General Manager – Aero (Commercial & Marketing) Job Vacancy At Cochin International Airport Ltd (CIAL)

General Manager – Aero (Commercial & Marketing)

Recruitment Advertisement No.CIAL/HR-R/2024/1

Cochin International Airport Ltd (CIAL) is one of the top ten busiest airports in India and is poised for rapid growth. To meet the ambitious growth plans, applications are invited from professionally qualified candidates for the following regular posts on direct recruitment basis:

No. of posts : 1

Scale of Pay : Rs.1,20,000-3%-2,80,000

Qualification :

MBA / Post Graduate Degree or Post Graduate Diploma (2 year full time course) or equivalent in Marketing / International Business /Finance with minimum 50% marks from a reputed University/reputed Institute approved by UGC/AICTE

Degree/Diploma in Business Law/Mercantile Law or related subjects will be an added advantage. Working knowledge of Malayalam will be an added advantage.

Experience : Applicant should have minimum 20 years of post qualification work experience in managerial cadre in commercial / marketing field in any service industry, out of which minimum 10 years should be in aviation industry. The aviation sector experience shall be in the area of business development, airport/airline marketing, commercial revenue management, airport operations, travel retail & hospitality business, market planning & identification of commercial revenue, asset monetisation and property development, key account management/client handling, concession management etc. Relevant experience in aviation sector should be preferably from any Airport operator/Airline operator.

Candidates should possess excellent oral and written communication skills, proven commercial acumen, drafting & negotiation skills along with good understanding of contract management techniques and practices.

Age : Shall not exceed 50 years as on 27/03/2024

Indicative Job Profile : Job responsibilities include developing new Commercial concepts for value creation & revenue enhancement, Developing and Managing Aero Related concessions/licenses at the airport, analysis of air transport service data and growth potential, development strategies, preparation and implementation of marketing plan and brand visibility for the airport, Liaisons and coordination with internal and external agencies, Revenue contract management with Airlines and Aero Concessionaires- Fuel Farm Operator, Flight charter Agents, GHA’s Handlers, FKO’s, General Aviation Operator, Facility Management, Land and space Tenants, Prospective business partners/concessionaires, Regulatory Agencies like -MOCA, DGCA,BCAS, Customs, Immigration etc, Drafting and Compliance to agreements, Stakeholder engagement, Arresting of revenue leakage from aero business, award and operationalization of Aero concessions and city side development projects etc.

Number of vacancies are indicative and may vary.

Candidates are required to apply online. Instructions for online registration and submission of application are available in Help menu.

Candidates need not send any hard copy or application printout now. based on preliminary scrutiny of applications received online, Candidates will be intimated to submit scan copies of all certificates and testimonials in proof of their claim on educational qualifications and relevant experience. Final shortlisting for Interview will be based on scrutiny of these documents submitted. Those shortlisted for Interview will be required to submit duly signed printout of the application alongwith attested copies of relevant testimonials and certificates at the time of Interview. During certificate verification, if any of the data submitted through online by the candidate is found to be false or incorrect, they shall be disqualified and will not be permitted to attend Interview.

Candidates working in Public Sector / Govt sector / Quasi Govt / Autonomous bodies are required to submit a ‘No objection Certificate’ at the time of certificate verification.

Internal candidates possessing the prescribed educational qualification shall be given relaxation upto 2 years in age limit and total managerial experience in relevant field.

CIAL reserves the right to accept or reject any or all applications without assigning any reason thereof, at its discretion.

Selected candidate will be appointed on probation. Probation period will be normally for one year, on successful completion of which confirmation in the regular service of the Company will be considered. Probation period is liable to be extended at the discretion of the management.

Remuneration package will include Basic Pay, Industrial DA, HRA, Allowances, Provident Fund, Medical reimbursement, Conveyance facility etc., as per company rules. As per the present pay package, Gross salary excluding fringe benefits would be approximately Rs.2,36,000/- per month. CTC will be Rs.3,40,000/- per month.

Airport is a continuously operating entity functioning round the clock. Selected candidates shall be required to work on any shift as assigned by the Company. They may be posted on any duty/assignment as deemed fit by the Company and shall carry out the duties as assigned. Airport being an essential service, employees are likely to be called for duty at any time depending upon the exigencies of work.

They will be required to undergo and qualify the mandatory training programmes and tests and other prescribed courses applicable to the personnel engaged in various functional areas of airport service, as decided by the management from time to time.

They are liable to be transferred/deputed to any department/branch/unit/subsidiary/joint venture of the Company as the case may be or posted to any unit/ branch/project location/ subsidiary/joint venture currently in existence or to be formed in future that may be located anywhere in India or abroad.

Opening date of online submission of applications: 15/03/2024, 0000 hrs
Last date of submission of applications online: 27/03/2024, 2400 hrs

Candidates are required to apply through online mode only. Submission of Application by any other mode will not be accepted. Submission of Application printout or hard copy is not required.

CIAL reserves the right to accept or reject any or all applications without assigning any reason thereof, at its discretion.

Candidates are informed that the Recruitment is conducted directly by CIAL and no fee is charged at any stage of the hiring process. Candidates are advised to be vigilant against fake websites, emails, sms, phone calls etc. and not to fall prey to any kind of canvassing by touts/fake agencies/job racketeers. For submission of application and further updates, please refer to the official website of the company only []

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