12 December, 2016

6675 Operations Manager

Pacific Aviation Safety Office (PASO)

Port Vila, Vanuatu 
Job Hours:
Not Stated
Due Date

Job Description:

Duties and Responsibilities

The Operations Manager is responsible to the General Manager for the coordination and supervision of all operational activities for PASO including the management of the pool of inspectors, work plans, and the overall performance of service delivery. The successful applicant will relate well to people and provide appropriate and timely advice for States to action. The Operations Manager will also be required to undertake work requests based on their qualifications. This role will require extensive travel across the Pacific. 

Organisation & Position Overview

Pacific Aviation Safety Office (PASO) delivers regional safety oversight services for the Pacific region, providing aviation regulatory oversight services that complement and enhance the member states oversight of their civil aviation activities. Aviation safety and security regulation is not negotiable. It is an obligation under international treaties entered into by the Pacific Island States and a prerequisite for maintaining international and domestic air services.

Air transport is the lifeblood of the Pacific Islands, providing passenger and cargo links to often isolated destinations and feeding island economies through the carriage of tourists to and from the major source markets. Without safe and secure systems in place, these services could not continue.

PASO operates to support and assist member States to meet their contracted regulatory obligations by providing high standards of safety and security oversight and ongoing surveillance.

Expressions of Interest (EOIs) are now invited from qualified individuals with experience and skills to fulfill the role of Operations Manager based in Port Vila, Vanuatu. The candidate must have relevant and extensive wide ranging demonstrable experience to carry out the work as summarized below:

Key Accountabilities
The role requires a high level of tact, diplomacy, and communication with participants through respecting cultures and norms of the Pacific region to provide support and leadership to operators and civil aviation administration within PASO member states. 

Experience Levels
  • The successful candidate will have substantial (over 20 years) experience in the aviation industry as either a pilot or engineer along with operational management and/or training roles 
  • The Operations Manager will be familiar working within the Pacific environment and with regulatory authorities, aviation operators, industry bodies and international organizations. 
Role Description
For a copy of the role description or for any other information please email: gm@paso.aero


Not Stated 


English, Bislama

How To Apply:

Email, Post - Applications Expressions of Interest must address the relevant sections of the role description and be submitted to the address below by 4.30pm Monday 9 January 2017. Email submissions will be accepted with attachments no more than 3MB. Your Application should be clearly marked – “Expression of Interest - PASO OPERATIONS MANAGER” TO: PACIFIC AVIATION SAFETY OFFICE Attention: Mr Andrew Valentine email: gm@paso.aero PO Box 139, Anchor House, Lini Highway, Port Vila, Vanuatu

Contact Person:

Mr. Andrew Valentine 


Not Stated

PO Box 139, Anchor House, Lini Highway, Port Vila, Vanuatu



Not Stated
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