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Technical and Maintenance Referent - Zanzibar Airport Authority H/F

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Egis is a global consulting and engineering firm working in construction, transport and mobility services. Our mission: create and operate intelligent infrastructure and buildings to further the transition to a low-carbon economy and contribute to more balanced and sustainable territorial development.
To support our growth dynamic, we offer a wide variety of career opportunities in more than 120 countries.
Joining our Group and its 16,000 employees means, above all, sharing our values as a people-first company, strongly committed to sustainability and innovation.




Position description

Job title

Technical and Maintenance Referent - Zanzibar Airport Authority H/F

Contract type

Permanent contract

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Our team is made of consultants, engineers and operational experts based in France and internationally.

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Job description

Description de la mission

Placed on a full-time basis by the Zanzibar Airport Authority (ZAA) for the duration of the contract, the expert relies on support services from Egis and works under the supervision of the EGIS technical referent in the maintenance and upkeep of airport infrastructure and facilities. He assists the General Manager of ZAA in establishing investment plans, maintenance and Major Maintenance and Renewal (GER) programs and in drafting technical specifications.

Mission :

As a Technical and Maintenance referent within the airport organization, he defines the maintenance policy, in connection with the company policy and regulations. The expert develops and validates action plans. he prepares consultation files, analysis of offers and selection of companies. Coordinates complex projects and activities. he monitors compliance with technical and financial commitments, and the application of safety, security and environmental rules. He negotiates with internal and external customers for the implementation of maintenance work. The expert communicates internally on the progress of maintenance operations. He anticipates the technical means necessary for the activity.


* Degree in  Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Electromechanics

*Proven experience of at least 3 years in the management of technical infrastructures and maintenance teams. Specialization or familiarization with the airport environment and infrastructure would be an advantage.

Mastering of the English language both written and oral is required, a good level of French (written and spoken) would be appreciated.

* Soft skills:

Analyze situations in real time and design, implement and evaluate actions appropriate to the complexity of situations.

Prioritize objectives, actions to be implemented.

Conduct change projects using project management techniques.

Adapt behavior and language to the diversity of the team members and situations.

Enforce the company's image.

Master the obstacles related to the specificities of the airport activity, but also the functionalities of IT tools and specific dedicated software.

Strategic vision of the management and development of the maintenance activities at the airport.

Ability to organize and implement maintenance services at airports.

Anticipate and manage conflicts between employees,

Design forward planning and operational strategy.

Ability to deploy organizational change and develop team motivation as part of this evolution.

Knowledge and control the financial parameters of the activity.

Mastery of the Office pack and Excel

Position location

Job location

Africa, Tanzania



Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

6-Engineer’s degree

Minimum level of experience required

6-10 years


  • English (5- Proficiency)
  • French (4- Advanced)