Aviation Technical Manager


Responsible for the aviation operations in selected locations within the Caribbean & South America areas. Includes provision of functional guidance to affiliates and management of the airport operations areas under Supervision.


Principal Accountabilities:

• Stewardship of affiliate aviation operations, control and products quality in accordance with all applicable Sol Aviation, Shell and JIG operating procedures and policies.

• Develop management effective airport and local marine terminal visit plans, providing adequate coaching and supervision to Airport Supervisors and other related personnel.

• Implementation of aviation operational standards and industry best practice with HSE, Product Quality programs and cost efficiency.

• Monitoring the implementation of control programs (Assets/Cash handling/Oil Loss/Payment process).

• Assist in evaluating and coordinating implementation of capital investment projects in the area of supervision.

• Evaluation/implementation of operational efficiencies and new technologies.

• Represent the interests of the company before the Joint Operations Committees, where applicable.

• Participate in any other specific matters and special projects related to the position.

• Support marine terminals product clearance and tank releases while ensuring full compliance to required quality control and specification standards.

• Monitor stocks and SOD for markets under his responsibility and engages with the Supply Department as required to ensure safe, on-spec and reliable supply.

• Prepare, develop and execute Budget for assigned area with main focus on: Opex, Other Income, Training and Capex related projects/purchases.

• Interact with various departments as required to ensure cross-functional efficiencies: In country Operations and GMs, Infrastructure & Engineering, Procurement, Finance, People & Culture and Sol Aviation Sales Team as required.

• Participate as required in industry forums (IATA, ALTA, JIG, Other technical seminars) while always representing Sol at its highest standard.

• Any other duties compatible with the level of post, that may be assigned from time to time.


BOLD Behaviours and Values

• Be an ambassador and supporter of our BOLD leadership behavior and values.

• When we are BOLD, we create a work environment where we can thrive and excel through continuous improvement whether we are an individual contributor, manager, director, or the senior leadership team



B: Build - I build collaborative teams across Parkland

O: Own - I own my mandate

L: Lead - I lead by embracing change and continuous improvement 

D: Deliver - I deliver exceptional results through customer experience


Parkland VALUES

S: Safety

I: Integrity

C: Community

R: Respect


Qualification Requirements:

• A Bachelor's degree in business, engineering, or related discipline from an accredited school

• Minimum five (5) years, ten (10) years' is a plus of relevant experience in an operations or engineering environment with overall broad operations management knowledge (refining, supply & distribution or aviation fuels operations experience).

• Previous work experience in manpower, operation integrity management, product quality, cost, control, and joint venture management.


Other Competency Requirements:

• Knowledge of the company's HSE policies and procedures, industry standards, and government regulations related to the industry.

• Strong leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills can direct and coordinate with others.

• Enthusiastic, responsive to client concerns and requests, and committed to providing high-quality service to internal clients.

• Ability to work in a multicultural environment and manage remotely. Prepared to travel within the region on Group business,

• Fluent in English, both written and oral.

• Fluency in Spanish would be an asset


Other Information:

In addition to basic salary, the successful applicant shall receive applicable job grade allowances and be eligible to participate in The Sol Group Pension Scheme and its non-contributory Group Health and Life Insurance Scheme. Travel will be required.


Available to:

  • Yes Current Sol staff
  • Yes External Applicants


Reports to: General Manager, Sol Aviation Services Limited

Subordinates: Airport Superintendents and Airport Supervisors of Markets Assigned 



Applications are to be submitted on or by 12 August 2022.  Only suitable applications will be acknowledged.

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Salary and benefits info not provided.
Salary negotiable
Your Career Level
Mid Career
Years Experience
Five (5) - Ten (10) years'
Your Education Level
Bachelor's Degree|in Business
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