Airport Lead - Guangzhou, Mainland China
Cathay Dragon, an affiliate member of oneworld, is a Hong Kong-based airline operating a fleet of 42 passenger aircraft and serving 53 regional destinations, including 23 cities in Mainland China. Cathay Dragon has been recognized for its product and service quality, and was named as Skytrax 'World's Best Regional Airline' for fourth time.  Cathay Dragon is part of the Cathay Pacific Group, providing seamless connectivity for passengers to more than 200 cities around the globe.

Notes:

All China based positions are subject to local terms and conditions.
Applicants must have the right to live and work in Mainland China. We are unable to assist applicants with visa or work permit applications.
Once employment is confirmed, the employment contract and personnel file will be arranged through local FASCO/ FESCO

Purpose:

To supervise and support the daily assigned team member functions to ensure overall operations run smoothly and efficiently during the operational shift whilst conforming to established safety and security standards.

To deliver the best possible operation and airport service experience to ensure our customers always feel special, valued and recognised regardless of circumstance.

Key responsibilities and tasks:

Safety First, Quality Always
  • Execute corporate safety, security and quality policies to ensure the station, employees and suppliers are fully compliant with all regulatory requirements and quality standards 
  • Achieve absolute operational integrity with zero safety defects and security infringements
  • Support local airport management to identify and mitigate personal, safety and security risks in the  workplace for employees (suppliers included) by promoting and developing a culture of zero tolerance on safety and security incidents
  • Supervise and support Ground Handling Agent teams dedicated to Cathay flight operations to achieve operational excellence of being on time and error free
  • Assist to implement innovative ideas and strive to do things differently and better in all aspects of airport operations
  • Assist in ensuring and maintaining operational and productivity performance conformance to standards
  • Support airport management to conduct regular Quality Control checks on station performance including provision of service by suppliers as required
  • Conduct flight briefings as required
  • Willing to take up extra responsibilities (e.g. projects) and work shift duties
  • Undertake any other reasonable task as required
Outstanding Product and Services
  • Ensure people and team are up-to-date with the latest product knowledge and support the team to effectively utilise products and services to provide the highest possible quality of experience for our customers across all touch points
  • Support the team to deliver ‘Service Straight From The Heart’ on a daily basis to create genuine connection and memorable experiences for our customers across all points of contact
  • Support the use of new technologies in the provision of customer service
  • Give recognition to our highest-value customers (front-end and elite Marco Polo members)
Crisis Management capability and preparedness
  • Familiarity with all contingency plans and manual fall-back procedures to meet the required standards 
  • Effectively manage flight disruptions and irregularities and support airport management as required
  • Ensure our customers are cared for, informed and given choice where possible through the use of disruption management tools
People and team
  • Motivate the frontline team (suppliers included) to enable supportive and collaborative teamwork
  • Support the on-boarding process and probation of new hires (suppliers included) as required
  • Support and encourage the team (suppliers included) to learn and develop through role modelling, mentoring or on-the-job coaching
  • Support the team to adopt new challenges and changes
  • Monitor day-to-day team and/or individual team member performance (suppliers included) and raise suggestions for improvement
Supplier Management
  • Assist in monitoring and conducting regular performance review meetings with suppliers
  • Support the Airport Operations Manager to implement any action plan efficiently and keep track of progress with documented records
Cost efficiency and productivity
  • Monitor team daily productivity and flexibility in resource deployment
  • Support the Airport Operations Manager to drive down costs in daily operation
  • Support station administration duties
Represent Cathay interests in the Airport Community
  • Support the Airport Operations Manager to work with external parties in the best interests of the Company – authorities, suppliers and service providers, oneworld Partners, and other airlines
  • Ensure competition compliance involvement in airport-related industry affairs (i.e. AOC)
  • Protect the Company's reputation
E&A
  • Emergency and Accident and Crisis Response responsibilities as required
Qualifications / Experience:

Academic qualifications
  • Post-secondary school education is desirable
  • High school graduation
Knowledge, skills, training and experience
  • Good command of written and spoken English is mandatory with the local language being an advantage
  • 1-2 years solid Customer Service experience, preferably in airlines or airport services
  • Ability to work independently with good decision-making skills
  • Self-motivated and committed leader who enjoys teamwork
  • Strong customer service mentality with strong interpersonal skills
  • Good technical knowledge and capability (multi-skilled) to perform each airport job function (requirement to pass all training arranged by ASD) 
  • Good understanding of Company policies and international regulatory procedures and all required local regulatory matters 
  • Ability to handle different operational modes such as normal operations, disruption, Emergency & Accident and contingency situations
  • Adapts to and embraces constant change
Competencies:
  • Analysis and Problem Solving
  • Customer Focus
  • Accountability
  • Teamwork and Building Partnerships
  • Interpersonal Effectiveness
  • Coping with Pressure
Cathay Dragon is an Equal Opportunities Employer. Personal data provided by job applicants will be used strictly in accordance with our personal data policy and for recruitment purposes only. Candidates not notified within eight weeks may consider their application unsuccessful. All related information will be kept in our file for up to 24 months. A copy of our Personal Information Collection Statement will be provided upon request by contacting our Data Protection Officer.
Post Details
Posted By Cathay Pacific Airways 國泰航空
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Salary Negotiable
Payment Not Applicable
Category
Location New Territories : Islands District
Industry Transport
Classification Administration and Human Resources : Administrative / Operational manager, Clerical / Reception, Human Resources, Other, Secretary / Personal Assistant, Training and Development
Job Type Full time
Working time Shift
Working days Shift
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Jobs data
Company Name:
Cathay Pacific Airways 國泰航空
Job Title:
Airport Lead - Guangzhou, Mainland China
Post Date:
2019-03-08