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Job Description

We are recruiting for a UK National AOC Safety and Compliance Manager on behalf of a leading provider of aviation services to government and civil organizations worldwide. With a focus on safety, efficiency, and excellence, they strive to deliver unparalleled performance in aviation operations.

Location: Scotland 

As the UK National AOC Safety and Compliance Manager, you will play a pivotal role in maintaining and continuously improving group compliance across various disciplines of aviation regulation, health, safety, and environmental performance. Reporting to the Director UKSAR, FISARSH & FOST, you will be responsible for implementing and monitoring policies and procedures to meet regulatory requirements.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Implementing and supporting a program of monitoring and auditing to ensure high levels of safety and compliance assurance.
  • Managing the AOC event investigation process and conducting Safety Investigations when required.
  • Facilitating Safety Review Boards and Safety Action Groups.
  • Providing detailed reports and analysis of safety issues or trends.
  • Oversight of the Environmental Management System for the UK National AOC.
  • Planning and controlling the audit cycle to meet regulatory and client requirements.
Technical Requirements:
  • Acceptable to the CAA/EASA to hold CAA/EASA Form 4.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Compliance within the aviation sector or other complex industry.
  • Detailed knowledge/understanding of ISO, CAA, and EASA regulations.
  • Proven experience in aircraft engineering, flight operations, ground operations, or verification (Part 145 & CAMO).
  • Detailed understanding of Compliance requirements and Aviation Management System requirements.
  • 3 or more years of supervisory experience or leadership role.
  • Recognized academic qualification at the undergraduate level or equivalent in Safety Management Systems Principles and Practices.
  • Training in CAA/EASA regulation in air operations and continued airworthiness.
  • Lead Auditor qualification for ISO 9001:2015.
  • Incident/Accident investigation training and experience.
  • Human Factors Training.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Word and Excel.
  • Sound communicator across the organization.
  • Effective leadership skills.
  • Analytical and reasoned approach.
  • Proactive and safety-conscious mindset.
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team.
  • Willingness to learn and develop new processes and practices.
This exciting opportunity presents a highly competitive salary, complemented by a discretionary management bonus. Additionally, relocation support is available on a case-by-case basis. Join a collaborative team that values a supportive and cohesive work environment, fostering growth and success together.