Operations Director - Flag Carrier Airline - Up to €120,000 annual salary
Full-time contract
West Africa
Up to €120,000 P.A.

Our exclusive client, a Flag Carrier Airline in West Africa is seeking a highly experienced Operations Director to oversee all aspects of operations, including flight operations, ground operations, safety, security, and regulatory compliance. 

  • Develop and implement operational strategies and procedures to support the airlines business objectives and manage operational budgets and performance metrics.
  • Oversee the scheduling of flights and the allocation of resources, including aircraft, crew, and ground handling services.
  • Identify areas for improvement in operations and implement solutions to increase efficiency and reduce costs.
  • Work closely with other departments, such as maintenance, finance, and commercial, to ensure alignment of operational objectives with overall business strategy.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with key stakeholders, including airport authorities, regulatory agencies, and other airlines.
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable regulations and standards, including safety, security, and environmental regulations.

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in airline operations and in a senior leadership role.
  • Strong knowledge of airline operations, including flight scheduling, crew management, ground handling, and safety and security regulations.
  • Excellent leadership and management skills, with the ability to motivate and develop teams.
  • Professional and academic qualifications-pilot licences are a plus.

  • Full-time contract
  • Salary: Between €96,000 – €120,000 per year NET of local taxes
  • Annual leave: 30 days per year
  • Tickets provided for positioning and holidays on a vast international network
  • Individual accommodation provided 
  • Ground transport provided
  • Medical insurance provided
  • Family relocation support


If you are a strategic thinker with a passion for operational excellence in aviation, we encourage you to send us your CV for this exciting opportunity to lead a Flag Carrier Airline through a critical restructuring phase.

Application Process

Please apply here and upload the following documents:

  • Updated resume
  • Valid passport