British International Helicopters (BIH) has an immediate and exciting opportunity for a Deputy Manager, Compliance & Safety, based in Newquay. Reporting to the Group Compliance & Safety System Manager, you will manage a small team within the UK and overseas with regard to Quality, Compliance and Safety matters covering all aspects in regard to AOC operations, Airworthiness, Maintenance and Training.
The successful candidate will hold a recognised auditor qualification, and be from either an Engineering and/or Flight Operations background, have good written and verbal communication skills, and be fully IT literate. You must be a constructive team member who can work under your own initiative with the ability to think strategically and look beyond current situations. You should have knowledge and experience within the European regulatory environment and understand Safety Management System principals. An understanding of ISO accreditation standards would be advantageous. Effective and positive interaction within a small team environment is essential, as is the ability to contribute perceptively and with insight to BIH’s development plans and deputise for the Group Compliance & Safety System Manager both internally and externally at an industry level.
The successful candidate will have the following knowledge and experience:
1. EU Aviation regulations, specifically flight operations and/or airworthiness /maintenance.
2. Understanding of application of Safety Management Systems.
3. Auditing experience within an aviation environment.
4. Dealing with UK competent authority.
5. Constructive team member with the ability to work on your own initiative