AF22571 - Director, Flight Operations | DC Aviation Al Futtaim

Department: DC Aviation Al Futtaim
Country: United Arab Emirates
Location: Dubai | UAE
Closing Date: 27-Feb-2016
Al-Futtaim

Established in the 1930s as a trading business, Al-Futtaim is one of the most progressive regional business houses headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Al-Futtaim employs in excess of 44,000 people, operates through more than 200 companies and represents more than 225 international brands across industries as diverse as retail and wholesale trading, distribution, real estate development, leisure and hospitality, insurance and financial services. The group has significantly expanded its business operations in recent years through a strategic acquisition plan and has entered a number of new territories, increasing its footprint beyond the GCC and Greater Middle East to encompass Africa, South East and North Asia, Australasia, East Africa and Europe.

Entrepreneurship and rigorous customer focus has enabled Al-Futtaim to grow its business by responding to the changing needs of the customers and societies in which it operates. Al-Futtaim is committed to offering customers an unrivalled choice of the world’s best brands with exceptional standards of customer service and after sales support.

Structured into four operational divisions; automotive, financial services, real estate and retail, Al-Futtaim maintains a decentralised approach, giving individual businesses flexibility and versatility to maintain a competitive stance. This benefits employees, providing a clearly defined work culture where individuals are empowered with authority and responsibility for their work.

The success of Al-Futtaim is attributed to proactively managing change whilst upholding the values of integrity, service and social responsibility. The majority of businesses, built on a portfolio of world leading brands, dominate their sector.

DC Aviation Al Futtaim

DC Aviation Al Futtaim (DCAF) has come a long way since its establishment in 2013 as the only integrated Hangar and VIP lounge facility in DWC. We offer services in Charter, FBO, Maintenance and Aircraft Management and strive to deliver excellence in all aspects of our business with our primary focus being to exceed customer expectations. Having obtained our AOC in 2015 our mission is to be the number one Business Aviation Company not only in UAE but also across the region. Being a Joint Venture of two strong conglomerates and also the first mover based in the newly developed Al-Maktoum International Airport, which is set to become the biggest airport in the region, puts us in the enviable position of setting the standard and leading the way for others to follow.

About DC Aviation Al Futtaim:

DC Aviation Al Futtaim (DCAF) has come a long way since its establishment in 2013 as the only integrated Hangar and VIP lounge facility in DWC. We offer services in Charter, FBO, Maintenance and Aircraft Management and strive to deliver excellence in all aspects of our business with our primary focus being to exceed customer expectations. Having obtained our AOC in 2015 our mission is to be the number one Business Aviation Company not only in UAE but also across the region. Being a Joint Venture of two strong conglomerates and also the first mover based in the newly developed  Al-Maktoum International Airport, which is set to become the biggest airport in the region, puts us in the enviable position of setting the standard and leading the way for others to follow.

About the Job:

The Director Flight Operations is nominated Post holder for Flight Operations in accordance with CAR OPS 1.175.

Primary Duties:

  • To plan and execute all activities in the area of aircraft operation and all other operational issues and to coordinate this with the related departments.
  • To introduce and monitor flight operational and operational safety standards based on national and international rules, regulations and laws.
  • To perform all duties as required by CAR OPS 1.175 (i) (1).
  • To establish and maintain procedures and processes that are necessary according to CAR OPS 1
  • To assist the Safety & Quality Manager to implement the Quality policies within the Flight Operations Department.
  • To introduce and implement corrective actions derived from Audits and assessments.
  • To manage human resources to ensure that sufficient qualified and skilled employees are available to perform the flight operations duties.
  • The authority to sign flight operations documents.
  • To file and submit required reports, declarations and notifications to the authorities.
  • To communicate with the authorities and governmental offices. 
About You:

Minimum Qualifications / Experience:

  • General Post holder requirements will be as per CAAP 8.  
  • 1000 hours flight time or 3 year’s experience in operations similar to those proposed to be operated.
  • 1000 hours in command of aircraft similar to those proposed to be operated.
  • 500 hours as a TRE/TRI on aircraft similar to those proposed.
  • A minimum of 5 years management or supervisory experience in a position that exercised operational control over any operations conducted with similar aircraft on international commercial operations
  • A minimum of 3 years on international commercial operations as Pilot in command
  • Hold licence and rating(s) appropriate to the proposed Operation.
  • Prior to the commencement of revenue services, hold unrestricted approval as aTRE/TRI on the major type of aircraft to be operated.
  • Should the fleet change in the future, he shall maintain the TRE/TRI on at least one major type in current operation

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. If you are not contacted within 30 days, your application has been deemed unsuccessful.

Note: you will be required to attach the following: 1. Resume/CV
2. Pilot's license
 
Al-Futtaim offers highly engaging and supportive work environments in a culture that values, recognises and rewards quality performance.