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Technical Administrator (RW Library)


Job description

Draken Europe are recruiting for a Technical Administrator (Rotary Wing Library) to be based at Hurn Airfield, Bournemouth.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Management of all Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) Data subscription services.
  • Management of Regulatory / National Authority, and as required, any additional subscription services.
  • Management of Field Loadable Software subscription services.
  • Management of Instructions for Continuing Airworthiness (ICA):
  • Management of Company developed data such as Expositions, Manuals, Procedures and Forms on behalf of all Engineering Functions
  • Management and provisioning of an effective documentation back-up system, including access to OEM data.
  • Accurate recording of all relevant Technical Administration activities, ensuring records are maintained in accordance with all applicable Aviation Regulations.
  • Supporting technical investigations in support of Safety Occurrence Report Management.
  • Supporting a robust First and Second Line of Defence Compliance (Quality) monitoring system is always maintained within the DC&A Function.
  • Supporting with Audit Non-Conformance management and Safety Investigation Findings.

Your experience, qualifications and skills should ideally include:

Experience & Qualifications

  • Experience and knowledge of Document Control & Administration principles and practices within a commercial aviation environment – Proven experience in a similar role – Advantageous
  • Theoretical and practical application-level knowledge of EASA, UK CAA, UK Military and FAA Aviation Regulations – Advantageous
  • Practical application-level knowledge of ISO 9001, ISO 45001, ISO 14001 & ISO 27001 as applicable in the aviation environment – Advantageous
  • Practical application-level knowledge of Safety Management System (SMS) principles and requirements as applicable in the aviation environment – Advantageous
  • Demonstrable people and cultural change management experience – Advantageous

Qualifications: – Required

  • 5 GCSE (O-Levels) at minimum Grade C, or
  • BTEC equivalent, or
  • Aviation Apprenticeship
  • Relevant and proven Continuing Airworthiness Management experience
  • Other relevant / transferable work experience, for example: Banking, Financial, Audit

Personal Skill & Attributes

  • Excellent in communicating at all levels, across all boundaries, internal and external, both verbally and written.
  • Highly self-motivated, assertive, resilient with the ability to hold their own.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills, with the ability to achieve tight deadlines in challenging environments.
  • Excellent use MS Office Software and other Company Software as required.
  • Ability to maintain high levels of integrity, work ethic and confidentiality and use discretion appropriately.

Draken Europe

Draken combines advanced technology with a diverse range of aircraft platforms and highly skilled people to deliver mission-critical global aviation solutions for government customers worldwide.

Our end-to-end capabilities include customised Operational Readiness Training, Aircraft MRO & Engineering, Specialised Helicopter Training as well as Search & Rescue and Surveillance services.

Our differences make us stronger. For example, we need people from both commercial and military backgrounds to keep our services reliable yet challenging. In the same way we need people of different ethnicity, backgrounds, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religious and non-religious beliefs. For no other reason than it makes our organization perform better.

It’s this diversity of perspective and talent that delivers our values and enables our success, as a diverse mix of voices leads to better discussions, decisions and outcomes for everyone.

We believe that diversity is bringing your own unique perspective to the conversations, inclusion is having a voice and engagement is having that voice heard.

Intolerance, which we condemn in any form, has no place in our Company, and we all have a responsibility to ensure that we treat each other fairly and with respect.

We want a culture where everyone who joins feels they have opportunities to succeed and grow, and operate in an environment where they can be authentic.

We are also an Armed Forces friendly organisation, and as part of our commitment to the Armed Forces Covenant, welcome applications from veterans and services spouses and partners who met the criteria in our job specifications.

In line with our Disability Confident Commitments, we provide reasonable adjustments to facilitate our interview process, please liaise with us if any reasonable adjustments are required.

Draken Europe employees must hold or be able to hold a minimum award of SC (Security Check), granted by the UK Security Vetting agency. Draken Europe will sponsor and guide employees through the vetting process with our internal security vetting experts.

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