Airfield Manager (St. Athan)

The Post:

 

A post has arisen at St Athan, as part of the Cardiff Airport Team, for the role of Airfield Manager.

 

A minimum of 5 years aviation experience in an airfield operational role is essential, supported by relevant CAA qualifications in airfield/aerodrome operations. Salary is dependent on experience. 

 

You will need to have a proven record, in-depth knowledge and experience of airfield/aerodrome management, with demonstrable leadership skills, with a proven track record with the CAA in assisting to maintain the aerodrome licence.

 

You will have in-depth knowledge of aviation safety matters, with detailed knowledge of, but not limited to, aerodrome operations and procedures, Safety Management Systems and Risk Management, contingency planning, winter operations, and experience in maintaining, and where necessary developing, essential aerodrome documentation.

 

The role of Airfield Manager at St Athan calls for a confident individual, with excellent knowledge of all aviation related processes, procedures and legislation, who is able to embrace the role and is a team player, whilst managing and motivating all personnel involved in the operational output of the aerodrome.

 

The Role:

 

The role will primarily be responsible for maintaining the safe and secure operation of the aerodrome, ensuring company policies and procedures, relevant legislative and regulatory requirements are maintained at all times, whilst adopting best practice.

 

Reporting to the Head of Airfield Operations, you will be responsible for ensuring the aerodrome remains in compliance with all regulatory requirements as set out by the CAA, DfT and HSE.

 

Your role will also entail protecting the integrity of the aerodrome licence by ensuring that the aerodrome is safe and secure for aircraft operations and is operated in accordance with the Civil Aviation Authority requirements for a ‘Mixed Use’ aerodrome.

 

In addition you will work with the Head of Airfield Operations to ensure the employees of all departments involved in maintaining aerodrome operations are developed, motivated and effectively managed and supported in order to enable them to fully contribute to the safe, secure and effective running of the aerodrome.

 

You will provide leadership in the areas of both aviation safety and Health and Safety, whilst providing direction and guidance on aerodrome operational matters to all stakeholders.  You will also ensure company policies and procedures, relevant legislation, regulations and best practice are maintained at all times.

 

Additional key accountabilities include:

 

  • Ensuring all aerodrome services are managed in accordance with the airfield safety standards, regulations and recommended practices set out by the CAA and in accordance with all relevant documentation including, but not limited to, the aerodrome licence, CAP168, CAP642, CAP791, CAP232 and any CWL/St Athan specific policies and procedures.
  • Providing leadership, direction, guidance and support to the aerodrome management team in order to ensure the operational output of the aerodrome is maintained in a safe, secure and compliant manner.

Download a copy of the Job Description here

 

Applications:

 

Applications should be in the form of a current CV, accompanied by a covering letter and are to be submitted to: HR@cwl.aero

 

Closing date:  24 Aug 18

 

Interviews:

 

It is anticipated that interviews will take place at Cardiff Airport during the week commencing 3 Sep 18.

 

 

 

 

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

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