Specialist Function – Flight Operations Manager – Air Traffic Control

The flight operations manager within an air traffic control environment is responsible for airfield management, this will involve the maintenance of all airfield facilities and the monitoring of all airfield driving. They will also provide 2nd line management and leadership to the flight operations team within an air traffic control tower.

Knowledge and Understanding

Skills

Manage Flight Operations - ATC

The procedures and processes for the safe movement of aircraft both airborne within designated airspace and when on the airfield within own area of responsibility.

Manage the safe movement of aircraft within own area of responsibility whilst airborne within designated airspace and on the airfield.

Manage a flight operations team - ATC

The procedures and processes to plan the necessary resources to ensure safe operation of the department and procedures and processes to allocate the necessary resources to ensure safe and successful operation of the department.

Manage the planning of the required amount of resources, including the allocation of work to meet the departmental aims.

Driving

Rules and regulations for driving specialist vehicles on an airfield, including specific requirements in designated zones airside and landside.

Impart knowledge of rules and regulations for driving on an airfield to staff, monitor their performance and ensure compliance with organisation and regulatory requirements.

Airfield administration

The legal and administrative requirements to enable the safe flow of air traffic.

Manage processes and procedures to ensure completion in a timely manner enabling safe and efficient flow of air traffic.