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Director, Cargo Operations - Wasaya Airways LP

Positions Available: 1

Posting Date:
October 4, 2017

Closing Date:
November 1, 2017

Projected Start Date:
November 27, 2017

Salary / Rate of Pay:

Days of Work
Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs

Hours of Work

Job Requirements
In this role, you will be responsible for leading the heavy cargo division of Wasaya Airways by providing strategic operational leadership and general management in Cargo Operations. Through planning, executing, and implementing organizational growth strategies, you will be part of achieving the highest possible service levels for all customers – with the goal of gaining altitude to make Wasaya Cargo the cargo provider of choice. Through the effective leadership, management, and coaching of managers, leads, and front-line employees, you will develop and implement strategic business initiatives to achieve corporate cargo objectives for sustained and profitable future growth. You will ensure compliance with all safety policies and security regulations in freighter network management, with the expectation that you will be knowledgeable in all areas of operations, including but not limited to: safety, quality, compliance, special cargo, and mail products; with a customer-driven focus, you will assure that corrective actions are implemented for incidents, findings, and reports. In your management role, you will oversee and lead employees through day-to-day activities, as well as recruiting and training to develop discipline to deliver a high standard of daily service. By establishing measurable team objectives, you will ensure that team priorities align with and support business objectives, which will regularly be evaluated and changed to adapt and encourage continuous improvement efforts to all internal processes in operations and administration. You will also be responsible for maintaining effective working relationships with key external and internal stakeholders as third-party provides. Director of Cargo Operations is a full-time position, with our scheduling offering some flexibility. Our successful applicant will have 5-10 or more years of airline or air freight industry experience - with preference for a minimum of 5 years on a Senior Manager level – to establish proven experience in business development in the cargo industry in Canada (preferably Northern and remote areas). Travel is required for this position, including northern locations; travel is mainly restricted to business work hours, with potential afterhours opportunities. This role is open to candidates from within or outside the region provided they have relevant experience with a leading employer.

Job Description
Wasaya Airways is seeking a Director of Cargo Operations, reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, to join their team in Thunder Bay, Ontario. This is a soaring opportunity to become part of a growing enterprise in the exciting aviation sector which offers a great culture and working environment. This position combines both business development experiences and excellent operational intuitiveness, allowing our successful candidate to conduct business across a breadth of networks.

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