Specialist Function – Aircraft Movement Manger

An aircraft movement manager is accountable for the safety and management of the ramp area, ensuring there are sufficient resources to conduct efficient movement and recovery of fixed and rotary wing aircraft and the safety of other team members at a variety of airports/ heliports and other landing platforms within the civil aviation and military arenas. They are accountable for ensuring all their staff are suitably qualified to operate specialised equipment to move aircraft within an aviation environment in accordance with standard operating procedures.

Knowledge and Understanding

Skills

Manage the airside movement of aircraft and or vehicles

The procedures and processes for the safe movement of aircraft and / or airside vehicles within own area of responsibility and the requirements of the aviation environment in accordance with standard operating procedures to meet those requirements.

Manage the safe movement of aircraft and / or airside vehicles within own area of responsibility, the day-to-day operation of movement teams and specialists at airports/ heliports and other landing platforms, ensuring the execution of activities is in accordance with aviation safety laws and airport procedures.

Manage an airside movements team

The procedures and processes to plan and allocate the necessary resources to ensure safe and successful operation of airside movements according to the type of aircraft and aviation environment required.

Manage the planning of the required amount of resources according to aircraft type and environment in line with client, aviation environment, organisational requirements and standards and within required timescales.

Facilities Management

The complex equipment, tools and facilities required for safe, efficient operation of an airport, relevant modern practices that can support effectiveness and efficiencies and the principles of supervision, organisation and administration.

Analyse and interpret codes and regulations and use information to maximise operational performance when planning, organising and supervising the work of others and setting priorities.

Interpersonal Skills Management

Understand the requirements for promoting strong interrelationships with other airport users, including hanger owners, leasing tenants, fixed base operators, business and the general public.

Knowledge of local and national regulations and the need for compliance with all regulations including Health and safety.

Establish and maintain positive relationships, promoting strong interrelationships with other airport users, including hanger owners, leasing tenants, fixed base operators, business and the general public.

Maintain records required under regulations and complies e with all regulations including Health and safety.