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Manager Government, Legal & Industry Affairs

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Published: Nov 30, 2022 (5 days ago)

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Our Client, in the airline industry, seeks to recruit a highly efficient and proactive Manager Government, Legal & Industry Affairs to be in charge of delivering AFRAA members expectations by the Secretariat. The incumbent must perform his/her duties to the highest standard possible, while demonstrating a very high level of maturity, self-motivation, integrity and discipline.

THE MAIN FUNCTIONS ARE TO ASSIST THE DIRECTOR IN:

  • Planning

  • Organising

  • Leading

  • Advising

  • Government Affairs

  • Industry Affairs

  • Regulatory / Legal Affairs

  • Administrative duties




Responsibilities

Our Client, in the airline industry, seeks to recruit a highly efficient and proactive Manager Government, Legal & Industry Affairs to be in charge of delivering AFRAA members expectations by the Secretariat. The incumbent must perform his/her duties to the highest standard possible, while demonstrating a very high level of maturity, self-motivation, integrity and discipline.

THE MAIN FUNCTIONS ARE TO ASSIST THE DIRECTOR IN:

  • Planning

  • Organising

  • Leading

  • Advising

  • Government Affairs

  • Industry Affairs

  • Regulatory / Legal Affairs

  • Administrative duties




  • Support the Director to develop, implement and report on its short, medium and long-term plans/programmes on government, legal and aero-political affairs.

  • Support advocacy campaigns and work closely with key stakeholders in industry, government, trade, tourism and non-traditional partners to support AFRAA policy goals and objectives.

  • Conduct research, gather intelligence and analyze impact of new/amended regulations and aero-political developments on the airline industry.

  • Think and act strategically to support the attainment of departmental goals through sensitization, capacity building, advocacy and lobbying stakeholders.

  • Plan and coordinate all departmental meetings and mobilize resources/logistics for successful outcomes (invitation, venue, audio/visuals, meeting documents, refreshments, hotel transfers, travel and accommodation, etc).

  • Develop and maintain a diary of meetings/engagements that is aligned to the department priorities, assure efficient utilization of time and attainment of set goals.

  • Plan the Department’s Governance meetings (Aero-political Committee, Route Network & Cargo Committee) and support work on the Executive Committee meetings and the Annual General Assembly.

  • Act on behalf of the Director as Secretary to Committees and tasks force meetings

  • Support the Director in the planning and execution of all Department activities and events.

  • Where required attend meetings, provide secretarial or other support as may be directed

  • Prepare presentation slides and draft speeches

  • Research and prepare material for monthly industry affairs webinars in coordination with other departments.

  • Participate in the compilation of the department’s Key Performance Indicators based on the Association’s strategy.

  • Manage and maintain the projects planning and evaluation dashboard for the department.

  • Coordinate the department’s work plan and business travels to achieve the overall AFRAA performance and costs objectives.

  • Compile and maintain an up-to-date register of relevant industry regulatory texts for ease of reference and access

  • Handle all department’s financial expenditure and reconciliations in line with AFRAA finance policy

  • Maintain an up-to-date dedicated file of signed minutes of Committees and projects.

  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date contact database of Committee members and key stakeholders

  • OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Exude the highest level of professional ethics and act with integrity at all times

  • Be a role model to colleagues and subordinates

  • RELATIONS (INTERNAL & EXTERNAL)

    INTERNAL

    • Immediate Supervisor

  • Colleagues from other departments

  • EXTERNAL

    • AFRAA Members

  • AFRAA Partners

  • Other Industry Stakeholders (IATA, ICAO, AFCAC, RECs, TIACA, CANSO, AfCFTA, UNWTO, etc)

  • Aviation service providers

  • MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

    • University degree or equivalent in a relevant field of study from a recognized institution

  • National of an African State with a successful track record at management level

  • At least 8 (eight) years’ work experience in the aviation industry

  • Fluent in English and/or French. Ability to communicate and work in both languages an advantage

  • Computer literate and proficient in using standard office computer software applications

  • COMPETENCIES

    • Good understanding of air transport developments from an industry and government viewpoint

  • Proven track record in performance and knowledge of the African air transport industry issues.

  • Competence to assess priorities and manage a variety of activities in a time-sensitive environment and meet competing deadlines with attention to detail

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to interact professionally with industry executives, partners and consultants

  • Excellent organizational, oral and written communication skills

  • In-depth knowledge of multilateral negotiations and the conduct of meetings and conferences

  • Good stakeholder management skills

  • Impeachable record of honesty of personal integrity


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