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Fleet Planning Manager (Tornado)

  • Location: Dhahran, Al Minţaqah ash Sharqīyah, Saudi Arabia
  • Salary: Negotiable per year
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 13 days ago

  • Sector: Aerospace and Defence
  • Contact: Mary Kennington
  • Contact Email:
  • Duration: 6 months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Client: Morson Talent
  • Expiry Date: 14 August 2021
  • Job Ref: 191186MKN_1626341092

Lead the development of the Tornado Support Service Fleet Management Service, including assessment of 'as is', gap analyses, and mobilisation (resourcing/recruitment, technical preparations, initial fleet planning activities, etc.)
Provide effective leadership for the development, management and delivery of the Fleet Planning capability, including Aircraft Maintenance Programme (AMP) and maintenance planning activities, for the RSAF Tornado platform.
Lead and manage a competent team of personnel, to develop and deliver Fleet
Planning at Strategic and Tactical levels, whilst maximising operational availability and minimising maintenance impacts on the flying programmes.
Establish and maintain a network of technical communication channels across the KAAB Part M organisation and with key internal stakeholders and external organisations including the customer.
Responsible to the Head of Tornado Service Integration for development of an effective and risk-balanced fleet management service for the Tornado Support Service.
Development of appropriate requirements and expositions/management plans.
Assessment of 'as is' fleet planning status and capability, then gap analyses and improvement/mobilisation planning and implementation.
Resourcing/recruitment of appropriate team during mobilisation and into contract award.
Entry into service preparation for the new fleet management service, including relevant pre-contract award fleet planning activities as appropriate to prepare for handover of responsibilities to the Prime Contractor.
Responsible to Tornado Head of Continuing Airworthiness Management Support Service (CAMSS), for all tactical and strategic fleet planning activities, for the RSAF Tornado platform, including RB199 engine and all lifed components.
Ensure all maintenance requirements - scheduled maintenance, modifications, AMP changes and customer / Part M requirements - are generated, collated, prioritised and tasked effectively. records associated with Fleet Planning.
Ensure that Fleet Planning Leads implement and maintain a robust Statement of Work (SoW) process for scheduled maintenance requirements, delivered through Pre Input Review Meetings (PIRM) and Post Output Review Meetings (PORM).
Manage flying rate adherence, Flying Hour (FH) and Fatigue Index (FI), across the Tornado fleet, in accordance with approved data and contract requirements, to effectively manage aircraft life consumption.
Provide detailed Fleet Planning briefs at internal and customer meetings, ensuring any Fleet Planning-related actions are resolved in a timely fashion.
Manage fleet spares through analysis and modelling to develop recommendations as to the appropriate spares disposition configuration standard mix within the stock holdings, to reflect aircraft configuration standards and fleet size changes.
Provide Fleet Planning SME advice across the Part M organisation, the Approved Maintenance Organisation (AMO), MODSAP and the BAES SA E&M Function.
Review draft Technical Instructions (TCTO, SB, etc.) in order to assess impacts on the fleet and recommend effective implementation strategies for authorisation.
Review draft Reliability reports and support reliability investigations as required, to ensure reliability programme recommendations to amend AMP are valid, effective and have minimum impact on customer flying operations.
Manage the Fleet Planning element of the Master Data & Assumptions List (MDAL) input/recommendations and provide recommendations to support contract bid activities.
Support the development and annual review of the Continuing Airworthiness Management Exposition (CAME) and supporting fleet planning processes.
Proactively assume responsibility for the management and resolution of all Fleet Management-related audit findings & SORTs, to ensure continuous improvement.
Routinely review KAAB Fleet Planning activities & performance, to identify and read-across good practise, for example through monitoring maintenance scheduling effectiveness and compliance against approved fleet plans.