We are major aviation training leaders and we are eager to conquer the China market.

BAA Training, one of the TOP 3 biggest independent aviation training centers in Europe, a part of Avia Solutions Group (a global multi-service aviation holding company) is joining forces with Henan Civil Aviation Development and Investment Co & Ltd to establish a brand new state-of-the-art aviation training centre in China – BAA Training China.

We are looking for a true leader to perform a role of General Manager and run the start-up company developing it up to the level of the prime choice aviation training service provider.

Our vision is to provide airlines operating in China and the Asia Pacific region with a full scope of high-end pilot type rating, cabin crew, ground handling and other aviation training solutions.

We expect the General Manager to:

  • Set up the company according to the business plan
  • Supervise the acquisition of the land
  • Manage acquisition of local Governmental agencies’ permits
  • Control the construction process of the training center according to the franchisor and FFS manufacturer’s requirements
  • Align the company’s internal processes according to the commercial needs of the shareholders and the franchisor
  • Actively approach target customers’ decision makers, representing the organization in various public events and fairs
  • Select and hire key employees
  • Ensure timely adaptation (localization) of training documentation
  • Handle the training center and training equipment licensing processes
  • Expand social business network among clients, local suppliers and other stakeholders related to the training center
  • Open the BAA Training center in Zhengzhou
  • Report to the Board
  • Execute and develop the company

What we are looking for:

  • Business and result driven mindset and understanding in Sales, Marketing, PR and Finance management •
  • Successful experience in running/executing green-field projects
  • Proven record of work with technical engineering, construction documentation
  • Construction project management skills
  • Deep understanding of how to deal with Chinese governmental organizations (in all levels) in order to reach set targets (successful experience is highly preferred)
  • The-hands-on type of -mindset of rolling up the sleeves and doing the job with a small team until the start-up kicks off
  • Skills of persuasion, influencing and negotiation
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Fluency in Chinese and English

Along with the perspective and influential position we are ready to offer a corresponding package of benefits.

Avia Solutions Group is an international aviation holding company with over 38 subsidiaries worldwide. Headquartered in Vilnius, Lithuania, the Group has representative offices in the USA, the UK, Poland, Serbia, Estonia, Russia, Thailand, and Indonesia. The Group’s annual turnover exceeds €435 million.

BAA Training is one of the TOP 3 biggest independent aviation training centers in Europe with the ability to offer a full scope of Ab Initio and Type Rating pilot, cabin crew, ground handling, flight dispatcher and online aviation training solutions. With an extensive network of 101 FFS in 40 locations, BAA Training is ready to provide aviation training worldwide for 15+ types of aircraft.

HNCA is a Chinese governmental company, responsible for development of civil aviation-related fields such as air transportation, aviation logistics, financial investment, real estate, general aviation and aviation manufacturing in Henan province.

If you are THE ONE let us know about you.

Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: China

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