Operations Controller / Flight Planner Job in Dublin

Expiring today

27 Mar 2018
24 Apr 2018
Dominika Malcher
Contract Type
Full Time

Operations Controller / Flight Planner Job in Dublin

We are currently recruiting for a Operations Controller / Flight Planner for a growing airline based in Dublin.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Provision of optimised flight planning, ensuring the most cost-effective routing, taking into consideration departure and arrival punctuality
  • Ensure that all information provided to flight crew is the latest up-to-date information (Flight Plans, Crew Brief/Weather/NOTAMs)
  • Manage day of operation ATC slot requirements to minimise delay to the schedule
  • Liaise with Air Traffic Service Providers including CFMU
  • Deal with all crew queries as required
  • Maintain flight watch on all aircraft under control of Dublin OCC including all flights operated by other carriers and to furnish the flight Commander (with ways and means available) with any information necessary for the safe and efficient conduct of the flight
  • Ensure the completion of the daily flight schedule and limit disruption to passengers
  • In the event of an Emergency, to contact the OED to take such other action as may be necessary under the Company Emergency Response plan
  • To allocate aircraft to specific flights in accordance with any commercial or maintenance requirements pertaining at the time
  • Provide Real-time operational alerts, status updates, information to Management, staff and out-stations as required throughout the day
  • To carry out instructions from the GMFO, HPOD, OCC Manager and OCC Duty Managers.
  • Travel to other Bases Network as required
  • Shift based roster patterns (which can vary)
  • Complete all regulatory course work to standard
  • Acceptance of and compliance with the Operations, Supervision, and Control procedures (OSCP) manual and any updates to it by means of OCIs, Work Instructions or Memorandum
  • Expertise and proficiency in Crew Control functions and Flight Time Limitations
  • Deputise for the OCC Duty Manager as required


Qualifications / Skills / Competencies

  • Experience in an Operations Control/ Flight dispatch / Flight Planning environment is essential
  • Experience with PPS flight planning and operations flight monitoring systems highly desirable
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good working knowledge of computer applications and Microsoft office proficiency
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • High degree of flexibility
  • High degree of operational awareness


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