Airside Infrastructure Manager

Cairns Airport
Full Time
Listed on 27 October 2022
This is a unique opportunity to play an integral role in NQA Group and to become part of a dynamic company responsible for management and operations of Cairns and Mackay Airports. Required for an immediate start, an opportunity exists for an experienced Airside Infrastructure Manager to join our Infrastructure Team to support Cairns and Mackay Airports and related entities. The Airside Infrastructure Manager is responsible for providing specialist project management, contract management and technical advice for infrastructure and facilities airside at Cairns Airport. In this role you will manage works planning and provide technical advice to ensure Airport assets are maintained in accordance with best practice and service level agreements. You will manage delivery of works in accordance with annual budgets, manage contractor performance as per contractual obligations, identify and mitigate operational issues and risks, and ensure work is performed and assets maintained in accordance with procedures and relevant legislation. You will also work closely with internal management and stakeholders to maintain regulatory compliance and facilitate the airport’s operations. This role plays an important part in the Infrastructure team and is instrumental in supporting continuous improvement activities and processes and sustaining our future growth. You must have a proven ability to develop and maintain positive internal and external relationships, including Airport tenants, external consultants, contractors and project managers. Relevant engineering or trade qualifications, and a minimum of 5 years demonstrated experience, preferably in a similar airside infrastructure role. The successful applicant must have strong leadership skills, well developed communication and interpersonal skills, effective time management and delegation skills and be computer literate in Microsoft applications. A demonstrated ability to lead by example, and work in accordance with Cairns Airport's safety, security and environmental standards is essential. We emphasize that you must be a team player and be committed to supporting your colleagues and be able to demonstrate the Values of Cairns Airport. Cairns Airport is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Please refer to the Position Description on our website ( for the full requirements relating to Accountabilities, Qualifications Skills and Experience.* Please email your covering letter addressing the above criteria, along with your CV to: by COB 17 April 2022. * Prior to commencement, the successful candidate will be asked to undertake, drug & alcohol test; and also, a Federal Police clearance will be performed as part of the requirements to hold an Aviation Security Identification Card (ASIC) in this role. The successful applicant must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and will also be asked to provide evidence of COVID19 vaccination prior to commencement.

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