Specialized professional and administrative work in the areas of aviation lease management, properties management, business development, tenant relations, aviation industry research, program development, contract development and compliance monitoring. Responsible for the airport’s lease management programs and maintaining its database. Also charged with policy development, program development, project management, reporting and making recommendations based upon research findings. Work is performed independently under the general supervision and administrative direction of the Commercial Business Director and requires independent initiative and sound judgment.
Keep abreast of new and established concessionaires and other aviation-related businesses to identify and create opportunities for growth at the airport. Regularly interact with corporate leaders and persons of influence to accomplish business objectives. Conduct aviation industry research, recommend courses of action and updates for airport tenant/concessionaire lease agreements. Act as Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program Liason Officer (DBELO). Perform related work as required.
Knowledge, Abilities and Skills Considerable knowledge of modern research techniques, methods, procedures, principles, and practices of report preparation. Considerable knowledge of general project management and business administration, and the ability to apply them efficiently. Vast knowledge of aviation rules, regulations and minimum standards. Ability to plan, coordinate and execute a variety of plans, programs, and activities. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing. Ability to maintain effective working relationships as necessitated by the work. Excel database and visual basic experience highly desirable. Aviation or transportation industry experience required.
Minimum Training and Experience Possession of a bachelor’s degree in business or public administration, aviation business management, hospitality management, planning, real estate, or a related field and three years of professional administrative experience in lease management, properties management, research and data analysis, contract development and business development in an aviation environment, or similar experience in another transportation or related industry; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Environmental Requirements Generally works in an office environment; must adapt to changing working environments.
About Mobile Airport Authority
Mobile Airport Authority is a customer service oriented public corporation which operates under a five member board of directors and Alabama State statutes for the purpose of planning, constructing and operating public airports and an industrial complex. MAA consists of the Mobile Regional Airport, the Mobile Downtown Airport at Brookley and the Brookley Aeroplex. MAA currently employs an average of 90 people between the three locations. We pride ourselves on recognizing our employees as our most valuable resource. MAA has an unyielding focus and commitment to developing our campuses, real estate and economic development processes to an industry-leading standard. Come be a part of the journey, seize the opportunity and grow with us!