Irish Aviation Authority
Irish Aviation Authority
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The Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) is responsible for the management of Irish controlled airspace, the safety regulation of Irish civil aviation and the oversight of civil aviation security in Ireland. IAA carries out a range of operational and regulatory functions and services on behalf of the State relating to the safety and technical aspects of civil aviation. The Authority ensures that Irish civil aviation operates to international and European safety standards and systems in accordance with international agreements.
The CEO will lead the IAA in the provision of safe and efficient air navigation services, on a sound commercial basis, and in the provision of aviation safety and security regulatory services. The role has a particular responsibility for safety matters which requires it to make certain decisions independently of the Board and/or the Minister. The role has lead responsibility for aviation safety of the Irish civil aviation sector.
Candidates should be experienced and proven leaders with senior executive experience gained within the public or private sector. Ideally with experience of air traffic management and safety, the appointee will exude integrity and authority and will naturally inspire credibility and confidence in all stakeholders. He/she will have the capacity to give experienced direction and bring focus to the organisation, establishing clear objectives, harnessing and leveraging the inherent experience that exists across the organisation.
This is a key appointment and requires well-honed influencing skills coupled with a track record of strategic leadership and management, skills that will be respected by peers and subordinates without question. Candidates must be exceptional communicators with the ability to contribute and enthuse at the highest level, possessing a strong sense of customer focus and the ability to engage and influence all stakeholders. IAA works in close partnership with many other international organisations and the Chief Executive will be a key contributor on a range of international fora. Energy, impact and a collaborative leadership style will therefore be important.
Candidates are invited to email a curriculum vitae together with a cover letter, explaining how they meet the requirements of the role, quoting reference IAA to:
John Glenny at MERC Partners, 11/12 Richview Office Park, Clonskeagh, Dublin D14 N5X2.
Telephone +353 1 2066700 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org