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Last updated: 2020-01-02
Valid to: 2020-01-02
Job Role:
Flight Operations
United Kingdom
Job description
MM415: Operations Controller
Location: Farnborough
Salary: Competitive - Dependent on Experience


First Military Recruitment is working in partnership with our global client to recruit a Flight Operations Controller to join their team in Farnborough.

Working at the very core or their business in the 24/7 Operations Control Centre in Farnborough you will be responsible for the safe and efficient dispatch, flight monitoring and proactive management of our daily flight schedules across the globe." The efficient processing and planning of company aircraft operations in accordance with statutory requirements and company policy as defined in the OM.

Utilising the manuals and publications within the Company's operations library:

UK Air Pilot
AIC (Aeronautical Information Circulars)
ANO (Air Navigation Orders) and Regulations
Company Operations Manuals
Aeronautical Charts

Assisting the Senior Operations Controller with aircrew scheduling in conjunction with relevant Business Manager and Fleet Captains
Close liaison as required with the Engineering department and maintenance organisations regarding aircraft serviceability
Processing pilot duty and rest records in accordance with instructions as defined in the Operations Manual and Operations Procedure Manual
Assisting the managerial team with activating Operational Procedures, for example, Emergency Response Plans, Flight Watch and Overdue Aircraft Programmes where applicable. These procedures form part of the Company's Safety and Quality Management Manual
Preparation and monitoring the validity of operations with regards to:
Crew flight briefs
Operational Flight plans, including airfield performance and airfield categorisation
Flight Time Limitations (FTL) schemes

To take responsibility for the daily workload and standards of the section of the operations team reporting to the Controllers position
Actioning FTL compliance by implementation of daily crew duty checks and entry of planned pilot movements onto Airops aviation software system

The Person

Proven flight planning and operational experience, ideally gained within a Business Aviation environment
Sound knowledge and understanding on national and international aviation regulations and the effect on day to day operational requirements
Ideally, experience in a similar role within a similar organisation, together with the ability to deal with complex operational issues inherent to a fast moving environment.
Excellent communication skills with a range of audiences, including senior management, board members and VVIP clients
Experience of forming and maintaining working relationships across professional and operational boundaries
Experience of working in teams, including influencing colleagues into delivering consistently high standards
Experience of continued personal development, including ongoing training and mentoring to promote a cohesive team atmosphere and enjoyable working conditions
Experience of Microsoft Office Suite and Jeppesen
Desirable Attributes

Enthusiasm for continually seeking better performance from leading by example
Patience and ability to deal with challenges, whilst at the same time extracting the highest standards from your team
This is a permanent, full-time position, based at Farnborough Airport - and the successful applicant will be required to work 12 hour shifts including days, nights, weekends and public holidays and as such, should live within a suitable distance to ensure they are sufficiently rested for their duties. All staff must hold a valid UK driving licence and own their own vehicle
no requirements specified