Senior Ground Handling & Security Officer – Seaplanes

Full Time @ Qatar Airways Sector: Airline & Aviation
  • Doha, Qatar View on Map
  • Date Posted : November 3, 2022
  • Salary: Negotiable
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About the job

About the role:

As a Senior Ground Handling & Security Officer, you will be responsible for ensuring the protection and safeguarding of passengers & Crew and their baggage against acts of unlawful interference perpetrated on ground or in-flight. The role holder will ensure that all staff members under the jurisdiction adhere to the safety regulations and policies and maintain discipline per the company’s policy. In this role, you will represent Ground Services management around the clock being the focal point for all ground handling and security activities as well as working closely with relevant stakeholders to ensure smooth operations and coordinate with different business partners to ensure smooth passenger embarkation and disembarkation and baggage loading and offloading.

Specific responsibilities of the role include:

  • Responsible for ensuring safe, on-time, and efficient operation and handling process at the Land Aerodrome and Water Docking station through proper planning, organizing, and monitoring of all activities of Ground services.
  • Reduce operational costs by minimizing overtime hours of staff through cross-utilizing available resources from different areas and deploying dynamic and flexible resource planning based on operational requirements.
  • Record and discuss all operational issues of ramp services with the subordinate staff and higher Management to ensure safe, smooth, and efficient operation and constantly improve operational processes.
  • Ensure and develop efficient coordination and communication with all relevant stakeholders in the ground handling process, which includes coordination with General Aviation, MOI, and Border Protection Police.

Successful candidates are required to have the following skills and qualifications:

  • High School Qualification / Vocational Qualification /Diploma or Equivalent (Type of Diploma Based on Role) with Minimum 5 years of job-related experience OR Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent with Minimum 4 years of job-related experience.
  • Technical field education is preferred.
  • Previous experience in Ground Services and Amphibian aircraft handling.
  • License/ certificate in Ground Handling and Ramp Service.
  • Proficiency in Ramp Handling Procedures.
  • Safety and Security practices as stipulated by (ICAO/IATA) and the company’s safety policy.
  • Good working knowledge of Airport communications systems.
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English.
  • Familiar with the existing security demands as well as future development.
  • Knowledge of IT, Leadership skills including Team Management, effective communication, and interpersonal relationship management are essential requirements for this position.
  • Building and maintaining effective customer relationships.
  • Proficiency in Weight and Balance, along with Dangerous Goods Handling procedures.
  • Strong analytical ability, proficient in developing Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Managerial skills – Ability to delegate work, set clear direction, and manage workflow.
  • Strong mentoring and coaching skills.

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