Throughout our history, we have evolved to envision and reach new horizons, from crop dusting in British Columbia, Canada, to the transporting passengers to the world's most remote offshore drilling locations in the North Sea. We trace our roots to Okanagan Air Services, a crop sprayer formed in 1947-the same year the first offshore oil well was drilled out ...
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CHC has an exciting new opportunity for a Manager Flight Operations (MFO) for our new Nigerian Business Unit. This is a resident position based in Port Harcourt, Nigeria.
The MFO will act as Post holder “Operations Manager” for the Atlantic Aviation AOC and is responsible to the accountable executive for that AOC for the full execution of safe flight operations.
Assumes legal accountability as the assigned post holder to assure the safe conduct of all flight operations executed under the AOC all in accordance with the Operations Manuals and the specifications of the AOC
Active and accountable contributor to the centralized manpower planning, crew resource planning including training to guarantee on time delivery of contract requirements
Assist the base managers with the performance management assessment of the pilots and other assigned staff. This may include the support of union consultation and negotiations
Close liaison with the OC and the training department in order to secure timely deliverance and accurate supply of high quality and contract compliant personnel for the business
Responsibility for hiring decisions for pilots for the nationalization program
Supervision, organisation, function and manning of:
Flight operations, Cabin safety, Crew scheduling and crew rosters, Training programmes, Flight safety and Flight dispatch / flight following functions
The contents of the company operations manual, including:
Supervision, production and amendment and Liaison with authorities on all matters about flight operations, including variations to the AOC
Ensuring timely dissemination of internal and external safety information
Active participator in the Occurrence Review Boards in resolving operational issues. Responsible for implementation of the ATQ/CHC Safety Management System as it relates to Flight Operations
The post holder is also accountable for all training & licensing of pilots. This task may be delegated to the senior TRI/TRE or the Manager Crew Training
A visible safety champion who will challenge unsafe acts and pursue improvements in safety culture and behaviour
Leads by example and drives results through a disciplined and focused approach. Will support all aspects of talent management within his team
International travel may be required.
May perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications & Experience:
Experience with aviation management
Currently hold an ATPL (H) with MCC, IR(H)
Strong understanding of FAA and/or Nigerian Civil Aviation legislation and standards
Must meet requirements of NCAR Post holder appointment
Must have previous experience as an Offshore IFR or SAR Pilot
Min 3 years’ experience as a credible leader with experience at a middle-senior management level
Excellent interpersonal skills with the confidence to influence all internal and external stakeholders, recognizing cultural, legal and regional diversity
Comprehensive understanding of key business drivers from both an operational and commercial perspective
Strong working knowledge and experience of financial and budget planning processes.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should click here to apply online.