NAVBLUE - Head of Commercial and Communication (m/f)

  • Company : Airbus
  • Localisation : Toulouse - France - Occitanie
  • Position : NAVBLUE - Head of Commercial and Communication
  • Type of Contract : Permanent contract
  • Date of publication : 2019-10-04
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Job Description

Company :
NAVBLUE is the new generation of digital, user-friendly Flight Operations and Air Traffic Management solutions. Powered by Airbus' pioneer spirit and infused with Navtech's agility, it combines the best of both worlds. A leading global provider of flight operations solutions serving more than
400 airlines and aviation service companies across all platforms, NAVBLUE has a proven track record in product innovation. With access to Airbus' resources and data, NAVBLUE provides its customers with the best solutions based on the best data, fully supporting them in their digital transformation.
NAVBLUE is a fully owned subsidiary of Services by Airbus and is based in Hersham (UK), Toulouse (France) and Waterloo, ON (Canada), with offices around the world.

Contact :
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Description of the job :
A vacancy for a Head of Commercial and Communication (m/f) has arisen within NAVBLUE in Toulouse.

Reporting to the CEO, the Head of Commercial and Communication is responsible for planning and implementing the overall commercial strategy for the organization. This role provides leadership and coordination of the technical sales, external communications, and sales operations divisions. The Head of Commercial and Communication plays a key role in aligning and leveraging all functions to ensure that NAVBLUE maximizes profitability, increases market share, expands the customer base, develops new offerings, and leverages technology.

The Head of Commercial and Communication will play a strong leadership role in the organization while credibly representing the organization externally and internally, and liaises directly with NAVBLUE's client base. This role requires up to 50% travel and provides vision, direction, and management for the commercial organization of NAVBLUE.

A. The jobholder will develop, coordinate, and manage an effective sales cycle methodology, and deliver or exceeding annual sales forecasts in a balanced, planned and economic manner.
B. The jobholder will establish and implement short and long range goals, objectives, policies and operating procedures for the sales team.

Task & accountabilities :
Your main tasks and activities will include:
A. Lead the Sales division to deliver on its annual and multi-year goals (deliver this year OI + build pipeline for next year) while further attracting and building a loyal foundation of committed, motivated, and talented sales professionals.
B. Lead the global sales, account management and communication groups by providing leadership and contributing to the overall sales strategy, with a focus on increasing revenue and profitability.
C. Supervise the planning, development and preparation of company communications materials, sales materials, exhibits and promotion programs.
D. Leverage the Sales Operations division to analyze and evaluate the effectiveness of the sales effort, factoring in methodologies, cost models and results.
E. As a key member of the executive team, contribute to the company's strategic and business planning process, including providing recommendations to leadership on the overall sales strategy, consistent with the business plan and strategic direction of the company.

This job requires an awareness of any potential compliance risks and a commitment to act with integrity, as the foundation for the Company's success, reputation and sustainable growth.

By submitting your CV or application you are consenting to Airbus using and storing information about you for monitoring purposes relating to your application or future employment. This information will only be used by Airbus.
Airbus is committed to achieving workforce diversity and creating an inclusive working environment. We welcome all applications irrespective of social and cultural background, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation or religious belief.

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Required skills :
As the successful candidate, you should be able to demonstrate the following skills and competencies:


• Significant experience managing commercial teams in the aviation industry, with experience as a business and people leader with strong leadership in sales strategy.
• Demonstrated knowledge of airline flight operations, or practical experience in flight operations
• Demonstrated understanding of airline/aviation IT and application software
• Demonstrated excellent customer relationship management skills
• Effective team player in the organization
• Excellent communicator, articulate and persuasive with strong oral and written communication skills
• International Travel is required for this position

Educational Requirements:

• Undergraduate Degree ideally combined with an M.B.A. or equivalent

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  • Experience Required : 5 to 10 years
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  • References : NB_10441912
  • Activity area : Aerospace Manufacturing
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