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Officer - Standards & Procedures

Oman Air

Muscat, Oman

Ref: HP122-760

Job description / Role

- Develop and publish procedures to meet regulatory requirements, industry standards & best practices of CAR-OPS 1 and IATA Publications and IOSA (ISARP).
- Liaise, coordinate, develop and implement department operational standards and procedures in order to exceed minimum standards.
- Obtain Authority approvals for regulated manuals and documentation.
- Write, obtain approval and distribute Airport Operation Notifications as and when required.
- Responsible for the distribution of Control and uncontrolled copies of Airport Operations manuals and publications.
- Curtail cost on document publishing cost and improve efficiency through innovative means and lean management processes.
- Training and Implementation
- Identify training requirements of the department as per IATA-AHM, IATA-I-GOM, IOSA (ISARPS) and Civil Aviation Requirements of Oman on a continuous basis.
- Prepare and seek approval for annual training budget for Airport Operations.
- Ensure that staff involved in aircraft handling activities are adequately trained and qualified.
- Ensure quality standards in Base and Network stations are consistent in line with published procedures and standards.
- Ensure that approved Quality Control (QC) program is rigorously followed.
- Review Corrective Action Plans (CAP) submitted to the findings and ensure implementation of CAP.
- Maintain Quality Control (QC) reports in order to fulfil the company Quality Assurance Program.
- Be responsible for managing the Auditor Pool in order to meet corporate objectives.
- Reduce duty travel cost by through innovative means of training and auditing.

Weight & Balance
- Ensure that Oman Air Weight & Balance activities related to Load Control procedures are in accordance with CAR-OPS 1.
- Obtain Mass & Balance Data from Aircraft Manufacturers and Engineering Department and ensure that correct weights and indices are published in Ground Operations Manual (GOM) and Departure Control Systems (DCS).
- Update AHM560 and AHM565 data for all aircraft types and ensure the data is correct.
- Verify test load sheets issued by Service Providers and advice approval for issuance of load sheets using DCS.
- Be responsible to achieve optimum Centre of Gravity limits of the aircraft during the issuance of load sheet in order reduce fuel burn.
- Be responsible to lead and manage Potable Water program in order to reduce overall operating expenditure.
- Investigate all Load Control related incidents and publish reports for management review.
- Perform as Load Control Trainer as and when required.
- Dangerous Goods and Live Animal Transport
- Assist Manager Cargo Airside & Dangerous Goods to execute approvals for the carriage of Dangerous Goods AND Live Animals on Oman Air flights.
- Increase revenues by regularizing Dangerous Goods (DG) and Live Animal transport.


- Bachelor Degree in a related discipline with 2 years of relevant work experience in relevant field
- OR Two years college Diploma in a related discipline with 6 years experience of relevant experience
- OR Specialized certificate / license in the related field with secondary school certificate and having 08 years of WY work experience.
- Exposure and experience in handling training, document publishing, load control or Ramp in the Aviation industry will be advantage.
- Professional qualification n the related field from a reputed university with good academic records will be advantage.

About the Company

Oman Air, the flagship company of the Sultanate of Oman's Civil Aviation sector, commenced operations in 1993. Starting off as a regional player, Oman Air, as Oman's national carrier has witnessed rapid growth in the last 14 years. Oman Air has played a major role in making Muscat a major traffic hub in the Middle East providing a fillip to commercial, industrial and tourism activities.

As a full-fledged commercial airline of Oman, Oman Air has striven to maintain high performance standards in all aspects of its operation. The Oman International Services was established in the year 1970 & later Oman Aviation Services was founded on 1981 to extend services to the other airlines in terms of cargo handling, ground handling etc.

The Oman Air fleet consists of most modern and fuel- efficient aircraft with aesthetically designed interiors. Ultra- modern in-flight service equipment is deployed onboard to improve safety and overall performance. Investment in new technology, planning and product innovation has propelled Oman Air to the forefront of the aviation industry.

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