Application closing date: Saturday, September 30, 2023
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Air Partner has been offering trusted aviation solutions for over 60 years. Leaders in aviation charter, we are looking for an Operations Controller to join our Gatwick based team to offer Operations Controller services to a third party airline.
You will perform 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. You will also be responsible for monitoring, pre-empting and reacting to live daily operational occurrences.
Shifts are as follows:
2 earlies followed by 2 lates followed by 5 off
2 earlies followed by 3 lates followed by 4 off
3 earlies followed by 2 lates followed by 5 off
Earlies run 05:45 to 17:45
Lates run 10:00 to 22:00
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 disruption that may occur.
· Monitoring flight plans and slots for all airports on the network.
· Providing produce 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:
You will have good commercial awareness, combined with excellent interpersonal and communication skills. You will be flexible towards working shift system that can change at short notice due to technical or weather issues.
You must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook (including diaries and email) and be able to learn new systems quickly. You will also:
· Be well organised and pro-active in your approach to responsibilities with an ability to work on your own initiative and to specific deadlines
· Ideally have a background in aviation operations, flight dispatch, baggage handling supervision
· FAA Dispatch Licence or equivalent
· Crew Rostering experience
· Extensive knowledge of ASL flight monitoring systems
· Experience within a commercial airline operations department
· Working knowledge of CAP371 FTL’s
· Working experience in an OCC role with other airlines
About Air Partner Group, a Wheels Up Company
Founded in 1961, Air Partner Group is a world-leading international aviation services group providing aircraft charter, aviation safety and security solutions, and managed services to industry, commerce, governments, and private individuals, as well as civil and military organisations.
The Air Partner Group has two divisions: Air Partner Charter and Air Partner Services (previously Safety & Security). Air Partner Charter comprises of group charter, private jets, cargo, and specialist services. Group Charter charters large airliners to move groups of any size. Private Jets offers the Company's unique pre-paid JetCard scheme and on-demand charter for up to 19 people. Cargo charters aircraft of every size to fly almost any cargo anywhere, at any time.
Air Partner Services comprises Baines Simmons, Redline Assured Security Ltd, Kenyon International Emergency Services, and Managed Services. Baines Simmons offers aviation safety management and fatigue risk management. Redline Assured Security delivers government-standard security training, consultancy, and solutions to regulated, high value and high threat environments. Kenyon International Emergency Services is a world leader in emergency planning and incident response.
Air Partner works with Climate and Development experts Climate Impact Partners, to allow clients to offset carbon emissions in support of projects that not only cut carbon but also alleviate poverty and improve lives.
Air Partner Limited is a Wheels Up company, the leading provider of on-demand private aviation in the U.S. and one of the largest private aviation companies in the world. Wheels Up is headquartered in New York City and operates in 25 locations across three continents and employs 2,700 professionals globally. Air Partner Group is ISO 9001:2015 compliant for commercial airline and private jet solutions worldwide. More information is available on the company's website (www.airpartnergroup.com)
Air Partner is committed to creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive working environment for all employees, we do this via our Environmental, Social and Governance Strategy, our Diversity, Equity & Inclusion forum, and our Recruitment strategy.
At Air Partner we are proud to be a ‘Disability Confident’ employer and we value workforce diversity. If Air Partner feels like a place where you can belong, we'd love to learn more about you, and we guarantee an interview for any disabled person who meets the minimum criteria set for the job. If your application is successful, the next steps of the process will include a virtual interview with a member of the Talent Acquisition team before meeting with members of the business in person. When you apply, you'll be asked about any adjustments you might need to support the recruitment process. Let us know, and we'll be sure to discuss it with you.
We encourage applications from all backgrounds, and we would love to hear from you.
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