Aviation Safety Manager - Atlantic Aviation Group
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Aviation Safety Manager

Job Title: Aviation Safety Manager

Reports to: Quality and Safety Manager with direct access to the Accountable Manager

Location: Atlantic Aviation Group, Shannon Airport, Shannon, Co Clare

Apply: Email your up-to-date CV together with any supporting qualifications to -careers@atlanticaviation.ie

Atlantic Aviation Group

With over 55 years of experience, Shannon based Atlantic Aviation Group (AAG) is one of Europe’s leading independent aviation solution providers. The company has a strong reputation of providing customers with a complete range of solutions including; aircraft maintenance & modifications, technical, engineering and design services, logistics and material solutions and international training and consultancy. This reputation is built on a proud history and tradition of superior craftsmanship, technical expertise and continuous training, which is supported by our flexible, open and partnership-based customer relationships.

The company provides a range of aviation solutions including; Part 145 Aircraft Maintenance, CAMO & Technical Services, Part 21 Design Services and the EASA Part 147 Atlantic Aviation Institute which provides aviation training to airlines, MRO’s and companies around the world.

AAG have an exceptional opportunity for a highly motivated career focused and ambitious Safety Manager seeking a role in a challenging, fast-paced and rewarding aviation environment. Our aim as a team is to attract and develop key talent across all levels of our growing aviation business. The role of the Aviation Safety Manager is to be the unique focal point for the development, administration, and maintenance of the organisation’s Aviation safety management system (SMS).

Essential Job Function

  • Facilitate hazard identification, risk assessment and management.
  • Monitor the implementation of actions taken to mitigate risks.
  • Provide periodic reports on safety performance to the Safety Review Board.
  • Ensure the maintenance of SMS safety management documentation.
  • Ensure that there is safety training available, and that it meets acceptable standards.
  • Provide advice on safety matters; and
  • Ensure the initiation and follow-up of internal occurrence investigations.
  • Demonstrates an excellent safety behaviour and attitude, promotes hazard reporting, and ensures effective safety reporting.
  • Models and promotes an organizational culture that fosters safety practices through effective leadership.
  • Acts as an information conduit to bring safety issues to the attention of management and to deliver safety information to the organization’s staff, contractors, and stakeholders.
  • Assists in the continuous improvement of the hazard identification and safety risk assessment schemes and the organization’s SMS.
  • Analyses technical data for trends related to hazards, events and occurrences.
  • Measures the effectiveness and seeks to continually improve the quality of processes.
  • Responsible for providing information and advice to senior management and to the Accountable Executive on matters relating to safe operations.

Candidate Competencies

  • Knowledge of ICAO standards and European requirements on safety management.
  • An understanding of management systems, including compliance monitoring systems.
  • An understanding of risk management.
  • An understanding of safety investigation techniques and root cause methodologies.
  • An understanding of Human Factors and Human Performance.
  • Understanding and promotion of a positive safety culture.
  • Operational experience related to Continuing Airworthiness (Part-CAMO, Part-M, Part-145).
  • Safety management experience.
  • Data management, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • High degree of integrity, interpersonal skill and the ability to build relationships.
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) skills.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Practical experience and expertise in the application of aviation safety standards and safe operating practices.
  • A comprehensive knowledge of:
    • relevant parts of operational requirements and procedures.
  • Knowledge of:
    • HF principles.
    • Safety management systems based on the EU management system requirements (including compliance monitoring) and ICAO Annex 19.
  • 5 years of relevant work experience, of which at least 2 years should be from the aeronautical industry in an appropriate position.
  • A relevant engineering degree or an aircraft maintenance technician qualification with additional education that is acceptable to the competent authority. ‘Relevant engineering degree’ means an engineering degree from aeronautical, mechanical, electrical, electronic, avionic or other studies that are relevant to the maintenance and/or continuing airworthiness of aircraft/aircraft components.
  • Knowledge of a relevant sample of the type(s) of aircraft gained through a formalised training course. These courses should be at least at a level equivalent to Part-66 Appendix III Level 1 General Familiarisation and could be provided by a Part-147 organisation, by the manufacturer, or by any other organisation accepted by the competent authority. ‘Relevant sample’ means that these courses should cover typical aircraft and aircraft systems that are within the scope of work.
  • Knowledge of the applicable regulations.
  • Acceptable to the IAA as the competent SMS Safety Manager.

Typical Working Conditions

  • Primarily based in Shannon however travel is a requirement of the role
  • Flexibility to work weekends, holidays and overtime, may be required
  • Must satisfy and maintain airport security requirements
  • Must satisfy and maintain the required medical standard.
  • Work is performed at the AAG Hangar in Shannon and possibly offsite providing AOG support.
  • PPE is provided by AAG and its use is mandatory in the performance of your work.
  • Must satisfy and maintain airport security requirements.

Closing Date

If you feel your skills and experience meet the requirements of this position, we look forward to hearing from you!

Closing date for applications: 09/09/2021

Atlantic Aviation Group reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.

As a growing and ambitious organisation, we are always interested in speaking to individuals about their next career move. If this is not the right position for you but you would still like to find out more about working for Atlantic Aviation Group, please contact us at – careers@atlanticaviation.ie

Equal Opportunities Employer

Atlantic Aviation Group is an equal opportunities employer. The people of Atlantic Aviation Group are the foundation of its success and we believe that employing a diverse workforce is key to this success. As an equal opportunity employer, we will consider all suitably qualified applicants regardless of nationality, religion, ethnic origin, gender identity or expression, religion or beliefs, age, sexual orientation, or disability. We value your passion, energy, and creativeness.

One of our company values is to provide a people focussed environment with a strong sense of community, where individuals feel safe, valued, and engaged. We are committed to accommodating individuals with disabilities through our recruitment process and encourage any candidates to tell us about any adjustment requirements.

Agencies

Atlantic Aviation Group does not accept unsolicited CVs from 3rd party recruitment agencies without a written agreement in place. Atlantic Aviation Group is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited CVs and no fee will be paid should the candidate be hired by Atlantic Aviation Group.

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