RVL Group attracts, trains and retains an outstanding workforce across all functions: Crew, Engineering, Operations, CAMO, Maritime, Office & administration.

OPEN POSITIONS

LOCATION

East Midlands Airport

HOURS & TERMS

Full time permanent: Monday – Friday

ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

We are currently looking for an executive assistant to be the supportive force that empowers our senior leadership. The ideal person for the job will be a proactive problem solver with exceptional communication skills and a meticulous attention to detail. The suitable candidate will have previous experience working in an office environment, performing administrative duties, and providing support to management. Reporting to the Head of HR, they will be responsible for providing administrative support to the Managing Director and Senior Management Team (SMT) and, the general running of the RVL Offices, including but not limited to;

Executive Assistant

  • Work directly with the Managing Director and SMT
  • Prepare corporate documents, reports, and other agendas/minutes
  • Maintain strict confidentiality throughout
  • Organise the Managing Director’s diary and other SMT members schedules where required
  • Plan and orchestrate work to ensure SMT priorities are met, organizational goals are achieved, and best practices are upheld
  • Sustain a level of professionalism among staff
  • Assist Head of HR with supportive administrative tasks

Administrative

  • Manual Amendments – Amending and submitting proposed amendments to the CAA.
  • Maintaining FON Log. Updating Centrik. Distributing amendments.
  • Minuting Management Meetings
  • Maintaining Engineering/Admin Holiday Records
  • Updating of Staff Handbook & Contractors Handbook, H & S Policy
  • Updating training records
  • General Reception Duties

Facilities / Building management

  • Ensure Certain Annual Service Contracts are maintained/booked e.g. Electrical testing, heating & air conditioning, PAT testing, lightning protection, drainage interceptors, rainwater harvesting
  • Arranging repairs/quotes as required.
  • Managing facilities, cleaning and garden contracts
  • Any sourcing/ordering requested

Health & Safety

  • Maintaining First Aid Kits – First Aider
  • Fire Alarm weekly Testing. Annual fire evacuation.
  • Assisting with Annual Audits with H & S Manager: Fire Risk, Health & Safety
  • VDU Assessments

General Office

  • Maintaining various housekeeping stocks, e.g. milk, tea, coffee, loo rolls, stationery, postage stamps, toners.  Toner recycling.  Photocopier maintenance.
  • Arranging working lunches for meetings.
  • Issue Car Park Passes/Security Pass Applications – Book Safety Awareness Courses,
  • Uniform ordering/issuing. Vehicle Taxing/MOT/ Insurances
  • TV Licence renewal

Comms

  • Setting up and curating current digital comms photo library including video assets
  • Liaise with Air Charter Association, local CBI, LogisticsUK and other trade organisations with which RVL has links
  • Work with web developer on website, content revision and social media updates
  • Liaise with all SMT members, managers and staff at EMA site in search for news, features and off-diary stories
  • Work with part-time in-house photographer on programme of planned and unplanned image and video capture

Skills and Experience

  • 4 years’ experience in a similar role
  • The ability to work under pressure and deadlines
  • Understanding of project management
  • Flexibility in working hours
  • Professional and friendly demeanour
  • Thorough attention to details
  • Self-motivated but able to work as a team
  • Strong knowledge of all clerical activities

Note: This job description is not exhaustive and will be subject to periodic review. It may be amended to meet the changing needs of the business. The post-holder will be expected to participate in this process and we would aim to reach agreement on any changes.

LOCATION

East Midlands Airport

LEVEL

Management Team

HOURS & TERMS

Full time permanent: Monday – Friday (and cover weekend / out of hours as required for team absences)

RESPONSIBLE TO / FOR

Head of Flight Operations – responsible for Ground Operations Department

ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

As the company’s Ground Operations Manager, you will report to the Head of Flight Operations and be responsible for the Ground Operations, Ramp and Handling departments and team of 9 people. You will also be responsible for meeting all regulatory requirements as well as commercial targets and company KPI’s. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Oversight of the RVL Aviation OCC, ensuring that the Company operates within the parameters of its Air Operators Certificate (AOC) and Operations Manual.
  • Maintenance and promotion of departmental procedures to meet regulatory requirements.
  • Monitoring the safe performance of in-house ground-handling personnel and contracted Ground Handling agents.
  • Recruitment, training, management, administration, and welfare of all OCC staff.
  • Evaluating commercial opportunities, investigating deficiencies in service delivery and managing on-time performance.
  • Ensuring compliance with all Flight Time Limitations and fatigue management requirements.
  • Reporting any crew duty violations within mandatory timeframes.
  • Oversight of Crew roster production, training planning and crew control.
  • Oversight and maintenance of the Ground Operations Procedures and Departmental Compliance Controls in accordance with RVL Aviation Management System.
  • Monitoring OCC staff performance, through coaching and development.
  • Management and optimisation of all OCC systems / applications.
  • Monthly dissemination of performance indicators and delay statistics to key stakeholders.
  • Positive oversight and evaluation of relevant operating and commercial costs.
  • Coordinating the activity of internal and external stakeholders in support of the daily operation.
  • Liaison with airport ATC authorities (including MAG, NATS, Eurocontrol).
  • Liaison with other carriers and industry groups (UKOMA / GHOST) to pool relevant information.
  • Ensuring all departmental expenses are documented and processed.
  • Preparing and managing the OCC Roster, including allocation of team leave.
  • Oversight of HOTAC and hotel arrangements for flight crew.
  • Promoting safety awareness and actively encouraging open reporting and feedback.
  • Any other duties as directed by the Accountable Manager or Head of Flight Operations.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • Nominated Form 4 Post-Holder, Ground Operations.
  • Heavy aircraft operational experience.
  • Change management or project management accreditation.
  • Previous experience supervising or managing teams.
  • High degree of personal and professional flexibility.
  • Excellent interpersonal, project coordination skills and time management.
  • Excellent standard of literacy and numeracy.
  • Ability to be creative and make decisions under pressure.
  • Positive approach to problem solving.
  • Team player with excellent communication skills.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

Full UK driving licence; Passport; Right to live and work in the UK.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS

  • This role involves working in a challenging and fast paced environment.
  • We are a dynamic company that fulfils a challenging commitment to our customers, so we require flexibility from our team members.

RVL-Group is recruiting Line Maintenance Certifying Engineers (B1/B2) to support its Saab 340 aircraft. With privileges granted to them on behalf of the organisation they will be expected to maintain operational delivery and performance to ensure technical availability of the RVL-Group aircraft.

Initially reporting to the Part 145 Accountable Manager, the Line Maintenance Certifying Engineer is expected to work autonomously ensuring that all matters relating to the on-time departure of the aircraft is achieved, planning of maintenance activities are completed in full and accounted for to the organisations Operations & Part MG department(s). Complying with all aspects of RVL’s Part 145 Maintenance Organisation Exposition and supporting procedures.

The Engineer shall use their experience to assist with technical issues identified to mitigate delays thus maintaining the line aircrafts’ serviceability. They shall work in accordance with CAA Part 145, Part M, Part 21 and other NAA requirements as appropriate to the fleet with upmost vigilance to Health and Safety.

The role based at East Midlands Airport will involve working shifts including nights and may require the successful applicant to travel.

Responsible for (including but not limited to):

Saab 340 Line Maintenance Certifying Engineers reports directly to Head of Engineering, until otherwise notified, and is responsible for:

  • Working in accordance with the limitations of their personal authorisation document issued by the Safety and Compliance Manager.
  • Timely, accurate and compliant release to service of aircraft following all maintenance events.
  • Demonstrate competence in their role as a Certifying Engineer and be able to use company documents such as the MEL to maintenance technical availability of the company aircraft
  • Maintain spares requirements for work in progress and forward planned
  • All parts and materials installed on any aircraft are accompanied by a UK CAA Form 1 and or Certificate of Release from the appropriate NAA (EASA, FAA 8130-3, TCCA Form One and others), company serviceable labels and/or company batch numbers to provide traceability.
  • Reporting deficiencies in equipment
  • Using the company’s internal reporting system (Centrik) report any safety and compliance related issues.
  • Accurate time booking, reflecting work done to job sheet/work card item.
  • Ensuring unserviceable parts removed are correctly labelled and processed in accordance with company procedures.
  • Identify shortcomings with maintenance data; work cards; company procedures and forms to enable the Safety and Compliance Manager and Airworthiness Manager to make changes as appropriate.
  • Support the RVL-Group Quality System by ensuring prompt preventative and corrective action within agreed timescale, to non-conformance reported following Compliance and CAA audits of departments under their control.
  • General housekeeping principles are fulfilled to ensure a clean and safe working environment

Qualifications & Role Requirements:

Essential:

  • Holds UK CAA or EASA Part 66 License endorsed with Saab340 B1 and or B2. Although for the right candidate Saab 340 level 3 type training will be provided
  • A minimum of 3 years experience working as Part 145 line maintenance engineer
  • Be able to gain a full airport pass. 5 years of references are essential
  • Hold a full clean, driving license to gain Airport Driving Permit
  • Maintain a valid passport
  • Eligible to work and reside within the United Kingdom

Desirable:

  • Experience of OASES software.

Please apply in writing with a covering letter detailing experience, availability and current salary.

RVL-Group is recruiting Part 145 Maintenance Support Officer. With privileges granted to them on behalf of the organisation they will be expected using planning and administration tools maintain operational delivery and performance to ensure technical availability of the RVL-Group aircraft
Initially reporting to the Part 145 Accountable Manager, the Maintenance Support Officer is expected to work autonomously ensuring that all matters relating to aircraft availability, maintenance planning requirements are completed in full. Complying with all aspects of RVL’s Part 145 Maintenance Organisation Exposition and supporting procedures.

The Support Officer shall use their experience to assist with technical issues identified to mitigate delays thus maintaining the line aircrafts’ serviceability. They shall work in accordance with CAA Part 145, Part M, Part 21 and other NAA requirements as appropriate to the fleet with upmost vigilance to Health and Safety.

Supporting the Part 145 engineers by co-ordinating material requirements and the production of work-packs to support aircraft scheduled maintenance inputs. Review of Aircraft base maintenance work packages prior to A/C departure. Update of Maintenance tracking system post maintenance interventions. The planner is also responsible for forecasting maintenance.

The role based at East Midlands Airport may involve working shifts including nights and may require the successful applicant to travel.

Responsible for (including but not limited to):

  • Ensuring that all appropriate legislative and Company procedures are adhered to in order to ensure that the Company remains compliant and the aircraft airworthy.
  • Monitor upcoming maintenance / component replacement
  • Liaise with the maintenance teams, Operations, CAMO and other key departments to ensure a common understanding of capability and capacity.
  • Review the CAMO Maintenance Planning Tool for aircraft utilisation data to assist planning of aircraft maintenance.
  • Identify provisional maintenance dates for allocated aircraft based on projected utilisation and update the in-house maintenance planning calendar with ‘Provisional’ maintenance dates.
  • Review material requirements against provisional maintenance dates for allocated aircraft.
  • Raise reservations/purchase requisitions for missing materials.
  • Liaise with the CAMO department for accomplishment of ADs, SBs, EI’S and related airworthiness requirements.
  • Raise un-scheduled maintenance workpacks and confirm required materials and necessary supporting documentation are available for aircraft maintenance.
  • Review of prepared work specifications and workpacks for maintenance inputs to ensure that appropriate manpower is allocated, and the aircraft downtimes are minimised.
  • Support the use of OASES for the control of work, daily completions, accurate time booking reflecting the work, which is completed, close workorders / workpacks for maintenance check reporting
  • Identify and plan third party support requirements such as NDT, boroscope, paint
    Ensure that prior to Aircraft departing from Base Maintenance inputs, all planned maintenance has been accomplished, liaise with Customer Support Managers to highlight any tasks not carried out and that the task are still in compliance with the AMP.
  • Issue ‘Out of Phase’ task forecast on the Engineering Update
  • Raise SMICRS for the Certifying Engineers
  • Directly support AOG events ensuring data; tooling; equipment; material is sourced and made available to the recovery team
  • Support the RVL-Group Quality System by ensuring prompt preventative and corrective action within agreed timescale, to non-conformance reported following Compliance and CAA audits of departments under their control.
  • Using the company’s internal reporting system (Centrik) report any safety and compliance related issues.
  • Work to on-time task completion, cost and compliance KPI’s
  • Performance of other duties as detailed by the Head of Engineering

Qualifications & Role Requirements:

Essential:

  • A minimum of 1-3 years’ experience within the aviation industry in a planning role.
  • Knowledge of EASA regulations relating to Part M and Part 145 airworthiness and maintenance requirements.
  • Must have excellent computer literacy skills, competent with MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint).
  • Must be a team player and able to work without supervision.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Be able to gain a full airport pass. 5 years of references are essential
  • Hold a full clean, driving license to gain Airport Driving Permit
  • Maintain a valid passport
  • Eligible to work and reside within the United Kingdom

Desirable:

  • Experience with OASES, for the use of Technical Records, Planning and Maintenance.
  • Aircraft maintenance support experience
  • EASA Part 145 and Part M regulation training

Other attributes:

  • Self-motivated & Proactive – ability to recognise potential issues and applies remedial action before they raise concern or affect operations.
  • Methodical with acute attention to detail.
  • Trustworthy, Reliable, Enthusiastic and Flexible.

Please apply in writing with a covering letter detailing experience, availability and current salary.

LOCATION

East Midlands Airport

HOURS & TERMS

Full Time, permanent contract.

RESPONSIBLE TO

Financial Controller

ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

Reporting to the Financial Controller, you will be responsible for providing accurate, timely and meaningful financial information to support the growth of the business. You will be part of a tight-knit financial team and will help with oversight of Accounts Payable/Receivable roles and Assistant Accountant as required.

You will work closely with the management team to develop their understanding of financial issues and provide effective support for decision making.

TASKS INCLUDE

  • Working with Assistant Accountant to produce Weekly Performance and Ad Hoc Charter Profitability. Assessment of actuals costs with standards and feedback to Operational Teams
  • Production of Monthly Management Accounts & Performance KPI’s. Working with and challenging the functional heads on performance.
  • Month end close routines including VAT (quarterly)
  • Balance sheet maintenance including loan schedules, fixed assets & balance sheet reconciliations
  • Working with Stores to reconcile the engineering stock system to financials
  • Assisting the Financial Controller with the annual audit
  • Development of Systems and Ad hoc business improvement projects
  • Support Transactional Team with month end duties as needed
  • Any other ad hoc duties as reasonably required by the Company

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • Good Excel skills, and familiarity with Sage Line 200 and Sage Payroll
  • Previous experience working within the aviation industry would be advantageous
  • CIMA qualified or equivalent
  • Good communication skills
  • Problem solving skills

LOCATION

East Midlands Airport

RESPONSIBLE TO

Head of Engineering

RESPONSIBLE FOR

Stores personnel

ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

The role is to provide parts costing and negotiation including material, process, tooling and labour costs associated with the sourcing and supply of all mechanical, electrical components and consumables to support the 145 Organisation. Working alongside the Engineering team the role will provide coordination of multiple projects simultaneously to ensure that the correct suppliers, price, delivery timescales and quality standards are achieved. The position involves the full management and running of the stores function.

Responsible for (including but not limited to):

  • Receive multiple job packs of engineering drawings and procure all Aviation parts associated with the bill of materials in a timely manner to meet the engineering delivery targets.
  • Provide credible/accurate up to date weekly/monthly schedules to all suppliers in line with the current production activity
  • Complete pricing on tenders including sourcing suppliers and pricing through supplier negotiation.
  • Source from original manufacturers rather than distributors to achieve the right price without compromising quality standards, where possible.
  • Liaise effectively with suppliers throughout each project, maintaining the MEL reputation for commitment and professionalism
  • Conduct vendor appraisals where necessary
  • Manage the sourcing and procurement of everyday consumables for a very busy production department
  • Plan, organise and accurately monitor workload to meet strict deadlines, including any rosters, holiday and absence cover
  • To carry out all functions of running a bonded aircraft component store.
  • Organise & manage the working patterns for the Stores area in line with the 145 Requirements, including any rosters required, holiday and sickness cover.
  • Manage stock control, S and U/S items and stock records. Inputting and managing minimum stocks list data on the OASES database.
  • Manage humidity and temperature records
  • Ensure Company procedures are followed
  • Update stores procedures as necessary
  • Generate weekly reports for the Head of Engineering and other reports as required by the Business
  • Any other reasonable ad hoc duties as required by the Department or the Company

Key Skills

  • A background in working in stores/supply management role
  • Previous buying experience within an engineering or aviation environment
  • Familiar with product design and manufacturing processes, material specifications (including raw materials) and costing methodologies
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Exceptional commercial awareness
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Planning and organising – ability to work to strict deadlines
  • Excellent team leader, with the ability and self-discipline to work alone effectively
  • Self-motivated
  • Maintain a professional attitude, keeping calm and controlled when working in demanding and pressurised environments.
  • Adaptable and flexible in approach to change
  • Proactive decision making and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to use conceptual thinking and awareness to generate new ideas
  • Excellent IT Skills
  • Excellent numerical and verbal communication skills
  • GDPR Awareness
  • Working knowledge of OASES is desirable

RVL-Group is recruiting Stores Person to supports its Part 145 aircraft maintenance department. With privileges granted to them on behalf of the organisation they will be expected using planning and administration tools maintain operational delivery and performance to ensure technical availability of the RVL-Group aircraft.

Reporting to the Stores Manager, the Stores Person is expected to work under supervision and autonomously ensuring that all tooling and material matters relating to aircraft maintenance and operations completed in full in a timely manner. Complying with all aspects of RVL’s Part 145 Maintenance Organisation Exposition and supporting procedures.

The Stores Person shall use their experience to assist with material and tooling issues identified to mitigate delays thus maintaining the line aircrafts’ serviceability. They shall work in accordance with CAA Part 145, Part M, Part 21 and other NAA requirements as appropriate to the fleet with upmost vigilance to Health and Safety.

The role based at East Midlands Airport involves working shifts which may include nights. The employee may also be required to travel.

Responsible for (including but not limited to):

  • All appropriate legislative and Company procedures are adhered to within the area of responsibility of the stores to ensuring the Company remains compliant and the aircraft airworthy
  • Carry out daily duties such as: stock level check(s); order progress updates; reconcile overnight robberies / req’s; shipping tracking, booking-in of materials
  • Monitor upcoming schedule maintenance / component replacement to meet on-time material requirements
  • Able to interrogate the OASES system for material usage for min stock level holding
  • Attend meetings & liaise with Engineering, Operations, CAMO and other key departments to ensure a common understanding of upcoming material requirement
  • Maintain accurate stock level of material when issuing and during regular audit
  • Appropriately handle: unserviceable rotables, core returns, BER, warranty requirements
  • Identify and plan third party support requirements such as NDT, boroscope, paint
  • Directly support AOG events ensuring tooling; equipment; material is sourced and made available to the recovery team
  • Support the RVL-Group Quality System by ensuring prompt preventative and corrective action within agreed timescale, to non-conformance reported following Compliance and CAA audits of departments under their control
  • Using the company’s internal reporting system (Centrik) report matters related to safety and compliance.
  • Work to: on-time task completion, cost, and compliance KPI’s
  • Performance of other duties as detailed by the Stores Manager & Head of Engineering

Qualifications & Role Requirements:

Essential:

  • Must have excellent computer literacy skills, competent with MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point)
  • Must be a team player and able to work without supervision
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Be able to gain a full airport pass. 5 years of references are essential
  • Hold a full clean, driving license to gain Airport Driving Permit
  • Maintain a valid passport
  • Eligible to work and reside within the United Kingdom

Desirable:

  • A minimum of 1-3 years experience in a stores role within the aviation industry
  • Awareness of CAA/EASA regulations relating to Part M and Part 145 airworthiness and maintenance requirements
  • Experience with OASES, for the use of material control & ordering
  • Aircraft maintenance support experience
  • Hold / gain a counterbalance FLT licence
  • EASA Part 145 and Part M regulation training

Other attributes:

  • Self-motivated & Proactive – ability to recognise potential issues and applies remedial action before they raise concern or affect operations
  • Methodical with acute attention to detail
  • Trustworthy, Reliable, Enthusiastic and Flexible

Please apply in writing with a covering letter detailing experience, availability and current salary.

To apply for a listed position, please submit your CV with a covering letter detailing the role in which you are interested. Our preferred method of receipt is through the website, however you can also use the postal address below.

Email: recruitment@rvl-group.com

Post:
Head of HR
RVL House
Building 21, Anson Road
East Midlands Airport
Derby
DE74 2SA

If you are interested to work with RVL Group in the future, and would like to apply on a speculative basis, please submit your CV and a covering letter using the form below. We will add you to our talent database for potential future opportunities. Please note that we hold CVs for six months in line with our applicant privacy policy and we will only contact you should a vacancy arise that we feel matches your skills. Should you wish to be removed from our database at any time, please email recruitment@rvl-group.com