R22-279 Gladstone Airport Corporation (non-executive director)

  • Location: Gladstone , Queensland
  • Type: Recruitment
  • Job #1374

Company background

Gladstone Airport Corporation (GAC) was corporatised in 2012 by the Gladstone Regional Council to operate Gladstone Airport. Gladstone Regional Council is the sole shareholder of GAC and sets the strategic and performance expectations of the board through a Statement of Corporate Intent.

Gladstone Airport is one of Central Queensland’s most important pieces of infrastructure. It is the gateway to industry, tourism and an essential part of the regional transport network, connecting passengers to destinations on their journeys all around Australia and the world.

GAC’s vision is for Gladstone Airport to be a recognised leader in regional aviation through the delivery of a world-class regional airport experience, whilst also fostering the growth of aviation for the benefit of the Gladstone region.

As at 30 June 2021, GAC reported total revenue of $6.2 million, with $50.9 million in total assets.

The opportunity
The board is seeking to appoint one independent, non-executive directors over the coming six months to ensure that the board has the requisite collective skill set as set out in its board composition matrix, as well as to enable orderly board succession planning.

The board is seeking candidates who are passionate about GAC’s work and meet the selection criteria outlined below.

Key selection criteria

The successful candidates must be able to meet the following criteria:
  1. Extensive experience in one or more of the following areas:
  1. commercial and business acumen through developing and executing successful business strategies
  2. aviation sector including aerodrome infrastructure management.   
  1. An ability to play an active role in strategic planning including critically assessing strategic opportunities and threats, as well as supporting the delivery of strategic and business objectives 
  2. An ability to analyse and critically assess company financial and operational performance
  3. Experience at board level including a sound working knowledge of corporate governance systems and frameworks, particularly as they apply to commercial government entities.
  4. An ability to liaise and work effectively with the shareholder and other key stakeholders, government departments and agencies, peer directors, and corporation staff.
  5. Demonstrated personal attributes that accord with those listed in this position description. 

GAC is seeking candidates based in the Gladstone region.

How to apply

To submit your expression of interest, visit https://directorsaustralia.com/view-vacancies/

Applicants are required to provide the following documents as part of their application:

  1. their current non-executive director resume (preference is for maximum three pages)
  2. a covering letter stating what skills and experience they believe they can bring to the role given the selection criteria.

Alternatively, reach out directly to Vanessa Jolly at vanessa.jolly@directorsaustralia.com for further information.

Applications close at 9am on Monday 1 August 2022.

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