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Job Description

GOOSE Recruitment are delighted to be recruiting on behalf of our rapidly expanding client for an AOC Operations Auditor.
The Ops Auditor is required to be highly motivated, safety conscious and capable of working effectively within the disciplined regional team. They must have a background in aviation with a broad understanding and experience in conducting audits.
Main responsibilities-
  • Conducting flight, ground, maintenance, and security audits on behalf of the UK AOCs.
  • Assisting in the management of all components of the Safety Management System, including, internal auditing and subcontractor control processes.
  • Aiding the AOCs to meet Ad Hoc tasking requirements to ensure regulatory compliance.
  • Conducting investigation of incidents and near misses, with a focus on preventive and corrective actions.
  • Participating in flight and ground operation MOCs to ensure impact across the organisation is fully identified and meets regulatory requirements.
  • Conducting analysis and trending of safety events reported through ASRs, MSR’s, GSRs, accident reports and shared information from other regions.
  • Engaging in emergency response activities including training exercises.
  • Representing the SMS Lead in Safety Action Groups as required.
  • Providing support to UK AOCs flight ops and ground ops personnel
  • To coordinate with the Ground Ops Duty Holder(s) on matters of Dangerous Goods.
Desired Skills and qualifications-
  • Auditing experience – Highly desirable.
  • Incident/Accident investigation training and experience – desirable.
  • Good knowledge of Civil Aviation Regulations – EASA, FAA, etc.
  • Good knowledge of Industry Standards – ISO 9001, AS9100 etc.
  • Relevant civil and/or military aviation experience.
  • Experience in performing audits within the Civil and/or Military Aviation.
  • Experience in Safety Management System management / oversight.
  • Experience in Quality Management System management / oversight.
  • Risk based auditing.
  • Performance based auditing.     
  • Strong Communication Skills with the ability to articulate, summarise, and present information clearly to audiences with different. backgrounds and at different levels of the organisation and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to interface and be approachable with internal and external customers at all levels.
  • Good Organisational and Time Management Skills, with the ability to achieve deadlines.
  • Ability to manage priorities and focus on the key issues.
  • Understand the need for and acts with integrity in their liaisons with all stakeholders.
  • Ability to negotiate and influence.
  • Must be Self-Motivated/Self Starter.
  • Computer literate – Use MS Office Software and other Company Software as required.
  • Ability to undertake travel as required.
 You must hold the right to live and work in the UK in order to be considered for this position.

All applications will be handled in the strictest confidence.