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Manager – Ground Operations Safety

Safety Manager Ground Operations
21000230 Requisition #

To oversee the safety at all flydubai stations with particular emphasis on ground operations safety issues, (cargo, ground handling, including ramp safety, aircraft loading, load control and passenger handling).


Key Activities 

  • Assists in the development of the flydubai Safety Policy and objectives, providing key inputs and identifying any gaps in the current process.
  • Develops and maintains Safety risk management processes as applicable to Ground Operations hazards and risks.
  • Provides safety assurance as applies to Ground Operations processes and procedures with special emphasis on Outstation Safety Audits in line with GCAA and IATA requirements.
  • Leads investigations into ground accident or incident, in order to determine, as quickly as possible, the facts of the case and report with recommendations accordingly.
  • Monitors all safety reports with emphasis on Ground Operations safety and ensures adverse trends are tackled appropriately and in time.
  • Supports internal departments in the preparation of Safety Performance Indicators (SPI) as per the company and GCAA requirements.
  • Monitors the safety performance of flydubai aircraft on the ground.
  • Develops safety programs for review by the Safety Management Review Board and implement programs that are approved.
  • Promotes the development of human factors program as a means of raising risk awareness, reducing error and enhancing safety.
  • Communicates appropriate information relating to safety issues to management and employees in order to encourage and develop in continuing safety culture at all levels.
  • Develops and promotes the SMS training and awareness programs within Ground Operations.


Minimum Qualifications

  • University Degree or equivalent 


  • Preferred No. of Years (with Bachelors Degree) 7 
  • Preferred No. of Years (without Bachelors Degree) 10

Knowledge / Skills    

  • IATA ISAGO or IOSA GRH/CGO qualification and/or Certified Lead Auditor preferred
  • Current IATA DGR Category 6 certification preferred 


  • Customer Focus
  • Team work
  • Effective Communication
  • Personal Accountability & Commitment to achieve
  • Resilience and Flexibility (Can do attitude)
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Business Acumen
  • Inspiring & Developing Others
  • Decision Making

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