Operations Manager - VIP Private Aviation FBO | Luton
Operations Manager - VIP Private Aviation FBO
Luton, LU2 9PA
Competitive Salary & Benefits Package
Working Hours 37.5 per week
Are you an experienced aviation manager, with a passion for leadership who can drive performance? If so, then why not apply, we’d love to hear from you!
An excellent opportunity has arisen for an exceptional candidate to join our management team at our fabulous Fixed Base Operation (FBO) in Luton.
Who Are We?
We provide VIP services to business, medical and Business aircraft customers. They land their aircraft with us and we do everything we can to deliver a truly exceptional service …we don’t just aim to please, we aim to exceed all expectations and offer a truly 5-star experience.
We are a global Company and part of a FTSE 250 listed plc. In our EMEA region we have multiple locations – London, Milan, Paris, Luton, Manchester, Cape Town and Athens to name a few. Our local culture is focused on amazing delivery to the customer, business and personal growth – whilst having fun of course! We have a diverse customer base and see the upmost benefits of a diverse workforce; therefore, we are committed to continuing to be an equal opportunities employer.
The Operations Manager Role:
Reporting directly to the Station Manager, you will lead the Operations team to deliver a safe, efficient and world-class service to our customers and crew. You will also work collaboratively with all other Luton FBO managers and teams to ensure that the service provided is consistently world-class across the operation.
About You :
+ Substantial previous experience of working within an aviation Operations team
+ Significant management experience including all aspects of line management such as recruitment, employee relations, performance improvement/capability, attendance/sickness absence management etc.
+ A proven record of maximizing performance in teams
+ A full clean driving license
+ IT proficient and technically able
+ A strong understanding and passion for general aviation and airport procedures
+ Exceptional organisation skills
+ The ability to work under pressure in an extremely busy operational environment
+ Demonstrable leadership skills including making difficult decisions, driving performance and dealing with all manner of staffing and operational challenges
+ Excellent customer service skills, a high attention to detail and a result’s orientated focus
+ An effective communication style, tailored for your audience
+ A highly motivated outlook which is positive a demonstrates integrity at all times
+ The ability to challenge the status quo with a view to continually evolving to better ways of work
+ Familiarity with IT systems such as Flight Planner, AMOS, Signet, FBO
+ Flexibility and a willingness to perform reasonable tasks as assigned as such covering shifts which may involve working different hours
+ The flexibility to travel both in the UK and occasionally internationally
Rewards and Benefits:
Our people are extremely important to us, so we offer a benefits package designed to motive and reward you, whilst considering your overall wellbeing and all-important work, life integration.
+ Because we all need a break you will get 33 days' holiday including bank holidays.
+ To help you plan for your future, we will match your pension contributions up to 7.5%.
+ Your exceptional performance is rewarded with an annual bonus scheme based on the performance of your location.
+ A wellbeing and lifestyle app, telephone helpline and website will give you essential advice, information, blogs and articles on lots of important work and home topics. Including relationships, careers, finances, family and health. Amazingly, this includes free face to face counselling.
+ Whatever your future aspirations are we will offer you training and development tailored this and ensure you can carry out your current role to the best of your ability.
+ Sticking with us for five years and beyond is an important thing, so we will reward you for that!
+ Working in our flagship FBO at Luton
Interested in Joining Us… What Next? Click on apply ASAP by 14th September… it’s as simple as that!!
Are you an experienced manager, with a passion for leadership who can drive performance? If so, then why not apply, we’d love to hear from you!
Interested? Apply here for a fast-track path to the hiring manager
If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first quoting the job title & ref. Good luck, Team RR
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