Established in 1969, ZIMEX AVIATION has continuously delivered worldwide specialized remote field operations. Based in Switzerland, the ZIMEX AVIATION Group holds a Swiss and an Austrian Air Operator Certificate, owns its Maintenance Repair Facility and an Aviation Training Organization. With our 300 staff members, we operate and maintain our fleet of over 30 turboprop aircraft under European EASA Aviation Standards. Major petroleum industry companies, international humanitarian organizations, governments, UN agencies, express cargo and mail customers count on the proven professionalism, vast aviation know-how, own spare parts logistics, excellent safety record and high dispatch reliability of ZIMEX AVIATION.

We are looking for a

Project Manager 80-100% (all genders)

The project manager ensures overall control and functional integration responsibility to guarantee customer satisfaction and project success.

Your main tasks

  • Creating a detailed project plan that outlines the scope, objectives, tasks, and deliverables.
  • Define the project’s goals, set timelines, allocate resources, and establish clear milestones for tracking progress.
  • Responsible for creating and managing budgets for Zimex projects. This includes estimating costs, tracking expenses, and ensuring the project stays within budget constraints.
  • Identify potential risks and develop strategies to mitigate them, ensuring project safety and success by aligning priorities with the functional experts.
  • Cooperate and interact with a high-performing team of skilled professionals to ensure the successful execution of project tasks.
  • Delegate specific functions to functional experts, relying on their specialized knowledge and capabilities.
  • Take responsibility for coordinating and facilitating seamless interactions among various line managers, including Ground and Flight Operations, Maintenance, CAMO, Logistics, Safety, Compliance, and Security.
  • Foster both formal and informal communication channels within the organization to enhance collaboration and information sharing.
  • Act as a bridge between Zimex and external parties to facilitate effective communication and interaction.
  • Ensure adherence to aviation regulations and standards set by all the relevant authorities.
  • Maintain clear and effective communication with customers and stakeholders, including aviation authorities, airlines, and subcontractors.
  • Monitor project timelines, make adjustments as needed, and ensure on-time delivery—adherence to the customer-required utilisation profiles.
  • Adapt to unforeseen circumstances and implement changes in project plans when necessary.
  • Maintain accurate project documentation, including budget vs. actual expenditures, aircraft schedule adherence, etc. and provide regular progress reports internally and to external stakeholders.
  • Allocate resources efficiently, including personnel, equipment, and materials required to fulfil the project objectives.
  • Identify areas for improvement and implement best practices to enhance project efficiency.
  • Ensure that the deployment meets the satisfaction of aviation clients and end-users.

Your qualifications

  • Proven experience as a Project Manager or similar roles in aviation or a related industry.
  • Strong knowledge of aviation regulations, safety procedures, and industry standards.
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Dedicated and results-driven professional with a passion for aviation
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative team environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Familiarity with industry best practices and emerging trends in aviation project management.
  • Exceptional attention to detail to ensure precision in project execution.

ZIMEX is dedicated to fostering talent growth and creating abundant opportunities for its team members, both within and across various airline departments, whether they are on the ground or soaring in the skies.

We offer an exciting and challenging position in an international environment and in a motivated team. Place of work will be Glattbrugg, Switzerland.

We look forward to receiving your complete
application documents by e-mail to:

Zimex Aviation Ltd.
Anja Kränzle
Cherstrasse 4
8152 Glattbrugg