Deputy Station Manager

  • Location

    Bristol, England

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Contact:

    Zaida Bhana

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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Deputy Station Manager, Permanent, Bristol Airport

We are recruiting for a Deputy Station Manager to work with the Station Manager providing the necessary support to ensure all regulatory, operational and contractual requirements are met.


Operational Responsibility

  • To ensure the delivery of ICTS services in line with contractual and regulatory requirements
  • Work collaboratively with both operational and support staff
  • Oversee the professional standard of the station and ensure specified procedures are adhered to
  • To ensure the safe delivery of operations at the station through leading a safety-first culture and approach
  • Deliver and promote positive employee engagement, being visible and accessible to the teams thus ensuring effective communication
  • To comply with all requirements of security and the Security Management System
  • To ensure the Station Manager is always informed of all business-critical issues, such that quality, safety and financial performance is delivered and maintained

Professional and Service Standards

  • Provide guidance and support for direct reports and management team
  • Effectively delegate tasks where and when required
  • To act within the authorities set out by the Station Manager and the company's working procedures
  • To carry out any other duties as directed by the Station Manager

Client/Customer Responsibility

  • Regular liaison with the client to ensure high levels of contractual compliance and client satisfaction.
  • Implement any changes to task to be carried out that the customer may reasonably request and inform the Station Manager immediately of these changes
  • Relate effectively with the customer making sure that reasonable requests are completed, and that any customer complaints are fully investigated and responded to in a timely fashion
  • Ensure any new business opportunities within the Station are fully explored and developed


  • Communication and influencing - establishes communication channels, actively listens, clarifies, gives/seeks feedback, clear and concise, persuasive/negotiates with others
  • Task focussed as well as people centred
  • Ability to work openly and collaboratively at all levels with multiple stakeholders
  • Organisational skills - plans well in advance, sets clear objectives, manages time/delegates, reviews progress against plan, ensures sufficient resources, encourages improvements,
  • Commercial and Financial awareness - effective financial management, maximises use of resources, identifies and delivers business growth opportunities


  • Previous experience working in an Aviation Security environment at minimum of senior supervisory level
  • Excellent communication skills - both oral and written
  • Track record of ability to work under pressure in dynamic work environment
  • Flexibility according to operational needs
  • Good administration skills
  • Computer literate (Word and Excel)
  • Experience of directly managing a team.