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about 1 year ago
CAE Parc Aviation
Location: Iraq
Job type: Permanent
Contact: Aaron Davidson
Sector: Maintenance, Aircraft, Licensed Maintenance - Base, Licensed Maintenance - Line, Operations
Category: Engineers Jobs, Project Manager Jobs, Senior Manager Jobs

Technical Director/ Managing Director

Permanent Position

Iraq - You will be expected to give 100% to this position. 

Rotation - 3-4 Months in Iraq Followed By 2-3 Weeks in UK

CAE Parc Aviation is exclusively assisting a key client with a unique opportunity to become part of a start up operation that is expected to become highly profitable within a short space of time. Our client is an Anglo/ Iraqi organisation who is in the process of setting up a Line and Base Maintenance operation and require an experience Technical Director to assist them. Profit share options are on the table to discuss for the right candidate.

The successful candidate will come from an engineering background and will ideally be experienced in putting together an MOE and gaining Civil Aviation Authority accreditations.

The Technical Director will report directly to the shareholders of the group.


  • Advise and ensure the facility establishes a fully functional Maintenance and Engineering Department with necessary regulatory approvals.
  • Liaise with and advise on planning and implementation of the Maintenance and Engineering strategy.
  • Develop Project Plans and Compliance Listings to gain accreditations
  • Oversee the design of the hanger in Iraq
  • Coordinate and oversee certification aspects of major alteration projects for our Part 145/ MRO division.
  • Act as a liaison to regarding submission and approvals.
  • Remain knowledgeable in all applicable regulations and processes.
  • Identify and recommend continuous improvement opportunities.
  • Actively works to improve daily processes, and ensures all work meets completion requirements.
  • Performs other duties Provide management and technical assistance to the CEO to achieve the objectives.
  • Mentor, coach and advise the local management on international best practices for the maintenance organisation.
  • Liaise with the personnel to ensure satisfactory completion of all work required.
  • Implementation of our client’s organisational procedures and standards.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • 10+ years in aviation industry, preferably with line and base maintenance experience.
  • Project Management Experience
  • More than 8+ years of experience in managing a sizable engineering team.
  • A willingness to commit to the project and location


  • A competitive tax free salary
  • Profit share options
  • Secure airport complex accommodation with leisure facilities
  • Meals/ Flights/ Transportation/ Laundry
  • Insurances

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