Job description / Role
Objectives: The purpose of this role is to develop and deliver Ground Operations Learning and Development interventions for all areas of the company as determined by the Ground Operations Training Manager (GOTM). To act as a role model for ground operations excellence in terms of actions and behavior.
Deliver training that ensures staff are:
Motivated and encouraged to exceed expectations by the training delivered
Fully skilled on the use of all systems and equipment
Fully aware of compliance policies and procedures for Air Arabia, Sharjah Aviation Services, Customer Airlines and the regulatory procedures.
Properly briefed on all changes to product and procedures
Coach staff at the place of work.
Deliver adhoc training sessions on shift rotation and at different workplace locations as determined by the Ground Operations Training Manager
Explain procedures so as to ensure that the relevant Health & Safety and Company policy requirements placed upon all operations are fully complied with.
Support Ground Operations Training Manager in dealing with Safety and Quality observations. Also, in areas of safety risk assessments and hazard identification.
Work with the Ground Operations Training Manager to continually review training materials, ensuring that all changes in policy, operational requirements and legislation are incorporated in the training to ensure compliance at all times.
Ensure that all training is conducted to the highest levels so that security, safety, and service standards are met by all departments.
Provide accurate and comprehensive reporting as required.
Reporting to: Ground Operations Training Manager
Travel requirements: Sporadic travel required
University Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent
Nature and length of previous experience: Minimum three years of experience in ground handling industry in a supervisory level OR Minimum of one year experience in training in an aviation / ground operations environment.
Specialist knowledge: Expert knowledge in the field of Passenger handling, ramp and load control, etc.
Expert level Knowledge of load control/ Load & trim is compulsory.
Soft Skills and Personality traits: Excellent analytical ability and organisational skills.
Experience in Auditing will be an advantage.
Excellent presentation skills with strong written and verbal skills in English plus one additional language.
Excellent motivational skills and has the ability to influence staff performance and increase productivity.
Comfortable working to tight deadlines and able to work on shift basis as and when required to delivery training in the workplace.
Age Range: 30-55
Language Fluency: English, Arabic
About the Company
Air Arabia (PJSC), listed on the Dubai Financial Market, is the Middle East and North Africa's first and leading low-cost carrier flying to over 100 destinations across the world. Air Arabia was the first airline to introduce the low-cost carrier concept in the region and is on a mission to serve all Arab countries and beyond, constantly undergoing aggressive route expansion, taking advantage of its ideally located hubs in the United Arab Emirates, Morocco, Egypt and Jordan. Over the past thirteen years, Air Arabia, through continuous market research and customer feedback, provides a range of value added services to millions of passengers who chose to fly with Air Arabia's fleet of A320 aircraft. The airline commenced operations in October 2003 and achieved financial break-even from its very first year of services and has been profitable ever since.
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