Aviation Support Specialist

Line Up Ltd
30 Sep 2016
30 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Line Up Aviation is a world leader in the recruitment of Aviation and Aerospace professionals and has been operating for more than 28 years. We work with some of the industry's best known companies who demand the very highest standard of applicants. Client: Our client is one of the world's leading Air Charter Companies with over 50 years of aviation experience. We our urgently looking for an Aviation Support Specialist. This is a fabulous opportunity to grow within a professional and fun organisation. Main activities: The Aviation Support Specialist is to provide comprehensive support to the client's trading business across the Group. The role will encompass a variety of tasks including obtaining permits, flight watching, out of hour's broking whilst maintaining and delivering a high level of customer service at all times. Responsibilities include: Flight Support ·To apply and obtain overflight, landing and diplomatic permits for the clients flights ·Monitor and flight watch the clients group operated flights ·Broker any out of hours private jet charter or ACMI requests whilst maintaining a high service level ·Monitor news for breaking events ·Field any EPD calls and, follow the call out procedure and search for suitable aircraft ·Liaise with brokers and EPD clients after an activation call ·Monitor weather and Euro control issues that could affect group flights, and communicate accordingly ·Maintain the company database of suppliers and relevant information ·Provide out of hours telephone and email management for the clients group Service ·To deliver first class service to the clients, clients and operators within the 24 hour shift pattern Ideal candidate's profile: ·Ability to demonstrate a well-established background in flight support and have a good understanding of the aviation industry ·Relevant previous experience within a flight support role ·Demonstrable track record of integrity, honesty, trustworthiness and professionalism ·Demonstrate the ability to provide first class client care ·Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to professionally represent the company ·Excellent organisational skills with the ability to multi-task ·High attention to detail with the ability to work to tight deadlines and under pressure ·Willingness to be flexible as part of a small 24 hour team ·Numerate with the ability to problem solve ·Advanced Microsoft office skills ·International experience and the ability to speak an additional language is an advantage ·Ability to work under pressure and think outside of the box ·Sound general aviation knowledge/background ·Experience in flight planning is advantageous ·Experience in CHMI/NM applications ·Airline or airport experience is desirable Additional Information -Based in Gatwick -Salary: Competitive Annual Salary plus shift allowance -Job type: Permanent, full-time -Benefits: An excellent variety of employee benefits and a generous holiday entitlement, If you are interested in applying for this position and you meet the requirements, please send your updated CV to: Due to the number of applications we receive, it's not always possible to contact unsuccessful applicants. Unless you hear from us within 14 days of your application, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. "Follow LineUpAviation on Twitter for all of our latest vacancies, news and pictures from our busy UK Head Office. Interact with us using the LineUpAviation tag at anytime Thank you for your follow" Line Up Aviation is a recruitment agency