Base Manager / Operations Manager

  • Airport, El Grao de Castellón
  • Full-time

Company Description

Skyborne's vision is to be the most respected and trusted commercial pilot training academy in the industry, delivering airline-ready pilots, and to achieve this we are radically redefining every aspect of airline pilot training, from our unique educational approach to our world-class facilities. We are fully committed to developing a dynamic, engaging and welcoming environment for the next generation of airline pilots to hone their skills.

Based in Gloucestershire in the UK, with a fair weather base in Spain, we have amazing facilities and the right balance between training and self-motivated learning. Our Progressive Continuous Learning method focuses on ensuring you are always developing your talents and absorbing new skills from our vastly experienced instructors. Start your journey to becoming a professional airline pilot today by choosing to fly with Skyborne.

Job Description

  • Daily planning and allocation of resources to support the flight school programme.
  • Collection of flight data for student/FI reports and logbooks.
  • Managing and standardisation of Operations Officers.
  • Ensuring all operations paperwork is completed accurately.
  • Maintaining the tactical plan of hours flown and classes taught.
  • Ensuring that the operations paperwork is all completed in a timely manner.
  • Ensuring that the Emergency Response Plan is fit for purpose.
  • Developing and publishing a daily programme to record and assess on time departure of all flights, including simulator activity and, together with the Head of Training, developing strategies to ensure on time departure performance.
  • The safe and efficient operation of the ATO’s Flight Operations.
  • Efficient Operation of the Base including finance, recruitment, administration, student accommodation and facilities.
  • Liaison with aircraft maintenance provider to ensure optimum aircraft dispatch.
  • Arranging the arrival and departures of all Skyborne Cadets.

Qualifications

  • Previous Aviation/Airline Operations experience
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, both written and verbal, to motivate and encourage staff, to deal effectively with internal and external contacts ranging from executive to administrative levels
  • Demonstrable experience of ATO operations
  • Ability to concentrate and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Readily accepts changes and adjusts accordingly
  • Previous ATO base management experience
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision 

Additional Information

In return, we offer a very competitive benefits package which includes:

  • 28 days annual leave (inclusive of UK Public Holidays)
  • Pension scheme
  • Loss of license insurance
  • Death in service benefit

If you have the aspiration and enthusiasm to be part of our team please apply.