IATA

Regional Manager Cargo

IATA - Posted 2 months ago
$55k-120k/year  + Equity

Full-time

Nairobi, Kenya

Category
Cargo Service Agent
Career Level
Manager
Company size
299 employees

Cargo Service Agent Job description

About the team, you are joining

Reports to the Regional Director Airport Passenger Cargo Security & Facilitation Africa & the Middle East.

What your day would be like

  • Build and maintain pro-active relationships with customers and key personnel in member airlines and other industry stakeholders, including airport authorities, regulators, suppliers, and service providers in the region, as well as with non-member airlines in the passenger value chain.
  • Promote IATA’s policies, positions, objectives, activities, initiatives, services, and products in the air cargo theme amongst airlines, governments, regional organizations, and other industry stakeholders.
  • Perform representative duties in internal and external workshops, seminars, and events aiming to develop and promote IATA cargo standards and initiatives targeting key regional industry stakeholders and public opinion.
  • Support the development of the regional cargo work plan, and lead the delivery of the cargo regional strategies and priorities based on the global guidelines, regional needs, and account plans.
  • Work on removing regulatory barriers before IATA cargo experience initiatives allowing the use of technology, digitization, online, and self-service solutions.
  • Provide technical support and assistance to the members and stakeholders across the cargo supply chain, promoting standards, best practices, and advanced solutions.
  • Support cargo solutions innovation by focusing on customer needs, and support pilot initiatives in the region.
  • Work closely with Field Offices, The Regional Office, and other IATA Divisions on all cross-functional areas coordinating project delivery and information sharing.
  • Support achieving IATA revenue generating targets through the promotion of IATA solutions
  • Collaborate with and support the Cluster Project Team in an agile way;
  • Partner with regional Subject Matter Experts to ensure constant upskilling and regional capacity building;
  • Provide timely reports to the Cluster Project Leaders regarding the progress of work on the set objectives
  • Maintain a proactive relationship with Subject Matter Experts at Headquarter level where applicable and benefit from expert guidance;
  • Support fostering a culture of inclusion, integrity, team spirit, strategic thinking, partnering, innovative pioneering and acting with a human touch

We would love to hear from you if

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Engineering, or any other relevant discipline;
  • Minimum of 8 years of professional experience in a similar role with at least 5 years working in a similar role in aviation security, cargo, passenger, and/or airport operations
  • Experience in networking with and influencing stakeholders, governments and other institutions on aviation as well as economic matters
  • Experience in successful public speaking engagements, making effective presentations to varying audiences, and preparing reports based on technical merits and facts
  • Working knowledge of ICAO standards and recommended practices, best practices and other
  • procedures in civil aviation operations;
  • Advanced Proficiency in MS Office

Travel Required: Yes

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