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Deputy Aviation Safety and Compliance Manager (3588)

Based at: Cranfield Campus, Cranfield, Bedfordshire
Hours of work: 37.5 hours per week – worked to an agreed shift pattern that may include some weekend working
Contract type: Permanent
Salary: £33,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted Date: 16/04/2021
Apply by: 09/05/2021

Role Description

Cranfield Airport is a commercial and GA airport situated in Class G airspace situated between Bedford and the City of Milton Keynes with a 1799m runway which can accommodate business jets such as the Falcon, Gulfstream and Boeing Business Jet, which currently do not require runway slots.

As a key function of safety and compliance you will be responsible for providing direction and guidance for the planning, implementation and operation of Cranfield Airport’s Safety Management System.

This will cover the University’s Aviation Operation including:

  • Cranfield Airport
  • Canfield Airport Rescue and Firefighting Service
  • National Flying Laboratory
  • Cranfield Air Navigation Service Provider
  • UAV/Drone Operations
  • Fuel Farm Installation

Working as part of a team, the number one priority is safe operations in accordance with National (CAA) and European (EASA) requirements. As the Deputy Aviation Safety and Compliance Manager you will work with several domain specialists across the various elements of aviation operations to ensure we meet or exceed these standards.

Qualifications and Skills

To have undertaken a recognised course on the management of safety and quality (or equivalent) and being IOSH trained are essential to this role. Along with proven experience in the Aviation environment and proven exposure to a safety and quality management system. Experience in conducting monitoring audits and inspections and a solid understanding of risk management principles and techniques to support the SMS.

Additional information

Cranfield Airport offers a range of excellent benefits which includes 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays, a contributory pension scheme and excellent development opportunities.

For an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Lindsay Grant, Aviation Safety and Compliance Manager on (E): l.grant@cranfield.ac.uk.

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