Inspector ATS (EnRoute Operations)

Job Title: Inspector ATS (EnRoute Operations)
Location: Stirling
Category: AAA
Type: Permanent Full-time
Salary: Competitive
Reference #: VN1772
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Job Description

The role

Our Air Traffic Management Operations Inspectors enjoy a rare level of senior executive contact and influence across the full spectrum of the Air Traffic Management industry. Drawing upon your valuable skills and expertise that you’ve gained across your career, this role will give you the opportunity to make a real difference to the standard and performance of air traffic service provision at the UK’s Air Traffic Control Centres and Airports. 

As a focal point for the oversight of National Air Traffic Services’ operational activities at its two UK centres you will help to ensure that they operate to the highest standards of safety and compliance. You will carry out audits and inspections, reporting your findings and agreeing best practice recommendations and action plans to address non-compliance. You will also conduct and oversee controller licensing activities, including oversight of assessor and instructor standards, development of new procedures and associated simulations and the evaluation of proposals for change, together with the associated safety assurance.  Whilst leading on the oversight of the UK’s enroute air traffic services, your role will also include supporting colleagues in the CAA’s regional offices in their oversight of the full range of aerodromes-based air traffic service provision. 


You’ll be applying your existing experience and constantly broadening your knowledge to the point where you will become an expert on a whole range of operational issues and challenges.

What we are looking for

As an aviation professional with a civil UK issued European ATCO Licence who holds, or has held, a rating gained at an Air Traffic Control Centre, and ideally with Assessor experience, this is a rare opportunity to join the Air Traffic Management oversight team and work with like-minded, highly skilled specialists in a challenging environment.

Just as important are strong personal qualities, the ability to work successfully as part of a cutting-edge team and a communications style that is tactful and diplomatic that will support the essential regularity relationship with the organisation we oversee. Being able to engage effectively in any circumstance, influence others at all levels whilst upholding the values of clarity, fairness and proportionality, whilst achieving your aims, will be the key to your personal success and achieving the highest safety standard across the industry.

The CAA - Enhancing Aviation Safety Through Better Regulation

Respected around the world for our heritage in promoting safety and continuous improvement, our work as the UK’s aviation regulator influences every area of the industry. Crucial to our professional credibility in the regulatory, commercial and international sphere is our ability to provide expert guidance and good judgement and it’s integral to this that we recruit the highest calibre of colleagues.

Working at the CAA you will not only have the opportunity to be among other dedicated professionals but you will also be in an exciting and progressive environment that supports your personal development and aspirations for a fulfilling career. The location/base for this post can be discussed at interview, but the majority of the regulatory activity will be in the northern half of the UK. We are able to offer a competitive package to the right individual

Interview dates: 12th and 13th March 2018

Closing Date: 25th February 2018

This position is now closed and no longer accepting applications.

CAA Data Protection

The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) recognises the importance of privacy protection, and acts in compliance with all applicable privacy laws. Please review this document carefully. It contains information regarding the terms of collection, use, disclosure and storage of personal information submitted through the CAA’s Applicant Tracking System (ATS) and your usage of the ATS.

Use of Candidate Information

The CAA's HR team collects and stores your personal details (ie name, contact details, qualifications, right to work, etc.) for the purposes of recruiting and hiring suitable candidates for employment by the CAA

1. CAA rely on your consent to process your personal information. By consenting to this notice, you are giving us permission to process your personal data specifically for the purpose identified.

2. Processing of your personal information is required for the performance of a contract with you/or in order for us to take steps at your request prior to entering into a contract with you.

3. The processing of your personal information is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation which CAA is subject.

4. The processing of your personal information is necessary for the performance of a task CAA carries out in the public interest or official authority vested in us in accordance with UK/EU law.

Information provided electronically by users of CAA's ATS will be utilised by CAA, and shared with its contracted agents (Penna and Government Recruitment Services), and representatives for the purpose of recruiting and hiring suitable candidates for employment by the CAA.

Types of Information

CAA's ATS maintains personal information that you voluntarily submit electronically on one or more secured servers. The CAA will delete all personal information associated with unsuccessful applications after two years following an unsuccessful application. If your application results in an offer, CAA retain your personal information for the duration of our relationship with you, following which condensed employee file details are kept for 7 years. Thereafter, personal details (including full name, years of service, date and reason for leaving) are kept for a period of 30 years to enable CAA to provide information for referencing requests.

Accuracy of Information

You are responsible for ensuring that all information submitted by you and contained within the ATS is accurate, complete, and up-to-date. Knowingly submitting inaccurate, false, or misleading information may make you ineligible for consideration for employment opportunities, and in some cases where CAA rely upon such information, may lead to termination of employment with CAA. CAA takes all reasonable steps to ensure that information collected within the ATS by its employees and representatives is correct, however, CAA will rely upon you to access the ATS periodically to update or verify your personal information and to confirm your willingness to receive communications from CAA.

Withdrawing from Participation

Participants in CAA's ATS should contact CAA via email directed to: Indicating whether they wish to withdraw from a particular competition or alternatively, from all participation in the ATS. Further rights as a data subject can be found here. Contact details of the CAA's Data Protection Officer can be found here. You have a right to complain to the ICO about the CAA's processing of personal data.

Acceptance of the Data Protection Agreement

In order to submit an application, you must consent to the above Data Protection Agreement. You may withdraw your consent at any time. By checking this box you are indicating that you understand and agree to the Data Protection Agreement herein; and you consent to be contacted via electronic messages, telephone and post for the purposes of recruitment, hiring and human resources management.

*If you do not agree to the Data Protection Agreement, your application will not be processed and a candidate profile will not be created in CAA's Applicant Tracking System (ATS).

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