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Management trainee

will you be our next CEO?

Here at Seaplane Hong Kong, we are about creating exciting experiences. Being part one of the worlds most creative start-up companies, we are able to open up all sorts of possibilities not just for customers, but for the people who work for us, too. Great benefits. Great rewards. High-quality training. Ongoing career development. Flexible working. These are just some of the reasons we attract great talent. Our inclusive approach to recruitment helps us be a true reflection of our customers and their communities. 

your role

We are training you to be a tomorrow leader, entrepreneur!

Your role is to help create a high performing, motivated and engaged team through leading, coaching and inspiring. You will encourage fellow team members to love the job they do and make sure they are having great conversations with our stakeholder, it is important to get it right the first time and be find solutions by thinking outside the box. We could start a traditional airline but we chose seaplane with our founder bold approach to creating a domestic market, your job is to design the right product and service for the people of Hong Kong. Making every day better for our colleagues, customer and stakeholder through personal experiences that count.

You will also manage individuals performance and develop the team to achieve and improve on business targets, store standards and compliance.

Reporting to the managers and having people management responsibility for the team members within the company, you will be expected to lead along with the senior management on a daily basis. Travel is part of the role through Visits and wider team meetings and depending on your assign location and trading patterns, weekend and evening working will be expected. 


The main responsibilities of the role are:

  • Empowering your team to have great conversations with our colleagues, stakeholders, government officials, business partners and customer, developing strong relationships and explore business opportunities. 

  • Managing projects and monitoring daily activity/targets by the delivery of daily briefings and key business information to the team

  • Leading the performance of the team alongside the management and delivering monthly 1-2-1s

  • Receive and delivering regular, consistent and effective reviews and demonstrating effective coaching behaviours. To help to grow talent and succession within the business.

  • Being passionate about Seaplane Hong Kong's products, services and propositions and understand what we offer as a business. Becoming a guide in all things.

  • Using and developing systems to take ownership of compliance to deliver company policies and procedures.

  • Maximising productivity in the company and finding an effective and timely way to deliver projects on time and on budget

  • Ensuring the company is adhering to key compliance requirements in relation to store standards, Health & Safety, cash management, security and stock management, CAD compliance, refunds and discounts

  • Deputising for the management when required

  • Working with your team to take ownership of the company appearance, taking pride in where you work

skills and experience required

What we look for is:

  • Someone can think outside the box

  • Worked in a fast-paced environment previously, not necessarily aviation, who is motivated to work to targets and deadlines

  • Can-do spirit, nothing is impossible

  • Someone who has the previous financial Budgeting and Profit and Loss responsibility

  • Someone who takes the lead encourages and develops teams to be high performing and brings their team on a journey

  • Strong coaching skills

  • The ability to work frameworks to provide support, training and development

  • A great communicator

  • Someone who can be agile, who can change and adapt to suit business needs

  • Commercial acumen

  • Someone who understands the importance of delivering great experiences, the awareness of a customer-centric culture. Putting the colleagues, stakeholders and customer first in everything that we do

  • Ability to work to processes

  • Someone who has an interest in technology and aviation

Join us and we will encourage you to be bold every day. So take a deep breath, your career is about to go to exciting new places.

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