Aviation Security Training Manager

Etihad Airways

Abu Dhabi, UAE

Ref: KP902-463

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time


To manage and direct aviation security trainings for relevant Etihad staff and contracted security personnel, who are managed/supervised by Etihad Aviation Security Department, in accordance with the Etihad Aviation Security Program (ASTP) and applicable regulations.


- Develop, implement, and maintain Etihad ASTP in compliance with the UAE National Civil Aviation Security Training Program (NCASTP), Etihad and IOSA standards, and applicable regulations of other States where Etihad operates.
- Manage and direct the development, maintenance, administration and delivery of aviation security training courses and syllabus for Etihad staff and contracted security staff, who are managed/supervised by Etihad Aviation Security Department, in accordance with the Etihad ASTP and applicable regulations.
- Conduct training need assessments and develop suitable aviation security training courses, modules, and syllabus to support the business and provide the needed knowledge, skills, and competencies of relevant staff to enhance effectiveness of security measures and controls in accordance with Etihad standards and applicable regulations.
- Update and maintain the effectiveness and validity of Etihad aviation security trainings through continuous improvement of training materials, contents, and syllabus in accordance with business developments and regulatory requirements.
- Manage and direct the nomination of Etihad AVSEC instructors for UAE GCAA certification in accordance with Etihad ASTP and UAE NCASTP.
- Review, and accept on behalf of Post Holder AVSEC or delegate, the security training program of Etihad-contracted service providers with operational security functions to ensure compliance with Etihad standards and applicable regulations.
- Represent AVSEC Department during internal and external audits to cover AVSEC Training scopes.
- Perform other related tasks as may be directed by line manager or higher management, or their delegate.


Education & Experience

- Bachelor's degree or diploma, preferably in civil aviation security or training.
- At least 5 years in experience in civil aviation, preferably in aviation security or training.
- Must have successfully completed IATA/ICAO aviation security trainings, preferably IATA AVSEC diploma or ICAO AVSEC Professional Management programs.
- Must be UAE GCAA certified AVSEC instructor, or equivalent certification from ICAO/IATA or other States.
- Strong training and train-the-trainer skills and competencies.
- Strong background and knowledge of civil aviation security regulations.
- Fluent in both written and verbal English.
- High level computer literacy (MS Office, MS Office 365, MS Teams, LMS, etc.)

About Etihad Airways

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, was formed in 2003 and quickly went on to become one of the world's leading airlines. From its home in Abu Dhabi, Etihad flies to passenger and cargo destinations in the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Asia, Australia and North America. Together with Etihad's codeshare partners, Etihad's network offers access to hundreds of international destinations. In recent years, Etihad has received numerous awards for its superior service and products, cargo offering, loyalty programme and more. Etihad is recognised as one of the world's leading airlines in response to COVID-19 and was the first airline in the world to fully vaccinate its crew on board.

About the Company

Etihad Airways is the National Airline of the United Arab Emirates. The airline was set up by a Royal Decree in July 2003, with Abu Dhabi, the capital of the UAE, as its hub. Etihad started commercial operations in November 2003.

With Etihad, everyone who flies with us is welcomed as our guest.

This simple credo illuminates everything we do, from big things like making sure that our fleet is one of the most advanced in the sky, to small touches like letting you choose the films you watch.

Were proud to be the National Airline of the United Arab Emirates. At the crossroads between Europe and Asia, our home reflects our commitment to bringing the world closer together - as does our highly cosmopolitan staff.

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