RwandAir South Sudan Country Manager Job Vacancy 2013 opportunity in Juba


RwandAir, established in 2002 is the National Carrier for the Republic of Rwanda.
RwandAir mission statement is”to provide unsurpassed, safe and reliable services in air transportation, including strategically linking Rwanda with the outside world, while ensuring a fair return on investment.”
The majority share holding of the company is the Government of Rwanda.
In line with these recent developments and expansion, RwandAir is interested in hiring a qualified person for the position of:
Job Title: Country Manager   –Southern Sudan – Juba

Department: Commercial

Section: Sales

Senior Manager, Sales Eastern Region

Key Tasks

  • Formulate strategic commercial objectives of RwandAir Products and Services within the designated region ;
  • Identify new sales opportunities and take steps to implement them for new revenue streams
  • Undertake overall responsibility and accountability for the management, control and administration of RwandAir assets, fiscal and marketing policies in Southern Juba;
  • Build and maintain Country-wide relationships with Government Departments, Regulatory Authorities, Commercial Organisations, Third Party Suppliers and Contractors and ensure conformity with local and international legal requirements, conventions, policies, procedures and regulations;
  • Monitor and recommend pricing levels in the country to maximize yield and revenue;
  • Maintain overall administrative and budgetary control of the Country;
  • Provide adequate and timely feedback to head office on achievements/deficiencies/ market trends/ challenges with recommendation and insights on issues.
Education and Experience
  • University Degree with a minimum of 5 years experience in Commercial Operations / the Travel Industry of which a minimum of 2 years at a senior level with a proven track record
  • Sales and Marketing qualification
  • Experience with tactical and market pricing concepts
  • Experience in Account/relationship management
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Knowledge of sales, reservations, airport services and cargo
  • Commercial acumen with an overall knowledge of airline operations.
  • An excellent command of the English language (written and verbal) is essential.
  • Proven track record in airline sales, marketing, reservations and revenue management processes
  • Proven ability to work independently and think strategically
  • Initiative to capitalise on and seize business opportunities, negotiating, planning and implementation of short and long term targets.
  • In depth knowledge of respective country including how to sell effectively in the market and exhibiting strong cultural awareness
  • Knowledge of IATA recommendations to airlines / travel agencies for selling in the market
How to Apply:
  • An application letter addressed to General Manager – Human Resources
  • Recent and detailed curriculum vitae
  • Relevant certificates
  • A photocopy of the national identity card
  • Two passport photos
  • Three current referees
The deadline for submitting application documents is October 10, 2013 at 4 pm local time at the front desk of our head office located at Kigali International Airport, Top Floor building.

General Manager- Human Resources
Kigali International Airport – Main Terminal Building (Top Floor)
Box 7275 Kigali – Rwanda

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Note: RwandAir is an equal opportunity employer.