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Ground Operations Manager

United Kingdom

Job Type: Permanent
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000
Category: Ground Operations
Job Reference: KS0001
Posted: November 7, 2018

Based in South East UK, or London
Paying £50-65

Oaklands Global are currently seeking a Ground Operations Manager to join one of our most prestigious Aviation clients based in the South East, UK.

The Ground Operations Manager will be responsible for managing a compliant Ground Operations department ensuring industry best practices for a safe and secure operation.
Duties will involve the following:-

•Manage all matters related to the Company’s flying operations and maintenance of the Company’s AOC. This includes but is not limited to: flight planning and dispatch, ETOPs, provision of MET, NOTAMs and AIS, overflights, permits, trip sheets and general declarations
•Manage the organisation and administration of ground operations department.
•Ensuring that the Company’s operational policies are implemented.
•Liaise with the Technical Director to coordinate the availability of serviceable aircraft to operate the Company programme. 

•Work with the Charter Sales team to provide commercial quotations for clients and coordinate this with the Head of Flight Operations to ensure operational viability.
•Responsible for disseminating all necessary information to ensure all departments are aware of the flying programme.
•Responsible for contracting, appointing and liaising with all handling agents to meet the commercial demands of the flying programme.
•Manage a robust fuel ordering procedure to ensure the cheapest fuel at every location and with the assistance of the Finance Manager ensure all the relevant country or state tax exceptions are valid and kept update.
•Establishing and maintaining ground operations procedures.
•Ensuring, in conjunction with Head of Flight Operations, that all ground operations staff are adequately trained.
•Responsible for the maintenance of crew records in accordance with regulatory requirements and the maintenance of records of all aircrew flying, duty and rest periods in accordance with the approved Company Duty and Flight Time Limitations Scheme. 

•To establish and maintain procedures ensuring ground operations full participation in the Company’s Management System.
•Represent the Company at industry forums and seminars.

Candidate requirements:-

•Must have held the position as a Ground Operations Manager for a small Airline or Business Jet Operator
•Must have strong ETOPS knowledge
•Strong management experience
•Experience dealing with NOTAMS, flight planning and Meteorological reports

Why work with Oaklands Global?

Oaklands Global has over 50 years combined experience 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 apply today to Kathryn Sainsbury in confidence.

Whether your profile is shortlisted to the next step of the application process or not, we will keep you informed by telephone or by email.

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

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