Ground Operations- Safety & Compliance Executive

08 Mar 2018
17 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Ground Operations - Safety & Compliance Executive

Rapidly expanding Cargo airline have this new role as the focal point for Safety and Compliance within the Ground Operations department. You will use your ground op's and SMS experience, (including knowledge of IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations), to develop, administer and maintain an effective safety management system within the Ground Operations department.

Main Duties

Develop and manage a system of Compliance Assurance audits and inspections based on the Management System Manual using the Centrik system, to include, but not be limited to:

Pre-operational Station Assessments

Ground de-icing/anti-icing

Ground support services

Load control, mass, balance and aircraft loading

Aircraft ground handling operations

Carriage of Dangerous Goods

Facilitate hazard identification, risk analysis and management

Monitor the implementation of actions taken to mitigate risks, as listed in the Safety Action Plan

Provide periodic reports on safety performance

Ensure maintenance of safety management documentation

Provide advice on safety matters

Ensure initiation and follow-up of internal occurrence/accident investigations

Verify that corrective actions are planned and taken by the responsible managers and follow up

Carry out regular audits and inspections of all parts of the ground operation and sub contracted activities.

Along with Director Ground Operations and Director Safety and Compliance, periodically review the Compliance Monitoring System to ensure that it is suitable to support the high operational standards required of the department

Investigation and assessment of suppliers/service providers for charter and scheduled operations

Undertake station visits and perform assessments and audits of service providers to ensure sustainable operations

Management-level liaison with service providers and reportable departments including meetings and conference calls

Qualifications and Experience Required

Operational management experience and a technical background sufficient to understand the systems that support the organisation

Background of higher education

Experience of worldwide ground operations and remote location operations

Project Management skills

Must be able to work with minimum supervision

Must be prepared to travel to foreign locations, at short notice, for extended periods of time, as is reasonably required by the company

Must hold a full UK Driving License

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