Operations Controller

Date posted
5 Jan 2017
United Kingdom
South England
Aviation job details:

Operations Controller Immediate
November 2015 HO (887)
South England

AeroProfessional are pleased to announce that on behalf of our client, an International Business Jet Company, are currently seeking a suitably qualified person to fill a vacancy within their Operations team.

The role of an Operations Controller are principally responsible for the following:

The efficient processing and planning of Company aircraft operations in accordance with statutory requirements and Company policy as defined in the OM
Responsible for the supervision of Operations Assistants and other persons who may be employed in the Operations room
Utilising the manuals and publications within the Companys operations library: UK Air Pilot, NOTAMS, AIC (Aeronautical Information Circulars), ANO (Air Navigation Orders) and Regulations, Company Operations Manuals, Aeronautical Charts.
Assisting the Senior Operations Controller with aircrew scheduling in conjunction with relevant Business Manager and Fleet Captains
Close liaison as required with the Engineering Department and maintenance organisations regarding aircraft serviceability
Processing pilot duty and rest records in accordance with instructions as defined in the Operations Manual and Operations Procedure Manual.
Assisting the Managerial team with activating Operational Procedures, for example, Emergency Response Plans, Flight Watch and Overdue Aircraft Programmes where applicable. These procedures form part of the Companys Safety and Quality Management Manual
Preparation and monitoring the validity of operations with regards to: Crew flight briefs, Operational Flight plans, including airfield performance and airfield categorisation,Flight Time Limitations (FTL) schemes.
To take responsibility for the daily workload and standards of the section of the operations team reporting to the Controllers position
Follow, and provide positive feedback on, operations procedures that are introduced by the management team
Assist the managerial team in ensuring staff are trained to the same standard, and assisting with coaching, developing and training staff as required.
Taking part in at least one emergency procedure practice annually
Actioning FTL compliance by implementation of daily crew duty checks and entry of planned pilot movements onto Airops aviation software system
Review on a regular basis Operations notices and signing that they have been read until changes are included in the Operations Procedures Manual
Assist the managerial team in investigating and complaints or deficiencies relating to the Operations department, responding accordingly and promptly, and to provide feedback on issues which arise during the normal course of operations

This is position is Direct Hire

  • Significant operational experience, ideally gained within a Business Aviation environment
  • Sound knowledge and understanding on national and international aviation regulations and the effect on day to day operational requirements
  • Experience in a similar role, who have practical flight planning experience and knowledge of the Jeppesens systems.
  • Excellent communication skills with a range of audiences, including senior management, board members and VVIP clients
  • Experience of forming and maintaining working relationships across professional and operational boundaries
  • Must hold a valid UK driving licence and own their own vehicle.