report to the General Manager Operations at Port Vila and be required to manage the staff at the airport and work within the budgets set by head office management.

The successful applicant must be a team player, able to manage in a rapidly changing environment and be able to command the respect of the staff under his  control. 
They must be mature with an international outlook, and have a good knowledge of the aviation industry, or be prepared to learn very quickly. A university degree will be well regarded, but a good attitude and experience in management is more important.

AVL will provide supplementary training to the successful candidate to equip them to handle this very important role.

They must have absolute commitment to Aviation Safety and Security and:


  • Provide a Police Clearance check prior to employment
  • Fluent in English and Bislama with a very good understanding of other languages - French. Fluency in French languages is an advantage
  • Have at least 10 years work experience with at least 5 years in a middle level management role, preferably in an operational environment
  • Be disciplined to keep strict time schedules as required by airline schedules and be prepared to work at any time on any day of the year as required by airport operations
  • Be able to think clearly and make decisions quickly when dealing with operations and with aircrews and passengers at our airports
  • Be well dressed and neat, and wear a uniform if required
  • Have excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Good level of computer literacy.

The position commands an attractive remuneration package, which will be set depend upon qualification and experiences. 


English, Bislama, French


How To Apply:

Please provide detailed employment experience demonstrating capacity to meet the Selection Criteria and Resume in confidence to the following address provided below. Short Listed candidates will under go a selection process.

Contact Name:

Not Stated

Not Stated


Corporate Services, Airports Vanuatu Ltd, PO Box 131, Port Vila, Vanuatu.


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