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Flight Operations Officer

Ref J1018

Location Gatwick Airport (LGW), Horley, Gatwick RH6 0NP, UK

Salary Competitive salary

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Kristelle Bazeley

Flight Operations Officer

Flight Operations Officer | Gatwick

I have an exciting opportunity to join my client who are a well-established company offering the air cargo industry unique expertise in managing aircraft. If you have experience in flight operations used to working in a fast paced aviation environment, I would like to hear from you.

They are offering a competitive salary and the opportunity to join a dynamic and hardworking but friendly team of experienced aviation professionals.

The successful candidate will possess first class communication skills and the ability to take a pro-active and enthusiastic approach to contribute positively to a varied and pressured work load whilst adapting to changing priorities as they arise. Exemplary time keeping and attention to detail are mandatory and a positive attitude to working as part of a team or individually is essential. A second language although not essential would be an advantage.

If you can demonstrate the following skills and understanding, we will be in touch:

  • A background in airline operations to include a sound knowledge of aircraft limitations, a clear understanding of TAF, METAR and NOTAM bulletins, aircraft scheduling and a familiarity with IATA / ICAO airport codes.
  • General flight watch disciplines to include: Customer and supplier liaison, monitoring an operation from cargo delivery and pallet build or passenger arrival, through flight stages and arrival at destination while providing pro-active solutions any problems that may occur and to ensure an efficient and on time schedule.
  • A sound understanding of crew FTDLs.
  • Previous experience in;
  • Traffic and overflight application process and procedures
  • Aircraft and cargo or passenger handling arrangements
  • Warehouse or passenger terminal procedures
  • Fuel arrangements
  • ULD tracking and logistics
  • Crew support services including crew catering, HOTAC and crew positioning
  • A good working knowledge of Jeppesen Jetplanner (or similar CFP systems).
  • B747F load study and load planning experience.

Candidates must be willing to work on a 4 on/4 off shift basis including days, nights and weekends.

Please note only successful candidates who already have the right to live and work in the UK will be contacted.

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