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Director of Flight Operations

Salary: Competitive


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28 May 2024



Job Description
Zenon is proud to partner with our client in their quest to find an exceptional Director of Flight Operations for their well-established Airline in the Middle East.

If you are seasoned aviation professional with a current B737 type rating and ready to take the next step in your career with a dynamic and growing Airline, then this could be the opportunity for you.

About the Role:
We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Director of Flight Operations to join our client. As the Director of Flight Operations (DFO), you will play a crucial role in overseeing all flight operations, ensuring the highest standards of safety, efficiency, and regulatory compliance. You will also serve as the Nominated PostHolder, taking on significant responsibilities to maintain and enhance our operational excellence.

Key Responsibilities:
• Lead and manage all aspects of flight operations, including planning, execution, and continuous improvement.
• Ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements and industry standards.
• Oversee the training and development of flight crew members.
• Implement and maintain standard operating procedures (SOPs) to ensure safety and efficiency.
• Collaborate with other departments to optimize operational performance.
• Serve as the Nominated PostHolder, representing the airline in regulatory matters.
• Monitor and analyze flight operations data to drive improvements and innovation.
• Develop and manage the flight operations budget.

• Current B737 Type Rating is mandatory.
• Extensive experience in flight operations management.
• Proven leadership skills with the ability to manage and inspire a team.
• Strong knowledge of aviation regulations and industry standards.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
• Ability to make critical decisions in a fast-paced environment.

• Competitive salary package.
• Housing and transport allowance.
• Comprehensive health insurance.
• Opportunities for professional development.
• Relocation assistance to the Middle East.

This is a permanent position requiring relocation to the Middle East.

If you are ready to embrace this incredible opportunity and become part of our client’s exceptional team, please submit the following documentation with your application in confidence to
• Up to date copy of your CV / resume
• Copy of your APTL/CPL License
• Class 1 Medical.
• Last 3 pages of your logbook.
• Colour copy of your passport.

Why Choose Zenon Aviation?

In the ever changing and dynamic marketplace, 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.

All applications will be handled in the strictest confidence and unless you hear from us within 5 days of your application, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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