Group Leader Technical Operations – CAE

Company: Full Time Jobs in Qatar
  • Location: Doha, Qatar View on Map
  • Date Posted: February 12, 2023
  • Salary: Negotiable
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About the job

Role and Responsibilities

CAE is currently looking for a Group Leader for Technical Services in Doha. As a Group Leader of Technical Operations, you will be the point-of-contact for all issues pertaining to the simulator Technicians and Engineers and responsible for the following, but not limited to areas:


  • Establish and maintain a strong and effective relationship with the customer and gain their trust and respect.
  • Monitor simulator discrepancies and ensure that they are prioritized and corrected in a timely manner.
  • Monitor and assure all simulators ready for training.
  • Provides technical advice to customers and may be asked to conduct meetings with customers and/or regulatory agencies.
  • Plan and coordinate daily activities and work assignments along with future projects in order to minimize customer impact; Identify and track recurring and potential system problems and confer with technical experts and colleagues to formulate working plans to alleviate problems


  • Inspire a teamwork climate to accomplish and exceed customer expectations.
  • Inform/communicate and delegate tasks and responsibilities with transparency and follow-up.
  • Actively involved in recruiting, hiring and developing staff to achieve departmental objectives (qualified devices, snag counts, reports, etc.)


  • Coordinate schedules with technicians and assist in the generation of monthly schedules to provide sufficient coverage.
  • Communicate to senior management all important and priority items that have arisen from the technical operation arising from either the simulator technicians or the customer.
  • Generate and lead the annual performance reviews of the simulator technicians.
  • Coordinate with any necessary personnel (CAE, vendors, etc.) to obtain parts and assistance to support operations in a timely and cost-effective manner.


  • Engineering Degree or Technical Diploma in Electronics or Electrical or Aviation related field; and at least Eight (8) years direct simulator experience with at least Five (5) years on CAE equipment.
  • At least Four (4) years of Managerial/Supervisory position in Simulator Technical support environment.
  • Ability to make quality decisions and recommendations on technical aspects and pertaining to human resources issues.
  • Proven ability to create and foster a teamwork climate in which people want to do their best and value the employees while ensuring the team remains fully engaged.
  • Competence to motivate and develop direct reports; excellent leadership skills to steadfastly push self and others to reach and surpass expectations.
  • Solid technical background (Hardware and Software) and familiarity with technical simulator issues on all different systems, specifically: motion, visual, avionics, hydraulics, etc.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with the customer to gain their trust and respect
  • Highly Customer oriented and must be able to deal tactfully in sensitive situations
  • Advanced understanding of Military Aviation training.
  • Advanced computer skills with knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite.
  • Fluency in English.


  • Work in a Defense & Security environment.
  • Domestic and international travel as required.
  • Must be able to walk and/or climb stairs and ladder into a simulator or airplane cockpit.

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