Crew Controller / Planner!

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Position:  Crew Controller / Planner

Location: Luton, United Kingdom 

Reference: SW114

Salary: £27,000 - £30,000 DOE per annum + Benefits

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 number of Crew Resourcing optimisation specialists on behalf of one of our prestigious European Aviation Clients who is rapidly expanding. If your currently a Crew Planner or Crew Controller that is seeking a fresh challenge and that would like to be part of a new forward thinking team that will redefine crew control and planning then read on.

Did we mention there are no shifts? just 9-5 Monday to Friday, reclaim your weekends!

This is a genuine exciting opportunity to work with a forward thinking dynamic airline that challenges the status quo, actively encouraging your input while valuing your skills and experience. Creating change is never easy so if your the kind of person that says "we have always done it like this" then this position is not for you. We are looking for passionate, motivated candidates that are organised, analytical in their thinking with the capability to see the bigger picture. 

The working environment is positive, centring around an ethos of collaboration, mutual support and interdependency. The team is made up of a diverse range of Crew Resourcing Professionals who are all at various stages of their careers, from junior members with a years experience to veterans with 20+ years experiance, everyone learns from and supports each other.

Now that you know a little about this exciting opportunity lets look at the skill set, experiance requirements and responsibilities of the role;

Core Skills and competencies:

Excellent communication skills
Excellent people management Skills
Solid understanding of MS Office / Excel
Hands on experiance of working with Crew Training Requirements
Working understanding of EASA FTL & necessary training requirements
Solid understanding of specialist aviation software such as Sabre
Understanding of union agreements. 


Working collaboratively with all team members and departments from crew control to pre-ops teams ensuring any training disruption is recovered in an efficient manner.
Design crew rosters with sabre IAW EASA FTL regulations, FRMS policies and crew agreements.
Fully utilise Sabre's systems to create fair, efficient and safe rosters to industry leading standards.
Ensure sufficient standby crew coverage to meet operational demands.
To identify choke points in any roster and utilise your creative skill to provide solutions while finding efficiencies.
Plan all initial and reoccurrence crew training requirements for candidates in training and instructors.
Design and deliver an optimised crew training plan that balances operational resiliency with delivery of qualified crew.
Ensure all conference rooms / classrooms / simulator time is scheduled in accordance with crew truing requirements / plan
Ensure that all trining records are updated and maintained within all relevant systems while monitoring Sabre to ensure all crew are operating with all required qualifications.
Liaising with internal and external training providers ensuring all training requirements are met.
Plan all crew vacation in line with crew agreements.
Produce and review data to support continues development and improvement of crew scheduling / training plans.
Analysis of all current flying programs to identify potential adjustments that could improve pairing efficiency for Crew. 

Dont Miss this opportunity, Apply Today!

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

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