Strategy and Effectiveness Lead

Job Title: Strategy and Effectiveness Lead
Location: Gatwick
Category: General Aviation
Type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £45k depending on skills and relevant experience
Reference #: VN2189
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Job Description

The Role

As part of the Air Display Regulation team within our General Aviation Unit (GAU), you'll play a key role in supporting us by participating in the delivery of policy and the development of regulation. This work will directly support the Air Display Industry and specifically, completing the actions of the Air Display Review.

You'll also lead on the delivery of the effectiveness and efficiency programme across the GAU which will be necessary in embedding Human Factors training and helping shape the GAU such that it best supports our stakeholders.

You'll be responsible for the following:

Air Display Review
• Helping to craft, scope and commission advice, tasks and projects to support delivery of the review outcomes.
• Embedding and refining new systems and processes.
• Working with the Police, Coroner or others including the necessary liaison and support to Office of General Counsel, including Policy, Operations and Airworthiness.

Effectiveness and Efficiency
• Ensuring we are continually improving the efficiency and effectiveness of working relationships with other departments.
• Working with the GAU leadership team on the delivery of the business plan, risk management and horizon scanning activity.
• Actively promoting internal communications and oversee input for external communications; in particular, ensure that industry and public facing campaigns are coordinated and supported.
• Contributing to the management of department by reviewing procedures, processes and objectives, ensuring the pursuit of safety objectives and the maintenance or improvement of safety standards.
• Identifying and delivering operational efficiencies and best practice in GAU operational and day-to-day management practices. Chair regular meetings with management team to discuss issues, concerns, updates and agree solutions to operational challenges.
• Identify meaningful Management Information to assist department managers with their decisions on standardisation, planning, Business Delivery and Improvement.
• Working with managers to plan, schedule and review the day to day operational workload and resources.
• Help drive operational effectiveness improvements.
• Accountable for the timely co-ordination of the preparation and maintenance of CAA publications (General Aviation).

About You
Do you come from a change management environment and eager to make a move to a new industry and role? Ideally you will come from the aviation industry but this is not essential.
We're looking for someone who is a creative thinker, a dynamic leader, confident and can make good judgement calls.

You will need to be an effective communicator across all levels, with the ability to influence, develop and maintain positive working relationships.

You should have experience of embedding risk management principles as well as establishing and maintaining systems for tracking tasks.

Interview Date: Monday 29th October 2018

Working with us
The CAA is committed to smarter working arrangements and will consider all applications. We recruit by merit on the basis of fair and open competition. The CAA embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity.
We offer a range of fantastic benefits such as flexible working arrangements, 28 days annual leave, a competitive pension scheme and much more.

Closing Date: 17th October 2018

This position is now closed and no longer accepting applications.

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