PATA Invites Nominations and Applications for Chief Operating Officer
The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), founded in 1951 and based in Bangkok since 1998, seeks to recruit a Chief Operating Officer (COO) to support its "next generation" business building activities for its 700+ public & private corporate members across 17 time zones. The COO will be based at PATA's operational headquarters in Bangkok supporting the CEO and coordinating research priorities, event delivery and aligned advocacy activities with 30+ staff and 40 Chapters.
The candidate's preferred attributes should include:
- Focus on delivering innovative and timely outcomes
- Relevant senior management experience with strong strategic planning, prudent financial, budgeting and analytical skills 3
- Demonstrated experience in building and leading teams
- Familiarity with the not-for-profit corporate environmentand association management
- Remuneration will be commensurate with experience.
Closing date for applications is noon ICT (local Bangkok time) Friday, October 11, 2013.
Interested candidates are asked to submit applications to email@example.com.
Founded in 1951, PATA is a not-for-profit membership association that acts a catalyst for the responsible development of travel and tourism to, from and within the Asia Pacific region. The Association provides aligned advocacy, insightful research and innovative events to its member organisations, comprising 95 government, state and city tourism bodies, 25 international airlines and airports, 108 hospitality organisations, 72 educational institutions, and hundreds of travel industry companies in Asia Pacific and beyond. Thousands of travel professionals belong to the 36 local PATA chapters worldwide. The chapters organise travel industry training and business development events. Their grassroots activism underpins PATA"s membership of the Global Travel Association Coalition (GTAC), which includes ACI, CLIA, IATA, ICAO, WEF, UNWTO and the WTTC. The PATAmPOWER platform delivers unrivalled data, forecasts and insights from the PATA Strategic Intelligence Centre to members" desktops and mobile devices anywhere in the world. PATA"s Head Office has been in Bangkok since 1998. The Association also has official offices or representation in Beijing, Sydney and London.