Air New Zealand

Senior Manager Sales and Operations, Sydney

Air New Zealand

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Applications Close - End of Day: 26-09-2017



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Air New Zealand has a clear and compelling strategy to drive sustainable, profitable growth across the group. The Australian market is a key pillar in our growth strategy, contributing significantly to our overall operational and commercial ambitions. We're adopting a state a structure that reflects our business objectives of "working with the right partners in the right markets"; delivering a seamless journey for our customers and sharing Air New Zealand with the world.  

Due to an internal promotion, we are recruiting a Senior Manager, National Sales & Operations in Sydney, Australia. This role will report directly to the Australia Regional General Manager (RGM) and will be a crucial member of the Australian Sales Leadership Team. Your mandate is to develop and implement the Australian Sales Strategy and lead the national sales and operational teams to achieve business results. This includes both commercial and operational leadership for rapid execution of revenue and market share growth. A critical function of your role is to continue building strategic relationships with our national commercial trade partners (e.g. Flight Centre, STA, Helloworld, Expedia and Webjet). 

The ideal candidate will ideally be in a senior leadership role within the airline or travel industry. You have experience in developing a national approach to retail and multi-channel sales strategy design and implementation. With strong commercial acumen and results-mindset, you will bring fresh new thinking, a bold approach and be committed to building a world-class sales team with strong sales disciplines. Leverage your proven people management and stakeholder relationship building skills to foster strong commercial relationships and customer loyalty. You are resilient and a team player who works collaboratively with the wider leadership team to lead and manage change successfully.

This role is critical for our success and competitiveness in the Australian market place.

We are on an incredible journey, making meaningful contributions to Air New Zealand's global success. Be part of our success story as we grow our presence in the Australian market as a dynamic international airline, servicing gateways across New Zealand and beyond.

Want to be part of a winning team? For more information refer to the attached position description or contact Adelene Lynch on

Please note: to be considered for this position, you must hold the legal right to live and work in Australia.

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