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  • AMU Officer - Cork Airport (12 Month Contract)

    Job Locations IE-Cork
    Posted Date 1 week ago(13/07/2018 00:00)
    Number of Openings
  • Overview

    An opportunity has arisen within the Airside Management Unit for the appointment of a temporary staff member. Reporting to the Duty Manager and Airport Operations & Safety Manger at Cork Airport the AMU (Airside Management Unit) has a critical role in supporting the operation in the professional management, operation of facilities at Cork Airport. This role is responsible for the co-ordination and delivery of services and facilities within a dynamic, live operation, providing tactical management and response on a shift basis. Ensuring compliance with safety, security and service standards and a quality stakeholder experience is a key deliverable within this role. The AMU department will also be responsible for managing a complex, highly regulated area that requires dynamic decision making. This is for a duration of 18 months.


    All applications should be submitted by 12.00 on 25th July 2018.


    • Third level qualification in a technical discipline is desirable
    • Strong knowledge of Cork Airport Operations
    • Full Clean Driving Licence (Minimum B Category) (Preferable)
    • Knowledge of ICAO/EASA Regulations, SMS, Airport Procedures, Aerodrome Manual and Airport Bye-Laws
    • Experience of co-ordinating projects within a live operational environment
    • Self-starter, proactive and ability to work on own initiative.
    • Strong organisational, interpersonal and people management skills
    • Excellent influencing, relationship building and communication skills
    • Excellent safety and quality assurance skills, drive and enthusiasm to deliver
    • Ability to work in a challenging environment both on own initiative and as part of a team
    • Committed to daa values


    • Ensuring high standards of service delivery to stakeholders and timely resolution of operational issues.
    • Proactively support the ADM and Operations and Safety Manager to deliver exceptional service to all stakeholders both internal and external to the highest standards.
    • Promote a flexible, safe, secure, customer focused and continuous improvement culture and ethos across the campus.
    • Allocation of aircraft stands, gates and baggage belts to optimise the passenger experience and to ensure maximum utilisation of aircraft stands and passenger gates in a safe and efficient manner. Deliver the allocations in consultation with Ops and Safety Manager to facilitate airline and stakeholder operational requirements.
    • Ensure compliance with all statutory, regulatory and corporate governance requirements, with emphasis on Airport by-laws, EASA Regulations, Aerodrome Manual, SMS, ICAO annexes and Airport Directions.
    • Provision of timely and accurate management reporting data, ensuring effective and appropriate communication and information flows
    • Support the ADM and Operations and Safety Manager to ensure quality standards of SOPs are in place and SOPs are fit for purpose.
    • Ensure safe systems and methods of work are employed and complied with always and ensuring full compliance in every aspect of health and safety within airfield area on a shift basis.
    • Support the ADM team and Operations and Safety Manager to coordinate and successfully execute emergency/contingency response in accordance with emergency plans, procedures and protocols and coordinate the operational response to all Cork Airport unplanned or extraordinary events
    • Ensure appropriate communication and information transmission to/from ACC to meet end-user needs and effectively manage operations
    • Driving a continuous improvement culture to Airside Safety through turnaround audits and incident reporting.
    • Supporting the Duty Office operation during Winter Operations Plan.
    • Participation in operational projects


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