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Risk and Assurance Manager

Salary: Competitive


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11 October 2019



Job Description
Zenon are currently searching for an Risk and Assurance Manager with extensive experience in Flight Operations for a successful aviation organisation located in Farnborough.


• Competitive Salary
• Pension, Private Healthcare, Life Assurance, Travel Insurance

Job Details

• To undertake / oversee the duties of the Safety Manager
• In line with the companies Risk Management Framework and Policy to implement risk management processes; aligned with strategic objectives, including liaising with members of the Leadership Team and management to identify, assess and evaluate risks within the Air division.
• To actively lead a culture that strives to optimise safety performance.
• To act as the central point of contact and manage the day-to-day activities relating to the Risk management and Assurance department, including but not limited to the Safety Management System (including the Safety components of Commercial and Non-commercial Flight Operations).
• As the companies competent person, to provide in-house technical expertise and to act as a point of reference, co-ordination and consultation on incident investigation, statistical/ trend analysis, risk registers and safety performance indicators.
• To maintain the company risk register and regularly update and report on risks in an appropriate way for different audiences i.e. Board, Leadership Team and individual colleagues).
• To embed the organisation's 'risk appetite', and identify and record mitigating actions and monitor that they are fully completed in a timely manner.
• To provide support, guidance and training to colleagues to build risk awareness within the organisation.

Required Experience and Skills:

• Relevant technical qualifications, acumen & senior level experience
• Experience in an aviation safety role or safety risk management role within a flight operations environment is desirable.
• Proven experience in building and implementing an effective risk programme that is efficient, effective, productive and cost effective in a large business.
• Commercial awareness and ability to understand broad business issues
• Excellent communication skills together with the confidence and gravitas to interface with a diverse range of individuals
• Collegiate and diplomatic in approach to working with operational teams at all levels
• Strong organisational skills
• Analytical skills and a good eye for detail
• Ability to work under own initiative and without direct assistance

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 us in confidence.

Alternatively, for a confidential call with our Senior Account Manager Ashley Ewen, please phone our office on +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 UK will be considered.

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