Contract Aviation Recruitment

GOOSE Recruitment provides specialist contract recruitment solutions for businesses operating in the global Aviation and Airline sectors.

Our contract recruitment solution focuses on offering you a flexible approach to solving workforce or skill shortages, outsourcing work, or projects.

We are a true specialist in a generalist marketplace, our services are entirely focused on businesses operating in the global Aviation and Airline sectors.

Our contractor management and payroll solutions provide you with an auditable system that aids compliance to legislation and that helps to reduce cost, and reduce time to hire whilst improving the management and retention of contract-based workers.

Our team are passionate about finding you the right people who will suit your experience, qualifications, licences, and personality needs and who are available in the timeframe that you require. We partner with businesses of all shapes and sizes, including Airlines, Aircraft Leasing companies, Aviation Finance, Aircraft Brokerage, Charter Brokerage, Business Aviation, General Aviation, Airport Operators and Owners to name just a few.

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Global reach

We are recruitment specialists in contract recruitment for the Aviation and Airline sectors. We partner with our Aviation and Airline clients across the globe, including the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific. We have unrivalled access to global talent.


We know the contractors you want to hire

Our knowledgeable and well-connected recruitment consultants have access to GOOSE’s database, which is a great source of contractor talent for Aviation and Airline businesses. We regularly update our database with our candidate’s latest CVs, qualifications, experience, compensation, and motivations for their next contract job. Making sure you have the most up to date information about the candidates that you are reviewing, or interviewing is really important to us.

We take sourcing you the right people even further. Every search we undertake is specific to you and your unique needs. Our pro-active approach to sourcing means that in a dynamic and rapidly changing recruitment market, we are reaching out, and creating real conversations with the people that you want to hire. Our recruitment consultants are constantly mapping the who’s who in the contract marketplace.

On top of this, our tried and tested approach to candidate attraction, plus our proven marketing strategies means we are constantly finding new people, to who we can then promote you as an employer of choice.

We utilise the latest technology to aid our Recruitment Consultants to source, recruit and select professionals in the Aviation and Airline sectors to help you find the right candidate(s) for your contract position. We can quickly and efficiently find you the right contractors based on your individual needs. Being able to offer an efficient contract recruitment service means our clients can benefit from their new contractors sooner.

We love to talk, and we are passionate about speaking with candidates, whether it be over the telephone, face to face or via video. We believe in a personal service and all the candidates you speak to will already have been screened by us.


We know your market

We partner with many of the world’s leading employers across the Aviation and Airline sectors across the globe, finding them new contractor talent. Our clients represent a wide range of businesses Airlines, Aircraft Leasing companies, Aviation Finance, Aircraft Brokerage, Charter Brokerage, Business Aviation, General Aviation, Airport Operators and Owners to name just a few.

The depth and breadth of our experience and expertise enable us to source hard to find talent in highly competitive skill short markets.

Specialist Aviation and Airline recruitment teams

We have learnt that having recruitment consultants who are knowledgeable in contract recruitment in the Aviation and Airline sectors is key to successful recruitment outcomes. Our team is split into specialist knowledge areas including, executive search, MRO & Technical Services recruitment, Pilot recruitment, Commercial recruitment, Operations recruitment, Corporate & Professional services recruitment and OEMs & Aviation Services recruitment.

Pilot leasing

Pilot crew leasing from GOOSE Recruitment can benefit you both operationally and financially. You can lower human resources costs as well as help to avoid disruption in your airline activities when you are looking to expand your fleet, facilitate seasonal changes and manage market fluctuations.

Pilot leasing also helps you to manage costs, relieve administration burdens, avoid aircraft downtime, and evade breaches of flight schedules. Plus, you get access to qualified and motivated pilots.

We work collaboratively with you to create a pilot leasing model that meets your precise needs. We spend time with you to ensure your needs and goals are met both in the short and long term.

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The benefits of contract recruitment

The demand for top talent in the Aviation and Airline sectors is growing quickly, and many businesses need candidates in place immediately. There are many benefits to utilising a contract recruitment solution through GOOSE Recruitment from solving workforce or skill shortages, outsourcing work, or projects for short periods.


Diversity and inclusion

We are passionate about people, and we embrace the differences that make us unique. We give our all to provide you with the best candidates for your contract roles. Our search and sourcing style ensures everyone is treated fairly. This is unrelated to someone’s gender, age, ethnicity, background or beliefs.

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International contractors’ employment compliance

We provide our clients and contractors with advice and ensure employment compliance from the start to the finish of the contract of employment. Our consultants are fully versed in compliance in line with agency workers regulations and IR35.


Online contractor portal and payroll system

GOOSE provides you with an online contractor management and payroll portal that provides a secure login for contractors and managers. The portal is used to collate, submit and approve timesheets, expenses and overtime.

Our system can help to reduce costs and can aid compliance with legislation by improving the management and retention of temporary workers.

Using our bespoke portal provides you with a transparent and effective solution that gives you the benefits of:

  • Consolidated invoicing to reduce the time for your administration and accounts departments; contractors paid weekly

  • Our paperless timesheet system reduces the risk of timesheet and expenses fraud

  • Automatic tracking and reporting of financial and personnel data and statistics

  • Fast and efficient solution for key initiatives or projects

GOOSE provides you with a payroll system that is accessed through our online portal and provides instant access to contractors’ documentation and timesheets. Contractors can enter hours and overtime worked which also alerts their line manager that there are timesheets awaiting their approval.

The paperless system ensures that contractors are paid on time and mitigates the risk of timesheet fraud. Line managers can also use the system to track financial data and the cost of contractors.

Contractor care

Our recruitment consultants ensure they are speaking with their contractors on a regular basis ensuring any feedback on their current contract or changes in circumstances is fed back to the employer. Our ethos is built on four key values: do it brilliantly, do it with a smile, do it with respect and do it fairly.

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Why choose GOOSE for your contract recruitment needs?

​There are many Aviation and Airline recruitment businesses in the market, some of which have been around longer than GOOSE. We entered the market because we had something unique to offer.

We chose the name 'goose' because it is synonymous with long-distance flying and incredible teamwork - this represents our foundations - an incredible team of passionate recruitment consultants striving to be the very best in the Aviation and Airline sectors and spanning the globe.

We have taken our recruitment approach and expertise from our parent company, the Faststream Recruitment Group, established in 1999 and the world's number one in Maritime, Shipping and Energy recruitment

We only work in the Aviation and Airline sectors to ensure our knowledge and expertise cannot be beaten. We know the right questions to ask, the right documents to source, and the people you might consider for your roles, all leading to better conversations and successful recruitment for you.

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Contract Recruitment Testimonials

What people say

​​Very professional and helpful.

Head of Talent Acquisition

​​A very professional service provided by knowledgeable consultants.

Recruitment Co-ordinator

​​I had an excellent experience with GOOSE. My contact there was always available, honest and helpful, she supported me throughout the entire process.

HR Director

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