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Operations Controller

Do you have experience working in a fast paced, commercial airline operations role before?  Are you looking for a new challenge in a fresh and exciting team? 

Reporting to the Senior OCC, the Operations Control Centre performs all functions required to ensure a safe and punctual schedule is delivered across the network, whilst meeting customers’ expectations regarding reliability and punctuality.

You will work closely with other departments and external agents to manage the daily flying programme taking responsibility for monitoring, pre-empting and reacting to live daily operational occurrences.

What you will be doing:

  • Crew rostering for all relevant flights
  • Ensuring the company FTL (Flight Time Limited) scheme is adhered to
  • Maintaining a flight watch on all flights during the shift
  • Liaising with all handling agents keeping them up to date with the daily schedule and any disruptions that may occur
  • Monitoring flight plans and slots for all airports on the network
  • Producing reports for the management team as required
  • Inputting and updating spreadsheets relevant to flight safety
  • Monitoring weather and NOTAM reports for all relevant destinations
  • Working in a fast-paced environment 
  • Managing and maintaining high service levels

What we are looking for: 

  • At least 1 years’ experience within a commercial airline operations department
  • Commercial awareness combined with interpersonal and communication skills
  • Flexibility towards working shift system (8-hour shift) that can change at short notice due to technical or weather issues
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook (including diaries and email)
  • A well organised and pro-active individual with an ability to work on own initiative and to specific deadlines
  • Experience in an OCC role with other airlines 
  • FAA Dispatch Licence or equivalent
  • Crew Rostering experience 
  • Extensive knowledge of ASL flight monitoring system
  • Working knowledge of CAP371 FTL’s

Working with us:

Air Partner is one of the world’s leading air charter Companies with over 55 years of aviation experience. We service many different sectors and expertly co-ordinate thousands of individually tailored flights including private jets for CEO’s and celebrities, passenger aircraft charter for conferences, orchestras and product launches and freighters moving anything from general supplies to military vehicles.

With the business skyline changing faster than ever before we operate in a fast paced, intensely competitive sales environment which is challenging and not for the faint hearted! We are based in modern cutting-edge offices close to Gatwick airport with regular train services to The City and South Coast. Our culture is professional and fun and we recognise that our brokers play a vital role in defining our clients’ experience of Air Partner. With this in mind our team are highly valued both internally and externally and this is recognised by the lucrative compensation packages and ongoing career development that we offer.

What We Offer:

  • A competitive basic salary
  • An excellent variety of employee benefits and a generous holiday entitlement
  • Opportunity for global travel
  • Key training, mentoring and ongoing support & development
  • Career development opportunities within a company that invests in people and their personal development
  • A fun and friendly working environment within an “open-door” office atmosphere

If you are looking for a new challenge with an exciting, fast moving, successful company, apply now to!



VacancyId 3059
Location Crawley, Gatwick
Closing date 10/03/2019 00:00:00
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