The Chief Executive Officer and Director of Aviation Safety (CEO/DAS) provides strategic leadership and management to advance the program of work relating to the regulation of civil aviation safety in Australia and maintain CASA’s standing as a world leading aviation safety regulator.


  Canberra based with a national focus


We are seeking an individual with experience in leading large complex organisations, superior influencing and engagement skills and resilience to lead CASA in providing support and oversight of aviation safety.


The successful candidate will engage in a collaborative and productive way with other Australian and state government agencies and build the connections between government and the aviation community. This role requires the ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with our Minister (Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development), CASA’s Board, Australian Government aviation safety partners, aviation institutions and associations, and the Australian public.


As CEO/DAS, you will be required to represent and advocate Australia’s civil aviation safety program in a complex, dynamic and politically sensitive environment. You will also provide clear policy direction, lead transformational change, manage risks and strengthen relationships with the aviation community, government and the Australian public.


The Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) is an independent Commonwealth statutory authority. CASA’s primary function is to regulate the safety of civil air operations in Australia and the operation of Australian aircraft overseas. CASA also has a range of other functions that assist in fostering a safety driven culture within the aviation community in Australia.


Before applying, please obtain an information pack by emailing [email protected]. The pack contains further details about CASA and the context for this role, along with information on the selection process and employment with CASA.


If additional information is required, please contact Ian Hansen on 0408 306 769.
Applications close on Sunday 23 August 2020

Applications close 23rd August, 2020 Apply via Email

Chief Executive Officer / Director of Aviation Safety

Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA)

Organisational Leadership