Core duties will involve, but not be limited to:
Fulfilling the role of Safety Manager for both ATOs
Establish an effective working relationship with the Global Regulatory Compliance Manager
Functional leadership and direction to the aviation safety team (line managed locally)
Safety Management System (SMS) programme (development, training, communications, analysis and implementation)
Completing safety audits and managing their outcomes ensuring the findings are communicated effectively and managed efficiently
Establishment and maintenance of common aviation safety standards across CTS
Business continuity and emergency response plans (ensuring they are in place, effective implemented and local management teams are competent to follow them)
Distribution and maintenance of SMS manual
Preparation, maintenance and delivery of aviation safety training materials to support the activities above
Preparation of regular reports to senior management
Aviation safety database
Acting as the primary aviation safety point of contact with regulators and client airlines
Influencing the safety culture
Essential skills and experience:
Professional and pragmatic approach to aviation safety management
Qualified aviation safety manager with proven track record in delivery of aviation safety, to enable the successful applicant to gain UK CAA approval to fulfil the regulatory post of Safety Manager
Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, to enable the preparation and delivery of information at all levels of the company
Proven track record in providing leadership to, non-directly reporting, remote teams
Ability to influence, at Executive Board level and across the business, in areas of aviation safety
Good understanding of the EU regulatory structure pertinent to the regulation of civil aviation
Good understanding of international principles and practice pertinent to civil aviation flight safety
Competent with MS Office together with the willingness to learn the use of Aviation Quality Database (AQD) and several internal software applications.
Ability to work within non-EASA regulatory frameworks e.g. non-EU aviation regulators etc.
Demonstrable success in managing a variety of people, tasks, activities and the successful delivery of a Safety Management System
Understanding of the inherent risks, and mitigation strategies, associated with ab-initio pilot training
Ability to deputise for the Global Regulatory Compliance Manager
Ability to fulfil the travel requirements of the role (approximately four weeks per year)
Desirable skills and experience:
Experience of working with AQD or similar aviation safety database
Knowledge of EASA rules applicable to Approved Training Organisations
Qualified auditor or demonstrable experience of working within an aviation compliance monitoring or Quality Assurance system
International outlook and the ability to deal comfortably with various cultures.
Flexibility and the ability to adapt quickly to changing requirements
Hours: 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday.
Additional information: Applications will only be accepted from individuals who possess the eligibility to work within the United Kingdom.
Closing date: Sunday 23 July 2017
Interview dates: Wednesday 2 and Thursday 3 August 2017