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Officer - Navigation

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Full time
23 days ago


To provide technical expertise on all navigation aspects, including flight planning system administration, Electronic Flight Folder (EFF) data, aircraft navigation databases, overflight permit provision, route optimisation, and fuel conservation.



  1. Administers the company flight planning system in the most efficient manner.
  2. Produces and ensures the timely delivery of charting and relevant Navigation Database products to aircraft and flight crew. 
  3. Investigates and provides recommendations on reported navigation related issues.
  4. Maintains and stores the most up to date and relevant AIP and ICAO document libraries, ensuring they are accessible to all key stakeholders.
  5. Applies for and records scheduled and ad-hoc overflight clearances to ensure faultless delivery to relevant stakeholders
  6. Carries out full user acceptance testing of all relevant vendor software.
  7. Updates and ensures the provision of accurate and concise information in the EFF .
  8. Conducts a first level route analysis as required on current and potential destinations for the flydubai fleet.
  9. Provides first level technical analysis and categorisation of new flydubai destinations.
  10. Conducts regular analysis and review of all network airports to ensure operational efficiencies, and drafts recommendations as appropriate.
  11. Manages the pilot/ATC familiarisation program which includes:
    1. Coordinating pilot visits to Dubai ATC
    2. Coordinating ATC familiarisation flights
  12. Holds regular discussions with relevant internal departments and external vendors to ensure accuracy and consistency of the navigation product.

Qualifications - External


Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma (or equivalent)

Education / Experience Specific Requirements

  • Experience in a Navigation Services or Dispatch/Ops Control based role (airline, military, or aviation focused vendor).
  • Flight planning experience.
  • AIP knowledge and understanding would be an advantage.
  • Preferred No. of Years (with Relevant Degree) - 4
  • Preferred No. of Years (without Relevant Degree) -  7 

Systems, Licensing, Language or Certification Requirements

  • Language skills preferred – Arabic/Russian an advantage


  • Customer Focus
  • Team work
  • Effective Communication
  • Personal Accountability & Commitment to achieve
  • Resilience and Flexibility (Can do attitude)

ISR Requirements
Reads and complies with the ISR policies of the Company and diligently reports any weakness or incidents to the respective Line Manager or the Information Security team. Completes all required ISR awareness sessions and follows associated guidelines in the day to day business operations.

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