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Safety Advisor - Fast Jet Operations


Job description

Draken Europe offers exciting careers that matter.

We believe that mission success does not start with the mission itself. It begins with our people.

Draken Europe is recruiting a Safety Advisor - Fast Jet Operations to be based at either Bournemouth or Teesside International Airport.

The Safety Advisor - Fast Jet Operations is responsible to the Aviation Safety Manager for the coordination of all Flight Operations (Fast Jet) Safety related activities for Draken Europe.

The role provides direct support to the AOC Accountable Manager and Nominated Postholders for Fast Jet Safety related activity and is required to support, drive and perform safety functions both independently and as directed.

Key Responsibilities:

Safety Management System Responsibilities

Providing Fast Jet (FJ) SME support for the effective management of operational aviation safety through the Draken Europe Safety Management System (SMS).

Providing FJ SME input to lead the Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment activity specific to FJ operations. to ensure that all risks are managed to an acceptable level.

Providing FJ SME input into, and leading production of, Safety Cases.

Development of FJ specific Safety Objectives and Performance Indicators, providing analysis and feedback on FJ operational safety performance to the Safety Review Board.

Providing support in the development of FJ elements of safety manuals, procedures and other relevant documentation.

Providing support for safety management training as required.

Ensure initial and timely follow up of FJ related occurrence reports and safety investigations, making recommendations to ensure effective remedial action.

Promote and develop the Company’s Just Safety Culture.

Be the FJ focal point at Safety Meetings (Safety Review Boards (SRB), Safety Action Groups (SAGs), Occurrence Review Meetings (ORMs) and Daily Risk Assessment Meetings (DRAMs) in support of the Accountable Manager’s safety accountability.

Updating, controlling and managing FJ elements of AOC Change Management Register.

Updating, controlling and managing the FJ elements of AOC Hazard & Risk Register.

Producing FJ related Safety Promotion material as required.

Experience & Qualifications


Fast Jet operational experience

Experience in the defence industry, within the aviation segment.

Safety Management:

Experience of working in a Safety Management Team or Flight Safety Organisation.

Sound knowledge of Aviation Safety Management principles and practices.

Experience in the conduct of Hazard Identification, Risk Assessment and production of Safety Cases

Sound working knowledge of Aviation Safety Regulations.

Personal Skill & Attributes

Self-motivated, assertive, resilient with the ability to hold their own

Excellent IT and communication skills, both written and oral to enable the preparation, analysis and delivery of information at all levels of the organisation.

Experienced in presenting information, written and verbal

Good organisational and time management skills, with the ability to achieve deadlines

Excellent team player, with the ability to quickly and effectively prioritise workload to adapt to a rapidly growing and changing business.

Maintain high levels of integrity, work ethic and confidentiality and use discretion appropriately

Solution focussed, practical individual who is prepared to continuously improve personal and departmental processes and systems.

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.

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