Operations Officer

companyMagma Aviation
locationUnited Kingdom
PublishedPublished: Published 2 months ago
Office, Operations

Areas of operation

United Kingdom

Magma Aviation is experiencing rapid growth and is excited to announce that we're looking for an additional Operations Officer to join our team at Gatwick, UK. The successful candidate will ideally have experience working in an office based operations department within the aviation, transport or logistics sectors, with a cargo environment being most desirable. Candidates working in similar process driven roles will also be considered as full training will be provided.

We're seeking a candidate who can remain calm under pressure and enjoys problem-solving complicated situations with a team-focused approach. This is an exciting opportunity to join our expanding team and be a part of our company's continued success.

​Key Role Responsibilities

  • Continuous monitoring and action of requests by suppliers and clients.
  • Follow Chapman Freeborn Flight Support operating systems and procedures.
  • Updating the database with new projects and information.
  • Raising Requests for Services and Service Agreements.
  • When required seek ACMI availability in global markets
  • Support aircraft brokers where required in setup of sub charters to meet airline client’s needs
  • Reconcile projects to the point of closure.
  • Maintain good professional relationships with clients, suppliers and colleagues  
  • Participate in conference calls to ensure effective sharing of information and full awareness of others in the Operations Team and other offices.
  • Keep up to date with activities of other operation officers using the appropriate network of communication.
  • To work in correlation with colleagues across the group (where applicable).
  • To work in conjunction with the yearly strategies laid out by the Board of Directors, Senior Management and Management Teams
  • To undertake all activities in accordance with applicable group policies and procedures so as to ensure that the interests of the Group and individual corporate entities are protected at all times.
  • At all times to ensure that legal and commercial risks (to the extent relevant to the post holder role) are identified and minimized through effective communication with applicable stakeholders as well as relevant support functional departments and, when necessary Board of Directors.

We offer a competitive salary and a great benefits package to the right candidate.

Magma Aviation commercially markets dedicated wide-body cargo aircraft capacity, contracted on an exclusive basis from third-party airlines.

The UK-based company currently manages a fleet of Boeing 747-400 factory and converted aircraft and offers a range of ad hoc and regular flying capacity to freight forwarders, logistics providers, and charter brokers.

Whether it’s moving perishable cargo from Africa to Europe, or a shipment of automotive components around the world – Magma tailors its services around the client’s specific needs.

Magma Aviation is a subsidiary of the Chapman Freeborn Group, who combine over 45 years of experience with unrivalled global coverage to meet the air charter requirements of customers 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Chapman Freeborn’s depth of aviation expertise includes managing passenger and cargo charter operations, aircraft leasing, humanitarian airlifts, and much more.

The Chapman Freeborn Group is also family member of Avia Solutions Group, the largest aerospace business group from Central & Eastern Europe with 83 offices and production stations providing aviation services and solutions worldwide.

Recruitment agencies: please note we have an in-house recruiter alongside a preferred agency list which we review annually. Therefore, we do not accept any CVs or applications sent to us on a speculative basis. We are pro-active in reaching out to agencies if there is a business need so please refrain from calling us.