Ground Operations Officer

Posting Date: 11 January 2020

Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GB, GL51 6SR

Company: Babcock

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Ground Operations Officer (Training)
About the role

Here at Babcock International we’re looking to recruit a Ground Operations Officer (Training).


You’ll co-ordinate the internal and external training requirement for company pilots and pilots seeking to undertake commercial courses with Babcock MCS Onshore Training Services. This role is an integral part of the operations function for MCS and the postholder will support operations activity on a daily basis.


• The co-ordination of internal pilot training, simulator scheduling and allocation of appropriate training resources.
• The management of the company training plan combining the resources of Training Captains against the requirements of internal and external students.
• The preparation of support material to ensure external students are invoiced appropriately commencing with preparation and communication of costed course proposals, training contracts and student records.
• Ability to undertake Operations Officer tasking in support of the primary Operations Officer role.


What do I need to do the role?

• High level of IT skills and ability to work with a variety of applications including MS Word, Excel, Outlook and Air Maestro.
• A detailed knowledge of pilot training requirements in line with EASA FCL standards.
• Knowledge of the commercial structure and value of courses for external marketing.
• Previous aviation operations experience desirable but not essential
• Educated to at least ‘A’ level standard or equivalent.


What else do I need to know?
• All applicants must have the legal right to work in the UK and be subject to satisfactory security clearance which includes 3 years reference checks. Verification of any qualifications/passport/licences must be shown at interview stage.


About Babcock International
For more than a century, Babcock, the Aerospace and Defence company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure and specialist training.
We’re committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. The benefits you can expect to enjoy include a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance and a share ownership scheme.  You’ll benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.

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