Country Director, Timor-Leste

Our MAF Programme in Timor Leste, has two GA8 aircraft serving isolated communities within this mountainous nation. The majority of flights are medevacs transferring critically ill patients for the Ministry of Health.

We are now looking for our own ‘super hero’ to become the Country Director of our Timor Leste programme. You will lead and inspire the multi national team being instrumental in helping MAF to achieve its vision.

There are also numerous unexplored ministry opportunities in Timor Leste using aviation and other technology and you will explore these developmental opportunities, mobilising MAF to be not only an effective service provider, but one that is developing aviation professionals in Timor Leste. You will work with local partners, regulatory authorities and country officials to achieve the programme goals.

You will ensure all operational activities in the programme are carried out within the approved annual budget by monitoring internal control systems and taking corrective action where necessary.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience
Essential

Aptitude in verbal, numerical and abstract reasoning
Excellent spoken and written English.
University graduate or equivalent experience
Either team management experience and/or project management experience involving working with others
Personal experience of working in a developing country
Experience of working in aviation or related field is desirable
Strong interpersonal skills
Proven experience learning a foreign language

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