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Aviation Training Manager

South East

Job Type: Permanent
Salary: £80,000 + Bonus and Benefits
Job Reference: KS0002
Posted: November 21, 2018

Oaklands Global is currently looking for an Aviation Training Manager to join one of our most reputable Aviation clients to be based at their site based in the South East of the UK.

In the position of Training Manager, you responsible for managing a large team of up to 50 reports therefore strong management experience within the Aviation Industry is essential for this position.

As an Aviation Training Manager, you will also have responsibility as the accountable manager for simulator training programs whilst leading a team of instructor pilots to deliver a high standard of flight training.

The Training Manager will also be responsible for assuring their teams safe and efficient delivery of flight training, the management of resources to achieve or exceed the required number of training events in each financial year
which will include the following:

•Managing teams of 30-40 direct reports including permanent employees and consultants
•Maintaining the instructor training records.
•Manage the optimal mix of full time, part time and ad hoc instructors to meet the training need.
•In association with the Instructor Training department manage the initial and recurrent training requirements for all instructors and examiners.
•Maintain continuous contact with the Sales and Scheduling departments to facilitate the smooth delivery of client training.
•Maintain oversight of the client training records to ensure the highest possible standard of record completion.

The ideal candidate will have experience of people management and leadership skills along with a working knowledge of EASA and ideally FAA Regulations, along with a strong focus on quality with a continuous drive towards process improvement & customer satisfaction. Ideally the successful candidate would have worked as a Flight Operations Manager/Director within the Business Jet industry or as a Training Manager working for a Commercial Airline.

You will also have the ability to concentrate and work in a fast-paced environment, be willing to readily accept changes and adjusts accordingly and the ability to maintain strong customer orientation under adverse circumstances.

Why work with Oaklands Global?

Oaklands Global is a supplier of choice for leading Aviation & Aerospace Companies worldwide. We understand what our Client’s need and equally as importantly what they don’t need. The same goes for our Candidates.

Oaklands Global has over 25 years supporting candidates at all levels to help identify and secure their next position. At Oaklands Global we manage all applications with the upmost professionalism and confidentiality.

If the above opportunity is of interest to you, please forward your CV to Kathryn Sainsbury.

Please note that due to high numbers of applications, unless you are contact within 7 days of your application, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Oaklands Global is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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