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5 months ago
Babcock International
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Aberdeen
Job type: Permanent
Contact: Daniel Madeley
Sector: Operations
Category: Supervisors Jobs

Head of Flight Operations
Competitive Salary and Bonus
Aberdeen

About the role

Here at Babcock International we're looking to recruit a Head of Flight Operations to be responsible for the safe and compliant flight operations across Company crew-change and SAR bases. Acting as the Nominated Person for Flight Operations and able to deputise for the Operations Director where required.

Your main tasks will include ensuring that all Flying Staff fulfil their duties and responsibilities in a safe, efficient and professional manner in accordance with CAA regulations, Company Policy and customer requirements. Planning and recruiting of the correct levels of flying staff to fulfil the Company requirement through constant liaison with internal stakeholders. Ensuring that the requirements are correctly budgeted. Supervising, assisting and mentoring the welfare, continuous development and appraisals of both Flight Operations Management and Flying Staff. Providing a structured Career Development Plan for all Flying Staff. Controlling the continual improvement & maintenance of Operations Manuals, ensuring they are correctly amended and distributed. Ensuring that the library of each aircraft is complete, up to date and suitable for assigned tasks. Conducting regular management visits to each base to provide operational oversight. Ensuring compliance with aviation regulation, including the Company FTL Scheme. Monitoring the submission of Safety Reports through Q-Pulse, investigating where required and assuring correct adherence to the FAiR2 process whilst maintaining a Just Culture. Auditing of Operational Flight Plans, presenting findings and providing follow-up action at the quarterly Crew-Change Review Board. Chair of monthly Flight Operations Safety Review Boards. Acting as Flight Operations SME both internally and externally, providing expertise and advice when required. This includes input into commercial bids, liaison with customers and liaison with regulating authorities. Monitoring, tracking and preparing for regulatory changes and managing change process to ensure timely completion. Completing, monitoring and progressing all Flight Operations Project work, providing monthly feedback to the Operations Director or relevant stakeholder, as required. Maintaining currency as a Crew-Change Commander on an appropriate aircraft type.

What do I need to do the role?

You'll need to be a Captain, current in Crew-Change operations and hold a type rating on an aircraft employed in operations in Aberdeen

Would also like you to have experience in all or some of these areas:

  • Significant knowledge and understanding of company Operations Manuals; Part A, B, C, E & F.
  • Significant knowledge of regulatory manuals; OM D and ATO, ANO, Part-CAT, Part-ORO, Part-ORA, Part-FCL, CAP804, etc.
  • Computer literate with Microsoft packages and company training systems.

What else do I need to know?

  • You should hold or have the ability to obtain BPSS security clearance.

About Babcock International

For more than a century, Babcock, the Aerospace and Defence company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure and specialist training.

We're committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. The benefits you can expect to enjoy include a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance and a share ownership scheme. You'll benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.

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We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strives to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment.

If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know and will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.

Armed Forces Covenant

We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. We recognise the value that Serving Personnel, both Regular and Reserves, Veterans, Uniformed Cadet Instructors and Service Families contribute to our business and the United Kingdom. As part of the Covenant, Babcock offers Reservists and Uniformed Cadet Instructors up to 2 week's special paid leave to help them meet their commitments. To find out more please click here.

Closing date: 19th May 2019

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