Safety Manager

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    Aerospace and Defence

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    Up to £0.00 per annum

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    Mary Kennington

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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The Safety Manager is responsible to the Head of Safety, Compliance & Assurance for providing guidance and direction for the planning and implementation of the Safety Management System (SMS).
The primary responsibility of the Safety Manager is overseeing and enforcing all safety measures ensuring that personnel follow safe practices within the organisation.
Managing the implementation of the Safety Management System to deliver the policy and objectives and ensure they meet the requirements of customer, legislation and regulation
Monitoring safety concerns in the aviation industry and their perceived impact on the organisation's operations aimed at service delivery
Ensure the dissemination of the SMS policy and supporting objectives and targets
Performing hazard identification and risk analysis utilising processes with relevant transfer and escalation to the appropriate members of the organisation
Measure and reporting of the SMS performance in accordance with the Safety Exposition and Procedures
Collection of internal live safety data to enable continuous improvement
Facilitation of the safety review structure across the business
Represents the business across the organisation and customer interface safety committees
Responsible for the planning and facilitation of competency requirements and supporting training interventions
Ensures a closed loop communication route for safety risk information within and across organisations
Acts as an information conduit to bring significant safety issues to the attention of management and to deliver safety information to the organisation's staff, contractors and stakeholders
Promote a safety culture and provide information, advice and coaching to the relevant stakeholders
Monitoring corrective actions and evaluating their results
Manages and controls costs and budgets and performance
Works with senior management to generate, drive and implement long term improvements in order to enhance safety performance or overcome non-compliance across departments/functions
Through coordination with other departments, ensuring integration of the SMS within the business, including the deployment and use of IT solutions across the business, for the management of safety
A role for an experienced manager, the primary focus is outward looking, across departments and functions
Applies developed communication skills, demonstrates diplomacy and an ability to negotiate with, influence, convince, shape and change the behaviours of others.

  • Ability to demonstrate a working knowledge of appropriate regulatory requirements e.g. European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA)
  • A relevant degree/ HND or HNC, or relevant/equivalent vocational experience.
  • A good knowledge of aviation maintenance processes and safety management systems