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OCC Manager

Salary: Excellent


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24 May 2019



Job Description
Zenon Recruitment is looking for an experienced OCC Manager to work permanently with an ambitious Regional Airline to be based in West of Europe.


• Excellent salary
• Company pension
• Opportunity to grow within this airline with really ambitious plans.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:-

• The candidate will be responsible for the OCC and ensuring that the departments within the centre work as a cohesive unit.
• Management and control of the day-to-day flying programme including flight watch, Operations Control and Crew Control, delivering the flight schedule while maximising roster efficiency and stability in compliance with regulatory requirements.
• The proactive and reactive contingency planning during times of disruption to the flight schedule.
• Defining protocols and following the implementation within the Centre (OCC).
• Accountable for identifying safety risks in accordance with risk assessment process and ensures that adequate risk mitigation steps are appropriately implemented in order to ascertain safety within the workplace.
• Establish corrective action plans where non-conformities are identified.
• Manages a team of Duty Managers, Operations Controllers and Crew Controllers who are responsible for ensuring the flight schedule operations.
• Maintain effective communication between the OCC, Crew control and all other company departments and ensuring excellent communications links are established and maintained with all Crew, both Flight Deck and Cabin Crew.
• Achieve KPI’s and Targets set out under customer agreements
• Review schedule performance and delay statistics to identify and recommend adjustments.
• Ensure that all staff members are trained by coordinating the OCC initial and recurrent training process and effectively deploy the various rules and regulations that govern flight safety and effective completion of the flight schedule (crew rules, rest requirements, aircraft limitations and airport / airspace restrictions).
• Monitor OCC staff to ensure goals, standards and targets are set and achieved. Encourage personal development, training and manage the cross functional process.
• Maintain and monitor the day to day integrity of all Operational systems.
• Actively participates in crisis management situations.
• Provide management reports and trend reviews in areas such as sickness, leave, hotel & logistical requirements and costs.
• Actively manage and seek out alternative revenue streams using spare aircraft capacity.

• Minimum Skills and Experience:-

• Extensive experience in a Flight Operations environment
• Training and 5 years’ experience in airline operations, including maintenance topics, CSD and/or flight dispatch, with 3 years minimum of OCC management experience.
• Willing to work shifts; proven ability to work effectively in a complex, dynamic, fast-paced environment
• Strong communicator with good analytical abilities, excellent leadership skills and an assertive, creative and positive attitude to problem solving
• Excellent knowledge of both Operations Control, Crew control and FTL’s
• Understanding and knowledge of Flight planning
• Understanding and knowledge of Aircraft performance
• Confident in spoken and written English
• High school diploma or equivalent

Why Choose Zenon Aviation?

In the ever changing and dynamic market place, Zenon Aviation knows that the support and care we provide to candidates is vital in assisting you in achieving your career aspirations. Our team of dedicated consultants will deal with your application efficiently and more importantly confidentially, providing a professional and reliable service.

If the above opportunity is of interest to you please forward your CV to in confidence.

Alternatively, for a confidential call with our Senior Recruitment Consultant, please phone +44 (0) 1483332000

All applications will be handled in the strictest confidence and unless you hear from us within 10 days of your application, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Only candidates with the right to work within the EU will be considered.

Zenon Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.