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Posted: 101 days ago   Expired

Ground Operations Controller

Salary: £32,000

Location: Kidlington

Job type: Permanent

Category: Kidlington

Job Description SelectMyTalent Ltd is proud to advertise for a Ground Operations Controller to start with a well established and growing Executive Jet Operator. The team is responsible for the day-to-day management of various Private Jets and Helicopters, liaising with aircraft owners, crew, and the in-house engineering team to coordinate and manage the desired flying programs of our clients. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: * Liaising directly with the clients and owners * Monitoring and managing the day-to-day operation of the Company Flight Time Limitations (FTL) scheme, ensuring that all relevant Crew Duty records are maintained in accordance with the approved scheme. * Coordinating and liaising with various third-party service providers including flight support, ground handlers, fuel suppliers, caterers, airport authorities, and other carriers. * Quoting for Charter Services on the varied fleet. * Liaising with CAM and Engineering to ensure safe and efficient operation and scheduling of aircraft ensuring maintenance requirements are met whilst also meeting the requests of the clients. * Monitoring and maintaining the status of aircraft, updating maintenance boards showing planned schedules, on time or delay status, and aircraft technical status * Ensuring that company aircraft are supplied with appropriate documents in compliance with the Company Operations Manual and appropriate legislation and performing regular audits. * Maintaining the operations library. * Liaising with the crew, cabin attendants, and dispatchers to ensure all relevant persons know the necessary flight schedules. * Overseeing the dispatchers and cabin attendants to ensure aircraft are stocked and cleaned prior to flight. * Conducting post-flight checks of documentation submitted by the crew to ensure the Company is conforming with the necessary Regulations and highlighting any errors to the Chief Pilot. * Ensuring that discretion reports, or any deficiencies in return flight paperwork, are brought to the attention of the Chief Pilot and actioning any findings where necessary. * Monitoring flights, ensuring that duty is maintained during operation, and recording any incidents, actions, and communications relevant to the flight programme. * Collating and allocating all trip-related costs and liaising with the Finance department to ensure clients are billed correctly. * Any additional tasks as allocated by the senior management and or Chief Pilot. Requirements Desirable Skills: • Excellent IT skills. • Excellent communication skills with a range of audiences, including senior management, board members, and UHNWI/VVIP clients. • Numerate with good negotiation skills. • Ability to work and stay calm under pressure. • Fixed Wing or Rotary operations support experience, including aircraft management and trip planning. • A desire to succeed in all aspects of the role. Travel Requirements: You may be required to travel in this role. Applicants are required to hold a valid driver’s license and passport. Must Also Pass a DBS Check

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