Coordination Manager

Line Up Aviation
Staines, Surrey
13 Jun 2017
13 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Line Up Aviation is a world leader in the recruitment of Aviation and Aerospace professionals and has been operating for more than 28 years. We work with some of the industry’s best known companies who demand the very highest standard of applicants.

My Client an independent company who provides a range of services to the aviation industry.
They are responsible for data collection, schedules facilitation and slot allocation at a number of airports in the UK, the EU, and internationally.

Main activities: Coordination Manager
Coordinate schedules to make efficient use of airport capacity in accordance with industry guidelines, regulations, and standards.
Allocate slots in a fair, non-discriminatory and transparent way and in line with the EU Regulation ensuring all slot decisions can be justified to stakeholders and other air carriers. Monitor slot performance against the UK Enforcement Code and EU Regulations and apply Sanctions as appropriate.
Manage and lead a team of Coordinators, balancing workload across the team and ensuring delivery against objectives and customer requirements;
Manage airport accounts and seek ways to support their development and growth using the Company’s knowledge, skills and services;
Maintain and develop revenue to meet the Business Plan and where possible maintain expenditure within budget limits.
Responsibilities include:
·Inspire, lead and motivate members of the Coordination Team to deliver the very best in customer service and quality coordination activities.
·Measure performance as well as provide coaching, leadership and development of individuals to maximise potential – sets and maintains standards of performance, behaviour and delivery;
·Actively participate in the development and delivery of annual budgets and business plans;
·Support airports in the IATA seasonal capacity declaration process to maximise capacity to meet expected demand;
·Manage the monitoring of slot usage to apply the use-it-or-lose-it rules and address any instances of slot misuse;
·Maintain high quality and timely schedule data, information and reports to interested parties;
·Meet all required response times and industry scheduling calendar deadlines;
·Find optimal solutions to scheduling problems and make best use of airport capacity and encourage co-operation between airlines and exercise appropriate discretion;
·Assist airports in optimising capacity by using best practice and developing new processes and solutions where none exist;
·Seek commercial opportunities to develop incremental revenue from the sale of additional services and system solutions and work with the Commercial Manager to secure commitment;
·Participate in committees responsible for matters of airline scheduling and airport capacity;
·Seek ways to improve capacity, utilisation, operational performance and scheduling flexibility.
·Develop and implement Account Management Plans for all airports managed.
·Develop the Coordinators to be the Coordination Managers of the future;

Ideal candidate’s profile:
·Career in aviation with minimum five years relevant experience;
·Broad and in-depth knowledge of the air transport industry;
·Experience of airport capacity management and/or airline network planning is desirable.
·Ability to take balanced decisions and anticipate pitfalls;
·People management experience;
·Effective delegations skills;
·Analytical skills – quantitative analysis, statistics;
·Customer service ethos;
·Ability to communicate complex data to non-technical audiences;
·Planning and organisation skills;
·Cultural awareness;
·Independently minded;
·Analytical intelligence;
·High levels of credibility;
·Ability to work under pressure;
·Ability to respond to changing business needs;
·Rational decision maker;
·Politically astute;
·Good negotiator;
·At ease with senior people.

Additional Information
·Based: Staines
·Salary: C£40k+
·Job type: Perm

If you are interested in applying for this position and you meet the requirements, please send your updated CV to: Julie Hall

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