Senior Operations Controller

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Position:  Senior Operations Controller

Location: East Midlands, United Kingdom 

Reference: SW125

Salary: £24,000 - £30,000 DOE per annum (+ Bonus)

Type: Permanent, full-time


CAS Recruitment is a specialist aviation resource partner that works in partnership with some of the most respected prestigious aviation companies across the globe. We were founded by experienced aviation personnel and all our recruiters are aviation professionals that understand aviation and speak your language.
CAS Recruitment are proud to be recruiting a Senior Operations Officer on behalf of our leading European customer. This is a fantastic opportunity for those with experience working as a Crew Controller / Planner to transfer and be trained in aircraft operations or alternatively for an experienced Operations Controller to take the next step in their career.
This is a Great Opportunity to join a growing airline that has a solid reputation for investing in their teams continual development. There will be the opportunity to grow and develop your operations experience and progress as the department continues to expand.
This position would be ideally suited to a candidate that is currently working within the operations environment such as Crewing / Flight operations / Planning.
Our client believes as do we that enthusiasm along with a desire to learn is key. In return our clients management team will support and mentor the right candidate to help fulfil their potential. 
This is a genuine fantastic opportunity to join a forward thinking growing dynamic business where your skills, experience and expertise can contribute to the continued success of the Airline.
Lets have a look at the job description in detail;
Required Skills/Experience/knowledge: 

  • Minimum 2 years recent Aviation Operations experience, preferably in an airlines operational control or crew planning environment

  • Possess professional, friendly and customer-focused personality

  • Sound knowledge and understanding of flight planning, FDP Limitations, Weather reports & NOTAM’s

  • Proven ability to work under pressure

  • Use of aviation specific computer software including flight planning and ops control

  • Effective interpersonal skills

  • Excellent communication skills (both written & verbal)

  • Proven problem solving & Planning skills

  • Attention to detail and numeracy skills.


Manage the flight schedule to achieve a safe and efficient flying programme as follows: 

  • Dispatch computer flight plans for all flights.

  • Ensure that copies of all flight plans made available to aircrew.

  • Secure optimum air traffic slots.

  • Liaise with line maintenance control with regard to current unserviceability’s and recovery plans.

  • Liaise with internal departments and customers as required on current operational matters.

  • Ensure all administration is carried out to the required standard and regulations

  • Anticipate and co-ordinate required changes to the flight schedule and liaise with relevant departments.

Specialised responsibilities may also include:
Co-ordinate the short-term crewing of all operated flights in accordance with company policy, national and European regulation, with the overriding aim of achieving a safe and efficient flying programme.
Continual liaison with other operations control centre staff responsible for ops control / travel / rostering and training. Updating of managerial team on current crewing related issues and proposed solutions.
Administrative tasks including updating crew records and training requirements.
To apply for this role you will need to have the following as a minimum:
Educated to ‘A’ level or equivalent or have relevant experience within a similar environment.


***You must have the legal right to live and work in the UK to apply for this position***

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