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Chief Operating Officer

This position is now closed to applications.


The role of Chief Operating Officer (COO) is a new role for HIAL and has been created to help them deliver the ambitious new strategy that they are about to launch and all of the change that will bring across the North of Scotland.

As a key member of the senior management team, reporting directly to the Managing Director you will be responsible for the efficiency of the company whilst helping to deliver  a diverse range of business activities.  You will identify and deliver against key strategic priorities in the HIAL corporate strategy covering, but not limited to, Airport Operations, Air Traffic Management, Infrastructure, Operational Support and Safety Management.

You’ll have a proven track record of operating in a strategic leadership position in a regulated environment, ideally with expertise in at least one key discipline; Airport Management, Corporate Risk and Safety Management, Project Management.  As an ambassador for HIAL you will have excellent interpersonal, communication and public speaking skills and experience of managing relationships with key partners and customers.

Team working is crucial to this role as is a positive, flexible and responsive approach to balance conflicting and changing pressures.

For a confidential discussion contact Catriona Mackie of Aspen People on 0141 212 7555.

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Closing date for applications:  Friday 19th July 2019

To apply, please complete the short form below and upload your CV and supporting statement. If you do not receive an acknowledgement within 24 hours of submitting your application, please contact Katy Gall on 0141 212 7555.