Specialist Function – Flight Operations Manager – Operations

The flight operations manager within an operations environment has overall responsibility for the smooth running of the daily flying schedule, turnaround of aircraft, activation of contingency plans and the arrangement of facilities required for outbound and inbound flights. They will also be responsible for the general management of the operations room and its resources.

Knowledge and Understanding

Skills

Operations room administration

The requirements for the coordination of air space management.

Supply flight crew with aviation safety information.

Manage Flight Operations

 The procedures and processes to ensure the safe movement of aircraft within own area of responsibility.

Manage the safe movement of aircraft within own area of responsibility.

Planning

The need and processes for flight planning and contingency arrangements to enable the efficient flow of air traffic.

Prepare and submit an Integrated Initial Flight Plan Processing.

System IFPs approved flight plan.

In the event of accident, incident or emergency, select an appropriate diversion air field.

Manage a flight operations team

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

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

Manage the planning and allocation of resources to ensure safe and effective operation of the department in line with objectives and service standards.