Could you lead the LAA into the future? We’re recruiting for the next CEO.

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Could you lead the LAA into the future? We’re recruiting for the next CEO.

Post by Steve Slater » Mon Dec 19, 2022 3:45 pm

The Light Aircraft Association is seeking a new Chief Executive following Steve Slater’s decision to retire in the spring. This is a high-profile position and a unique opportunity to pay a major role in the future of sport flying and recreational aviation.

Based at Turweston, near Brackley in Northamptonshire, the LAA is the UK’s leading powered sports flying organisation; with more that 7,700 members, encompassing light aircraft owners, builders, restorers, pilots and enthusiasts. It represents the interests of and has delegate authority from the CAA to oversee the airworthiness of over 4,000 light aircraft.

Reporting directly to the Chairman, the CEO is a member of the Board, providing leadership to a small and highly skilled staff, offering strategic direction, management and coordination of all the LAA’s activities. The successful candidate will have proven people, business management and financial track record, combined with proven communication and implementation skills. They will be able to operate at a strategic level, delivering results to both members and the wider aviation community.

Applicants should have an enthusiasm and passion for light aviation and be able to demonstrate an understanding of aviation engineering and airworthiness issues applicable to the sector. Experience of successfully working within a membership organisation, delivering through committees and harnessing volunteers to achieve outcomes would be beneficial.

Apply with CV in strict confidence to:

The Chairman
Light Aircraft Association
Turweston Aerodrome
Brackley, Northants, NN13 5YD
[email protected]
Stephen Slater

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