Airplane Above the Clouds

We're currently recruiting...

Operations Duty Officer – Temporary, Part Time (mainly weekends)

We are growing quickly since our creation in 2019. With summer upon us, we are looking for another colleague to join us as a temporary part time Duty Officer alongside our friendly, experienced team with an immediate start. The successful person will play a key part of our operations team and help deliver a broad range of services to our tour operator and airline customers. Our offices are well situated in Lowfield Heath, right next to Gatwick Airport.

 

            Job Title:                     Operations Duty Officer – Temporary Part Time (mainly weekends)

 

            Purpose:                     Manage the day to operational activities of Ford Aviation Services

 

            Reporting to:              Operations Manager

 

            Responsibilities:         - Monitoring and managing the flight programme

                                                - Dealing with flight disruption including arranging flights, hotels and transport

                                                - Liaising with airlines, airports and handling agents

                                                - Pre-flight data processing including PNL/ADL’s

                                                - Baggage claim handling and processing

                                                - Assisting Ops Manager in preparation of flying programme in fixture system

                                                - Programme checks and updates

                                                - Liaison and communications with clients regarding operational matters

                                                - Various other tasks supporting the Ops Manager and the business

 

            Skills and Experience: - Minimum 5 years broad airline/airport operations experience

                                                - Handling of aircraft delays and diversions

                                                - Experience of dealing PNL’s and ADL’s desirable

                                                - Experience in Eurocontrol NOP systems desirable

                                                - Experience of flight planning and permits desirable

                                                - Tour Operations experience desirable

                                                - Working under own initiative without supervision under pressure

                                                - Good ability in MS word, excel and databases

 

            Person Specification: - Team player, flexible and willing to take on new tasks

                                                - Calm, focused, trustworthy and able to work under pressure

                                                - Organised and able to work to procedures and problem solve

                                                - Self-motivated and able to work with high degree of autonomy

                                                - Friendly personality and able to work alone or as part of small team

                                                - Eligible to work in the UK

            

            What we provide:      - The chance to grow and be part of a dynamic young company

                                                - A friendly working environment

                                                - Stable roster

                                                - Company pension

                                                - Free car parking

                                                - Flexible working (when possible)

 

If you are interested in the above position, please send your CV and introduction message via email to lee@fordaviation.com by Friday 17th June 2022 (no agencies, thank you).

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